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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

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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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“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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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

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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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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

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Startups take stage at NewME PopUp. And the winners are…

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald NewME  brought its first PopUp Accelerator to Miami this 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 VC or NewME expert and the opportunity to present their ventures 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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BID selecciona a tres fondos para impulsar negocios con AL

Published by El Economista Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA), Darby Private Equity, y SinoLatin Investment Advisors (SLIA) fueron seleccionados para administrar una plataforma de inversiones para América Latina y el Caribe, que está siendo desarrollada por el Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo (BID) con el Export-Import Bank de China (China Eximbank) + More