Author Archive for: OCT Admin

Wyncode, Co-Founders

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: What does your org do?

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Recap: AtlanticLive Start-up City Miami 2014

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 might know from our pre-event

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Melissa Medina-Schnur, eMerge Americas

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 Strategic Engagement of the Technology

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Fabiola Fleuranvil, New Leaders Taskforce

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 it’s saturated, highly competitive, and

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Luis Angel, GetMyRx Founder

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 create in Miami? LA: GetMyRx

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Rodolfo Saccoman, AdMobilize Founder

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 gears thereafter and began a

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GET HYPED for Start-Up City: Miami

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 World Stage and told us

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Roxanna Elden, Author

Roxanna Elden is an English and writing teacher at Hialeah High School. She is also the author of See Me After Class: Advice for Teachers by Teachers, a funny, honest, practical guide with stories and tips from teachers around the country. The book has helped thousands of new teachers navigate potential pitfalls as they transition from training to the classroom. OCT: What do

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