Alumnus ignites social entrepreneurism

Startup fever is in the air and growing in Miami. The 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity named it the top city in the country for new companies, outpacing hotbeds such as Austin, Los Angeles, San Diego, and Las Vegas. And FIU, for years, has contributed to preparing South Florida entrepreneurs for success, even formally […]

Business with bees creates sustainability

FIU senior Andrea Saladrigas
For some, the idea of beekeeping may be daunting. But for senior marketing major Andrea Saladrigas, daughter of Florida’s third largest beekeeper, it was a simple solution to the complex problem of poverty. Saladrigas created the company Master Honey with her father to alleviate economic concerns that affect low-income women, while also addressing local health and environmental […]