Author: Ina Paiva Cordle and Nancy Dahlberg
Publisher: Miami Herald
Date: November 18, 2011
The 2011 Americas Venture Capital Conference, hosted by FIU, brought together entrepreneurs and investors at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables.
Growing South Florida and Latin American companies, hungry for capital, pitched their businesses, as investors and other professionals attended panels and mingled at the 2011 Americas Venture Capital Conference, held at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables last week.
Twelve “Top Global Innovative Ventures” were given 10 minutes each to make presentations, and six “Top Global Emerging Ventures’’ had 2 minutes each to pitch their companies to venture capitalists during the second annual conference, hosted by Florida International University’s Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center and College of Business Administration. More than 350 people attended the two-day conference that was themed “Latin America: Building on Success.” Read more here.