Mar 12, 2019 On Our Blog

Miami’s Blooming Ecosystem

Image Gallery: 500 Startups Unity + Inclusion Miami 500 recently hosted another hugely successful Unity + Inclusion Summit in Miami on Thursday, March 7th, where over 200 entrepreneurs, investors, and members of the tech community gathered to address the state of diversity and inclusion in tech. Our southeastern hub, 500 Miami, continues to lead the charge in developing an innovation-focused ecosystem designed to inspire and empower entrepreneurship, increase employment, and boost the local economy. The Unity + Inclusion Summit is just one more program that 500 was thrilled to bring to the bustling startup environment in South Florida. Visit our website or more workshops and founder-focused programming in Miami. Industry Leaders Abound Our latest Unity + Inclusion boasted an impressive array of thought …

Mar 1, 2019 On Our Blog

500 Startups is Building Diverse Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Miami

MIAMI, March 1, 2019 — 500 Startups will host the 2019 Unity and Inclusion Summit in Miami to gather entrepreneurs, investors, and the tech community to address the state of diversity in the tech startup ecosystem. The conference, a partnership with Zendesk, Breezy HR, SAP.iO, Silicon Valley Bank, and Samsung NEXT, brings together many of the key players in Miami’s startup community, including a plethora of thought leaders who will be speaking on subjects ranging from the state of diversity to trends in tech and vc. The line-up includes the likes of Shu Nyatta, Partner at Softbank, Laura Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Venture City, and Brandon Andrews of Shark Tank. This is the first time that 500 Startups is …