14 August 2013

Miami a hot spot for VCs

Miami: A hot spot for venture capitalists | The Starting Gate: "A few weeks ago, I had my first-ever opportunity to visit the Miami startup ecosystem. I was visiting as part of Terrapinn Private Equity World, a leading private equity conference for the Latin American technology community. You might assume the event took place in Sao Paolo or Mexico City, but no, it was in Miami, and will be again in 2014. The decision to host the conference in Miami is hardly unfounded. Miami is one of the fastest growing new startup hubs in the US. As a VC, Miami is exactly the sort of place I love to invest in: a city filled with entrepreneurs who not only want to be successful in their own endeavors, but also strive to create a sustainable infrastructure for others to succeed after they do. Miami has many of the assets of an entrepreneurial hub, notably a flourishing creative community, and a strong public university system. . . . " (read more at link above)
Read more here: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/the-starting-gate/2013/08/miami-a-hot-spot-for-venture-capitalists.html#storylink=cpy

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