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Pandora Competitor Senzari Rebrands Its Music Service “Wahwah,” Goes Mobile-First With New Personalized Radio App

Published by Tech Crunch Senzari, the Miami-based Pandora competitor backed by $3 million in funding from 500 Startups and other angels, is making good on its recent acquisition of  the Berlin-based streaming music app Wahwah.fm. The company is now spinning off its music efforts as a mobile-first streaming radio application, rebranded as just Wahwah. In [&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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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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“Democratizing” Capital Access in Latin America: More than a Vision, More than Cloning an Idea

Published by Pulso Social By Juan Pablo Cappello, cross-border attorney and venture capitalist. Based in Miami, Cappello is a Principal Shareholder at Greenberg Traurig and the Co-founder of Idea.me and Sauber Energy. He is also a member of Endeavor’s Global Advisory Board and the legal committee of the Latin American Venture Capital Association + More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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