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Jenna Buehler

  • Communities

    Above: Lilia Luciano, founder of CoInspire, and Jim McKelvey, co-founder of LaunchCode, an emerging nonprofit that has helped 300 South Florida residents  learn to code, discuss next steps in better connecting residents with jobs. Photo by Jenna Buehler. Jim McKelvey, co-founder of the $6 billion company Square, which debuted last month on the New York […]

    Article · December 11, 2015 by

  • Communities

    Aimee Rawlins (left), startup and innovation editor at CNNMoney, moderated a discussion with Anand Shah of BMW Impact Ventures, Kyle Doerksen of Future Motion, Tiffany Chu of Transitmix, Sabrina Sussman of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America), and Chris Thomas, founder and partner at Fontinalis, on how to best disrupt models of mobility […]

    Article · April 27, 2015 by

  • Communities

    Photo: Andrés Duany, partner at Duany Plater-Zyberk & Co. in Miami, left, and Hank Dittmar, former chief executive of The Prince’s Foundation in London. Courtesy of Urban Land Institute.  Developers from around the world took part in discussions on small-scale projects to revitalize urban neighborhoods last week at the Hilton Miami Downtown. That was the focus […]

    Article · April 22, 2015 by

  • Communities

    Marco Giberti, right, a Latin American angel investor and entrepreneur, with serial entrepreneur Ola Ahlvarsson. Photo by Jenna Buehler. The growth in Miami’s startup ecosystem over the last five years compelled Ola Ahlvarsson, a Sweden-based investor and serial entrepreneur, to immerse himself in the creative energy of South Florida, where he already had a second […]

    Article · April 9, 2015 by

  • Arts

    Anais Perez, 17, a student at Doral Performing Arts & Entertainment Academy and a 2015 YoungArts Winner in Visual Arts (above), joins the newest class of YoungArts finalists this week. Photo provided by YoungArts. This post has been updated.  YoungArts Miami will celebrate its newest class of 100 South Florida artists by hosting a series […]

    Article · March 10, 2015 by

  • Communities

    Brian Breslin, founder of the networking and workshop series Refresh Miami, and Brian Brackeen, founder of Kairos, a facial recognition software company that was nominated as one of the Wall Street Journal’s 2013 startups of the year, discuss the ups and downs of launching a startup. Photo by Preston Tesvich. Two years ago, Brian Breslin, […]

    Article · February 27, 2015 by

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    At the Learn.Do.Share. workshop hosted by FilmGate Interactive this weekend, team “Raise The Earth” presented their ideas to make South Florida more of a place where people are motivated to take sustainable actions. The ideas presented by (left to right) Amy Molina, Tristan Calay, Teiheim Edwards, Sarah Engel, Meyling Yi, Brian Martinez, and Steven Espinoza […]

    Article · February 10, 2015 by

  • Communities

    Above: At Wednesday’s Miami Finance Forum event, Manuel Medina, founder of Medina Capital, said Miami is “at the forefront of becoming the tech hub of the Americas.” Photo by Jenna Buehler More than 300 executives, investors, and entrepreneurs attended “Mapping Miami’s Financial Future” hosted by the Miami Finance Forum at the downtown Conrad hotel Wednesday. Champions of the city’s […]

    Article · February 5, 2015 by

  • Communities

    Jim McKelvey, co-founder of Square, right, announced the first LaunchCode Miami class will take place March 3. Wifredo Fernandez, director of CREATE Miami, left, and Leandro Finol, executive director of the Idea Center, asked McKelvey about the challenges and opportunities he has discovered in South Florida. Photo by Preston Tesvich. One solution to Miami’s tech […]

    Article · January 16, 2015 by

  • Communities

    Above: Winners of the third Wyncode pitch showcase say they’re excited to be alumni of the nine-week code bootcamp founded by Juha Mikkola (left) and Johanna Mikkola (right). Raymond Braaf and Todd Metheny pitched Interque, a technical Q&A crowdsourcing platform, to a crowd of 200. Photo by Jenna Buehler. Miami’s first coding bootcamp has become […]

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