Miami’s entrepreneurial community thrives on the diverse cosmopolitan population that the city attracts. With the highest percentage of foreign born people in the U.S., the city also has the highest startup rate per capita of any large American city.
Miami’s highly educated population build their businesses with proximity to Latin America in mind. Startups focused on technology, imports and exports, and cultural exchange are abundant.
Leaders in the community like The Launch Pad at the University of Miami and Venture Hive help support entrepreneurs through networking events, mentoring, and resource support. The startup community in Miami is poised to continue its growth in the coming years by expanding entrepreneurs’ access to mentorship and funding.