Startups in South Beach
No longer just a sun-soaked vacation oasis, Miami's recent entrepreneurship boom puts it on pace to catch up with established innovation hubs across the country. Business incubators and angel investors abound, and strong ties with Latin America create an environment that channels creative energy into positive entrepreneurial change and that helps to secure South Florida's long term prospects for competition. Executives from Y Combinator, Google Earth, 500 StartUps, and 8tracks, among others, joined The Atlantic at Start-Up City: Miami on March 31st to share pioneering ideas on the future of start-up entrepreneurship in Miami and beyond. Much of the conversation centered around the unique startup atmosphere in Miami and the related challenges and benefits.