Stories with 'technology' tag

Future of Travel Tech Summit 2019

Travel and tourism is a very important part of Miami’s economy and generates over $25 billion annually.  As Miami’s #1 industry, it brought 15.86 million visitors to Miami-Dade County and accounted for a total hotel room supply of 60,396 in 2017 alone. With this in mind, LAB Miami Ventures decided to create the Future of Travel […]

/ December 13, 2018


Here’s how to remake your career with code

Four Wyncode grads talk about what brought them to the bootcamp, and what they’ve left with.

/ May 2, 2016


At the intersection of art and tech

Home to Art Basel, Sime MIA, and eMerge Americas, Miami is a meeting point of ideas and cultures. How have the intersections between art and tech, Latin America and the US, helped shape our growing startup scene?

/ December 7, 2015


Shaun Abrahamson’s mission to fix our cities

As technology is growing worldwide, so are cities — bringing a lot of new urban challenges. Shaun Abrahamson is on a mission to solve them.

/ November 29, 2015


Ernie Hsiung’s advice for technology talent

Ernie Hsiung used to complain about the absence of a tech community in Miami. Then he decided to help build one.

/ November 29, 2015


Laura Maydon’s search for scale-ups

When Endeavor picked Miami as its first U.S. city, Laura Maydon knew it was an opportunity to find the next generation of Miami entrepreneurs.

/ November 29, 2015


Johanna Mikkola’s quest to fill 500,000 jobs

Johanna Mikkola didn’t expect to be in Miami. But now that she is, she’s trying to change the way we prepare for work, and the way companies hire in technology.

/ November 29, 2015


Meet Miami’s maker movement

Why consume when you can create? Discover how Miami’s maker movement is changing the city with Willie Avendano and Nelson Milan, co-founders of Mindjoule.

/ May 12, 2015


Five startups that could improve Miami’s future

At last week’s Smart City Startups conference, startups showcased products that could help solve some of Miami’s biggest challenges, including economic opportunity, transportation, and sea level rise. Here’s a look at five companies with innovative ideas for tackling tough issues.

/ April 27, 2015


Your View: Higher Education and Local Government Are Holding Back Miami’s Tech Scene

Don’t believe the hype. Attorney and Code for Miami policy adviser Justin Wales says we still have a long way to go to realize Miami’s dream of being a high-tech hub. His advice? Start improving higher ed and local government.

/ February 23, 2015