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eMerge Connects Job Seekers to Miami Tech Companies

By | Apr 9, 2016 at 3:29 pm

Now in its third year, eMerge Americas has quickly become the must-attend south Florida tech event. Attracting well-known speakers to the event, this year’s keynote lineup includes Pitbull, Monica Lewinsky, General Colin L. Powell, Ray Kurzweil, Mark Hoffman, Casar Conde, Tony Hawk, Steve Case,…

Programming education

Miami

Miami’s Wyncode Academy Launches 6-Week iOS Development Course

By | Jul 2, 2015 at 6:00 pm

Wyncode Academy – South Florida’s very first coding school, announced yesterday the addition of a 6-week, part-time iOS development course that will be aimed at teaching students how to build iOS apps using Objective-C, Xcode IDE, Parse APIs, and Apple very own Swift. The…

Ecosystems

Miami

Healthbox Launches Accelerator in Miami With 10 Health Startups

By | May 18, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Digital health accelerator Healthbox is launching its accelerator in Miami and it has announced 10 health startups that will be joining the eight week program. The Chicago-based accelerator has forged a long-term partnership with Florida Blue and now its holding company, GuideWell, and it will be rotating the program…

Product Launch

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Legal Hero Launches in Florida to Offer Startups Affordable Legal Services

By | May 6, 2015 at 8:00 am

Legal Hero, an on-demand legal services provider that makes it easy for startups to find high quality lawyers at lower prices, is expanding to Florida. The New York-based startup connects experienced attorneys with startups for on demand, fixed fee projects, offering companies an affordable alternative to traditional law firms. “We’re thrilled…

Ecosystems

Miami

Watsco Launches Accelerator for B2B Startups in Miami

By | May 4, 2015 at 3:00 pm

Watsco, the largest distributor of air conditioning and heating products announced that it will start an accelerator. According to the Miami Herald, the 12-week program will work with early-stage companies focused on the B2B or home comfort industries. Watsco is the largest distributor of HVAC/R in…

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Pipeline Workspaces Announces Minority Investment at $15M Valuation

By | Apr 6, 2015 at 7:00 pm

Pipeline Workspaces, one of Miami’s fist workspaces, has sold a minority stake valuing the company’s brand and business model at approximately $15 million. The investment comes from a member of Pipeline Brickell, the brand’s first location at Miami’s Brickell Financial District. With a scalable…

Kickstarter

Miami

Splash Drone, Waterproof Drone, Surpassed Goal on Kickstarter

By | Apr 6, 2015 at 4:00 pm

A South Florida-based company is making a splash on Kickstarter with its new waterproof drone. The Splash Drone is a quad copter capable of landing and floating on water. The company behind the drone, Urban Drones, has raised more than $240,000, more than the original pledge goal of $17,500….

Funding

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OrthoSensor Raises $19M in Series C Funding

By | Mar 26, 2015 at 10:00 am

Dania Beach-based OrthoSensor, the maker of intelligent orthopaedic devices, raised $19 million in a Series C round of financing. Bridger Healthcare and The Tullis Growth Fund participated in the round, the company said. The money raised will be used to drive the commercialization of VERASENSE™, OrthoSensor’s leading…

Partnership

Miami

Amp.It App is Searching for Hip-Hop’s Next Star

By | Mar 2, 2015 at 8:00 pm

Miami-based startup Amp.It is partnering with eMerge Americas to announce the winner of their global competition Take Back the Mic: The World Cup of Hip Hop, May 4th in Miami. The company has launched a music competition to find Hip Hop’s next stars from around the world with the…

Trends

Miami

Magic Leap Takes on Microsoft and Plans to Replace Your Smartphone

By | Feb 25, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz chose Reddit as the platform to share the latest updates on his mysterious startup. The Dania Beach- based company has been operating in stealth mode until October of last year, when it raised almost $600M in funding, lead by Google. According to Abovitz,…

Ecosystems

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10 Most Innovative Startups Showcasing at Smart City Startups

By | Feb 23, 2015 at 6:30 pm

Smart City Startups is heading back to Miami for its second year of urban tech innovation. Organized by Miami-based investment fund Urban.Us, the two-day conference will kick off with a Festival open to the public, where 100 startups will showcase solutions that can transform our cities in the next…

Ecosystems

Miami

All-In-One Product Development Firm, Prototype House, Launches in South Florida

By | Feb 23, 2015 at 1:30 pm

Product development firm, Prototype House, is opening shop in South Florida to help startups create, launch, and maintain 3D products. The company helps local businesses with their product ideas, from inception to 3D CAD Engineering, 3D printing & prototyping, through to design validation and production….

Programming education

Miami

Flatiron School Brings Coding to High School Students in Miami

By | Feb 18, 2015 at 8:00 pm

New York City’s coding school for web and mobile development, Flatiron School, is partnering with Palmer Trinity School to offer courses to local high school students. Flatiron Pre-College Academy at Palmer Trinity will be the first program of its kind in Miami, providing students aged…

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…

Funding

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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 exercisable at $1.00. The Company…

Trends

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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…

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LaunchCode Receives $1.25M in Funding from The Knight Foundation

By | Dec 17, 2014 at 12:30 pm

St.Louis-based non-profit LaunchCode is expanding to Miami, with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, to address the issue of brain drain in South Florida’s growing tech community. The program matches technologists with local companies through paid apprenticeships. The Knight Foundation is investing $1.25 million,…