EXCLUSIVE: Interview with LatAm startup investor Marco Giberti

Published by LatAm Startup Blog Today I’m talking with Marco Giberti, President of Reed Exhibitions Latin America. In addition to his role at Reed, Marco is also a well-known investor in startup companies in Latin America as well as being an entrepreneur himself.  He is also on the advisory board of the Americas Venture Capital [&hellip + More

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Wayra to hold Demo Day in Miami Dec. 12

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald Wayra, considered the world’s largest global accelerator, and FIU’s Americas Venture Capital Conference are teaming up to bring Wayra´s first international Demo Day to Miami Dec. 12. This event will be hosted by The LAB Miamias part of the AVCC just ahead of the main conference Dec. 13- + More

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Momentum growing behind hatching a tech hub

Published by The Miami Herald The vision: Entrepreneurs find many places to meet and mingle, maybe run into an investor or two. Accelerators accept the best and the brightest start-ups, which in turn stay and grow their businesses in South Florida. Tech companies and serial entrepreneurs open their doors to mentor others. Robust university systems [&hellip + More

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The Great Debate: We’ve only just begun…

Published by The Starting Gate, The Miami Herald On one side: Juan Pablo Cappello, lawyer, serial entrepreneur and serial investor in tech startups. On the other side: Auston Bunsen, young entrepreneur, programmer and organizer of the annual SuperConf + More

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Tres Mares to Award an original work of art by artist Iñaki Bonillas and $10,000 cash at FIU’s AVCC

The 3rd Annual Americas Venture Capital Conference “Tres Mares Innovation Prize” winner will receive a cash prize and an artistic rendition of innovation, valued at over $5,000  São Paulo, Brazil – August 23, 2012–Today during The Next Web Conference Latin America, Tres Mares S.A. announced it has chosen the Mexican artist Iñaki Bonillas as the [&hellip + More

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Americas Venture Capital Conference ayudó a conseguir financiamiento a Open English y PassTheNotes

Published by Summa Revista  Open English levantó US$56 millones proveniente de compañías de capital de riesgo en los Estados Unidos para armar la compañía y construir su marca + More

FIU realizará su tercera conferencia Americas Venture Capital en Miami

Published by EFE  Miami (EE.UU.), 22 ago (EFE).- La conferencia Americas Venture Capital (AVCC) de la Universidad Internacional de Florida (FIU), en la que empresas del sur de Florida y de Latinoamérica presentan sus modelos de negocios a inversores potenciales, se celebrará por tercer año consecutivo en Miami (EE.UU.) + More

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Apply now for chance to present at FIU’s AVCC; deadline Sept. 14

Published by The Miami Herald Florida International University’s Americas Venture Capital Conference is accepting applications for startup and later stage companies to showcase their ventures in front of angel investors, venture capitalists and private equity professionals at its two-day AVCC conference Dec. 13 and 14 at the JW Marriott Hotel on Brickell Avenue in Miami. This year, up to [&hellip + More

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2012 AVCC “Data, Design & Dollars” – Dec. 13th-14th

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The Hackathon winners are … and why South Florida wins, too h

Published by The Miami Herald Paul Graham, take note. South Florida has plenty of nerds and a growing startup community. In 2006, the Y Combinator co-founder wrote this in an essay about building startup communities:  “I think you only need two kinds of people to create a technology hub: rich people and nerds. … Observation [&hellip + More