Friday, October 20, 2017

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...

What it’s like to run a billion-dollar startup — at age 28

Sergey Petrossov, the 28-year-old founder of JetSmarter, says when you go all-in as an entrepreneur, you don’t look back. That may be, but 2016 must have provided quite a tailwind. In December, the...

Digital tech firm CEO on being part of Creative Village, creating ‘upward of 300...

The digital technology company that late last year was rumored to be eyeing Orlando for relocation confirmed the news on March 14 — and it’s expected to have an even bigger-than-expected...
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