JPay Lantern: Illuminating the Future for Prison Inmates

By | Nov 25, 2015 at 6:00 pm

How do you change the nature of corrections facilities? It’s a question I sought to answer not long ago, and I had the good fortune to speak with JPay founder Ryan Shapiro about how he was building the company to innovate for families who wanted…


Tuck: The Mattress that Gets Shipped Right to Your Door

By | Oct 19, 2015 at 11:00 am

Last summer, Russell Suskind along with a few of his friends from Venture for America, wanted to test an idea before turning it into a full-fledged business. They ran a “proof of concept” campaign called Campus Sleep by partnering with a local mattress supplier…

Coworking spaces

New Coworking Space in South Miami Opens Doors to Startups

By | Oct 16, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Starting a business comes at great costs, and overhead or facilities can be one of the most expensive line items. Even if your startup is based out of your home or a coffee shop, eventually you’ll need a dedicated place to get work done….

Tech Cocktail Celebrate

Meet Our Startup of the Year Competition Semifinalists: LiveAnswer

By | Oct 1, 2015 at 4:00 pm

From apps to hardware, to KickStarter successes and international startups, we’re inching closer to finding out who will take home the title of Startup of the Year competition at our annual Celebrate Conference in October. Among the dozens of participants that applied for the…

Programs & Resources

500 Startups Launches Distro Program in Miami

By | Aug 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm

500 Startups, one of the most successful startup accelerators in the country, has decided it’s time they gave the Miami scene some love.  They are planning to launch a Distro Program in Miami, one of the country’s biggest innovation hubs, especially among Latin Americans. Definitely a good…


This Florida Partnership to Provide Job Training for Visually Impaired

By | Aug 10, 2015 at 10:00 am

An unlikely pairing between a Miami based contact center software provider and a central Florida nonprofit are helping employ people with visual impairments. Fenero, founded in 2013, provides complete cloud-based contact service software for contact centers of all sizes. Their services help streamline customer…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Tracks and LiveAnswer Win Miami Startups of the Year

By | Aug 3, 2015 at 7:04 pm

The Tech Cocktail event crew was thrilled to help WeWork open their new Miami location, right in the heart of Lincoln Rd in South Beach. The atmosphere at last Thursday’s event was just as fun as the scene outside! The volunteer community in Miami…

Programming education

Miami’s Wyncode Academy Announces Coding Scholarships for Low-Income Residents

By | Jul 28, 2015 at 10:00 am

Wyncode Academy, the Miami, FL-based coding school, announced this morning that it will provide coding and entrepreneurship scholarships to residents from low-income neighborhoods in Miami-Dade County. The announcement comes a few months after Wyncode joined the New Economy Skills Training Association (NESTA) this past…


Designed by Many: Making Exceptional iOS Accessories

By | Jul 24, 2015 at 6:00 pm

During one of his trips to Hong Kong, Lester Mapp came across a unique, amazing looking iPhone case he wanted to buy. However, when he checked the price it was $70 wholesale, which he tells me would have retailed for about $150. Like plenty…


ClassWallet Digital Payment Platform for Schools Raises $1.9M

By | Jul 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm

The use of digital payment is becoming more and more common across many industries. However, one place where it’s lagging is in education. Thankfully, ClassWallet has created a digital wallet platform for schools to track incoming and outgoing payments. The Miami based startup recently closed a $1.9 million…

Breaking News

Ride Sharing Giants to Shut Down Operations in Broward County on July 31

By | Jul 10, 2015 at 9:00 pm

Tech startup giant, Uber, announced that operation in Broward County would be ceased as of July 31st. This announcement came in response to new regulation put in place by the Broward County Commission that would classify ride sharing companies like Uber the same as traditional taxi…

Coworking spaces

WeWork Expands to Miami, Five Spaces In Development

By | Jul 9, 2015 at 9:30 pm

This week one of the largest co-working spaces has moseyed on down south and opened its very first location in Miami, Florida. This week, WeWork Lincoln Road opened its doors to startups in the area, but this time with a specific focus in mind:…


Miami’s Rokk3r Labs Collaborates with FIU for Makerbot Innovation Lab

By | Jul 8, 2015 at 7:30 pm

It was recently announced that Miami-based Rokk3r Labs will be collaborating with Florida International University (FIU) to work with the university’s new Makerbot Innovation Center. The Makerbot Innovation Center, partially funded through The Knight Foundation, is a 3,000 square foot space that will be home to a network of…


I Made it, but Where the Heck did my Suitcase Go?

By | Jul 7, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Last September I took a flight path from Paris, France through Chicago to San Diego. I thought I would just knock it all out in one day because I really wanted to not travel all day back to back days. To say it was…


Social Media Day South Florida Looks to Launch Miami to #1 Startup City

By | Jul 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Following the success of Social Media Day South Florida, which is recognized by Mashable as “one of the country’s largest Social Media Day meetups”, Adam Boalt, whose company LiveAnswer was a sponsor of the event, offered this recap: “In the summer of 2010, I…

Programming education

Miami’s Wyncode Academy Launches 6-Week iOS Development Course

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Wyncode Academy – South Florida’s very first coding school, announced yesterday the addition of a 6-week, part-time iOS development course that will be aimed at teaching students how to build iOS apps using Objective-C, Xcode IDE, Parse APIs, and Apple very own Swift. The…

Celebrate Startup Tour

Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Tour is Coming to Miami

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 10:00 am

Tech.Co’s Startup of the Year Competition & Tour is going strong. So far we’ve hosted live events and competitions in multiple cities, and will be visiting more cities in the next months! On July 30th we will be making our appearance in Miami, sponsored by WeWork and Ford. WeWork…

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