Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Miami Mini Maker Faire, now a 2-day festival, announces dates, new venue

Maker movement enthusiasts of all ages, save the dates: The Miami Mini Maker Fairereturns for  a  two-day festival Feb. 20-21, 2016. Expecting more than 5,000 attendees, the third Maker Faire will gather at the...

Jacksonville Community of Entrepreneurs accelerates businesses with ‘Exceleration’ program

It’s starting up the startups, literally. The Jacksonville Community of Entrepreneurs — an organization designed to help startup businesses — was created within the past year as a response to Jacksonville’s...

UM seeking $10 million from the county to expand its biotech park

The University of Miami wants to expand its Life Science & Technology Park— and it wants county taxpayers to help pay for it. The university, through its partner developer, Wexford Miami LLC,...

FIU unveils its new Tech Station

With a ribbon-cutting and an open house with executives from South Florida’s largest technology companies and promising startups, Florida International University inaugurated its $3 million Tech Station on Wednesday. The new 8,000-square-foot...

Idea Center @MDC, Tel Aviv University’s entrepreneurship center form partnership

  “Entrepreneurship is an experiment — if you know the results, it’s not entrepreneurship,” said Oren Simanian, who heads TelAvivUniversity’s esteemed entrepreneurship center StarTau. Entrepreneurship is ingrained in Israeli culture because people had...

MDC unveils animation, gaming center

Put down your controller. Pick up your pencil. The test is about to begin. Miami Dade College is launching a new academic program in animation and gaming at its downtown Wolfson Campus...

Venture for America adding 2nd class in Miami, with Knight support

Venture for America, a national nonprofit that recruits, trains and places top college graduates with startups, will send its second class of Fellows to Miami in August with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The eight new Fellows will join six current Fellows for a two-year program working for Miami-based startups. The Fellows, who will undergo a  five-week training boot camp at Brown University before joining the startups as core team members, are recent graduates of Columbia University, University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University, Notre Dame and Morehouse College. They will be working at local firms Rokk3r Labs, AdMobilize, Kairos and Venture Hive.
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