Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Enterprise Florida releases economic development results for 2014-15

Enterprise Florida on Aug. 20 released updates on economic development efforts in its 2014-15 fiscal year, which included the creation of more than 33,0000 total jobs and $2.74 billion in capital investment...

Sime MIA announces conference dates, expanded focus

Sime MIA, the conference that has explored technology trends by bringing in speakers from Singularity University, Hollywood and the Oslo Freedom Forum, is returning to Miami Beach for a third year...

FAU Tech Runway Announces Open Call for Startup Applications

Applications are being accepted for the third class of Venture Vintage companies at Florida Atlantic University’s Tech Runway. Startups are sought in all industries with an emphasis in technology. The deadline for applications is Friday, Aug. 21. The program application process includes a business plan, pitch deck, three letters of recommendation and a bio for each founder. The criteria for evaluation will include, but is not limited to, the market opportunity, distinctive competence/competitive advantage, financial understanding of revenue model and investment potential.

Idea Center @MDC, Tel Aviv University’s entrepreneurship center form partnership

  “Entrepreneurship is an experiment — if you know the results, it’s not entrepreneurship,” said Oren Simanian, who heads TelAvivUniversity’s esteemed entrepreneurship center StarTau. Entrepreneurship is ingrained in Israeli culture because people had...

TEC Garage Takes Tech Companies To The Next Level

Across the Florida High Tech Corridor, dozens of new, high tech startups launch every year with an innovative idea and aspirations to take that idea to market.  But with any startup...

MDC unveils animation, gaming center

Put down your controller. Pick up your pencil. The test is about to begin. Miami Dade College is launching a new academic program in animation and gaming at its downtown Wolfson Campus...

500 Startups to launch startup growth-marketing program in Miami

500 Startups, a Silicon Valley venture capital seed fund and startup accelerator, is doubling down on its interest in Miami. In March, 500 Startups and its founder Dave McClure brought its PreMoney conference to Miami, its first foray outside Silicon Valley with that event. Thursday, the organization announced that it will launch a 10-week growth marketing program in South Florida beginning Sept. 28.

Orlando tech firm CEO talks expansion, biz diversity and touring with J.Cole

There's a good chance Les Goldberg has carried multiple backstage passes to a concert featuring your favorite music artist or entertainer, but he probably wasn't there to collect an autograph. He may have been too busy calling the shots to work the lights and visual effects that his company provides. "Right now, we're touring with J.Cole," said Goldberg, CEO of LMG LLC, an Orlando-based tech firm that provides video, audio and LED lighting support for events. "I was just at his show a couple nights ago," he said about attending the popular hip-hop artist's concert in Tampa on Aug. 16.

Venture for America adding 2nd class in Miami, with Knight support

Venture for America, a national nonprofit that recruits, trains and places top college graduates with startups, will send its second class of Fellows to Miami in August with funding from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The eight new Fellows will join six current Fellows for a two-year program working for Miami-based startups. The Fellows, who will undergo a  five-week training boot camp at Brown University before joining the startups as core team members, are recent graduates of Columbia University, University of Michigan, Vanderbilt University, Notre Dame and Morehouse College. They will be working at local firms Rokk3r Labs, AdMobilize, Kairos and Venture Hive.

Downtown Orlando’s co-working space plans expansion

After one year of occupying 17,000 square feet of space inside downtown Orlando's Church Street Exchange building, the Canvs co-working space is making plans to expand as quickly as by the end of the year. Donna...
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