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The LAB Miami, The Noun Project holding “Iconathon” Saturday

Published by The Starting Gate The LAB Miami has teamed up with The Noun Project to host an Iconathon public design workshop on Saturday, Feb. 16. According to the press release, participants of the hackathon-for-design workshop will create new visual tools to be used in civic hacking. The Iconathon is sponsored by the John S. [&hellip + More

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Pandora Competitor Senzari Arrives In Spain With New Look, Facebook-Based Recommendations

Published by TechCrunch Miami-based streaming music startup Senzari, backed by $2 million in angel funding, is continuing its international rollout today with an entrance into its third market since its U.S. launch into private beta last December. Today, the company is announcing that it’s dropping the invite-only status as it moves into Spain, where it has [&hellip + More

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Meet Ideame, the Latin American Kickstarter

Published by The Next Web Earlier this week, yet another project crossed the $1m milestone in funding crowdsourced via Kickstarter. Yet, the platform only accepts projects from US residents, which means the rest of the world is left out. However, Latin American creators now have a solid alternative: the Argentine platform Ideame, launched in August [&hellip + More

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Bringing a Tech vision to reality? Help’s Here

Published by The Miami Herald SuperConf and other Miami Tech Week events provide opportunities to interact with developers and designers During Miami Tech Week, which starts Sunday, developers, designers and hackers from all over the state will converge for more than a dozen events. The capstone event of the week is SuperConf (superconf.co), a two-day [&hellip + More

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Minerva Capital Group Announces US$6M Investment in Target Brazil

Featured on LAVCA January 10, 2012 – Minerva Opportunity Fund I, LP an ImpactBase Investment Fund focused on the agriculture and energy sectors in emerging markets announced today its 18.75% equity investment in Target Brazil, a Brazilian company that supplies bovine byproducts to Asian markets + More

The First World Consumes Social Media While The Third World Produces It

Published by ReadWriteWeb A new study from Forrester proves that the majority of Americans are a bunch of lazy re-tweeters. 93% of online consumers in the emerging markets of China, India, Mexico and Brazil use social media tools at least once-a-month. U.S. and European consumers are far more likely to view social media as a [&hellip + More

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China Eyes LatAm Agribusiness – SinoLatin in Financial Times

Published by Financial Times What do Peruvian fishmeal, Chilean wine and Brazilian soy beans have in common? They’re all on China’s shopping list as the nation of 1.3bn people steps up its agribusiness acquisitions and investments overseas to overcome considerable supply constraints at home. “Obviously Chinese agribusiness investments will never have the impact of oil [&hellip + More