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Boris Hirmas Said: “Cuando hay innovación habrá fracaso, entonces no puedes temerle al fracaso”

Published by America Boris Hirmas Said es empresario residente del Centro Empresarial Mundial Eugenio Pino y Familia (Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center) de la Escuela de Negocios de la Florida International University.  También es Vice Chairman of the Board de Idea.me e inversionista en The LAB Miami, Vice Chairman de Yellow Pepper Mobile [&hellip + More

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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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

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FIU’s AVCC announces presenting companies

Published by The Miami Herald The moment many startups have been waiting for: Florida International University’s 2012 Americas Venture Capital Conference has selected its presenting companies. The presentations are one of the high points of the two-day conference of speakers, panels, networking and deal-making. AVCC will be Dec. 13-14 at Miami’s JW Marriott Brickell and [&hellip + More

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Inside Hack the Bass: an idea for the arts worth emulating

Published by The Starting Gate, The Miami Herald It is inspiring to witness firsthand the engagement of our local tech community in what I see as the chess tournaments of our times — The Hackathon. Unfortunately, the term “hacker” has come to be unjustly and inaccurately associated to criminal technologists. It is too bad, because [&hellip + More

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Drumroll please… Hack the Bass winners are…

Published by The Starting Gate And the winners of the first hackathon for the arts in Miami, announced Sunday night, are… * First place went to Team 7: Alexandra Saba (age 19), Alfonso Guerra (age 48) from Apokalypse Software Corp, and Chris Scott (age 24) from Gnome Labs. They won $5,000 in cash for their [&hellip + More

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View: Public-private efforts help create startup ecosystem, breed success

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald As dreamers and optimists, entrepreneurs are capable of envisioning many different scenarios to carry out their projects, even under unfavorable conditions or in the best of cases, a rapidly changing environment. However, this capacity to endeavor and insist on moving ahead in creating businesses is perceived by society [&hellip + 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

De incubacion y otros riesgos- America Economia

Published by America Economia El empresario que es capaz de imaginar una enorme variedad de esquemas para llevar acabo su esquema.   + More

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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