AVCC: Pieces of Advice from Brad Feld and Martin Varsavsky

Published by Pulso Social During the morning session of the AVCC in Miami today, the audience got a chance to hear from two very successful and very different leaders in the tech community: Brad Feld and Martin Varsavsky. Here’s a bit of what they had to say + More

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The LAB Miami gets $650k in funding from Knight and angels to open new work-learn space

Published by The Next Web The LAB Miami is officially opening a new 10,000 square foot collaborative work-learn space following a successful fundraising round, Knight Foundation’s Program Director for Miami Matt Haggman announced on stage today during the America’s Venture Capital Conference (AVCC) + More

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Matt Haggman Reaveals Knight Foundation Investment in the LAB Miami #FIUAVCC

Published by Pulso Social During this week’s Innovate MIA, the LAB Miami has played host to a few important events, including this past weekend’s HackDay and yesterday’s Wayra Global demoDay 2012. Located in Miami’s energetic Wynwood neighborhood, the 10,000-square-foot coworking space is being created to foster an environment of collaboration, innovation and community + More

Colombian Idea Generator Launches First App, Trivio!

Published by PulsoSocial In June of this year, developers Juan Penagos, Diego Ramirez and German Montoya joined forces to create Mango Tree, a Colombian idea generation company powered by Rokk3r Labs. With the goal of creating fun, attractive apps with worldwide appeal, the three connected to embark on a new venture. And now, the team [&hellip + More

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NewMe Accelerator Puts Spotlight on Florida Startups

Published by Hispanic Business NewME brought its first Popup Accelerator to Miami last week, and together with the Knight Foundation and LAB Miami, gave 65 South Florida participants a two-night pitch workshop, a one-on-one mentoring session with a Silicon Valley venture capitalist or NewME expert and the opportunity to present their ventures at Demo Night + More

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Compañías latinoamericanas presentarán sus modelos de negocio en EE.UU.

Published by EFE Miami (EE.UU.), 5 nov (EFE).- Un banco virtual que enseña finanzas a los niños, una plataforma online para vender entradas al cine y otra de financiación para creativos forman parte de las empresas que presentarán sus modelos de negocio a potenciales inversores en la conferencia Americas Venture Capital (AVCC), en + More

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News and views ‘pop up’ for the season of the startup

Published by The Starting Gate Kicking off the season of the startup, the NewME Accelerator rolls into town next week, bringing along some of Silicon Valley’s best and brightest. It’s all part of its PopUp Accelerator Nov. 12-14 at LAB Miami in Wynwood + More

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The envelope please … Announcing the AVCC presenting companies; 7 are from South Florida

Published by The Starting Gate The moment many startups have been waiting for: Florida International University’s Americas Venture Capital Conference has selected its presenting companies. Seven of the companies are from South Florida. The presentations are a high point of the two-day conference of speakers, panels, networking and deal-making. AVCC will be Dec. 13-14 at [&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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News: HackDay is back, with $50K prize, bigger mission

Published by The Starting Gate HackDay will be back in Miami Dec. 8-9, but you may not recognize it. That’s because it has grown up and will be a significantly bigger event with an even larger mission, said HackDay Foundation’s founder, Demian Bellumio of Senzari + More