Co-working Spaces

Miami

Pipeline Workspaces to Open Third Location in Coral Gables

By | Nov 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm

Pipeline Workspaces, a co-working space that started in Brickell to accommodate Miami’s growing, diverse community of entrepreneurs,  is expanding with a third US location in the City of Coral Gables.  Pipeline has leased a full floor totaling approximately 14,000 square …

Announcements

Miami

StyleSeat’s Melody McCloskey: On Proving Naysayers Wrong and Raising $14.9M in Funding

By | Nov 17, 2014 at 10:00 am

How do you raise US $14M in venture capital from bald investors for a startup that deals with hair? For starters, you get high-profile investors like Ashton Kutcher, Sophia Bush and Guy Oseary on your side. Just ask Melody McCloskey, co-founder of the online…

Business

Miami

5 Reasons to Launch Your Gaming App in Latin America

By | Nov 14, 2014 at 7:00 am

Gaming is leading in the three most important consumer usage behaviors on mobile devices: reach, engagement, and monetization. More people have mobile phones, people are spending longer time on their phones, and spending money on mobile games. “We’ve moved from …

Funding

Miami

5 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Orlando

By | Nov 12, 2014 at 8:00 am

Central Florida is getting a lot of attention and it has nothing to do with Disney World.  It’s all about Orlando’s buzzing tech scene, which is attracting startups from Silicon Valley as more investment is being pumped to into building a downtown for …

Accelerator

DC

Founder Education through Disruption and Venture Hive

By | Nov 11, 2014 at 10:49 am

This morning, the Crystal City, Arlington, VA-based Disruption Corporation announced a partnership with Miami-based startup accelerator and incubator Venture Hive. The unique partnership is targeted at providing early-stage startup founders and investors with more …

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Business

Miami

Why You Should Personalize Your TV Viewing Experience to Save Time

By | Nov 11, 2014 at 9:00 am

Disclosure: Post and giveaway sponsored by Comcast XFINITY, but all opinions are my own. As a society, we’ve never been busier! Here are a few examples of how much time we spend making difficult decisions in our lifetimes:     So when it comes…

Business

Miami

FlyInStyle App Helps Connect Customers and Airport Retailers During Layovers

By | Nov 10, 2014 at 10:03 am

We all have spent a ridiculous amount of time in airports shops, restaurants and kiosks. Many times it’s inevitable, so wouldn’t be nice to find the best deals at any given terminal? Miami-based FlyInStyle App wants to help you make the most of the…

Sponsored

Miami

Order Pizza or Save Your Life: A Tour of the Ford Connected Car

By | Nov 10, 2014 at 8:00 am

Ford is the Platinum Sponsor of our November 19 Miami Sessions featuring StyleSeat cofounder Melody McCloskey. Next time you’re cruising around in your Mustang and get a hankering for a deep dish with pepperoni, don’t try to dial your local Domino’s. We know you have…

Business

Miami

Watch Open English Featured on Alexis Ohanian’s Small Empires [VIDEO]

By | Nov 5, 2014 at 8:08 pm

Miami-based startup Open English continues to make our tech community proud. The startup was recently featured in Y Combinator’s Alexis Ohanian’s series: Small Empires, where Ohanian interviewed co-founder Andres Moreno in the Coconut Grove offices. Watch this great …

Business

Miami

Startup Palm Beach Gears Up for Global Entrepreneurship Week

By | Nov 4, 2014 at 2:30 pm

Global Entrepreneurship Week is a community partner. Thanks you for your support. Startup Palm Beach is gearing up for its second annual Global Entrepreneurship Week, the world’s largest celebration of innovators and startups featuring 35,000 events across 125 countries, on …

Business

Miami

Esteban Reyes: Startups Need to Adapt and Focus on the Big Picture

By | Nov 3, 2014 at 10:39 am

Self-proclaimed start-up junkie, investor, and serial entrepreneur Esteban Reyes has founded seven successful companies in 14 years. This is exceptional, given the ups and downs of starting your own company.  He first co-founded Verification Bureau at age 19. It was a mortgage …

Business

Miami

The Foodie-Effect Has Taken Over South Florida’s Entrepreneurs, And How They Are Cashing In

By | Oct 31, 2014 at 11:00 am

South Florida is betting on its diverse culinary scene and growing tech community to get in on a burgeoning tech-and-food industry. In South Florida, the tech-and-food business is in its early stages, but we are seeing more successful launches and growth of startups in this …

News

Miami

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

By | Oct 28, 2014 at 11:29 am

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 …

Business

Miami

Rokk3r Labs: Investing in the Entrepreneur, Not the Idea

By | Oct 28, 2014 at 8:00 am

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…

Business

Miami

EdTech Startup MassiveU Raises $700K in Funding

By | Oct 27, 2014 at 3:22 pm

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 …

Business

Miami

South Florida Startup MooVooZ Launches Moving App, Snap N Move

By | Oct 23, 2014 at 10:00 am

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 …

Acquisition

Miami

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

By | Oct 21, 2014 at 1:30 pm

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, …