CoffeeBreak Miami: Boris Hirmas Said

FIU Entrepreneur in Residence Boris Hirmas Said gives students and entrepreneurs tips on how to get funding for their business + More

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Rokk3r Labs: Creating Companies, Launching Products Out of Bogota and Miami

Published by Pulso Social Create great products, launch awesome companies. This is the Mantra of Rokk3r Labs, a Miami-based firm dedicated to investing in and building social, mobile and digital products. Rokk3r Labs is the product of a merger between Decipher Labs, a high-end software development firm, and Rokk3r Mobile, a boutique consulting firm specializing [&hellip + More

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Juan Pablo Cappello y el ‘Valle de la Muerte’ del emprendimiento

Published by America Economia AETecno conversó con Juan Pablo Cappello, socio en Patagon.com, Co-Fundador de Idea.me y Sauber Energy y accionista de Greenberg Traurig, sobre la realidad del emprendimiento en la región y el modelo de financiamiento colectivo desarrollado por Idea.me + More

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Venezuela’s Double-Edged Devaluation

Published by Bloomberg The news that ailing Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez is on a tracheal tube caps off a week of financial tumult for South America’s fourth-biggest economy, which devalued its currency by a third on Feb. 8, its fifth such intervention in a decade. Is the interim regime–Chávez has been out of sight since [&hellip + More

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How Does a City Known for Art and Design Turn Itself Into a Tech Hub?

  Published by The Atlantic MIAMI – Danny LaFuente offers a bottle of water that is also an art piece. “égalité,” the label says in script perfectly mimicking the mineral-water brand of Evian. If you weren’t paying attention, you could down the whole thing as a parched visitor – it is 80 degrees in Miami [&hellip + More

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The LAB Miami Officially Opens Its Doors with a Startup Carnival of Entrepreneurs, Investors and a Pitch “Shark Tank”

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The LAB Miami, Miami’s first collaborative work-learn campus, announced today it will host its grand opening on Saturday, March 2nd from 2:00-8:00pm in Wynwood. Entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch to a panel of investors in a “shark tank” format. The winner will take home $500 in cash, LAB Miami workspace and [&hellip + More

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The LAB Miami, The Noun Project holding “Iconathon” Saturday

Published by The Starting Gate The LAB Miami has teamed up with The Noun Project to host an Iconathon public design workshop on Saturday, Feb. 16. According to the press release, participants of the hackathon-for-design workshop will create new visual tools to be used in civic hacking. The Iconathon is sponsored by the John S. [&hellip + More

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“Democratizando” el acceso a capital en A. Latina: más que una visión

Published by Estrategia y Negocios Mientras la razón casi nunca cambia, lo que la gente hace está constantemente evolucionando; al mismo tiempo que los empresarios re-inventan sus modelos de negocio para poder adaptarlos a nuevas geografías, culturas y otras circunstancias. Por: Juan Pablo Cappello* + More

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Pizza, beer and pitches — Refresh Miami packs ‘em in

Published by The Starting Gate, The Miami Herald The six local startups that pitched Thursday night during  Refresh Miami’s free Demo Night event — some presenting their companies for the very first time — got an opportunity to tell their stories and demo their products to hundreds of their friends and peers (and more than [&hellip + More

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How Strategically Important is Latin America for China

China’s ambassador to Chile, Yang Wanming, told newspaper China Daily that the Asian nation should look to Latin America to make up for declining demand from developed markets. Chinese exports to the region grew 12 to 15 percent last year, and it “is now a strategically important market,” he said. How significant is Latin America [&hellip + More