Small Business

Small Business

How millennial tastes shape a new generation of food startups

South Florida’s new foodpreneurs are on trend: Their products are often artisan made, healthy and convenient. Still, high startup costs and the challenges of dealing with perishable products can derail concepts before their first product is consumer. Fortunately, a number of organizations dedicated to food entrepreneurs are sprouting up to help.

Small Business

Small businesses get big helping hand to grow revenue, jobs

Locally, 10,000 Small Businesses at Miami Dade College has helped 230 companies grow their businesses, adding revenue and jobs. Revenues have more than doubled for Miami entrepreneur Enrique Torres’ business, Excellent Fruit & Produce. Still, challenges remain for small businesses, as a new study by Babson College shows.

Business

Multi-campus StartUP FIU gets ready for takeoff

Innovation hubs free and open to the community as well as FIU students and faculty are planned for the Modesto Maidique campus, the Biscayne Bay campus and West Kendall near Tamiami Airport. One center will be for food entrepreneurs; the other two are planned for all industries. StartUp FIU’s new accelerator is taking applications at startup.fiu.edu.

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Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo is back on the ice after offseason hip surgery

Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo talks about the upcoming season after having hip surgery following the most successful regular season in franchise history.
George grichards@miamiherald.com
Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo is back on the ice after offseason hip surgery 1:42

Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo is back on the ice after offseason hip surgery

Clinton and Justin Timberlake pose for photo booth photos while Trump camp accuses media of bias - Election Rewind 1:32

Clinton and Justin Timberlake pose for photo booth photos while Trump camp accuses media of bias - Election Rewind

Taxi drivers protest for permits 0:32

Taxi drivers protest for permits

Race of Champions coming to Miami 1:05

Race of Champions coming to Miami