Our City Thoughts: Why did you decide to create in Miami? Wyncode Founders: We love what’s happening in Miami right now, especially in tech. The city is in transformation and there is so much incredible potential. We want to play a small role in making Miami a destination for people beyond the great weather! OCT: ..
Philippe is the Co-founder of Pipeline Brickell, one of Miami’s coolest co-working spaces. He is also the founder and former CEO of SkyBank Financial. He is also founder and president of Developing Minds Foundation, a not-for-profit organization that builds schools and supports education projects in areas affected by conflict. Previously, he served in executive positions ..
By Victoria Edwards MCBC: Maintaining the Bike Scene The rain is pouring on the small clump of bikers entering into Grand Central Park after a 12.5 mile Critical Mass Ride. Dario Gonzalez, one of six co-founders of the Magic City Bicycle Collective (MCBC) is under their repair station tent, talking to a third year college ..
A new narrative for Miami is emerging, we were able to sit down with some of the speakers and attendants at the 2014 Start-up City Miami Summit. See and hear from people like Richard Florida, Carole Coletta, Colin Raney, Brian Brackeen, Melissa Medina Schunr and more who are at the forefront of a city being ..
For the second year, 700+ hardcore life hackers, start-up founders, national thought leaders, and entrepreneurship enthusiasts converged on South Beach to participate in Start-Up City: Miami. Our city, and then some, came together to really think and strategize around “urban tech”, taking root in Miami and across the world. Sound awesome? It was! As you ..
Melissa Medina-Schnur, 34, is a creative and driven business professional who can be best described as dynamic and inspired. As President of the Medina foundation, Melissa defined the foundation’s mission as funding local initiatives that focus on mentoring children and empowering families by enhancing education and quality of life. Melissa is the Vice President of ..
Fabiola Fleuranvil Miami raised, Tallahassee educated, Atlanta sharpened, and back in Miami using her social, business, and political capital to do good for something bigger than herself. Why create in Miami? Fabiola Fleuranvil: Miami is open and we’re at the cusp of breaking major ground in entrepreneurship and technology. Yes, other cities are progressive but ..
Meet the Founders of My Ceviche Roger Duarte, left the high-paced world of investment banking in 2009 and founded George Stone Crab. Since its inception, GSC has become the largest home-delivery service of stone crabs in the U.S. and the top distributor of stone crabs to Latin America. Roger has furthered his involvement in the ..
Luis Angel is the founder of GetMyRx. His mobile app connects patients with pharmacies at the tap of a button, transforming the entire medication purchase experience while reducing prescription leakage. His background is in technology and healthcare in both start-up and corporate environments with up to $500 million under his responsibility. OCT: Why did you ..
Look past your circumstances and get creative! is Felecia Hatcher’s message when she speaks to crowds around the world. For over a decade Hatcher has dedicated her life to empowering people around the world to create their own opportunities and live their passion. Hatcher has been named one of the Top 10 Superstar Entrepreneurs under ..
Rodolfo Saccoman, graduated from Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration and received his MBA from the University of Miami, Rodolfo went on to serve as the Director of Online Marketing at The Breakers Resort in Palm Beach. He spent ten years establishing & growing their online presence as well as developing several software systems. Rodolfo switched ..
Last February, Start-Up City: Miami launched. And we’re still excited! We’ve long known that Miami is the future of Start-Up, so The Atlantic’s sophomore conference is in the exact right place. “Prove it,” you might say. Well, last year’s S-U brought Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and AOL’s Steve Case to town. They took the New ..