StartUp-Miami is the DBA of Miami Innovation Corporation. Our purpose is to foster, grow and improve the quality of the startup ecosystem in Downtown Miami and surrounding areas. We are a Startup America Member and working to create a premier technology accelerator and technology hub designed specifically to serve the needs of the local startup ecosystem. StartUp-Miami is perfectly positioned to capitalize on the StartUp America initiative and the recent “JOBS Act” (Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act) which removes certain restrictions for small business and startups to receive broader access to capital and investors.
Our mission is to create enduring, high-paying – clean technology jobs that contribute to Miami communities We do this by investing in early stage technology companies and by providing ongoing mentoring using expert coaches and business leaders. We accomplish our mission by using early stage funding, ongoing mentoring by expert coaches and business leaders while fostering continual business improvement. By fulfilling this mission, StartUp-Miami will contribute to job creation, and provide for enhanced economic health for the region.
To facilitate and empower StartUp-Miami ‘s overall mission StartUp-Miami will work closely with civic and business leaders from Enterprise Florida, Inc., the Startup America Partnership, LLC., National Business Incubation Association, the Miami Downtown Development Authority and the Global Accelerator Network.
Our aspiration is to transform Miami’s Economy into an International technology hub and the gateway for the Americas.
Miami Innovation Corporation’s core values are entrepreneurship, innovation and “Greed for Good.”
Additionally StartUp-Miami is one of the very few accelerators based in Miami with the ability to open doors domestically, and globally while serving as a conduit for new opportunities and growth by—connecting people and ideas internationally.