MMS: Where Silicon Valley and Miami Rock Together

MMS: Where Silicon Valley and Miami Rock Together

The second annual MIA Music Summit took place on March 26th and delivered on its promise of “Silicon Valley and Miami Rock Together”. Industry leaders, live performances, celebrated artists, and curated startups took part for a day of discussion about the future of the music.

Demian Bellumio, from Senzari, and the MIA Collective gathered some of today’s leading digital music experts, entrepreneurs, and investors from around the globe to discuss the intersection of music and technology and the future. Primary moderators Derrick Ashong and Lilia Luciano skillfully kept the audience engaged while eliciting insightful responses from the curated panel.

(more…)

Will Weinraub – “Modernizing What Employment Means”

Will Weinraub – “Modernizing What Employment Means”

Our mission is to eliminate unemployment by modernizing what “employment” means and what the workforce will look like in the future.

We’re not a generation of 9 to 5’ers. We’re a generation of freelancers, consultants, entrepreneurs, and businesses of one.

On LiveNinja, you tell us what you’re good at, the rate you want to charge, the hours you’re available, and we use algorithms to connect you with potential clients from all over the world.

– –  Will Weinraub

Will Weinraub, Alfonso Martinez, and Emilio Cueto founded Live Ninja after their friends were laid off in 2008. For them, the government’s approach towards solving unemployment is ineffective and outdated. It does not account for the unique cultural factors inherent in the current generation of work force participants, such as new technology.

(more…)