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APEX Accelerator at FIU Business creates pathways to government contracts and innovation programs
Government contracting

APEX Accelerator at FIU Business creates pathways to government contracts and innovation programs

Florida International University’s College of Business has been selected as the regional administrator for the newly named Florida APEX Accelerator.  Part of the national APEX Accelerator program and the statewide Florida APEX Accelerator network, the Florida APEX Accelerator at FIU Business is focused on creating more government contract-ready companies and […]

Half Moon Empanadas at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Nicklaus Children's Hospital
Education, Growth Stages, Strategy, Success Stories

Half Moon Empanadas: A savory success story baked with equal parts passion, perseverance, and vision

Even some of Pilar Guzman’s mentors advised her not to expand her Miami small business nationally, yet she persisted. Today, the tasty creations of this entrepreneur’s Half Moon Empanadas can be savored in locations across the US, particularly in airports, with more expansion on the runway. With trial and error […]

Education, Resources

From startup to $2B empire: Founder to share ‘secrets of success’ at FIU event

By Michelle Lopez – FIU News Gaston Taratuta, a Florida International University MBA alum,  is eager to share his formula for success with entrepreneurial hopefuls at a presentation, Introduction to Unicorn Entrepreneurship, aimed at developing high-potential ventures. In 2005, he founded Miami-based Internet Media Services, seizing on the explosion of […]