To Top

Downtown & Brickell’s Rising Stars

The heart of our mission at VoyageMIA is to find the amazing souls that breathe life into our city. In the recent weeks, we’ve had the privilege to connect with some of the Miami’s finest artists, creatives, entrepreneurs and rabble rousers and we can’t begin to express how impressed we are with our city’s incredibly deep talent pool.  Check out Downtown and Brickell’s rising stars below.

Jessika Gomez

started doing general real estate as a hobby and became my passion to be able to help my clients find the home of their dreams and to help them invest and protect their money in the right properties. Read more>>

Bernardo Olmos

Bernardo Olmos Photographer/Visual Artist. Seventeen years ago, when I was still studying arts in Caracas, I started a series of photography bodies of work dedicated to two of the most important modern architects of Latin America. Read more>>

Steven Kupchan

I learned and speak seven languages proficiently; English, Spanish, Hebrew, French, Russian, Italian, Portuguese. My company was just based on an idea of helping and coaching entrepreneurs to learn a new language more effectively and efficiently. Read more>>

kraken crew , Samuel sune, Francisco porta , Rafael delgado and Juan sardi

Kraken Crudo was our first project started by myself Samuel Suñe and Francisco Divo. Our concept was healthy but different sushi always looking to add a different twist. Later on we were presented with the opportunity to open Kraken Lab with Juan Sardi and Rafael Delgado. Read more>>

Chris Valencia

Since I was in diapers I’ve always had a passion for music. At the age of three, most kids are watching Sesame Street, I, on the other hand, would sit for two and three hours at a time watching Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston music videos on MTV. Read more>>

Djessica Bonzil

From the day we are born people are already instilling their hopes and dreams into us. They ask us the same question which I’m going to be referring to as “the question.” “What do you want to be when you grow up?” they say. Read more>>

Gaby Abrams

I graduated from the University of Miami with both a Bachelor of Science AND a Bachelor of Arts, then went to law school and graduated with honors. I moved to New York City with my now-husband, but I still had no idea what I wanted to do. Read more>>

Michèle Fontanière

I’m from France and have been living in Miami for eight years now. I am also a mother of two and the owner of two businesses. Being passionate about art and food, I started a cooking class company in 2012 and a Pop-up gallery in 2014. Read more>>

Laura Gomez and Gabriel Meneses

I (Laura) have a passion for helping businesses reach their maximum potential by having a strong digital presence on every platform! This has lead to us working in tons of different aspects from content creation to building websites because we truly believe the company has to be present on every platform and outlet. Read more>>

Giovanni Sandri

We are Unique Catering Design. Founders Giovanni Sandri and Stevi Tsapi (husband and wife) are poised for culinary success. Giovanni graduated from the highly prestigious ALMA International School of Italian Cuisine. Read more>>

Tosin Oduwole

I was born in the Midwest and as a kid I found myself to be very curious and inquisitive. I used to ride my bike around unfamiliar neighborhoods so I could get familiar with what led down those streets. Read more>>

Anna Cecilia

I started working at different agencies right after graduation. While I loved the fast-paced environment at both of the design agencies I had worked at, I felt that something was missing creatively. Read more>>

Meghan (Connolly) Maloof Berdellans

My first clients were a real estate brokerage and a doctor’s office. I was then able to evolve my services by marketing other industries where I led social media projects ranging from the NYC Papal Visit with the Archdiocese of New York/St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Read more>>


I started out playing in bands. One day the lead singer of my latest band quit in the middle of the recordings of the album which led to the splitting of the band. My dream was still to work with music so I thought I could write and produce songs. Read more>>

Daniella Madriz

I’ve always been very creative and very talented with my drawing abilities. I grew a passion for makeup when I was 14 and started wearing make up to school almost every day. I never went to beauty school because my parents were opposed to it. Read more>>

Alexandra Michalopoulou and Mariangela Papoudi

Starting a business with home decor accessories was not something new for us, as it runs in our families for more than 20 years in both retail and interior design in Greece and Italy. So when we moved in Miami few years ago didn’t take too long to follow our passion and build @thehomemind. Read more>>

Erica Appleby

My story starts at about eight years old and being inspired by my mother’s who was extremely creative, hard-working and stylish. I used her as my inspiration for my line and always wanted to create for women like her. I was a self-taught artist and painter. Read more>>

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

More in