Latin America Looks To Miami As Tech Hub04:21

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Miami wants to be the next Silicon Valley, and some entrepreneurs believe it's well on its way.

Start-up companies in the city are increasingly filling the high-tech void in Latin America and attracting Latin American investors.

WLRN-Miami Herald News reporter Tim Padgett joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to explain Miami's aspiration to be "Silicon Beach."


  • Tim Padgett, WLRN-Miami Herald News' Americas correspondent covering Latin America and the Caribbean from Miami. He tweets @TimPadgett2.

This segment aired on November 7, 2013.

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