Women face a venture-capital glass ceiling, too

Women increasingly are bonding together to share experiences, networks and ideas for how to build global businesses. But there still remains a glass ceiling in luring venture capital and financial backing. Those who are succeeding are using their business relationships effectively, approaching lenders with confidence and finding mentors, even across borders, who help them discover […]

Event connects entrepreneurs and investors

Florida International University’s Americas Venture Capital Conference, to be held Nov. 16-17, offers entrepreneurs the opportunity to tap venture capital from Latin America. The event, at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, aims to connect entrepreneurs with venture capitalists from South Florida and Latin America, acknowledging the synergy between the two regions. Entrepreneurs “may have […]

Job creation focus of upcoming FIU conference

Job creation, especially through partnerships with Latin America, is the focus of the Florida International University’s 2011 Americas Venture Capital Conference scheduled Nov. 16-17 at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables. As part of the two-day conference, entrepreneurs will share their first-person stories of success and overcoming the challenges that face entrepreneurial ventures. Speakers include: […]