250 sign up for AT&T Mobile App Hackathon, and it’s going international

Published by The Miami Herald More than 250 South Florida computer programmers, graphic designers, and entrepreneurs have signed up for this weekend’s free AT&T Mobile App Hackathon taking place at the University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park in Miami. Several groups will be joining the event from Latin America, too. At least $5,000 [&hellip + More


Back-to-back tech events coming in August

Published by The Miami Herald Forget about sleeping in. Two back-to-back weekend-long events for tech entrepreneurs and developers are coming to Miami next month. The free AT&T Mobile App Hackathon, coming Aug. 10-12 , is the place to build apps, compete for prizes, network and scout for teammates to work on new or current projects + More

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Atención emprendedores: se llega Americas Venture Capital Conference2012

Published by Pueblo y Sociedad Noticias La Americas Venture Capital Conference se convirtió en el acontecimiento latinoamericano más relevante para los emprendedores e innovadores que precisan financiamiento. La compañía venezolana Open  English es un caso de éxito potenciado por una edición pasada de la AVCC. Por: tá + More


Miami-based Open English secures $43M in venture funding

Published by The Miami Herald Miami-based Open English, an online English language school that has been expanding quickly in Latin America, announced Thursday that it has secured $43 million in its latest round of financing led by New York-based Insight Venture Partners + More


Venture Capital: Growing Force in Latin America

Published by Latin Business Chronicle Venture capital has begun playing an increasing role in fueling the Latin American’s region entrepreneurial endeavors. In its 2011 Scorecard, the Latin American Venture Capital Association (LAVCA) estimated that funding for VC and private equity (PE) deals more than doubled in 2010 from 2009 to a record $8.1 billion. Of [&hellip + More


FIU Americas Venture Capital Conference 2012 to Bring Innovative Ventures, Capital to Miami

MIAMI, Mar 07, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Florida International University’s College of Business Administration will host the 2012 Americas Venture Capital Conference: An International Summit of Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Nov. 14-15, 2012. This third annual conference, presented by FIU’s Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center, will take place at the JW Marriott Hotel, [&hellip + More


Oferta educativa vs. demanda laboral

Published by Revista Suma En su mayoría, las empresas requieren ingenieros y administradores, lo cual reta al sistema educativo y a la visión a futuro de la región. Escoger una carrera universitaria es la primera decisión importante y trascendental en la vida de cualquier persona, pues marcará su futuro profesional. Decidir entre lo que el [&hellip + More


Companies find capital at FIU conference- Miami Herald 11.20.11

Growing South Florida and Latin American companies, hungry for capital, pitched their businesses, as investors and other professionals attended panels and mingled at the 2011 Americas Venture Capital Conference, held at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables last week. Read more: + More

FIU Venture Capital event previewed on CNN Espanol

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Coming up: First LatAm Venture Capital forum

On November 18th we will be heading up to FIU for the first Americas Venture Capital Conference. The event will include presentations by Gustavo Cisneros, Don Brown and other big shots. Great opportunity for entrepreneurs to showcase venture initiatives and network with important regional and global investors. + More