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Deliver Lean & Ginny Bakes Join the Endeavor Network of High-Impact Entrepreneurs

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Endeavor Miami announced that Scott Harris, founder of DeliverLean, and Ginny, Steve, and Mike Simon from Ginnybakes are the latest additions to its portfolio of selected Endeavor Entrepreneurs. Both companies were picked during Endeavor Global’s 55th International Selection Panel (“ISP”) held from October 22nd to the 24th, in Istanbul, Turkey. The four new Endeavor Miami… Read more »


Rokk3r Labs: Investing in the Entrepreneur, Not the Idea

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One way to get your startup off the ground is to leverage the mentorship and investor relationship opportunities of a startup incubator and accelerator. But that is not the ONLY way to do so, and many times it’s not the best alternative for the startup founder. “There are other alternatives for entrepreneurs to come into… Read more »


EdTech Startup MassiveU Raises $700K in Funding

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Naples, FL-based startup, MassiveU, announced that it has received US $330,000 investment from The Tamiami Angel Fund II (T2). MassiveU, which started as MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), is accelerating its growth as a project-based, social learning Platform As-A-Service (PLAAS) company. The company works with content providers, publishers and school district leaders to deliver learning… Read more »


South Florida Startup MooVooZ Launches Moving App, Snap N Move

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South Florida-based MooVooZ announced the launch of a new moving app that helps make moving a smoother experience. The app, Snap N Move, is an extension of the online movers marketplace that allows consumers to search, compare, and book movers with instant fixed price quotes. The app is an option for users who need to book their move on-the-go from their mobile… Read more »



Florida-Based Startup Magic Leap Raises $542M Led by Google

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Dania Beach, FL-based startup Magic Leap Inc, a company focused on augmented reality technology, has received a large investment led by Google Inc. A whopping $542 million has been invested in this round, which also includes Legendary Entertainment and its CEO Thomas Tull, KKR, Vulcan, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, and Obvious Ventures. This is one… Read more »


Brazil’s Movile Invests $2M in Mobile Ticketing Startup CinePapaya

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Brazil’s answer to Rocket Internet, Movile, announced that is has invested US $2M Peruvian-based startup, CinePapaya.  The Wayra graduate is a mobile movie ticketing company that has expanded to Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Venezuela, Ecuador and Miami. They offer users searching and buying tickets, with additional features that allow users to find films based… Read more »


Technisys Raises $13M in Series B of Funding

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Miami-based startup Technisys SA announced it has raised US $ 13M, closing their Round B of funding from investors including Alta Ventures, KaSZeK Ventures, Endeavor Catalyst, and Holdinvest. Technisys offers Latin American banks innovative digital solutions for their clients. The capital will allow the company to expand its business throughout new markets in Latin America and the USA, as well… Read more »


NewME Partners with Revolt at Music Conference in Miami

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Call it a place where technology and music will intersect. Tomorrow and October 19, the NewME Accelerator will be partnering with Revolt to present the Idea Lab at Revolt’s Music Conference in Miami, FL. “We are excited about the partnership because I’ve noticed a convergence between a lot of different industries in tech, particularly in music…. Read more »


Miami Dade College Receives $2.18 Million from Knight Foundation for Idea Center

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Miami Dade College’s new entrepreneurship hub, the Idea Center, announced their $2.18 million investment from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The Idea Center is set to become a collaborative space for students to find resources and training to develop their entrepreneurial ideas. The funding was announced by Miami Dade College President Dr. Eduardo… Read more »


Mobile Shipping Service Shyp To Launch In Miami

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When was the last time you were in a post office, trying to figure out how to ship that big box at an affordable yet reliable price? If it’s been a while, lucky you because it’s a hassle. Between finding the right service, the safe package, packing it carefully while putting up with the Post… Read more »



Secure Messaging & Email System Criptext to Showcase at IDB

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Last week, one of Venture Hive’s 2014 Accelerator companies, Criptext, was announced as one of the 16 most innovative startups to take part in Demand Solutions, an IDB conference taking place on December 2nd at the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) headquarters in Washington, D.C. The Panamanian startup, Criptext,  is a secure enterprise messaging and email platform that offers an unparalleled level of… Read more »


Serial Entrepreneur Benzion Aboud Selects Rokk3r Labs to Launch His Next Venture, Public Reputation

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Miami-based Rokk3r Labs announced today that they partnered with serial entrepreneur, Benzion Aboud, to launch his latest venture, Public Reputation. Public Reputation is an online reputation management platform that provides businesses of all sizes a solution to help build, manage and monitor their online reputation through a suite of tools and an online review platform. Aboud,… Read more »