Stories with 'around town' tag

Momentum wants to get Miami’s real estate cash into startups’ hands

Investing in a startup can seem intimidating to companies in traditional sectors like real estate, where Miami’s serious cash lies. Momentum wants to demystify the process – and in the end, get more startups to launch here and stay here.

/ March 22, 2017

With LAB Ventures, The LAB will become Miami’s tech matchmaker

The LAB, Miami’s original co-working space, launched LAB Ventures last month, which will help partner large corporations with startups that need their capital.

/ February 7, 2017

You can now tour a virtual Lincoln Road, with Miami VR startup Avenue Planet

The startup’s new app is designed as a hub for virtual reality experiences, including the ability to shop down some of the world’s most iconic avenues.

/ January 30, 2017

The Beacon Council: In 2017, startups won’t struggle so much to get local investment

The Beacon Council also wants to make it easier for startups to connect to big institutions like universities and the Jackson health system this year.

/ January 18, 2017

Beyond bootcamps: Meetups are key to tomorrow’s jobs, says Miami’s WordPress guru

He wants more big companies to start taking local talent seriously.

/ January 17, 2017

Pandwe Gibson: PortMiami and our mom-and-pops are the assets tech needs to tap

The founder of EcoTech Visions sees our export economy and small biz savvy as hidden opportunities that, when coupled with the growing tech ecosystem, can be huge in 2017.

/ January 16, 2017

Miami’s unofficial tech pessimist thinks we’ve finally gotten past the hype

Some companies have folded. That’s leaving plenty of room for the substantive companies to really take off.

/ January 15, 2017

Miami leaders talking resolutions and predictions for 2017

We’ve got them all down on paper so you can hold them to these January promises all year long.

/ January 5, 2017

We took a look back at what happened (and didn’t happen) in 2016

We asked some of the people who are molding our neighborhoods, our art scene, and the tech ecosystem to reflect on how far we came in the last 12 months Neighborhoods The 2016 resolution redux: Malik Benjamin says Miami’s still gotta find its genius There’s still a long way to go, but he thinks strong […]

/ December 28, 2016