18 May 3 Universities/Colleges that are ensuring successful Start-Ups

As the South Florida tech scene continues to rise there are 3 colleges/universities  that are making sure the pipeline for skilled workers and start ups is a constant:

  1. Start up FIU is a university-wide initiative to foster and develop innovation and entrepreneurship that pursues opportunities in The Fourth Industrial Revolution. These opportunities include the development of breakthrough technologies, the pursuit of enterprises that close social or environmental gaps and the creation of companies that can create meaningful jobs of the future. To learn more go to their website http://startup.fiu.edu. In addition to Start up FIU, FIU also has an SBDC providing small and mid level start ups with support in FIU’s College of Business. They have joined forces to bring local companies a team of highly knowledgeable business consultants to offer confidential, no-cost advising to entrepreneurs and business owners looking to grow. We are ready to help you successfully navigate the obstacles that come with all stages of the business life cycle. https://business.fiu.edu/centers/sbdc/index.cfm?utm_source=sbdcdotfiudotedu&utm_medium=redirect&utm_campaign=sbdc
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  3. Miami Dade College: Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses has partnered with Miami Dade College to provide small business owners in the greater Miami area with access to practical business courses, financial capital, and powerful networking opportunities to help their businesses grow. Through the support of the Goldman Sachs Foundation, business owners selected to participate will receive a scholarship covering the full cost of tuition and program materials. To see if you qualify for the cohort click link http://www.mdc.edu/10ksb/
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  5. University of Miami: The Launch Pad is a co-curricular university-wide entrepreneurship resource and program. It aims to make the practice of entrepreneurship available to all students and alumni in the University and to enable and encourage them to start their ventures in the University’s region.
    The Launch Pad defines entrepreneurship as the transformation of an innovation into an enterprise that generates value. Its program is an exercise in experiential capitalism, grounded in the conviction that entrepreneurship is best—and perhaps only—learned by doing it for real.  Learn more  http://thelaunchpad.org