Culture

Miami

Nurturing Your Team’s Creativity Starts With Going Outside

By | Nov 7, 2017 at 7:15 am

Creativity: Is it something innate or something that can be learned. As a marketer, creativity is needed as much as the air we breathe. But how do you teach and nurture creativity? During my five years managing in the marketing world, I have learned…

Health

Miami

New Health Insurance Knowledge Hub Launches for Open Enrollment

By | Nov 1, 2017 at 1:30 pm

If you have a few socially conscious Facebook friends posting on your news feed, you’ve probably heard about the notable lack of advertising funds allocated to open enrollment for health insurance, which starts today and ends on December 15th. However, if you’re one of…

Social Media

Miami

Snapchat Maps Gives Us Firsthand Look at How Bad Hurricane Irma Really Is

By | Sep 11, 2017 at 1:30 pm

In June of this year, Snapchat (Snap) released a new location-sharing feature on the app that received critical feedback. However, the social media company ignored the numerous protests and Snap Maps remained. The feature allows you to see where any of your friends are…

Startup Spotlight

Miami

Startup Spotlight: Travel Deals, Meet Investors, and Multimedia Books

By | Jul 28, 2017 at 1:30 pm

August is around the corner, and in some parts of the nation that means school will soon be back in session. Each week, TechCo searches the web for five useful ideas in tech to share with you and this week, we rounded up a…

Health

Miami

Make Informed Decisions About Health Insurance Thanks to The CheckUp

By | Jun 14, 2017 at 3:50 pm

As many can attest, health care is complicated. With picky websites, high prices, and frankly, a lot of words I don’t understand (like deductible), the people of the United States are downright confused about the system designed to keep them healthy. For one, more…

Accelerator

Miami

Former Facebook, Google, and IBM Executives Have Cofounded an Accelerator

By | Jun 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Accelerators, while an integral piece of the startup puzzle, are a dime a dozen. With US cities making a bigger push for innovation, these purveyors of capital, mentorship, and other business resources have become a staple of startup ecosystems across the country. There are…

Cannabis

Miami

This Startup Is Bringing Coworking to Cannabis

By | Jun 5, 2017 at 10:50 am

When starting a cannabis startup, you’re at a bit of a disadvantage. Yes, the product your selling is in high demand, but confusing laws and federal disapproval lead to a dearth of business resources for growing companies. Finding mentors can be hard as few…

Funding

Miami

Miami-Based Rokk3r Labs Just Launched a New 9-Figure VC Fund

By | Mar 10, 2017 at 5:00 pm

There’s a new VC fund on the block: Rokk3r Fuel. The nine-figure fund, launched by Miami-based Rokk3r Labs, aims to support startups or entrepreneurs in areas typically overlooked by the VC community in Silicon Valley, specifically, Miami, Mexico, Colombia and other Latin American countries. While…

Events

Miami

FilmGate 2017 Explores Storytelling With New Technology

By | Jan 31, 2017 at 12:50 pm

For the fourth year in a row, Miami will host FilmGate, an interactive creative conference that celebrates digital storytellers and their supporting industries. Happening from February 3-5 at University of Miami’s School of Communications, it will feature screenings, exhibits, creative labs, master classes, immersive…

Startup

Miami

How a New Cambridge Innovation Center Will Boost Miami Startups

By | Nov 30, 2016 at 4:30 pm

Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC), a well-established entrepreneur community and work space, has moved to Miami. The space has only been open in full since this fall, but it’s already working to bring the same support and resources to Miami startups that other CIC locations have already done…

Sports

Miami

Former Tennis Star Pairs Recreational Athletes with Bvddy

By | Oct 24, 2016 at 1:30 pm

Everyone loves playing sports with a partner. Former ATP World Tour tennis player Pedro Ast faced the problem of finding players of the same skill set for pick-up games when he left the tour. Most of the men he played with moved away or…

Startup

Miami

Skurt Is Giving Miami Alternative Transportation: On-Demand Cars

By | Oct 12, 2016 at 10:30 am

Skurt, an on-demand mobility company currently operating in LA, Orange County and San Diego, has come to Miami. The car rental service works by app: You just download the app, pick what type of car you want, and Skurt will arrive to deliver the car…

Startups & Apps

Miami

For Miami Coding Bootcamp Wyncode, It’s More Than Just Coding

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm

When it comes to coding, a lot of schools want to inundate you with technical jargon and raw skills. They focus on developing your coding abilities to the point of exhaustion, so it becomes second nature. But in the startup world, versatility is the…

Coding

Miami

Ironhack Churns Out Coders for International Businesses

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 4:40 pm

It’s no secret that the employment landscape is shifting. While college graduates flood the job market and millennials continue to make less than their parents, tech jobs have become the saving grace dwindling economies. The only problem is that you can’t learn this skill…