Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Local university to host entrepreneurship workshop for community

The Idea Center at Miami Dade College will host an introductory workshop in collaboration with a national nonprofit that supports startups and entrepreneurial initiatives. “Unlock the Block: An Ideation and Development Workshop” by the...

Have a big idea to tackle climate change? Singularity U’s Global Impact Challenge wants...

Have an idea to tackle climate change in South Florida? Singularity University and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation announced the 2017 Global Impact Challenge in Miami on Thursday. Singularity...

Siemens Digital Grid president shares plans to fix engineering talent gap

The University of Central Florida cut the ribbon on its Siemens Digital Grid Lab March 2, with a goal for it to help fill companies' growing local need for engineers. However, according to a president...

Organization dedicated to standardizing coding school industry formed

A coalition designed to establish and implement best practices across the coding school industry nationwide has been formed, with local academies Ironhack and Wyncode among participants. The Council on Integrity in Results...

For Lockheed employee, National Engineers Week a return to career roots

Andres Mujica might have had a bit of déjà vu Thursday. The 23-year-old Lockheed Martin electrical engineer met with students at a robotics competition hosted by the defense giant, one that commemorated National Engineers...

Bilbow: Programs like EEP keep Tallahassee moving forward

By now I think we all have heard that in 2016 Tallahassee was ranked by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the Top 50 cities in the country for entrepreneurs. Only two...

Wyncode unveils new campus, $1M investment

Dozens gathered in Wynwood on Wednesday night for the grand opening of Wynbase, the new home of Miami coding school Wyncode. Between food and drinks, attendants were also treated to the...

City helps start code class for underprivileged groups

A pilot program at Jackson Community Center in Orlando’s Parramore district is trying to boost the number of underprivileged students who pursue technology careers. E-CODE program instructor Tonjia DeLavallade says it’s important instructors...

Billionaire’s $100M gift to SoFla university funneled to STEM efforts

A $100 million gift to the University of Miami by Dr. Phillip Frost, South Florida billionaire and CEO of biotechnology firm Opko Health(Nasdaq: OPK), will be used to create the Frost Institute for Science...

Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center aids business owners

As an entrepreneur, one of the most common challenges is finding the right resources to start, grow or relocate a business. Though it can be difficult to apply for licenses, secure...
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