Lab On Lincoln: Trailer

Watch as the Rokk3r Labs team ignite Miami’s entrepreneurial community. The trailer of the four part series.

Why 90% of Startups Fail

Published by Mashable

A new inforgraphic from Allmand Law analyzes the successes and failures of well-known tech startups from Zynga and Shopkick to AirTime and MySpace, helping us understand why some companies fall short

There are several layers to a strong entrepreneurial ecosystem

Published by The Starting Gate

Local efforts to accelerate an entrepreneurial ecosystem in Miami got a big lift last week when Endeavor, the global nonprofit that selects, mentors and supports high-impact entrepreneurs, announced it is setting up its first U.S. affiliate in Miami.

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The road to .CO: a Colombia-Miami startup story

Published by The Starting Gate

The story of .CO Internet is powered by passion and perseverance –- and yes, the idea was even pitched on a napkin.

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Aaron Swartz’s Suicide Prompts MIT Soul Searching

Published by Time

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has launched an internal investigation into the school’s involvement in the suicide of 26-year-old computer programmer and Internet activist Aaron Swartz, MIT’s president L. Rafael Reif said Sunday. Swartz was accused of breaking into MIT’s computer system in order to access academic articles and make them available for free on the Internet.

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A perfect storm is brewing in Miami, and it’s not a hurricane

Published by Upstart Business Journal

Andres Moreno moved his startup from Venezuela to Silicon Valley in 2006, with hopes of raising funds and making it big. By all definitions, Open Englishhas done just that.

With 60,000 Latin American people learning English on its online platform and $55 million in venture capital funds, Moreno is upending the traditional, time-intensive and costly bricks-and-mortar language education industry.

But it isn’t in Silicon Valley where the company thrives. It’s Miami.

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Small Business vs. Startup with Steve Blank

Steve unpacks the the fundamental differences between small business and startup. Steve Blank was part of/or founded eight venture-backed companies, four of which went public.

View from a Road Warrior: Building a tri-county tech community

By Rosston Meyer

Tech entrepreneurs scattered throughout Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties face challenges to establish and expand support services outside of the metropolitan Miami locale. I have firsthand experience as an involved participant in the tech community, while living in central Palm Beach County. This post explores the genesis of the tri-county tech support system presently emerging outside of Miami.

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