As Market Matures, Fintech Startup Winners Will Emerge in 2015

Capital Markets Outlook 2015: Financial technology startups have boomed in recent years, and the time is ripe for some market leaders to emerge, while others will get acquired or simply disappear. Challenge: Big institutions are embracing technology startups as never before. After wild growth, and likely much more expansion to come, it’s time for some reorganization. [&hellip + More

Cybersecurity: Trends and implications of a growing phenomenon

It is an increasingly common occurrence to receive daily news about computer security systems that have been hacked. The latest attack suffered by Sony Picture Entertainment paralyzed the company’s computer systems and resulted in a large data breach of their financial records and private emails. Based on the history of security incidents at Sony, it [&hellip + More

What to expect of FinTech in 2015

By Mike Laven Ever since the global economic crisis led customers to question the previously unrivaled traditional banking system, we have seen a wave of innovative players rising up and re-shaping old-fashioned banking models. Over the past few years a host of new companies have shot up, offering alternative methods to everything from loans to [&hellip + More


Geeks on a Plane: The power of the Latin American market

Published by Miami Herald Geeks on a Plane left Miami this morning with more than 40 startups from around the world, including several from South Florida. Those travelers include Brian Breslin of Infinimedia and Refresh Miami, Davide Di Cillo of Fifth Layer, Susan Amat of UM’s Launch Pad and Bill Hajjar of Senzari. They embark [&hellip + More


FIU Americas Venture Capital Conference 2012 to Bring Innovative Ventures, Capital to Miami

MIAMI, Mar 07, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Florida International University’s College of Business Administration will host the 2012 Americas Venture Capital Conference: An International Summit of Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Nov. 14-15, 2012. This third annual conference, presented by FIU’s Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center, will take place at the JW Marriott Hotel, [&hellip + More