From baby pajamas to burgers, many items that we purchase are linked to modern slavery at some point in their supply chains. To tackle forced labor, Congolese-French entrepreneur Déborah Wanza launched a brand accountability startup in Miami. The country of her birth, the Republic of Congo, is the leading supplier of cobalt for smartphones, often mined by children who toil in inhumane conditions.
Serial entrepreneur Sam Jean began his journey helping children and adults with mental health issues and addiction. Today, he simultaneously runs several startups and nonprofits in Miami, striving to make an impact.
The Vertical’s Immigrant Founders Report is the first in-depth examination of international talent in the U.S. startup ecosystem.
With the U.S. migrant crisis reaching epic proportions, creators of innovative tech solutions seek to simplify complex paperwork for visas and green cards.
These three ambitious immigrant women were inspired by their adversity. They launched businesses that now help others avoid having to suffer through the same tribulations.
In the wake of the Elizabeth Holmes scandal, more than ever women HealthTech entrepreneurs and innovators find it challenging to succeed in a male-dominated industry. Here are five determined and resolute women who overcame tremendous personal and professional obstacles to build a successful HealthTech startup.
Nowports, the Mexican startup with a $1.1 billion valuation that was launched by 23-year-old Alfonso de los Rios and Maximiliano Casal, has announced the opening of its new office in Miami.
Young LatinX entrepreneurs created an anti-bullying platform to reduce the risk of violent and aggressive behavior in children. So far, their solution, available in 165 U.S. schools, detected around 1000 risk situations, including cyberbullying.
Elohor Thomas, co-founder at an online talent marketplace for developers, says U.S. businesses are still surprised to discover…
Lunchbox founder Nabeel Alamgir has worked his way up from bussing tables at a fast food chain to being featured on Forbes’s ‘30 Under 30’ list and securing $20 million in VC funding.