Monday, June 26, 2017

Want to be a disrupter in your industry? Here’s what this local CEO says...

Becoming a company that breaks the mold on an antiquated business model takes guts, because chances are, that firm is sailing into unknown territory with a chance of floundering on the...

Local entrepreneurs look to Europe to boost South Florida’s startup scene

The South Florida chapter of the Entrepreneurs’ Organization has just returned from the Netherlands, forming during the trip the fist-ever “sister chapter” within the international business network. EO is one of the...

South Florida startups dominate upcoming venture capital competition

Of the 22 companies that have been chosen to compete for $150,000 in cash prize awards at an upcoming startup competition, nearly half are from South Florida. Florida Venture Forum’s 10th annual...

11 entrepreneurs from South Florida are Florida finalists for EY Entrepreneur of the Year

EY recently announced the finalists for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Florida program, including eleven South Florida entrepreneurs. The prestigious awards program recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in...

Local tech billionaire launches new venture

Local tech billionaire Manny Medina has launched his newest venture. Cybersecurity firm Cyxtera became operational Tuesday following the close of a $2.8 billion transaction brokered by lawyer Jaret Davis of Miami-based Greenberg Traurig.

Startup Spotlight: Visual Blasters’ FlipaClip app can make anyone an animator

Company name: Visual Blasters (creators of FlipaClip) Headquarters: Downtown Miami Concept: Visual Blasters develops gaming, multimedia and animation mobile apps. “We provide high quality, intuitive apps with an eye toward making the world a better place by...

Marine veteran entrepreneur launches sunglasses company in Palm Beach County

Entrepreneur Mark Llano, a former Marine who built a $200 million-a-year military supply business in Wellington, is scoping out a whole new market for his new business founded about six months...

What South Florida city is best for Hispanic entrepreneurs? Survey says

Sorry, Hialeah. It’s Pembroke Pines that is nirvana for Hispanic entrepreneurs, at least according to a new WalletHub report. The Southwest Broward city ranked No. 3 on WalletHub’s 2017 Best Cities for Hispanic...

These are Florida’s best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs, according to WalletHub

Hispanics own more than 3 million businesses in the United States, and South Florida is a pretty good place for them to set up shop, says a new report. Eleven cities in...

Deadline extended until May 2: Enter American Entrepreneurship Award contest now

The American Entrepreneurship Award business plan competition offers aspiring and early stage entrepreneurs the opportunity to win a share of $125,000 as well as free mentorship and business support services. The competition is available to entrepreneurs currently living in,...
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