2014 saw many ‘firsts’ in tech hub development, but challenges remain


Author: Nancy Dahlberg
Publisher: Miami Herald
Date: October 6, 2014

It seems like everyone is catching startup fever.

Last week’s breakfast event hosted by commercial law firm Bilzin Sumbergwas yet another opportunity to explain and share South Florida’s tech-entrepreneurship efforts to date with the greater community. The event, titled “Miami: The Next Entrepreneurial Frontier,” attracted nearly 200 professionals.

Audience members asked the panelists about government interest in the efforts, trends and specializations emerging in the startup community, early-stage fund-raising challenges, and Miami’s main market differentiator as the gateway to Latin America. It wasn’t lost on that well-dressed crowd that what’s good for local technology is good for the economy as a whole. Read more here.