Retired professionals, FIU entrepreneurship center team up

Florida International University students, alumni and local residents will soon have th chance to learn business tips directly from professionals, thanks to a new partnership between FIU and SCORE Miami Dade. FIU”s Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center joined forces with the local chapter of SCORE-a national organization of business retired professionals – in May and began […]

Q&A: Chatting with Jerry Haar and Nancy Borkowski of FIU Business – Part 2

There’s something contagious about entrepreneurship, and like epidemics, it’s often misunderstood or feared. But if other innovators can channel that negative energy into something positive, then you have the kind of radiant enthusiasm capable of igniting an entire industry. Last week you read about the Pino Center, and read Dr. Haar and Dr. Borkowski’s insights […]

South Florida home values show ‘dramatic’ increase, but rollercoaster may not be over

South Florida home values show ‘dramatic’ increase, but rollercoaster may not be over compared to the same time in 2011, and are forecast to make another 6 percent leap by mid-2013, according to a Zillow report to be released today. The increases, which one Florida International University economist called “dramatic,” make South Florida the second […]