Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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,...

Susan Perry of SpeechMED honored by AARP for innovation helping older Americans

Susan Perry, founder and CEO of Miami-based SpeechMED, is one of AARP’s  50+ Innovation Leaders, an AARP initiative administered by MedCity News to recognize entrepreneurs, companies and ideas behind innovative new...

Young Miami entrepreneur Andres Cardona honored by Gov. Scott

On Tuesday, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Gov. Rick Scott recognized Andres Cardona, 23, with the Young Entrepreneur Award. Cardona is the founder and CEO of Elite Basketball Academy,...

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...
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