Miami Venture Capital

Using Special Purpose Vehicles for Single Asset Venture Funds

MVCA members often have more access to deals than actual dollars to deploy. This leaves a lot of money on the table.

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Back to Basics – Four Reminders about Business for Early Stage Opportunity Identification

By Philip Mershon with Brian Bernstein and Sebastian Gomez-Puerto   The 2018 NVCA report just came out a few months ago. I couldn’t care less. It is, for some, interesting…

Sports Tech

The Business of Sports

By Alan Wink, Waylon Chin, Brian Bernstein, Joey Brander. Edited by Sebastian Gomez Puerto Private Equity investors have made personal investments in sports franchises in major leagues around the globe….

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6 Mistakes Emerging VCs are Making in their Fundraising Process

Through the Miami Venture Capital Association, I worked with dozens of professional, institutional funds while also meeting with many bright, new emerging fund managers looking to make their mark. I…

Miami Venture Capital

Making Miami an Entrepreneurial Financial Center

The Miami Venture Capital Association produced an infographic describing how the Miami ecosystem can be turned into an Entrepreneurial Financial Center.

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Fixing Venture Capital in Miami Part 1

Written by Brian Bernstein, Chairman of the Miami Venture Capital Association.  With Herwig Konings, Waylon Chin, Sebastian Gomez-Puerto, and Philip Mershon. Miami will never be a great startup ecosystem unless…

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Miami is on Track to be America’s Next Tech Hub

I moved to Miami three years ago and have been pleasantly surprised by the local startup scene. We’re in the early innings of our journey to world-class status. How do…

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3 Questions You Need to Ask a Founder Before Investing

Editor’s Note: MVCA member Brandon Evans is a serial entrepreneur and the founder of 1Heart, a conscious startup studio investing in and building the next generation of conscious businesses.  It’s hard…

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A Tool For Evaluating Pitch Decks

Editors Note: Mike Lingle is the Managing Director of 10xU, the startup school born from Rokk3r Labs’ experience cobuilding 40+ companies. 10xU’s goal is to give entrepreneurs the mindset and…