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South Florida Ramps Up Efforts to Teach Kids How to Code

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Miami’s entrepreneurial community recognizes the value that coding creates to individuals by creating more opportunities professionally. This summer a wave of summer coding programs became accessible for young people of all ages. These organizations aim at helping young people build the skills required to learn how to code. Coding camps are unique because it allows kids to create projects… Read more »


6 Dev Jobs You Might Want to Apply For

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Hiring? Post a job on our board for just $79 and see it featured here!   We know everyone and their brother is looking for a programmer – which is good news for those of you with a newly minted coding school degree, or a knack for catching bugs. It’s a good time to be a geek…. Read more »


Venture House: Affordable Housing in Florida for Talented Startups

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If you make housing cheap, entrepreneurs will come. The idea is straightforward: take clusters of foreclosure homes in certain neighborhoods, rehab them, and offer them to startups at an affordable price. This is the vision of Venture House, a non-profit in St. Petersburg (Florida) that is launching a program to attract entrepreneurs, in hopes of revitalizing some of the… Read more »


Contract Data Center Engineers in High Demand

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The way information technology departments serve business is rapidly changing. In corporate organizations, it is often said that the IT team is an expense, not a cash generating vertical. IT teams are being looked at more and more as contractors that must meet internal delivery dates and SLA requirements on their projects. In accordance with… Read more »



UK Web Development Shop TheGenieLab Opens US Office in Miami

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A team of web developers from Wales, TheGenieLab, is setting up shop in Miami’s trendy neighborhood Wynwood. The new office – located within incubator campus The Lab Miami - is a way to expand a further footprint into the US market where they have an already high-demand for their offerings. The company, founded by Andrew Cargill and Daniel Lewis,… Read more »



More Tech Jobs Coming To South Florida

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Broward County commissioners  approved two incentive offers for technology companies Ultimate Software and Maersk Group, that could create more technology jobs in South Florida. As reported, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance worked the deals, which also needs state approval. The companies have yet to accept these offers andconfirm expansion plans. Ultimate Software is looking to add 400 jobs and invest $40.2 million in a “flagship… Read more »





Tech Cocktail’s Weekly Job Spotlight: Let the Job Hunt Begin!

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Each year, May and June unleash a crop of newly-minted graduates upon the job market. If you are one of the bright-eyed and bachelor’s-degreed individuals looking to take your place in the working world, our Tech Cocktail Job Board might have the perfect position for you! This week’s top jobs are: Account Executive Digital Grassroots… Read more »


10 Takeaways From #CollisionConf

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Collision Conference took place in downtown Las Vegas this week, hosting some of the biggest names in technology. For two days (May 13 & 14), 1,500 attendees had the opportunity to mingle with industry leaders and members of the media, as well as see the hottest startups in the world. Organized by Europe’s The Summit, this was the… Read more »


“If You Go to Google You Are Going to Waste Your Brain” – Keith Rabois of Khlosa Ventures

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The first Collision Conference has brought together tech industry leaders to Downtown Las Vegas, including Keith Rabois investor at Khosla Venture and most recently COO at Square. Rabois took the stage and discussed the difficulty entrepreneurs face when it comes to hiring talent, especially when they compete with more established companies. “The best way to hire… Read more »