AskMeOut’s teen founders win HackDay, may start a long-term relationship with Miami

Published by TNW Latin America Brazilian online dating project AskMeOut is the winner of HackDay‘s latest edition, the competition’s jury announced at the America’s Venture Capital Conference (AVCC) while immediately granting the team a $30k award + More


AVCC speakers shed light on trends in VC investing, design

Published by The Starting Gate Besides offering entrepreneurs and investors time to connect, mingle and potentially make deals, the events of MIA Innovate also brought in thought leaders from around the world. At the two-day AVCC, themed “Data, Design & Dollars,” dozens of speakers the trends in the technology and investing arenas. “Venture capital is [&hellip + More


It’s a wrap: AVCC caps off 1st Innovate MIA week

Published by The Starting Gate Entrepreneurs from around the world took the stage during a packed week of entrepreneurship events in Miami: Florida International University’s Americas Venture Capital Conference (known as  AVCC), HackDay, Wayra’s Global DemoDay and Endeavor’s International Selection Panel + More

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AVCC: Dan Maccarone, Panel Discuss Usability and Experience in Digital Design

Published by Pulso Social Following opening remarks from FIU College of Business Dean David Klock and mention of the Entrepreneur of the Year program created by Ernst & Young, the morning of the second day of the Americas Venture Capital Conference commenced with a focus on design + More


America’s Venture Capital Conference: And the winners are…

Published by The Next Web The America’s Venture Capital Conference (AVCC) has unveiled the winners it selected during its 2012 edition, which was dedicated to “Data, Design & Dollars,” and took place in Miami over the last two days. Supported by the Florida International University’s (FIU) Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center and its College of Business, it brought together [&hellip + More

Dozens of Presentations Later, the AVCC Pitch Competition Winners are Announced

Published by Pulso Social During four separate sessions over the past two days, a total of 29 companies pitched to a panel of judges at the AVCC in Miami. Entrepreneurs were given two-minute and five-minute opportunities to win over the crowd and compete for several great prizes + More

AVCC: Pieces of Advice from Brad Feld and Martin Varsavsky

Published by Pulso Social During the morning session of the AVCC in Miami today, the audience got a chance to hear from two very successful and very different leaders in the tech community: Brad Feld and Martin Varsavsky. Here’s a bit of what they had to say + More

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Matt Haggman Reaveals Knight Foundation Investment in the LAB Miami #FIUAVCC

Published by Pulso Social During this week’s Innovate MIA, the LAB Miami has played host to a few important events, including this past weekend’s HackDay and yesterday’s Wayra Global demoDay 2012. Located in Miami’s energetic Wynwood neighborhood, the 10,000-square-foot coworking space is being created to foster an environment of collaboration, innovation and community + More


A perfect storm is brewing in Miami, and it’s not a hurricane

Published by Upstart Business Journal Andres Moreno moved his startup from Venezuela to Silicon Valley in 2006, with hopes of raising funds and making it big. By all definitions, Open English has done just that. With 60,000 Latin American people learning English on its online platform and $55 million in venture capital funds, Moreno is [&hellip + More


Site busca patrocínio para brasileiros que cursam universidades nos EUA

Published by Globo News No ano letivo 2011/2012 do hemisfério norte, as universidades dos Estados Unidos registraram cerca de 765 mil matrículas de estudantes internacionais, mas brasileiros representavam pouco mais de 1% desse total. Segundo três adolescentes de São Paulo que se especializaram nos processos seletivos das instituições americanas, o motivo não é a falta [&hellip + More