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Senzari launches Wahwah for iOS, a social music-streaming app with a focus on activities and location

Published by TNW We’ve previously written about how music service Senzari was planning to take on Pandora and traditional radio, launching initially back in 2011 in private beta, before opening to everyone in Brazil, Spain and the US last March. The Miami-based company then went on to acquire Berlin location-based music startup Wahwah.fm in October [&hellip + More

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Awesome Offices: Inside 8 fantastic startup workplaces in Miami

Published by TNW As the saying goes, “the best thing about Miami is that it is very close to the US.” One one hand, we didn’t hesitate to list the city as as one of the eighteen Latin American tech hubs you should know. On the other hand, its leading startups have little to envy [&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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Wayra partners with Miami’s HackDay, offers accelerator fast-tracking chance to the winner

Published by The Next Web Wayra is partnering with the upcoming edition of HackDay, the HackDay Foundation announced today. As part of the agreement, Telefónica’s accelerator will offer several benefits to the hackathon’s participants. As you may remember, the next edition of HackDay is taking place in Miami on December 8th-9th 2012, and will give 40 programmers [&hellip + More

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HackDay comes back to Miami as the “X-Prize” of hackathons, hopes to launch startups

Published by The Next Web Miami will welcome its second HackDay on December 8th-9th 2012, the HackDay Foundation announced today. According to its organizers, this new edition significantly raises the bar when it comes to prizes and goals. As you may know, the HackDay Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on running a series of international hackathons [&hellip + More

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Miami-based Open English secures $43M in venture funding

Published by The Miami Herald Miami-based Open English, an online English language school that has been expanding quickly in Latin America, announced Thursday that it has secured $43 million in its latest round of financing led by New York-based Insight Venture Partners + More

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How crowdsourcing is taking root in Latin America

Published by The Next Web The emergence of crowdsourcing was one of the key trends that we saw in Latin America in 2011. Since then, this boom has anything but stopped, as São Paulo is about to host Crowdsourcing Conference‘s second edition. As its name says, CCS12′s two-day event will focus on crowdsourcing, co-creation and [&hellip + More