Tech

How a scholarship helped this self-taught Miami coder level up his skills

Carlos Arevalo moved to Miami as a kid from Colombia and was able to become a coder thanks to Ironhack’s support and curriculum.

/ August 6, 2019


How can Miami become more resilient? The Resilient 305 strategy has dozens of suggestions

The Resilient 305 strategy is an effort to help Miami become more resilient, to address the climate crisis, and to make sure those plans include a diverse mix of people.

/ May 29, 2019


How one couple is creating coding job opportunities for South Floridians

Juha and Johanna Mikkola launched Wyncode in 2014. (📸: Photo provided) Johanna and Juha Mikkola were happy living in Toronto. Johanna was working for the National Hockey League while Juha had his own e-commerce business. The Mikkolas are Finnish and moved to Canada in 2001. Yet, the couple said they felt unfulfilled. They wanted to […]

/ April 11, 2019


Video: Redesigning the Rickenbacker with Plan Z

Architect Bernard Zyscovich has (another) plan for Miami. But this time, instead of building upwards, he’s building outwards. Plan Z is the latest proposal in an effort to knock Miami off the list of most dangerous cities to walk or bike in the country. The comprehensive transportation plan aims to change the Rickenbacker’s notoriety for […]

/ February 1, 2019


Looking for a new podcast? Here’s 16 made in Miami shows to check out

We compiled a list of podcasts that are made right here in the 305 or that focus on Miami and our fair Sunshine State.

/ April 10, 2018


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


How 700 volunteer hackers across the U.S. came together to aid Irma relief

IrmaResponse.org was the work of 700 volunteer hackers across the U.S. who used Slack to coordinate assistance for Hurricane Irma.

/ September 19, 2017


Zuke Music wants to rock a LinkedIn for the music community

On Tuesday, Zuke Music, a platform for connecting music professionals, took home the first-place, $10,000 prize in the Babson WIN Lab-Miami’s pitch competition for its first cohort.

We spoke with founder Arielle Cohen about how she got the idea for the startup and her plans going forward.

/ April 30, 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