Sun, Sand, and Software: Why Miami is Fired-Up for Tech

ReadWriteStart

People who say Austin is the “next Silicon Valley” have obviously never been to Miami. Miami has its tropical climate, world-class art scene, and ample business crowd, technology companies have found a new home-sweet-home, leaving locals wondering what took so long?

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Endeavor Miami Takes on Scaleup Challenge

The Startup Magazine

The Endeavor Miami group is one scaleup accelerator that is overcoming those challenges and having an impact on both their community and the broader world. Endeavor Miami was the first US office of the Endeavor Global organization of worldwide scaleup accelerators.

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[ADV] Get The Best Exhibition Stands In Miami Beach Easily

YoungUpstarts

Cease your search if you’re looking for stylish and trendy exhibition stands in Miami Beach that can easily bring visitors directly to your own brand without looking at others. Nstands Design Bespoke And Powerful Exhibition Stand In Miami.

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Miami: A hot spot for venture capitalists

David Teten

(from my guest column in the Miami Herald ). A few weeks ago, I had my first-ever opportunity to visit the Miami startup ecosystem. You might assume the event took place in Sao Paolo or Mexico City, but no, it was in Miami, and will be again in 2014. The decision to host the conference in Miami is hardly unfounded. Miami is one of the fastest growing new startup hubs in the US. I am confident that the best innovation in Miami is yet to come.

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Miami panel, June 17, on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices

David Teten

The HBS Club of South Florida is hosting me at a panel discussion on “Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices”, Monday, June 17, 2013, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, at Greenburg Traurig, 333 SE 2nd Avenue, 44th Floor, Miami, FL 331312. Daniel Echavarria, Director of The Lab Miami, and CEO of El Paso Advisors. I hope you can join us in Miami !

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Miami panel, June 17, on Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices

David Teten

The HBS Club of South Florida is hosting me at a panel discussion on “Angel Investing 101 – Best Practices”, Monday, June 17, 2013, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM, at Greenburg Traurig, 333 SE 2nd Avenue, 44th Floor, Miami, FL 331312. Daniel Echavarria, Director of The Lab Miami, and CEO of El Paso Advisors. I hope you can join us in Miami !

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Southern Innovation: I’ll be in Miami and Atlanta in the next few weeks

This is going to be BIG.

I’ll be at Startup Riot on Wednesday, February 16th and Superconf in Miami on the 25th and 26th. As much as I trumpet New York City as *the* place to build a company nowadays, I’m a full supporter of the meme of building where you are and what suits your company best.

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Startup a Business in Florida – Everything You Need to Know

The Startup Magazine

The Lab Miami. Entrepreneurship Legal insight business expenses business license business loan Business plan Customer base Endeavor Florida Insurance loans Location miami scaleup start a business Startup company state income taxes

More New Renaissance

deal architect

on the innovation blog Miami’s free outdoor gyms IBM’s Dr. Watson Autodesk’s Sketchbook Tidal Power. Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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More New Florence

deal architect

Miami’s New World. on the innovation blog New Life for the Palm WebOS “Content Mills” A bank or an Apple Store? The Universal Flu shot? Innovative Business Uses of Technology

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Developers Break Ground on Natiivo Austin, a High-Rise Hotel Built for Homesharing

SiliconHills

based in Miami. The transformation of Rainey Street District continues with the groundbreaking Thursday morning on Natiivo Austin. The high-rise building at 48 East Avenue is being built for home-sharing by Austin-based Pearlstone Partners and Newgard Development Group., The condos allow owners to own, stay and share their condos and is powered by Airbnb, a […]. The post Developers Break Ground on Natiivo Austin, a High-Rise Hotel Built for Homesharing appeared first on SiliconHills.

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What paddleboarding has taught me about being a balanced entrepreneur

The Next Web

Founding and running a successful business requires many skills, and propelling one’s self on a board in Miami waters is decidedly not the first one that comes to mind.

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Businesses Need Employee Engagement More Than Process

Startup Professionals Musings

The new principles of engagement, as well as the dysfunctions of the old, are well illustrated in the insightful classic book, “ Why Are There Snowblowers in Miami? ” He found the dysfunctional engagement that sent snow blowers to his store in Miami every year.

Sphero Available At Brookstone

Feld Thoughts

Miami. Miami, FL - 8888 SW 136 Street. Sphero is now available in some Brookstone stores around the US. There’s a handy map on the Sphero site and I’ll include a list at the bottom of this post.

Phunware on Acquisition Roll

Austin Startup

Phunware, the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), the first fully integrated services platform that enables brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime anywhere users worldwide, today announced that it has acquired Miami based Simplikate.

Best Locations In The US For A Tech Startup

YoungUpstarts

If you are looking for a promising tech hub to base your company in, you should strongly consider the following cities: Miami. Known as one of hottest vacation spots in the United States, Miami has been attracting quite a few tech startups over the last few years.

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Episode 75: Profit and Membership Organizations with Michelle Villalobos

Mike Michalowicz

In 2011, The Miami Herald named Michelle one of Miami’s “Top 20 under 40” and in 2013 she won The Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge for co-founding the online Personal Branding program, Make Them BEG. Also Available On. Show Summary.

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Austin Ranks First in the Nation as the Best Place for Startups

SiliconHills

Austin claimed the top spot, followed by New York, Seattle, Denver, Atlanta, San Francisco, Washington, Miami, Los Angeles and Houston. Austin ranks first in the nation for the best place for startups, according to a new survey from Sungard Availability Services. The survey ranked the cities based on startup survival rates, graduate talent and density […] The post Austin Ranks First in the Nation as the Best Place for Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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The 4 Best Cities In America For Startups

YoungUpstarts

Miami. For both lifestyle and business, Miami has a lot going for it. Miami has had an on and off relationship with dot com development for over 25 years. So, you’ve got the bug to work for yourself? There is no doubt about it, the appeal of startup culture is inarguable.

The Upcoming Weekend With My Dad In Chicago

Feld Thoughts

In the past, we’ve gone to Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Austin, Miami Beach, Las Vegas again, and a few other places. Every year, my dad and I go on a father son trip somewhere for the weekend. We go wherever he wants to go.

5 Engagement Principles Now Drive Business Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

The new principles of engagement, as well as the dysfunctions of the old, are well illustrated in a new book, “ Why Are There Snowblowers in Miami? ” He found the dysfunctional engagement that sent snow blowers to his store in Miami every year.

5 Innovative Marketing Ideas To Grow Your Dental Practice

YoungUpstarts

Lamas Dental is doing a fantastic job at it, as their ads only cater to an audience present in Miami. When someone types ‘dentists in Miami’ in the search bar, the results are presented in the form of maps.

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After Two Years in Stealth-Mode, Austin-based Wanchain Launches Digital Currency Platform

SiliconHills

After working in stealth mode for two years in China and Austin, Wanchain launched its digital currency platform this week at a Bitcoin conference in Miami. Tokenization of assets is at its inflection point. With cryptocurrencies now worth over $700 billion, the digital economy is growing wildly, but there is a problem,” Jack Lu, Founder, […]. The post After Two Years in Stealth-Mode, Austin-based Wanchain Launches Digital Currency Platform appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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Austin and San Antonio Ranked Top Metros for Startups

SiliconHills

The five metros with the highest startup activity in the 2016 index were Austin, Miami, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Las Vegas. Austin is the top spot in the country for startup activity and San Antonio earns the 13th spot on the Kauffman Foundation’s latest Startup Index. Austin ranked at the top spot in 2015 […] The post Austin and San Antonio Ranked Top Metros for Startups appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin San Antonio

Entrepreneur Runs Coding Academy To Help Students Gain Real-world Software Development Skills

Hearpreneur

Marcelo Ricigliano is the co-founder of 4Geeks Academy , a Miami based coding academy with campuses in USA, Chile and Venezuela. We are Licensed by the Florida Department of Education and we manage the coding program at Miami Dade College.

Book: On Writing

Feld Thoughts

After a long, hot run on the beach in Miami as part of my Boston Marathon training , I took a shower, a nap, and then settled in on the couch. As Amy watched the Seahawks decimate the Broncos, I read Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft. The result – Amy was sad while I was delighted. King’s book is part memoir, part instructional manual, and part motivational tool. While I read a lot, I rarely read books by writers about writing.

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Startup Boards Publisher Draft Is Finished

Feld Thoughts

We got together in Miami for a week in February to work on it together. I shipped off the publisher draft of Startup Boards last night. For those of you who haven’t written a book that means I’m in the home stretch “pre-production” – I’ll have the final draft done by 9/3 and it’ll be published by December. This has been – by far – the hardest book I’ve written so far.

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Philadelphia University Commencement Speech – May 15th 2011

Steve Blank

In the middle of a Michigan winter, I stuck out my thumb and hitchhiked to Miami, the warmest place I could think of. I managed to find a job at the Miami International Airport loading racehorses onto cargo planes. You got to be kidding… leave Miami for a war in Southeast Asia?”.

TabbedOut Raises Additional $2 Million in Venture Capital

SiliconHills

Miami-based Aeterna Capital provided the funds. TabbedOut, a mobile payments app for bars and restaurants, announced Friday it has raised $2 million more in its Series C venture round. That increases TabbedOut’s Series C round to $23.5 million. The other investors include lead investor Wellington Management Company and participating investors NEA and Morgan Creek Capital […] The post TabbedOut Raises Additional $2 Million in Venture Capital appeared first on SiliconHills.

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The Top 4 Cities To Start A Business In This Year

YoungUpstarts

Miami. One of the things that make Miami great for startups is its diverse population. Starting a successful business can be a lot of hard work. You have to think about so many factors that can determine whether you sink or swim.

Co-founder Passionate About High-quality Pre-school Programs

Hearpreneur

Previously, Roberto worked in the real estate/construction industry for two years while his wife was a preschool teacher at a small preschool in Miami. There, she saw the lack of high-quality early education programs in the Miami area. Roberto Ortega and his wife founded KLA Schools was founded in 2008. Together, they wanted to create an impact on society by providing a quality early childhood education program.

The Power of Peer Groups

Feld Thoughts

50 people showed up – 25 entrepreneurs and their partners – and we spent two days on Miami Beach hanging out and covering a lot of different topics. For the past two days I’ve been at an even called SERGE (Seasoned Entrepreneurs Gathering Exchange). I co-founded it with two long time friends, Martin Babinec (founder of Trinet ) and Keith Alper ( founder of Creative Producers Group ).

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Verizon 4G MiFi Obliterates Hotel WiFi

Feld Thoughts

On day two of my 14 day visit to Miami Beach, I realized that the hotel WiFi at the W Hotel was not going to work for me. Once again I was at a Starwood Hotel, which I love, except for the abysmal WiFi and WiFi policies. In this case, performance of WiFi in my room sucked and the cost was $15 / device / day. Upon connecting my computer and Amy’s computer, I realized I was paying $30 / day for shitty WiFi. Nope – that doesn’t work for me. I tried my iPhone 3G tethering.

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Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

In the middle of a Michigan winter, I stuck out my thumb and hitchhiked to Miami, the warmest place I could think of. I managed to find a job at the Miami International Airport loading racehorses onto cargo planes. I just finished reading J.D.

Clusters, Class, Culture and Unfair Advantages

Steve Blank

In the middle of a Michigan winter, I stuck out my thumb and hitchhiked to Miami, the warmest place I could think of. I managed to find a job at the Miami International Airport loading racehorses onto cargo planes. I just finished reading J.D.

Spiritcube Expands its Digital After Life Company to Austin

SiliconHills

The Miami-based company sells a digital-after life online package that allows people to leave behind text, photos, video and more for loved ones after [.] Want to leave a lasting legacy online long after you’ve gone to the grave? Not content to just write R.I.P. on a gravestone? Then Spiritcube has got a product for you. The post Spiritcube Expands its Digital After Life Company to Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

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You Can’t Motivate People

Feld Thoughts

I’m sitting on my balcony on the ninth floor of a hotel overlooking Miami Beach thinking about motivation. Specifically, mine. I’m deep into writing the first draft of Startup Communities and – with Amy – decided to plant myself in a warm place for two weeks as I finished up this draft. We got here late Monday night. Today is the first day I wrote any words on the book.

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Doing The Top Of Mind Drill At TechStars New York

Feld Thoughts

I was planning to come back on Friday but I decided to detour to Miami Beach to spend the weekend in the sun with Amy. I’m writing this from a plane Thursday night heading to Miami where I’m going to try to catch my breath after four deliciously intense days. On Tuesday, I spent the day at TechStars New York. After spending Monday in Washington DC for the launch of the TechStars Network, it was really fun to spend the day and go deep with the first TechStars NY class.

Things To Know When Selling Real Estate to an Investor

The Startup Magazine

Traditional house sales in Miami, for instance, may take months to sell, in finding a buyer and closing the deal. House Heroes LLC is a top home investment company in Miami, that offers residents an easy way to sell their house regardless of condition, price or circumstance.

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The Potential for Fraud Caused by the Unnecessary Mystery of the Family Office World

This is going to be BIG.

Mr. Karabel would be delighted to meet with you for breakfast/lunch or drinks at The University Club in NYC during his upcoming visit to (NYC/CT Feb 26 - March 1st) or in south Florida (Palm Beach/Boca/Miami) area.