Florida Startup Ecosystem Report 2022, with Roxette Miranda & James Irvine
As part of the Founder Institute’s Startup Ecosystem Leaders series, we were pleased to welcome FI program co-directors Roxette Miranda & James for an update on the latest developments in Florida's startup and tech ecosystem.
Roxette Miranda has been a co-director of the Florida Founder Institute accelerator for over 3 years now, and is the Director of The LAB Miami, one of the city’s premiere startup hubs and physical co-working spaces for entrepreneurs. She is also a Partners at 305 Works, an angel investor, and a past Program Manager for various other startup accelerators.
James Irvine has also been co-director of the Florida Founder Institute accelerator for 3+ years, is the Founder of ‘Pitch Night’ in the greater NYC area, a monthly series of community pitch competitions. He likewise is a Partner at 305 Works, has been an angel investor, as well as previously worked with other accelerators programs; and earlier in his career focused on commercial banking with both JPMorgan and Merrill Lynch.
In this video, FI Florida co-directors Roxette Miranda & James Irvine share their thoughts on the ‘state of the startup’ today in Miami, and across the wider Florida statewide tech ecosystem, which new and emerging developments excite them for the near future, what has surprised them most in working with early-stage entrepreneurs, and much more.
Plus, learn a few startup success stories of recent FI Florida Alumni, about the amazing local program partners and mentors, and open event dates and application deadlines for the upcoming Florida Fall 2022 Founder Institute pre-seed accelerator cohort!
Watch FI HQ's full interview with FI Florida Co-Directors Roxette Miranda & James Irvine: