Mana Common Is Bringing A Global Tech Accelerator To Downtown Miami

Mana Common has announced a partnership with a tech platform called Plug and Play.

Plug and Play will open an office at Mana Common. The office will be permanent, according to a spokesperson.

The exact square footage of the office has not yet been determined, the spokesperson said.

“Miami has always had the components to make it a global technology hub,” said Moishe Mana. “Now that remote work has allowed tech workers and founders to live nearly anywhere, we’re seeing an acceleration of Miami’s emergence as a leading city for tech.”

The Plug and Play Mana partnership is an annual program designed to host two events per year.

Mana Common will co-host the first event with Plug and Play in Miami on February 16, 2021 intended to gather interest from the initial founding members that will jointly work in the project.

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, Miami Mayor Francis Saurez, and other corporate partners have confirmed their attendance.

Twice per year, the founding corporations will choose 10 to 15 startups to benefit from opportunities including business development, mentorship, and networking.

Plug and Play has 30 offices worldwide.

 

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Anonymous
1 month ago

The only thing accelerating is the decay of his properties.

POLO
1 month ago

Will the Flagler Street be the next big thing?

Anonymous
1 month ago

Eventually…

Anonymous
1 month ago

As long as Mana is the top slumlord, no.

Anonymous
1 month ago

“to gather interest from the initial founding members” and “exact square footage of the office has not yet been determined”

shows how far away they are from their grand plans……..

Anonymous
1 month ago

What type of tech are we talking about?? Brick and paver design tech??

Anonymous
1 month ago

Does this company make buttplugs?

Anonymous
1 month ago

I’ll believe it when I see it.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Mana found someone to rent 100 square feet of an office in one of his decrepit buildings!!! He’s super serious now!!!

We need a front page article when he gets a soda machine next. “Mana signs lucrative contract with Coke vendor to distribute sodas to local panhandlers who sleep in front of his buildings”

Anonymous
1 month ago

I feel bad for any startup that is partnering with mana for “networking” and “opportunity.” No one in tech knows who he is and most developers won’t get near him because of how toxic his reputation is.

It’s disconcerting Cava and Suarez will appear anywhere near this parasite. The parking authority had the good sense to laugh him out of the room when he tried to bid on their land at least.

Anonymous
1 month ago

What is Mana Common?

Anonymous
1 month ago

“We’re seeing an acceleration of Miami’s emergence as a leading city for tech”? Really? There is no end to his bs.

Anonymous
1 month ago

When the square footage hasn’t been determined means it’s still not happening

Anonymous
1 month ago

Sounds like another we work scam

Anonymous
1 month ago

A lesson on how to stay relevant and in the news without actually doing anything real estate wise other than land banking. The actual business has been event-based and mostly Wynwood focused. It is 101 marketing no need to be mad at him.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Idiotic

Anonymous
1 month ago

Kicked everyone out of the building just to do this… pathetic

reality
1 month ago

plug and play? lol, who is that? mana’s friend?

Anonymous
1 month ago

all the mana haters in the comments just DETERMINED to shit on anything the guy does because they want someone to buy his properties and build more condos lol

Anonymous
1 month ago

Really?.. tell us. So far, what has Mana done with his properties?

Anonymous
1 month ago

The people is these comments are clueless. Something incredible is happening in Miami right now. And while it happens, all you negative Nancies will keep yapping while everyone is making moves. I thought most people reading this website were either in finance, real estate or business, but clearly this is full of average Joes with lots of weather opinion.

Anonymous
1 month ago

Hi Mana!

Miami is a tourism & financial services hub
1 month ago

Lots of incredible things are happening and they have nothing to do with tech. Mana is jumping on the tech hype train that the mayor has been on to but there’s no reality to it. Miami lacks the engineering universities, infrastructure, and so much more that’s required for a serious tech hub. My prediction is that the next major tech hub will be Austin if anything and Silicon Valley is going to bounce back as well like it always has. People thought everyone was leaving the valley after the dot com bust and surprise, the valley was only getting started

Anonymous
1 month ago

Please enlighten me.
Where, how, when and what?
Miami, a tech hub.
I don’t see it.

Anonymous
1 month ago

You lack vision

Miami is becoming a tech hub don’t be simple
1 month ago

If you will refer to all the major real estate publications and economists.. or news outlets for gossip on who’s moving to miami. Major execs from silicone valley and the tech world are moving here at alarming rates. Where Florida locals are known to be slow much more fast paced city people are moving in and trying to push you all out. Right under your nose with the blur of a pandemic people (snowbirdds) are moving here at record rates and plenty of luxury real estate brokers have the sales to prove it 😘

Miami is a tourism & financial services hub
1 month ago

Miami is never going to be a major “tech hub”, it’s a tourism hub mainly and secondly a financial services hub with Brickell and all. It’s literally the cruise capital of the world and once the pandemic is back all of that tourism is going to bounce back big. There’s way more money for the city to make off of that vs giving tax incentives to big tech which isn’t going to make the city much of any money

Anonymous
1 month ago

Agreed, Miami makes for a terrible tech hub. Austin on the other hand is becoming the USA’s next major tech hub. Even HP, the company that started Silicon Valley in the HP garage is moving to Austin. All the Miami tech stuff is just smoke and mirrors to blow up the real estate prices even more so that a slumlord like Mana can finally flip a bunch of those properties

Anonymous
1 month ago

Yup, it does seem like Austin is poised to be the new Silicon Valley with other big companies like Oracle moving their HQ there too. Miami did good though getting a Spotify HQ in a trendy neighborhood like Wynwood but the rest of the “tech” that’s coming to Miami is mainly just LATAM subdivisions of big tech and not their actual HQs or anything. Miami doesn’t have the universities for the talent nor the infrastructure to support big tech HQs plus it would be a dumb move there with such a high cost vs other cities