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Miami's Got Tech! Yes, indeed


Miami's Got Tech!, the third annual Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce event that highlights emerging entrepreneurs and collegiate innovation, attracted a record crowd to Venture Hive in downtown Miami Thursday night. Along with networking, eight teams exhibited their technology products or projects at the event, and judges evaluated them.

Photo (11)The winners were: 

Best in Show: Karl Morris, an FIU student, and Xabriel J. Collazo Mojica of Colada Studios, which launches apps, for the Pic & Choose app.

Runner up: Jay Prendes, an FIU alum, and Lea Mcnaughton for Jayster, the Bluetooth-smart keychain so you will never lose your keys again.

Also exhibiting:

Daniela Cadena (FIU) -- Squid 
Photo (10)Bryan Jimenez (FIU) -- Next Gen Assistant
Charles Amat (FIU) -- On It Foundation App 
Frank Hernandez (FIU) -- MTG Seller

Thelson Richardson (MDC) -- Direct Dialect 
Lorenzo Castillo (FIU) -- Retro Side Scroller

Below: from left, Kevin Levy of Gunster and GMCC, winner Karl Morris, Ralph MacNamara of Kaufman Rossin and GMCC; and runner-up Jay Prendes.

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