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Tech firm expands, relocates in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood

Wynwood Walls, near the site of the Maker Faire. The event also highlighted Wynwood's neighborhood and cultural scene.

Published by South Florida Business Journal

Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood is gaining another technology firm’s headquarters – this time for mobile payment company YellowPepper.

The company said it is moving its corporate headquarters from Aventura to Wynwood, and hiring 10 new digital/software developers in the meantime. YellowPepper provides mobile banking and payment applications, mostly in Latin America.

“Wynwood is becoming the hub for creativity and tech development in Miami,” YellowPepper COO Alberto Bonetti said. “It has a really creative vibe there, and we want [the new hires] to capture that and interact with that.” Continue Reading →

Juan Pablo Cappello at #RASUFest

Published by PulsoSocial.

The best moment to create a company and become an entrepreneur is now,” Juan Pablo Cappello told the #RASUFest audience this week in Santiago. An investor in over 20 companies and a co-founder of crowdfunding platform Idea.me, Cappello spoke with PulsoSocial after his presentation about what needs to change in Latin America’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Continue Reading →

Rokk Miami plans roadmap for tech hub

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Published by The Miami Herald

By Nancy Dahlberg

What does Miami need to put it on the map as a vibrant tech hub?

That’s the focus of Monday’s Rokk Miami, which will bring together up to 140 people from the community — entrepreneurs, foundations, government leaders, educators, big businesses and others — to assemble a roadmap for building a tech hub. Rokk Miami will be hosted by Miami Beach-based Rokk3r Labs, the Knight Foundationand Brad Feld, the well-known investor and author of Startup Communities: Building an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Your City who will be at the event to advise and help guide the roadmap process.

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5 social media predictions for 2013

Published by The Starting Gate

The LAB Miami is flying in digital marketing expert Katya Constantine to lead a  workshop on customer acquisition and digital marketing that will address how to best use the channels to acquire and retain customers, how to optimize your costs and track and measure performance. More details on the workshop, taking place May 6, are here:http://labcustomeracquisition.eventbrite.com. Below is her guest post.

By Katya Constantine

Katya

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RokkMiami Will Rock Your World

It is almost here…

Brad Feld, Rokk3r Labs and Knight Foundation are hosting:

‘Rokk Miami: A Roadmap for Miami’s
Startup and Technology Community’

A first of its kind event where entrepreneurs and the Miami community come together to map the way towards an innovation and technology driven ecosystem. Check the details at www.rokkmiami.co

April 29th, 2013.

Check out the promo video here

Startups get on the bus to bridge geographic divide

Published By The Starting Gate

Score one for organically grown tri-county collaboration.

For the first time, startup groups teamed up to offer a bus from Boca to Refresh Miami’s event at The LAB Miami in Wynwood on Wednesday night, with a stop in Hollywood. About 25-30 took the bus and the cost was covered by generous donations. The next bus experiment will be next week — Monday — this time from Miami to the Startup Delray’s Hack the Library event and is also free (more details about the event and Startup Delray are below).

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Not Your Traditional Incubator: Rokk3r Labs, a Hybrid Investor-Accelerator

Published by Entrepreneur

Frustration often leads to innovation. For Miami-based entrepreneurs Nabyl Charania and German Montoya, slow product launches proved to be their inspiration.

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Collaborative Intelligence: how collaborating across industries turns ideas into a business

Published by The Starting Gate

What happens when an advertising entrepreneur, mobile interface designer and communications expert come together serendipitously to create the next great mobile app?

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