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Top 10 Latin Tech Companies In Miami
Written by wyncode on 8th April 2014, 2:23 PM
Miami has firmly established itself as the gateway to Latin America.
Companies eager to penetrate the Latin American market know they have to set up shop in the Magic City to get ahead of the competition.
When it comes to developing innovative technology, the stakes are even higher and the competition is even more fierce. While Miami’s tech scene hasn’t gotten as big as Silicon Valley, there are major players looking to beat their rivals to the punch. Luckily we also now have a coding school in Miami that will channel bright minds into new jobs.
These are the top 10 Latin American tech companies with offices in Miami:
10. Yellow Pepper
This fast-and-rising Aventura/Wynwood startup has secured $15 million in financing to launch Colombia’s first mobile banking system.
Based in Brickell Key, Senzari is a big data online music API ready to establish a sizable market share of users in Latin America and the rest of the world too.
Based in the Wynwood arts district, the firm provides digital services and tech product development for more than a dozen of Latin America’s largest newspaper publishers, helping them develop content, build audiences, and monetize their content.
The San Jose, Calif., worldwide, publicly traded maker of networking equipment has its Latin American regional headquarters in Miami’s expansive Doral area.
The Latin American arm of the largest broadband and telecommunications provider in Spain is one of the largest tech employers in Miami.
5. Terremark Worldwide
This Miami-based subsidiary of Verizon Communications operates data centers in the U.S. Europe, and Latin America, most notably the NAP of the Americas in downtown Miami where it offers managed hosting, colocation, disaster recovery, data storage and cloud computing for Fortune 500 companies.
Investment firm owned by Manuel Medina, the founder of Terremark who sold it to Verizon in 2012 for $2 billion. With his new venture, Medina is looking to invest millions of dollars in IT infrastructure companies breaking into Latin America.
3. Yahoo Latino
As the provider of one of the nation’s most popular web portals and search engines, Yahoo was one of the first major tech companies to establish a Latin American outpost in Miami.
The second largest software maker in the United States runs its Latin American operation from business suites down the road from Miami International Airport.
Considering Latin America has the highest social media usage in the world, it is only logical that the largest social media company have a beachhead in Miami.
And remember if you want to learn code in Miami is the clear choice for tech growth and opportunity.