Urban US on Smart City Startups

Urban US on Smart City Startups


Urban US on Smart City Startups

Urban.Us is organized by Shaun Abrahamson + Stonly Baptiste these two guys are on a mission to identify, fund, and grow smart city startups poised to effectively solve urban problems. Their focus on startups working with cities is a trend on the rise, that impacts local governments to better cope with matters like public transportation, mobility, and transparency.  Both ..

Micro Theater Taking Root in Miami

Micro Theater Taking Root in Miami


Micro Theater Taking Root in Miami

  Words & Photography: Ilana Berman In the heart of Downtown Miami lie seven shipping containers. They typically carry things like canned goods and washing machines. But inside these graffiti decorated containers is something very different: theater. Two and half years ago, Jorge Monje brought an innovative theater concept from Spain to Miami. He envisioned short ..

Camila Souza, From PFunk to Tech Cocktails

Camila Souza, From PFunk to Tech Cocktails


Camila Souza, From PFunk to Tech Cocktails

Camila Souza or Cami as her friends call her was born in Brazil and raised in Peru, a globe trotter whose communications work has spanned from organizations like Greenpeace International, The Organization of Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) and Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) where she worked to empower the indigenous community of Mapuches in ..

Decharging a Buzzword at eMerge Americas 2014

Decharging a Buzzword at eMerge Americas 2014


Decharging a Buzzword at eMerge Americas 2014

By Adam Goldberg There’s something going around Emerge this inaugural year. No, not advertisements disguised as panel questions (that happens at every conference). It’s this word, the same way 2013’s word was “Social Media”. When we were kids, anything from a too-clever question to a chair-slamming tantrum was considered “disruptive”. Kids would trudge (or get ..

Manny Medina, The Vision Behind eMerge Americas

Manny Medina, The Vision Behind eMerge Americas


Manny Medina, The Vision Behind eMerge Americas

Watch this candid power breakfast with Manny Medina and his daughter Melissa Medina, as they talk about the eMerge Americas Conference, success, naysayers, and a vision for Miami’s future. Manuel D. “Manny” Medina is “one of South Florida’s most successful tech entrepreneurs”, noted for selling his Terremark data services company in 2012 to Verizon Communications ..