Topic: Entrepreneurship

Heiga Studios finds the formula for success as a one-stop-shop for recording artists and companies

Heiga Studios finds the formula for success as a one-stop-shop for recording artists and companies

The story of Heiga Studios started in a garage, back in Malury Imbernon’s home country of Venezuela in 1998. After high school, Imbernon went to a recording school and after an internship at a large recording studio there she started her company in her home.

Alumnus wins pitch competition with food smart locker company

Alumnus wins pitch competition with food smart locker company

As consumers quest for convenience to enjoy a good meal at home and many restaurants struggle to improve their online-driven delivery and take-out services, a new tech venture, co-founded by an FIU Business alumnus, aims to streamline the process.

A new generation of small businesses was born during Covid. Here’s what they’re like.

A new generation of small businesses was born during Covid. Here’s what they’re like.

The next generation of small and medium-sized businesses is here, and they are on the rise. Riding on the back of the 2020 work-from-home revolution, digital acceleration, and the great resignation, we saw a new type of founder (and a new type of SMB) rise from the ashes.

FSBDC at FIU helped launch 114 small businesses and secure $117 million in investments, making it the 2022 Center of the Year.

FSBDC at FIU helped launch 114 small businesses and secure $117 million in investments, making it the 2022 Center of the Year.

The Florida Small Business Development Center at FIU Business (FSBDC) has been recognized as the Florida SBDC Network Center of the Year for 2022.

3 models of entrepreneurship: Why Unicorn-Builders do better than Unicorn-Starters

3 models of entrepreneurship: Why Unicorn-Builders do better than Unicorn-Starters

The conventional wisdom is that there are two kinds of entrepreneurs: Small-Midsized Business Owners (SMB) and Unicorn-Starters (U-Starters). However, there is a third, and mostly unpublicized, kind of entrepreneur – the Unicorn-Builders.

How to build a marketing mindset for success

How to build a marketing mindset for success

The world of marketing is always changing, says Orlando Espinosa, of Emineo Media. As buyer expectations shift while technology continues to advance at a rapid pace, marketing cannot stand still. Yet, he says, marketing is often not top of mind for growing small businesses.

Newly created executive board at the Pino Center aims to expand business and student connection.

Newly created executive board at the Pino Center aims to expand business and student connection.

Highlighting the importance of entrepreneurship, directors of the Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center at FIU Business have established an executive board comprised of business and corporate executives.

Early-stage food entrepreneurs: apply now for Cultivate Small Business program.

Early-stage food entrepreneurs: apply now for Cultivate Small Business program.

Calling all early-stage entrepreneurs running woman-, immigrant- or minority-owned food businesses: Are you hungry for knowledge, funding and individual coaching to help you build and grow your business?

FSBDC at FIU Business partners with City of North Miami Beach to offer no-cost consulting for local businesses.

FSBDC at FIU Business partners with City of North Miami Beach to offer no-cost consulting for local businesses.

FSBDC at FIU Business (FSBDC), has partnered with the City of North Miami Beach and its Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) to provide confidential, free consulting to small businesses in its three major commercial districts.

What makes your company investable by equity investors?

What makes your company investable by equity investors?

Is your company appropriate for venture capital investors? Ricardo Weisz, a Florida SBDC at FIU consultant, knows a thing or two about this topic. He’s been a business operator multiple times and has invested in dozens of startup companies over the years.

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