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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: 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...

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22 Oct Who’s Funding Women-Led Startups? These Sites On Our Radar!

There is no shortage of negative press about women entrepreneurs in the tech space, and their lack of access to much-needed capital to scale and grow their businesses. But we usually ask question and seek the answers to 'What's working?' here are Miami Caribbean Code headquarters. One of the things we've been learning that's really been working for women in turning their challenges and good ideas into companies creating useful products and services is crowdfunding and women-backed venture capital funds. Below are a few that's caught our attention and has stayed on our radar. Female Founders Fund Born out of her own...

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23 Sep 3 Miami Accelerators/Incubators To Help You Advance Your Startup

Miami is bursting with new and innovative startup entrepreneurs and businesses. Don't believe us? Google any list of 'Best Places to Start a Business' type articles with top media sources as proof to the claim! Then, pack your bags, bring your sunnies and your good ideas with you and head for South Florida. Plan on partnering with any one of these accelerators/incubators to help you evolve your ideas into a scalable business, or take your existing business to  next level status. Venture Hive  Located in downtown Miami, Venture Hive offers a startup accelerator program dedicated to helping entrepreneurs grow their technology businesses...

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03 Sep New To Startup Life? 5 Terms You Need To Know

If you have an idea for a business, and you're just getting acquainted with the ins and out of startups and startup life, there are a few words you've probably already heard tossed around and used interchangeably. Like, angel investor and venture capitalist? What are they? What's more, what is the difference? Maybe you've wondered what co-working is exactly, why are co-working spaces popping up all over the place, and should you be co-working, too? Though there are plenty of terms to know, we briefly breakdown a few of the most commonly used ones in the world of tech startups we...

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12 Aug 5 More Fundamental Things Aspiring Startup Entrepreneurs Need To Know

Last week, we gave you 5 fundamentals essential to know if you're a new startup entrepreneur, or planing to be. But, of course, there are more than just 5 important things you must know. So, we wanted to provide you with a few more. Following are 5 more things investors look for when evaluating your company as a potential investment. What makes your startup unique? It may be true that everything has been thought of and done before. If this is true, that's no excuse not to pursue your idea and be innovative with your product. How is you invention cheaper, faster...

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05 Aug 5 Fundamental Things Aspiring Startup Entrepreneurs Need To Know

Just about every aspiring startup entrepreneur is hoping, praying and planning to get funding that lets them continue working in their passion and make a difference in their communities. The beginning stage of starting up is often fun and frightening, too. For dedicated entrepreneurs, business challenges will soon come. Following are 5 fundamentals of getting funded to help make the road to startup success a little less bumpy.   Must have prototype  Before looking for investors, be sure to have a prototype of your product to help them decide if they should consider investing in your startup. A prototype, sometimes referred to as a...

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29 Jul 4 Miami Startups Bring The Heat!

Quite a few startups in and around Miami are heating up the city's tech scene. They place in top startup competitions for their innovations and take home big funding dollars. All of the  new startup launches and pitch competition wins contribute to the buzz of Miami being the new tech hub where aspiring entrepreneurs, investors and businesses (Hello Twitter) want to be. Following are 4 of our favorite startups generating the buzz and bringing the heat to Miami. Symptify The internet puts information at our fingertips almost instantly. Many turn to the internet first for information when experiencing symptoms of illness, but...

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