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

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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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LatAm entrepreneurs invade San Francisco to disrupt

Although of course there are millions of ordinary people in Latin America that don’t give a second thought to the notion of tech entrepreneurship, in that small but growing community of people that do care on a daily basis, it seems like there aren’t many at home this week, whether you look in Mexico City, Buenos [&hellip + More

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Miami players heat up Brazil tech conference

Published by The Miami Herald Written by Pabla Ayala The Next Web’s Latin American Conference, held in Sao Paulo Aug. 22-23, brought together tech industry keynote speakers such as Werner Vogels, CTO of Amazon, Nicolas Szekazy, co-founder of Kaszek Ventures, and Miami’s own Demian Bellumio, COO of Senzari, as well as an action packed Startup Battle featuring [&hellip + More

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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

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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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Things To Consider Before Saying “I Do” To Investors

Published by TechCrunch The right investor, the kind who can help startups get over the inevitable “We’re Fucked It’s Over” (WFIO) moments, can turn a startup into a multi-billion dollar company. The fact is that choosing the right investors, whether it be at the seed level or at a Series B or C stage is [&hellip + More

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Sharks Spotted in the Waters at SuperConf 2012’s ‘Shark Tank’ Featuring 9 Startups February 24th-25th

Press Release Local conference features tech entrepreneurs competing to win over $26K during Miami Tech Week SuperConf 2012, a two-day conference where web development & entrepreneurship converge, will host nine startups with the opportunity to present to an audience of angel investors and venture capitalists to win $26K in cash and prizes, February 24th-25th, 2012 [&hellip + More