Social Media

Miami

Kewl Circle Helps You Make New Friends as an Adult

By | Feb 12, 2015 at 2:30 pm

Making new friends as adults can be challenging. According to research from the American Psychological Association, while our social circles increase through early adulthood, our friendship networks peak and start to decrease as you move through your twenties. And it gets …

Ecosystems

Miami

Startups to Compete for $150K at eMerge Americas’ 2015 Showcase Competition

By | Feb 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm

eMerge Americas, a global technology conference focused on innovations transforming industries across the Americas, will host a world-class array of early and later-stage companies to highlight innovation and disruptive technology through its Startup Showcase May 1-5 in Miami …

Communication

Miami

From Uber to GSN Games, How LiveAnswer is Managing Their Calls

By | Jan 30, 2015 at 7:00 am

Uber saw an opportunity when they hired Miami-based startup, LiveAnswer, to manage calls from drivers. Every missed call was a missed opportunity for their business. LiveAnswer is a technology platform that taps into the unoccupied time of agents at call centers, giving that …

Funding

Miami

Scout Ventures Announces Strategic Investment in Rokk3r Labs

By | Feb 4, 2015 at 9:00 am

New York-based Scout Ventures, a venture capital firm that focuses on early-stage investments, announced today that it will be partnering with Rokk3r Labs, a Miami-based platform to cobuild and launch companies. The venture capital firm has made a strategic investment in the …

Ecosystems

Miami

10 Reasons to Learn to Code in Miami

By | Jan 28, 2015 at 11:00 pm

There are many reasons why you should learn to code this year. Most industries are eager to hire people with programming knowledge offering great salaries. In 2014, Miami saw a rise in number of coding schools, closing a talent gap between what traditional universities are…

Venture Capital

Miami

Corigin Ventures Sets Sight on Miami: “We’re Quite Bullish”

By | Jan 26, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Good news Miami, more money is coming our way. New York City-based investment firm, Corigin Ventures, is looking to open new headquarters in Miami and invest locally. Corigin Ventures focuses on Seed and Series A investments for startups in high-growth markets. Tech.Co spoke …

Funding

Miami

Why Scout Ventures Invested in LiveNinja First

By | Jan 14, 2015 at 9:00 am

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 …

Business

Miami

Zudy Launches Vinyl for Businesses Looking to Building Mobile Apps Quickly

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 5:45 pm

Miami-based startup Zudy announced today the release of Vinyl, a technology-agnostic no-code development platform that enables enterprise businesses to rapidly build highly-configurable applications. Companies can build mobile and web apps in days rather than months, on any …

Funding

Miami

VenVelo Raises $1.3M to Invest In Florida Startups

By | Jan 12, 2015 at 2:07 pm

Winter Park-based venVelo announced that it had closed its latest funding round of $1.3 million. The early-stage venture fund is one of the most active in central Florida with a portfolio that includes companies from all over Florida. They include: FlexReceipts, GENICON, …

Bitcoin

Miami

Can Miami Become a Bitcoin-Friendly City?

By | Jan 9, 2015 at 7:00 am

Miami is starting to dig the counterculture vibe of Bitcoin. In the next two weeks, there will be a hackathon and a conference dedicated to Bitcoin. And if that isn’t enough, in the last Art Basel, there was a physical bitcoin faucet art installation…

Funding

Miami

Car Charging Group Raises $6M in Funding to Reduce Cash Burn

By | Jan 5, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Miami Beach-based Car Charging Group, Inc an operator and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging services, recently announced that it has raised $6 million in funding.  The Offering consisted of convertible preferred securities with a conversion price of$0.70 and warrants …

Trends

Miami

Miami Is One of Five Tech Hubs You Didn’t Know About [Video]

By | Jan 3, 2015 at 12:00 pm

What better way to start 2015 than to be featured as one of five of the country’s booming tech hubs? Miami has known this for years, but just got more attention after a recent report by New York-based SmartAsset, featured on NBC, that names Miami as a place where…

Ecosystems

Miami

Tech.Co Miami’s Top Stories in 2014

By | Dec 31, 2014 at 2:08 pm

In 2014, Tech.Co joined the Miami Tech community by opening one of our headquarters in the Magic City. And what a great year it has been for us in the 305. Our editorial team has been covering all the news coming out of South…

Accelerator

Miami

Venture Hive Welcomes Startups to Upcoming Accelerator Program

By | Dec 22, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Venture Hive announced the 1o lucky startups who will be part of the next accelerator class here in Miami. Many are from different parts of the globe. The international education company will welcome 10 new companies to their downtown office, where they will receive a …

Funding

Miami

The LinkedIn for Real Estate Professionals, RealConnex, Raises $3.5M in Series A Funding

By | Dec 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm

Miami-based startup RealConnex announced today that it has raised $3.5 million Series A financing round led by Star Capital. RealConnex connects the real estate ecosystem in one online platform, so professionals in the industry can have access to each other and scope out …

Product

Miami

mxHero Integrates Citrix ShareFile For Better Email Management and Cloud Storage

By | Dec 18, 2014 at 5:35 pm

San Francisco-based startup mxHero announced that their Mail2Cloud product suite now supports Citrix ShareFile, a secure file sync and sharing solution, for better email management, security, and collaboration. Those using ShareFile users can now seamlessly connect and integrate …

Coworking spaces

Miami

Wyncode and Global Governance Advisors Pitch Day

By | Dec 17, 2014 at 6:08 pm

Miami-based Wyncode is partnering with the Global Governance Advisors (GGA) to organize and sponsor a pitch day competition for Wyncode students who have created innovative startup proposals for digital technology solutions within the human capital and corporate governance …