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Video: Meet Overtown’s RBG, Ms. Jackie Bell

At 81, Jackie Bell is far from retirement. She may not have a computer or a smartphone, but what she lacks in technology, she makes up for in resilience. She remembers the Overtown she grew up in, before the construction of I-95 drove businesses out of the community. “You didn’t know you were segregated,” she […]

/ January 10, 2019


Video: History meets hospitality at the Copper Door B&B

Chefs Jamila Ross and Akino West recently converted an abandoned 1940s motel in historic Overtown into a vintage-styled bed-and-breakfast concept that’s equal parts love and hospitality. The Copper Door B&B features 22 rooms, three private suites, and a banquet table where travelers can share stories over a homemade breakfast prepared by the couple. Sure, you’ve […]

/ January 3, 2019


Video: Forget what you think you know about Overtown

Overtown is a neighborhood that knows all about change. Once considered “The Harlem of the South,” it was the gathering place for musicians such as Duke Ellington, Sammy Davis Jr. and Billie Holiday. But when the construction of I-95 divided the neighborhood into quadrants in the 1960s, Overtown’s economic stability collapsed, and so did its […]

/ December 17, 2018


Female tech leaders: Gender equality is a long way off for Miami’s tech scene

But with women in leadership positions at many of the top tech players, we’ve got a real shot at being better than the rest.

/ August 13, 2017


The five most promising startups in Broward

Entrepreneurial ecosystems don’t have strict geographic boundaries. That’s why we’re highlighting Broward County startups we think show promise and are contributing to Miami.

/ July 14, 2017


How CIC Miami dominated Miami’s startup ecosystem in less than a year

In less than a year, one building has managed to position itself as the epicenter of Miami’s startup ecosystem, forcing other hubs to alter their course.

/ July 4, 2017


The five most promising Miami startups we met at eMerge

We met many startups at eMerge Americas 2017, but five stood out for the promise of their products and the momentum they’re showing.

/ June 15, 2017


Wynwood Yard is a lowkey startup and culture incubator

Wynwood Yard has gone from a barren plot of land to a thriving cultural center and startup incubator in just 1.5 years, despite a Zika scare that threatened it all.

/ May 31, 2017


Radiate Miami is changing the city culture by changing the culture in your gut

Miami’s riding a wellness wave – and entrepreneurs like Susan Duprey are getting on it.

/ May 10, 2017


South Florida got its first high-profile startup exit this week

CIC Miami prepares for another “launch,” NewCo arrives in Miami, and the Miami Herald’s Business Plan Challenge declares its finalists.

/ April 21, 2017