Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Endeavor taps EveryMundo, Yandiki to join global network

EveryMundo is a marketing technology company serving the travel and hospitality industry. Yandiki leverages the cloud to connect enterprises with on-demand talent. The founders of these two young Miami companies were...

Meet an entrepreneur competing at TechCrunch’s first SoFla pitch-off

Jordan Shidlofsky is a sarcastic person and it often gets him in trouble via text message, where words can easily be misinterpreted. The conundrum inspired the 28-year-old to create ContextIsKey, a mobile...

Endeavor selects FIGS, SkyPatrol for global network

The founders of two Miami area companies, a fashion-forward medical apparel venture and a vehicle-tracking technology company, were selected as Endeavor Entrepreneurs on Friday. Trina Spear and Heather Hasson, founders of FIGS,...

Miami Techweek: uberPITCH, LAUNCH winners are…

Rokk3r Labs and Uber South Florida teamed up to bring UberPITCH to Miami during Miami Tech Week – delivering potential investors on-demand to participating entrepreneurs through the Uber app. From the pitches that...

Startups out to build a mindful Miami

Miami a magnet for mindfulness? Really? If you are reading this stuck in Interstate 95 gridlock, stressed out at work, or distressed by news of yet another senseless shooting death or an...

These Central Florida entrepreneurs are using an app to make running a virtual reality

  A pair of Lakeland entrepreneurs want to turn your routine run into a trip through the Redwoods country of Northern California, a Dublin pub crawl or a fantasy jaunt with Alice...

Entrepreneurship fund aims to help small businesses

The seed for starting the Greater Pensacola Entrepreneur Fund was planted about nine years ago during a trip to Asheville, N.C., by local businessman and philanthropist Quint Studer. The founder of the...

Startup Spotlight: The Wynwood Coloring Book

Company name: The Wynwood Coloring Book, by AimfulMedia Headquarters: MADE at the Citadel, 8325 NE Second Ave., Miami Concept: The Wynwood Coloring Book is a coloring book for adults inspired by the world famous street art of Wynwood.

Airbnb-style startup launches in Orlando, partners with local universities

Entrepreneur Zee Asghar knows firsthand about the headache of finding a host family when studying abroad, which is what led to his Airbnb-style startup. The 33-year-old law school graduate from the University of Floridaalso attended Queen Mary...

Miami’s path toward shared prosperity as a creative and inclusive global city

Miami and Miami Beach, once a refuge for retirees and those looking for fun and sun is on the rise as a great economic powerhouse, according to a new report from Florida International...
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