Stories with 'startups' tag

At Zaytouna, Syrian refugees start from scratch

WHAT SHE’S DOING: Christa Tawil believes that food can bridge the cultural gaps that separate us. That’s why she founded Zaytouna, an organization by and for Syrian refugee women to help each other resettle in South Florida and gain financial independence. At Zaytouna, the women produce homemade foods from the Middle East, such as baklava, […]

/ April 15, 2019


Wyncode Pitch Day XXVIII

Wyncode, Florida’s first brick & mortar coding bootcamp, invites you to join our 28th Pitch Day at Venture Cafe! After an intense 10 weeks, Wyncoders have poured their lives into their work, harnessing new skills and becoming web developers in the process. You will witness our new soon to be Wyncode alumni present their skills […]

/ September 25, 2018


Brian Brackeen: The truth about ‘the truth about Miami’s startup status’

Brian Brackeen is the founder of Kairos, one of Miami’s most celebrated startups. And he calls BS on claims that we struggle to scale.

/ June 26, 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


The truth about Miami’s startup status

Yes, Miami is No. 1 for startup activity. But that doesn’t tell the whole story.

/ May 24, 2017


Your View: Stop being so down on the Miami tech scene

We should stop complaining about what our tech ecosystem lacks and instead ride the wave of national attention we’re getting.

/ July 2, 2016


Miami’s next big tech win could happen where there’s the least internet

Low-income and minority communities have been left out of the digital boom. Code Fever, EcoTech Visions, and other groups are changing that.

/ June 6, 2016


Meet Ride2MD, the startup trying to fix how you get to the doctor

The Ride2MD team (Courtesy of Ride2MD) Going to the doctor or hospital is rarely joyous, but if you need help with getting there, it can be particularly daunting. “There’s a need in transporting people who have trouble getting around, who need a wheelchair or vehicle, or a helping hand to get in and out and to the […]

/ May 22, 2016


What Miami and the Startup Nation have in common

According to a Tel Aviv tech leader, our party scene and beaches are almost as important as our diversity.

/ May 15, 2016