Saturday, February 24, 2018

New PowerMoves program in Miami helps black and Hispanic entrepreneurs

PowerMoves, an organization that works with budding entrepreneurs who are black and Hispanic, will start operating in Miami in February. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is investing $1.2 million...

Games galore and more: Inside look at OrlandoiX

The Orange County Convention Center was a geek and entrepreneur's paradise this past weekend. OrlandoiX, a five-day digital conference, kicked off its gaming experience and Startup Summit series on Oct. 3 at the Orange County...

Conservative PAC targets Elon Musk, SpaceX

Elon Musk’s company, SpaceX, has shaken up the space industry and has launched rockets from Florida’s Space Coast regularly in the past few years. But the company is now the target of...

Orlando’s Solodev gets early boost from new Amazon service

An Orlando tech company is among the first 21 pushed by Amazon Web Services in a new offering that helps connect consumers with so-called “software as a service” businesses. The integration makes...

‘Spark’ here and ‘Spark’ there has different organizations trying to bring people downtown

There’s a lot of “Spark” to Jacksonville these days. In fact there’s so much that two organizations are now advocating the same “Spark District” in downtown but for slightly different reasons. Thursday, a...

Startup Weekend Education @ FIU: And the winners are …

What an amazing honor to be a Judge with Startup Weekend Education (#swedumiami) at FIU this past Sunday, May 15. The judges heard pitches from 8 teams, some teams with members...

Could Uber’s Shark Tank-on-the-go feature hit Orlando?

It's no wonder why young startups take to popular ride-share company Uber. Not only does the company embrace a new standard of transportation using a mobile app, but it's coming up with...

Orlando businessman cites Fifth Amendment in bankruptcy case

An Orlando businessman, Ishrat Rehmetullah, is citing the Fifth Amendment against self-incrimination while arguing in federal bankruptcy court that he shouldn’t have to disclose all of his assets. Remetullah and his wife,...

Latin American and Caribbean entrepreneurs complete Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative in Miami

On Friday, November 4, young entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean pitched their business plans to a panel of local judges at Florida International University’s Brickell campus. The pitch session...

CareerSource to host entrepreneur events

CareerSource North Central Florida will host a number of events aimed at startups and entrepreneurs, including a startup showcase, manufacturing job fair and a sneak peek at the new downtown Gainesville...
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