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The Miami Herald
New wave of entrepreneurial spaces washing ashore in South Florida
Many of The LAB’s 160 members are technology entrepreneurs and developers, many working in the creative industries; others are social entrepreneurs, investors and service providers. The popular LAB, in an artsy converted warehouse in Wynwood, is one of a dozen or so such spaces — some for co-working, some for mentoring and “incubation” — that have flourished mainly in Miami’s urban core in the last couple of years. For entrepreneurs, they provide fertile ground to work, connect, collaborate and thrive.
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Miami’s tech start-up scene is heating up
“You’re lucky if you can carve out a corner for yourself in San Francisco or New York, but in Miami it’s wide open,” says Daniel Lafuente, co-founder of The LAB Miami, a tech-geared shared workspace in the Wynwood area.
The Lab this year expanded from its original 700 square foot location to a 10,000 square foot facility, due to demand for space.