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


Miami in spotlight at AVCC, other entrepreneurship events

Published by The Miami Herald Entrepreneurs from around the world took the stage during this 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


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


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


A perfect storm is brewing in Miami, and it’s not a hurricane

Published by Upstart Business Journal Andres Moreno moved his startup from Venezuela to Silicon Valley in 2006, with hopes of raising funds and making it big. By all definitions, Open English has done just that. With 60,000 Latin American people learning English on its online platform and $55 million in venture capital funds, Moreno is [&hellip + More


Site busca patrocínio para brasileiros que cursam universidades nos EUA

Published by Globo News No ano letivo 2011/2012 do hemisfério norte, as universidades dos Estados Unidos registraram cerca de 765 mil matrículas de estudantes internacionais, mas brasileiros representavam pouco mais de 1% desse total. Segundo três adolescentes de São Paulo que se especializaram nos processos seletivos das instituições americanas, o motivo não é a falta [&hellip + More

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The Americas Venture Capital Conference to Hit Miami Next Week

Published by Pulso Social The Americas Venture Capital Conference (AVCC) will be among the many highlights of Innovate MIA in Miami next week. Set to take place the 13th and 14th of December at that JW Marriot Brickell, the two-day event will be a summit for leaders in innovation, entrepreneurship and technology from the North [&hellip + More


HackDay, Wayra partner up to offer additional prizes

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald HackDay announced this week that it is partnering with Wayra to offer additional opportunities and prizes to HackDay’s winner and  finalists. HackDay is Dec. 8-9 to help kick off Innovate Miami week. Wayra is Telefonica Digital’s global accelerator that has already accelerated over 170 startups. It’s bringing its [&hellip + More