FI  Weatherford Capital

     Office Locations:

100 North Tampa Street, Suite 2320
Tampa, FL 33602



  • Middle Market



  • Business Services
  • Financial Services



    Weatherford Capital invests proprietary capital into private companies with a strategic focus on Florida. The firm deploys funds directly into private equity and venture deals, while also co-investing with highly qualified business operators and fund managers. Managing Partner, Will Weatherford, was the 84th Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, serving from 2012 to 2014, during which time he was the youngest Speaker in America. Will serves on several boards including Payit, Sunshine Bank, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the National Coalition for Capital, the U.S. Global Leadership Collation, the Republican State Leadership Committee and Jobs for America's Graduates. Will also served as a Rodel Fellow at the Aspen Institute. Will spent six years as a board director at Florida Traditions Bank before it was sold to Home BancShares in July 2014. In 2008, Will was Founder of Red Eagle Group, a boutique investment and business consulting firm.

    Investment Firm Key

       VC = Venture Capital
       PE = Private Equity
       A = Angel
       I = Incubator
       MB = Merchant Bank
       VD = Venture Debt
       FI = Family Investment Office
       FOF = Fund of Funds
       ED = Economic Development Office   
       TT = Technology Transfer Office
       CVC = Corporate Venture Capital
       SEC = Secondary Purchaser
       HF = Hedge Fund/Mutual Fund
    Venture Capital
    Seed Stage
    (includes "pre-seed," or
    concept stage)
    No Revenue
    Early StageMinimal
    Growth Stage
    (also called Mid-stage)
    Expansion Stage
    (also called Late-stage)
    $7M and greater
    Private Equity
    Lower Middle Market$10M-$249M
    Middle Market$250M-$499M
    Upper Middle Market$500M-$1B
    Large Cap>$1B

    Investment Team:

    Name   Title
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    Drew Weatherford Partner
    Sam Weatherford Partner
    Will Weatherford Managing Partner


    Recent Funding Events (trailing 12 months):







      Coterie Insurance



      Series B


    Portfolio companies include:

      Coterie Insurance
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