The Miami metro area ranked No. 3 in the nation for the number of women-owned firms. Florida ranked No. 1 in the nation for the growth rate of women-owned firms. But the vast majority of these firms are one-woman businesses or employ solely contractors.
Babson College is launching South Florida’s first accelerator program for female entrepreneurs. The Women Innovating Now Lab is seeking applications for its first cohort in Miami, and Nelly Farra, formerly with MBAF, will direct the program.
When Antonio and Lily Lyon took a trip to Spain in 2008, they were intrigued by what they saw at local gas stations: gloves provided for people to wear as they pumped gas, to avoid germs and contamination.
Entrepreneurs, it’s your time to shine. We give you the contest rules and everything you need to prepare your entry for our 18th annual contest celebrating entrepreneurship. We also report back on the winners of last year’s Challenge; how are they doing?
Daymond John of ABC’s Shark Tank will hold a fireside chat during the kick-off presentation of the American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA), a new annual award program that provides startup funding of up to $25,000 for entrepreneurs. The free event will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Miami Dade College’s Idea Center.
Agenda Show is a popular street-style clothing trade show founded by Aaron Levant where buyers, exhibiting brands and journalists gather to peruse the upcoming fashion releases for Spring and Fall 2016.
In 2010, U.S. Army Capt. Robert Kemna was in Logar, Afghanistan, a civil affairs officer attached to the 173rd Airborne Brigade, helping locals transition to take charge of U.S.-run reconstruction projects. Wednesday, one day after his last official day on active duty, Kemna was making a transition of his own.
Two teens were arrested last week after an alert deputy spotted them breaking into a car in a Pebroke Park apartment complex, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. They were later linked to more than a 100 car burglaries, BSO said.
Broward Sheriff’s Office
Half of 100 car break-in spree possibly caught on camera