Miami's traditional boom and bust economic cycle based on tourism and real estate speculation is sooo not healthy for the economic future of the city (Hey, don't look at us! It's not Curbed's fault Miami's real estate is so ridiculous). What Miami needs is to nurture its entrepreneurial ecosystem or we're all doomed. And we've already got most of the ingredients for a great start-up city. That was more or less the conclusion at Start Up City: Miami, a sold-out forum on Wednesday led by guru of urbanity Richard Florida and his merry band of urban theorists. Then, once everyone gets rich, they'll all go buy luxury condos! Yay!
· Start Up City: Miami panelists discuss building tech hub [Miami Herald]