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Cake Pushers Wants to Redefine Small Desserts

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Sometimes events bring in startups that might not be the most tech-centric, but still innovative in their own right. At the recent Get Started Las Vegas event, put on by Cox and Inc.com, Chef Michael Childrey brought Cake Pushers to the stage as one of the finalists. Childrey has fueled his efforts into redefining small… 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 »



YogaTrail: A Marketplace for Yogis to Get Their Om On

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Prep your mats Yogis; practicing anywhere in the world just got easier! That’s the concept behind YogaTrail, an online network where  people find and connect with yoga teachers on the go. The startup is based out of Chiang Mai, Thailand, but recently relocated to San Francisco as part of the 500 Startups program. The idea behind… 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 »


Maxwell Health and BambooHR: The One-Two Punch for HR Solutions

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At our first annual Tech Cocktail Celebrate Conference in 2013, Maxwell Health took home the championship prize of $10,000 and has since been on a major kick. Not only have they scored even larger amounts of funding, but they’ve also reached out to establish some solid partnerships. If you’re unaware, Maxwell Health prides itself on… Read more »


Back This: MonBaby is a Wearable Device to Monitor Your Baby

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I’m not a parent, but I can certainly imagine that if and when I do become one (spoiler: I WILL become one someday) that I will likely spend every waking minute of my life concerned about the well-being of my children. Especially when kids are younger, it’s understandable for parents to worry about them constantly…. Read more »


How to Plug into the Startup Scene in a New City

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As a digital nomad covering startup scenes around the world, I often land in a new city and have to get connected to local entrepreneurs for interviews. I’ve tried various methods, from searching for coworking spaces and startup organizations to asking for introductions to tweeting out a plea for help. I imagine entrepreneurs go through… Read more »