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Camila has been heavily active in South Florida’s tech startup community, where she is a co-host of a local radio show called pFunkcast. Camila previously worked at Greenpeace International and the Organization of the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in various communication roles. A proud Brazilian who spent most of he life in Peru, she is passionate about traveling and documentaries.

 

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Uber to Build Self-Driving Cars in Pittsburgh

Looks like Uber always has another surprise under its hood.  According to TechCrunch, Uber is building a robotics research lab in Pittsburgh, PA to  “kickstart autonomous taxi fleet development.” The app-based transportation company confirmed that they are hiring fifty ...

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Orlando’s Code School Acquired by PluralSight for $36M

Orlando-based computer-programming school, Code School, was bought for $36 million by Utah-based Pluralsight. Code School founder Gregg Pollack said the deal was finalized about two months ago, and that the company will essentially continue operating from Orlando. “I have a ...

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How Mark Zuckerberg Started Facebook [Infographic]

2014 was a great year for Facebook. For the seventh straight quarter, the social network company topped Wall Street profit and revenue forecasts as it won even more mobile advertising revenue, according to USA Today. More than two-thirds of Facebook advertising revenue now ...

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Paul Graham’s Startup Survival Rules 

When things get difficult, sometimes you have to whip out the old survival guide to make sure your startup gets through a challenging phase in your business. That’s why we are sharing this guide with entrepreneurs, based on Y Combinator’s cofounder Paul ...

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Walk During Your Lunch Hour to Reduce Stress

It’s Monday and you’re finding it hard to focus. You’re stressed or just feel the lack of enthusiasm. Why not go for a walk during your lunch hour? A new study has found that taking a walk can help raise your mood and reduce stress. When...

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FilterEasy Raises $1.2M Seed Funding

Raleigh-based Startup FilterEasy announced today that it has raised $1.2 million of seed round investment, lead by Azure Capital, RTP Capital, and alongside a handful of Angel investors. FilterEasy is a member-based air filter subscription service for homeowners, which has an ...

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From ICQ to WhatsApp: The Rise of Instant Messengers

Messaging app WhatsApp announced this week that it will be releasing its service to desktop, thanks to a web client that launched for Chrome and Android. According to The Verge, WhatsApp confirmed earlier rumors, which pointed to a newly live page at web.whatsapp.com. “The ...

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Eighth-Grader Builds Affordable Braille Printer Startup

13-year-old Shubham Banerjee is launching his own startup that helps the visually impaired, called Braigo Labs. Not many people can say that their school project is worthy of becoming a business, or even able to raise money, but the California eighth-grader did that exactly. ...

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How to Be A Google Power User [Infographic]

Finding useful information on the ­World Wide Web is something many of us take for granted. We can find information about anything by searching online. Google is the most popular search engine available, but navigating it can sometimes be tricky. Google’s algorithm keeps ...

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Why Scout Ventures Invested in LiveNinja First

Scout Ventures, a New York-based venture capital firm, announced that they invested in Miami-based startup LiveNinja. This is Scout Ventures’ first announcement in South Florida, an important move since they opened an additional office in Miami in September. LiveNinja did ...

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Seed Sumo Doubles Funding For Startup Class of 2015

Seed Sumo, an international startup accelerator, announced today that they will be accepting applications from startups for its 2015 program. Seed Sumo is looking to accept up to 10 startups, and it has increased overall program funding to $50,000, which is $30,000 more from ...