Two Miami WIN Lab® WINners Win American Entrepreneurship Award

Miami WIN Lab® WINnersCarolina Pina Kelly Pierce, Founder and CEO of PIERCE Plan and Jaqueline Stetson Pastore, Found of UX Gofer won the American Entrepreneurship Award on Friday June 23, 2017.

The American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) offers the Bronx and Miami-Dade County-based entrepreneurs the chance to receive a share of up to $250,000 in prize funding to support their new business venture. In addition, free consulting and business support services as well as mentoring are available from experienced executives who really want you to succeed.
— Shannon Sweeny from Babson College Blog

We're Sponsoring the Pitch Prize at Waffle Wednesday's Birthday Shenanigans

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Waffle Wednesday has two objectives: help local startups and give a physical space to the Miami community to meet. Now that we are turning three, we want to celebrate this mission on a bigger scale. We want to help more startups and connect more Miamians.

The plan: A pitch competition to help idea-stage startups get up and running.
The prize: a package of goods and services from local companies.

Join us to see who will be the next company to call Miami home!

Agenda:

  • 7.00pm Networking & Waffles
  • 7.30pm Opening Remarks
  • 7.45pm Pitch Competition
  • 9.00pm Announcement of winners and closing remarks
  • 9.30pm Event Ends

Judges:

 

Thanks to: building.co for lending us their beautiful facility, Knight FoundationRefresh MiamiThe Miami List, TotalWindowfor the support, and Gil de Luna AssociatesunboundAGP MiamiPacific54BluBetaWebliftAnalyticalBeatGersten-Muir Law and UX Gofer for sponsoring the big prize.

UX Gofer at WeDesign

We are teaching the first course at the 2 day conference on Rapid Prototyping! We Design will be at the CIC this weekend to teach how to create a prototype in 2 days.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3-days-to-wedesign-grow-your-design-toolkit-build-app-protoypes-in-2-days-for-beginners-tickets-34815412837

Ironhack is hosting an intense 2-day workshop with 100 like-minded professionals and entrepreneurs, learning the fundamental design tools used by designers around the world at places likes Apple, Adidas, and Uber! Their goal is to teach powerful design tools that are essential to anyone who wants to uplevel their skills and use design to enhance their life and work. Participants will leave with tangible skills, and a new way of solving problems with design.

The weekend will include workshops taught by designers at InVision, Cross.Team, and UX Gofer, as well as an opportunity to use those skills to create a mobile app prototype!

https://www.refreshmiami.com/event/wedesign-create-designs-2-days/

SOLD OUT and then some! What a great weekend!

SOLD OUT and then some! What a great weekend!

American Entrepreneurship Awards Finalist!

UX Gofer is a finalist for the American Entrepreneurship Awards! We hope to see you at the showcase and award ceremony!

The American Entrepreneurship Award, a non-profit that aims to support American start-up businesses and entrepreneurs, will announce the selected winners of their business plan competition at their second annual ceremony taking place Friday, June 23, 2017. The awarded entrepreneurs will win business services, mentorship, and a share of $250,000 towards their businesses.

The American Entrepreneurship Award will work with their partner, Miami Dade College to present the awards. The ceremony is set to take place at Tuyo, Miami Dade College’s acclaimed restaurant located on the top floor of the Miami Culinary Institute. The event will commence with a cocktail reception at 6:00pm – 7:30pm followed but the presentation of awards at 7:30pm.
— Nancy Dahlberg

UX Gofer at the Idea Center

We love teaching about user research, innovation, experience design, and product development processes. The Web/Dev class at Miami Dade College's Idea Center was a great group of students!  Looking forward to being a mentor for the CREATE team this summer!

Live Ninja! The Value of Customer Experience with UX Gofer

Who wants some waffles?? Take a break and eat some yummy waffles while listening to our chat about how listening to your customers can make a world of difference for the success of your company. 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-value-of-customer-experience-with-ux-gofer-tickets-34052695529?aff=efbeventtix#

Waffle Wednesday is a local Miami community event hosted at the LiveNinja offices in Wynwood, Miami. Every Wednesday morning (except for the last Wednesday of the month - check out our Waffles After Work event) we cook up delicious waffles in our office and host local entrepreneurs, artists, activists, and more to mingle over breakfast and some brief presentations by our weekly featured guests. We are sponsored by the Knight Foundation, and are honored to be considered a staple in the Miami entrpreneurial and tech communities.

As always, we have fruits, coffee and juices waiting for you. Bring your best networking game and enjoy breakfast with our Miami Community!

Waffle Wednesdays is hosted by LiveNinja and sponsored by Refresh Miami & Knight Foundation.

Coffee will be provided by Organo Gold.