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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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Wayra partners with Miami’s HackDay, offers accelerator fast-tracking chance to the winner

Published by The Next Web Wayra is partnering with the upcoming edition of HackDay, the HackDay Foundation announced today. As part of the agreement, Telefónica’s accelerator will offer several benefits to the hackathon’s participants. As you may remember, the next edition of HackDay is taking place in Miami on December 8th-9th 2012, and will give 40 programmers [&hellip + 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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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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HackDay comes back to Miami as the “X-Prize” of hackathons, hopes to launch startups

Published by The Next Web Miami will welcome its second HackDay on December 8th-9th 2012, the HackDay Foundation announced today. According to its organizers, this new edition significantly raises the bar when it comes to prizes and goals. As you may know, the HackDay Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on running a series of international hackathons [&hellip + More

EXCLUSIVE: Interview with LatAm startup investor Marco Giberti

Published by LatAm Startup Blog Today I’m talking with Marco Giberti, President of Reed Exhibitions Latin America. In addition to his role at Reed, Marco is also a well-known investor in startup companies in Latin America as well as being an entrepreneur himself.  He is also on the advisory board of the Americas Venture Capital [&hellip + More

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Wayra to hold Demo Day in Miami Dec. 12

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald Wayra, considered the world’s largest global accelerator, and FIU’s Americas Venture Capital Conference are teaming up to bring Wayra´s first international Demo Day to Miami Dec. 12. This event will be hosted by The LAB Miamias part of the AVCC just ahead of the main conference Dec. 13- + More