Stories with 'tech' tag

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

Miami women to watch

Back in the 1890s when Miami was considered swampland, Julia Tuttle saw its potential and convinced industrialist Henry Flagler to extend his railway from Palm Beach down to Miami. And that’s a major part of how Miami got its start. In fact, Miami is widely considered the only major American city founded by a woman. […]

/ March 28, 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

There’s talent west of I-95. Come and get it.

The west side of Miami doesn’t have the creative collisions of Downtown and Wynwood, but if we don’t trek there, we’ll miss some big opportunities.

/ April 4, 2017

What to know about Miami startups this week

This week: A new domain name is born in Miami, South Florida’s health tech scene gets another win, and why 91 percent of tech professionals say they’d leave their current jobs.

/ March 17, 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

The 2016 resolution redux: Willie Avendano thinks we’re growing up, but not fast enough

Looking back on his reflections for last year, Willie Avendano thinks Miami’s tech scene is still in the kindergarten stage. But he thinks this is the year for us to start working on building the missing piece that’s keeping us from graduating.

/ December 20, 2016

The 2016 resolution redux: Natalia Martinez-Kalinina says the tech scene still needs to mature

Miami hasn’t matured as much as Natalia Martinez-Kalinina would have liked, she thinks next year will bring more avenues for exchange between the centers of innovation in Latin America and Miami.

/ December 20, 2016

Your face gave Brian Brackeen and Kairos their best year yet

Kairos, a facial recognition company, grew by more than 7,000 percent in 2016. No, that’s not a typo.

/ December 19, 2016