Thursday, January 24, 2019

CO.STARTERS program targets creatives, health professionals, techies

TEC Garage will be offering a nine-week program to help aspiring entrepreneurs in the creative arts, healthcare and technology industries beginning March 28. Called CO.STARTERS, the program will help prospective entrepreneurs...

Heads up, techies: Deadline to get into local accelerator programs approaching

Small tech firms near and far should keep an eye on a couple of fast-approaching deadlines for accelerator programs in Orlando. Starter Studio and VentureScaleUp currently are seeking applications to enter their...

State director of Economic Opportunity tours The Naples Accelerator

Chatting near bright bowls of candy, entrepreneurs, mentors and venture capitalists mingled at the Naples Accelerator Tuesday, as a state government official toured the facility. "This is all pretty impressive," Cissy Proctor,...

FAU Tech Runway announces fourth accelerator class

Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway has selected its fourth Venture Vintage class of startup and early-stage companies to participate in its business accelerator program. This year, five companies will receive a $25,000 non-equity...

Business accelerator announces next class of startups

Florida Atlantic University Tech Runway has selected 14 companies to include in its business accelerator program. Among the accelerator's picks are five companies that will receive a $25,000 non-equity grant, participate in...

Wyncode coding school raises $1 million to fund growth

As the Wyncode Academy team celebrated the opening of their new coding school campus Wednesday night with the Miami technology community, the founders announced they have raised $1 million from a leading Swedish consulting and...

500 Startups to launch startup growth-marketing program in Miami

500 Startups, a Silicon Valley venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator, is doubling down on its interest in Miami. In March, 500 Startups and its founder Dave McClure brought its PreMoney conference to Miami, its first foray outside Silicon Valley with that event. Thursday, the organization announced that it will launch a 10-week growth marketing program in South Florida beginning Sept. 28.

Endeavor taps Miami’s Powerful Yogurt to join global network

ndeavor, a nonprofit that supports and accelerates selected high-impact entrepreneurs, has chosen a young Miami food company to join its global network. Powerful Yogurt, led by Carlos Ramirez, is now the 16th Endeavor...

Here’s how Tampa Bay WaVE will use $50,000

Tampa Bay WaVE now has funding in hand to develop a seed fund for young and promising firms. Robert Chavarria, the U.S. Small Business Administration’s senior area manager for nine counties in the Tampa Bay...

10 startups selected for 4th Venture Hive Miami Accelerator class

As parents of young boys, Crissi and Ed Boland found that super-hero toys on the market were associated with PG-13 rated movies and violent videogames but marketed for kids 5 and...
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