Author Archives: Chinedu Collins

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The 2017 Easter #Brunch Experience

The 2017 Easter #Brunch Experience

There is no reason for you to be hopping all over town for Easter Brunch on Sunday, April 16, whether you have family in town or not. Easter brunch has been a synonymous tradition for as long as we can remember. It goes together like Bacon and Eggs, Shrimp N’ Grits and Skirt Steak and Chimichurri. Below I have compiled a round-up of some of the best

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Artist insight : Claes Oldenburg

  Claes Oldenburg is an American sculptor, best known for his public art installations typically featuring very large replicas of everyday objects. Born in 1929 in Sweden, Oldenburg spent much of his adolescence in the United States, before moving permanently to New York in 1956. Oldenburg studied at the Art Institute of Chicago and subsequently


Civic Leaders Converge at Venture Hive To Talk Immigration

On Tuesday, February 21, Venture Hive hosted Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Congressman Carlos Curbelo, City of Miami Commissioner Francis Suarez, members of the local press, and our community of entrepreneurs for a timely event to highlight the entrepreneurial spirit of Miami’s immigrant community. A televised press conference was held to bring attention to the importance of immigration to Miami’s economy,

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Governor Rick Scott Honors Two Venture Hive Entrepreneurs

Florida Governor Rick Scott hosted the 2017 Jobs Summit in Orlando on February 2-3, 2017 and brought together business, education, economic development and community leaders from across Florida. Topics discussed included how to keep bringing new jobs to Florida and ensuring positive statewide economic development. Governor Scott was quoted saying, “The 2017 Jobs Summit will connect business,


Venture Hive Prep Student is going to MIT!

It is with great excitement that we highlight the success of a Venture Hive Prep program student! Ivan Shestopalov, a high school senior at School for Advanced Studies – Wolfson Campus, earned admission to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Ivan has chosen to attend MIT and begin his collegiate career in Boston where he plans to study computer science.

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Venture Hive visits MENA and Africa

Dr. Susan Amat was a keynote speaker and attendee at the Egypt Entrepreneurship Forum on March 6, 2017. In addition to speaking at the Forum, she will be involved with a high-level meeting with Egyptian policy makers around trade and logistics and entrepreneurship development. Dr. Amat was also recently named to the international board for Global

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The MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida will be hosting a panel discussion on March 30, 2017. Come listen to a panel discussion featuring 4 professional investors in early stage businesses. Hear what models they use to invest in, support, and help grow the companies they work with.  Most high-growth start-ups are fueled by capital – product development, staffing,


10x10KCuba Entrepreneurs Receive Training at Venture Hive

Venture Hive was proud to host recipients of the 10x10kCuba startup competition. The organization’s primary focus is to help talented programmers and entrepreneurs in Cuba by providing competition winners with the resources and means to advance their businesses. The culmination of 10x10KCubaprogramming is to have winners come to the United States, and this year, Miami was