Miami: The Future Hub of Caribbean and Latin American Tech?
Over the past 12 years, Miami has become a technology hub to be reckoned with. At one of the latest business conferences, the Miami Beach Tech Beach Retreat, a panel of experts sat down to discuss the development of the city’s tech ecosystem and how Miami might eventually become a connection point for Caribbean and Latin American entrepreneurs.
This business conference was moderated by Jason Saltzman, CEO and Co-Founder of Relief. The panel featured Maria Derchi (VP of Platform & Community), Ja’dan Johnson (Founder of Miami Hack Week and Tech Beach Partner), George Corton (Managing Principal of Westside Capital Group), and Francesca de Quesada Covey (Head of Early Investment at The Venture City and Innovation Advisor at the County Mayor’s office). These Miami-based experts discussed the city’s transition from a hospitality-based economy to a thriving center for high technology and innovation and their hopes for Miami’s future before taking questions from the audience of entrepreneurs eager to break into the market.
View the video below not only to see one of the most exciting business conferences but also to learn more about how far Miami has come and how Caribbean and Latin American entrepreneurs can leverage its ideal location to build their businesses.