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The Hackathon winners are … and why South Florida wins, too h

Published by The Miami Herald Paul Graham, take note. South Florida has plenty of nerds and a growing startup community. In 2006, the Y Combinator co-founder wrote this in an essay about building startup communities:  “I think you only need two kinds of people to create a technology hub: rich people and nerds. … Observation [&hellip + More

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Venture capital fuels Latin American entrepreneurship

Published by Miami Herald Venture capital has begun playing an increasing role in fueling the Latin American region’s entrepreneurial endeavors. In its 2011 Scorecard, the Latin American Venture Capital Association estimated that funding for venture capital and private equity deals in Latin America more than doubled from 2009 to 2010, topping $8.1 billion. Of the [&hellip + More

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Companies find capital at FIU conference- Miami Herald 11.20.11

Growing South Florida and Latin American companies, hungry for capital, pitched their businesses, as investors and other professionals attended panels and mingled at the 2011 Americas Venture Capital Conference, held at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables last week. Read more: http://www.miamiherald.com/2011/11/20/2509086/companies-find-capital-at-fiu.html#ixzz1fEB4r + More