Eric Azcona, an undergraduate information technology student at FIU’s School of Computing and Information Sciences (SCIS),  is proving that you can pursue your career and study at the same time.

Born and raised in the Dominican Republic, Azcona immigrated to the United States in 2006, dreaming of the opportunities available to him in technology. A passionate entrepreneur, he has been actively pursuing startups since 2003, when he founded his first company. The company focused on selling mobile phones and providing satellite internet access and long-distance phone calls to rural areas and those in need. It was acquired before he moved to the United States.

Creating that startup was essential for Azcona. “That experience set the grounds for my entrepreneurial career,” he says.

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