Windermere’s Backswing Ventures to raise $15M VC fund with focus on Central Florida’s big defense sector

A few months after Backswing Ventures raised its first venture fund in 2020, Managing Partner Kyle Asman moved from New Jersey to Windermere in search of nicer weather, lower taxes and a better business climate. 

Money from the first fund was invested into 10 companies, none in Florida. However, Asman told Orlando Inno he is raising a second fund that’s likely to fund startups in metro Orlando’s $14 billion defense sector. 

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