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RokkMiami Startup Timeline

Yesterday, April 29, was a great day for the Miami Startup and Technology Community. Rokk3r Labs and the Knight Foundation hosted Brad Feld for “RokkMiami 2013: Creating a Roadmap for Miami’s Startup and Technology Community.” Bringing together over 100 entrepreneurs, investors, academics, government leaders and service providers for a working session to literally “map-out” next [&hellip + More

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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

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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

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Startups take stage at NewME PopUp. And the winners are…

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald NewME  brought its first PopUp Accelerator to Miami this 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 VC or NewME expert and the opportunity to present their ventures at [&hellip + More

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Wayra to hold Demo Day in Miami Dec. 12

Published by The Starting Gate, Miami Herald Wayra, considered the world’s largest global accelerator, and FIU’s Americas Venture Capital Conference are teaming up to bring Wayra´s first international Demo Day to Miami Dec. 12. This event will be hosted by The LAB Miamias part of the AVCC just ahead of the main conference Dec. 13- + More

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Start-ups set sights on funding

Published by The Miami Herald To Morten Bjoern, launching a company in Miami that provides business intelligence solutions to the marine industry seemed a no-brainer, with its cruise line headquarters, world-class ports and a sea of wealthy investors. But landing the funding he needs has not been so easy + More

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Momentum growing behind hatching a tech hub

Published by The Miami Herald The vision: Entrepreneurs find many places to meet and mingle, maybe run into an investor or two. Accelerators accept the best and the brightest start-ups, which in turn stay and grow their businesses in South Florida. Tech companies and serial entrepreneurs open their doors to mentor others. Robust university systems [&hellip + More

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View: Let’s restart our engines and accelerate Miami’s tech-hub Potential

Published by The Miami Herald Few places on Earth invoke the kind of economic envy that Northern California’s Silicon Valley does. So much so, that hopes of being the “next Silicon Valley” have spawned scores of wannabes worldwide such as Silicon Oasis (Dubai), Silicon Cape (Cape Town) and Silicon Sloboda (Moscow). In the U.S., “Silicon [&hellip + More