Training

Miami Gardens XPress trains to be great

Miami Gardens was most recently the host of one of the biggest sports events in the world, but their local track-and-field program has been making headlines since 2008. Miami Gardens XPress is one of the top-ranked track-and-field programs in the country, with more than 300 members between the ages of 5 and 18. And they […]

/ February 5, 2020


Half a century of Goodwill

There are more than 475,000 people of working age living with a disability in Miami-Dade County and for decades Goodwill of South Florida has worked to train and employ people with disabilities here in the 305. They provide job training in apparel manufacturing, custodial and laundry services. And at their headquarters in Allapattah, they manufacture military uniforms […]

/ November 13, 2019


What job hunting in South Florida’s tech scene is really like

South Florida’s tech scene is growing fast — but not fast enough, or in not the right ways, for many local jobseekers.

/ October 16, 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


Christian Seale wants to help you break into the $3tril health care system

Startups and the health care industry can have trouble connecting to solve problems. Startupbootcamp is trying to fill the gap.

/ May 12, 2016


Teaching Miami to code

Coding bootcamps are changing the future of Miami’s tech scene.

/ February 15, 2016


Where can I find training and new skills?

Johanna Mikkola of Wyncode says there are more than 500,000 open computing jobs in the country due to an absence of trained developers, and that number will grow to more than 800,000 by 2020. These projects and organizations provide technology training, coding classes, and other skills to help Miamians thrive in a new technology economy.

/ November 21, 2015