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How Does a City Known for Art and Design Turn Itself Into a Tech Hub?

  Published by The Atlantic MIAMI – Danny LaFuente offers a bottle of water that is also an art piece. “égalité,” the label says in script perfectly mimicking the mineral-water brand of Evian. If you weren’t paying attention, you could down the whole thing as a parched visitor – it is 80 degrees in Miami [&hellip + More

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Pizza, beer and pitches — Refresh Miami packs ‘em in

Published by The Starting Gate, The Miami Herald The six local startups that pitched Thursday night during  Refresh Miami’s free Demo Night event — some presenting their companies for the very first time — got an opportunity to tell their stories and demo their products to hundreds of their friends and peers (and more than [&hellip + More

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The LAB Miami gets $650k in funding from Knight and angels to open new work-learn space

Published by The Next Web The LAB Miami is officially opening a new 10,000 square foot collaborative work-learn space following a successful fundraising round, Knight Foundation’s Program Director for Miami Matt Haggman announced on stage today during the America’s Venture Capital Conference (AVCC) + More

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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

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NewMe Accelerator Puts Spotlight on Florida Startups

Published by Hispanic Business NewME brought its first Popup Accelerator to Miami last 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 venture capitalist or NewME expert and the opportunity to present their ventures at Demo Night + More