Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge

FIU students and alum make their pitch for the votes in the Business Plan Challenge.

The quest for the win is on. FIU students and alumni competing in the annual Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge recently pitched their ventures live before a panel of judges. They included e-commerce ventures, health and wellness platforms and a web-based debt negotiation service. Now through May 1, community members can visit miamiherald.com/challenge to watch […]

Elder care solution takes the top FIU Track prize in 2015 Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge.

Presenting an affordable solution to the growing elder care crisis, Room2Care emerged a winner in this year’s Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge, co-sponsored by the College of Business’ Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center. The cost-sharing program, founded by an FIU student and a doctor, won first place in the annual contest’s FIU Track and was named […]

Social entrepreneurship leads FIU Track pitches in the Business Plan Challenge.

Innovation for social good was the leading theme among the six semifinalists chosen in the FIU Track of the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge, co-sponsored by the College of Business’ Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center: Court Buddy offers affordable access to legal services; Relentless Roasters aims to create a specialty coffee bar and collaborative workspace for […]

“Silicon Beach” is for real, say panelists at the Entrepreneurs in Tech forum.

While people debate whether the greater Miami-Dade area can rightfully be called Silicon Beach, a group of local experts gave the idea an enthusiastic “yes” and shared information about how entrepreneurs can make the most of local opportunities during the Entrepreneurs in Tech forum on February 18, 2014. This event, hosted by the Eugenio Pino […]

With its move to FIU Downtown on Brickell, Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center creates the Miami Open Coffee Club.

With its recent move to the heart of Miami at Florida International University’s (FIU) Brickell Ave. location, the Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center has expanded its work with the venture community. As its first outreach effort in its new home, the center initiated the Miami Open Coffee Club, an extension of its free mentoring assistance to […]