Funding

Video: Meg Daly, the visionary behind the Underline

Meg Daly thinks great cities are defined by great public spaces, so she’s building a park. But this isn’t your ordinary park. For starters, it spans 120 acres. Running from Dadeland to Brickell, The Underline will transform the land below Miami’s Metrorail into a 10-mile linear park, biking and jogging trail, and outdoor art gallery. […]

/ February 11, 2019


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


Forget unicorns. TheVentureCity wants ‘iguanacorns’

TheVentureCity, Miami’s newest accelerator and incubator, will offer vetted startups an entire ecosystem of services, from engineering and product development to legal and financial help.

/ June 13, 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


Four things to know about Miami startups this week

Miami’s food startups take the spotlight.

/ April 14, 2017


Five things that happened on the Miami startup scene this week

Miami now has a VC-In-Residence, the Knight Foundation makes a big bet on Miami startups, and South Florida moves up a spot on the VC tables.

/ April 7, 2017


Miami’s got a startup funding problem. Corporations might be the fix.

A lack of funding for South Florida startups is galvanizing a move toward some unlikely sources for financial backing.

/ April 3, 2017


Five things to know about Miami startups this week

eMerge announces its keynote speaker, a student debt startup raises money, and an awesome VR video is recognized by YouTube.

/ March 31, 2017


Miami-based Court Buddy plans to raise $1 million to reach more ‘Forgottens’

The legal tech startup partners lawyers with people who need legal help for an initial flat fee. It’s planning to raise money to expand internationally.

/ March 29, 2017


6 things to know about Miami startups this week

Miami-Dade County’s mayor meets with Miami innovators, a Miami startup gets accepted into 500 Startups, and SpareDesk comes to the city.

/ March 24, 2017