“Relocating NewME to Miami was a natural choice,” Benton said. “I’m excited to continue my work with NewME in our new, inclusive home.”
South Florida’s startup community is set to get a dose of Silicon Valley with the relocation of NewME, an accelerator focused on kick starting minority-led companies through mentorship, coaching and community convenings.
NewME will kick off its first local cohort June 5 at its new home base in the Wynwood Arts District, at 38 N.W. 24th St. in Miami. Through the program, black South Florida-based entrepreneurs and their businesses will gain access to NewME’s professional investor network and other resources. Since being founded in 2011, NewME has helped its companies raise more than $25 million in venture capital. South Florida’s key selling point to NewME founder Angela Benton Its diversity...Read full article here!