Business Monday

Business Monday

What it’s like to run a billion-dollar startup — at age 28

In December, JetSmarter, the Fort Lauderdale-based private jet marketplace, announced that it raised $105 million from new and existing investors, including the Saudi royal family and Jay Z. Investors value the company at $1.5 billion, which in venture-capital speak makes it a rare “unicorn,” a private company valued over $1 billion. Sergey Petrossov, the 28-year-old founder of JetSmarter, says when you go all-in as an entrepreneur, you don’t look back.

Movers

Senior hires and promotions for the week of March 13, 2017

This week in Movers of South Florida: Monica Augurto, VS/Brooks Advertising; Luisa Rebecca Abella, Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust; Christopher Barker, ZenCrate; Lee Byers, Wellspring Counseling; David Chason, AEI U.S. Studio; Matthew Jafarian, Miami Heat; Jordana Smith, Cresa South Florida; Dr. Robert Udelsman, Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida.

Blogs

Videos

Pollo Tropical looks to get back on top

Danny Meisenheimer, chief operating officer, Pollo Tropical speaks about the company's plans.
José A. Iglesias The Miami Herald
Pollo Tropical looks to get back on top 0:41

Pollo Tropical looks to get back on top

Historic Overtown Visitor Center tries to redefine the perception of Overtown 1:39

Historic Overtown Visitor Center tries to redefine the perception of Overtown

Tropical Everglades Visitor Center has served more than 2 million people 1:26

Tropical Everglades Visitor Center has served more than 2 million people

Little Havana Welcome Center has tips for locals and visitors 1:29

Little Havana Welcome Center has tips for locals and visitors

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