A perfect storm is brewing in Miami, and it’s not a hurricane

Original post by Laura Baverman via UPSTART 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 upending the traditional, […]

NewMe Accelerator Puts Spotlight on Florida Startups

Original post by via 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 […]

Connecting, educating and inspiring Miami’s Innovators

Original post by Benoit Wirz via Knight Blog Tomorrow night at the Lightbox in Wynwood, 60+ Miami entrepreneurs will be pitching their startups to a panel of Silicon Valley investors capable of helping kickstart their ideas. These companies have been part of the NewMe Pop-Up accelerator, which has provided local Miami startups with advice and coaching over the […]

TechMeetups partners with MiamiShared – an amazing venue for Startups

We are excited to announce that Miami TechMeetups has a great new partner in MiamiShared to help us host even bigger & better events in Miami. MiamiShared became our favorite place for each Miami TechMeetups event. This great coworking space offers newly-developed facility: an 8,000 square feet office space at 900 Biscayne Bay – a […]

S. Florida private equity firms build businesses

Original post by INA PAIVA CORDLE via The MIAMI Herald Local private equity firms raise billions and funnel the money into investments in businesses with the goal of boosting revenues and profits. If you have a pension, you, too, may be an investor. Wise Co., a maker of freeze-dried and dehydrated food founded less than four […]