Technology

What do you know about the Internet of Things (IOT)

02 Jun What do you know about the Internet of Things (IOT)

What is the Internet of Things (IoT)?  The term was supposedly coined back in 1999 by Kevin Ashton while he was working for Proctor & Gamble. The definition of IoT is the inter-networking of physical devices, vehicles, buildings (also referred to as “connected devices” and “smart devices”), and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity which enables these objects to collect and exchange data. This is in laymen’s terms the new internet on steroids, which is basically connected to everything. I would like to share with you ten trends that were at the forefront of the...

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Start Up

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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07 Oct New SBA Cybersecurity Webpage Provides Tools, Info and Learning Resources for Small Businesses

The U.S. Small Administration unveiled today (Oct. 5th) a new cybersecurity webpage for small businesses at www.sba.gov/cybersecurity on the 12th anniversary of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The SBA launched the online tools and resources to highlight 'Cybersecurity at Work' from October 5-9th and in recognition of President Obama's annual proclamation to educate Americans about cyberthreats and cybersafety. "Cybersecurity is one of our nation's most pressing national security priorities, and America's 28 million small businesses, which create two out of every three new jobs in the U.S., are especially at risk. Small employers are quickly becoming a larger market for criminals looking to access...

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30 Sep Miami Organizations Teaching The Tech Skills Of The Future

Miami is not only a rising tech hub because startups, big and small, are emerging, and giant tech companies moving in, but because Miami is becoming an ideal place to pick-up top technical skills, whether you want them to build a business of your own, or work for others. If you're looking to learn the skills of the future, or add to the ones you already have while becoming a part of Miami's tech community, below are a few area coding organizations you should consider. Launch Code What makes Launch Code unique is that the organization is concerned about social issues plaguing...

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09 Sep 4 Local and Regional Tech Conferences In 2016 To Get Ready For Now!

In the last few weeks, we've covered topics catering to the aspiring tech entrepreneur. From our favorite co-working spaces in Miami and around South Florida that we think will help you and your business thrive, to our favorite startups and startup innovators in South Florida and the Caribbean to inspire you, to a few fundamentals all entrepreneurs new to startup life should know. Today, we advise on some of the best tech conferences right in your own community designed to help you keep learning and growing your business. Black Tech Week Aiming to add more impactful programming around Black History Month, Black...

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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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23 Jul 3 Biodiversity Movements Saving Our Oceans

Our oceans are in trouble. Lionfish have overpopulated the waters and are preying on other fish. Pollution, harmful algae and rising ocean temperatures due to climate change is killing the coral reefs. And then there's human activity like overfishing that adds to the demise of our oceans and the life contained in them. Everyone depends on oceans for something whether it's for their food or their livelihood. And the sustainability of healthy oceans is everyone's responsibility. Everyone everywhere can do something everyday to improve the health of our oceans. But, the Ocean Health Index, the Blue Growth Network and the...

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08 Jul 3 Co-Working Spaces Nurturing Miami’s Emerging Tech Community

Miami is on the rise, becoming a respected place to be if you’re a budding or seasoned startup entrepreneur. And many tech leaders agree that no one can succeed in a bubble. Good thing Miami has plenty of spaces to create, from incubators to accelerators to co-working spaces that provide resources, access to key industry people, community and the opportunity to collaborate with other creative types. Check out the co-working spaces we know well and recommend if you’re starting up in the Miami area. The LAB Miami Located in an 10,000 square foot artsy warehouse in the Wynwood Arts District, you become...

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17 Jun Regional Tech Summit Panel Agenda Released

We released our full list of speakers for our much anticipated Regional Tech Summit and we are now excited to present the seven intriguing topic discussions that will be explored at #RTS15! Each topic has a distinct focus on economy, technology, diversity, education, and entrepreneurship in both the Caribbean and South Florida. Below is the agenda for the Regional Tech Summit, June 25th.   There are less than 2 weeks until the Regional Tech Summit! Register here....

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