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EMERGE AMERICAS 2017 #HACKATHON

EMERGE AMERICAS 2017 #HACKATHON

Leading up to the event, eMerge Americas, the technology conference connecting revolutionary startups, cutting-edge ideas, and global industry leaders and investors from Latin America, North America and Europe, announced that the Hackathon will be back during its fourth edition to highlight some of the brightest tech talent and most promising startups in South Florida. The

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#VentureLawProject Upgrades their Board to 2.0

Dade Legal Aid recently announced the launch of Venture Law 2.0 and introduced new advisory board members. Launched with seed funding from The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation in 2014 as Dade Legal Aid’s Venture Law Project, today Venture Law 2.0 continues to serve South Florida’s thriving entrepreneurial community as a hub for

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Family Life Wins Grand Prize at 34th Edition of Miami Film Festival

At an awards ceremony on Saturday, March 11, 2017 in downtown Miami’s Olympia Theater, Chilean filmmakers Cristian Jiménez and Alicia Scherson’s Family Life (Vida De Familia) won the Knight Competition Grand Jury Prize of the 34th annual Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival, the only major film festival worldwide produced by a college or university.

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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,

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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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A PANEL DISCUSSION REGARDING EARLY STAGE CAPITAL FOR ENTREPRENEURS

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,

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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

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