Join the leaders of esports in Miami!
The world’s most important esports decision makers will be shaping the future of the industry on Monday 24 September, in an intimate and productive environment.
Join us at the crossroads of the global esports community: Esports BAR schedules a full-day programme to help you build long-term business relationships.
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TREP SUMMIT 2018: An Ethical Capitalism Revolution
Thu, September 27, 2018, 1:00 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
Hosted by Entrepreneurs, Authors and Speakers Jeffrey Piersall and Eric Wright
Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author & Chaos Coach
Jeff Piersall, CEO and Founder of SCB Marketing, is a proven leader in all endeavors of his life having positively affected thousands of people throughout his career. A former award-winning college basketball coach; Jeff inspires, motivates and celebrates entrepreneurs and leaders by connecting business communities through his four business and lifestyle journals, along with numerous specialty publications.
Jeff’s entrepreneurial pursuits have been recognized as Business of the Year by Brevard County, INC 500 fastest growth companies, GROW FL “Top 50 Companies to Watch,” Golden Eagle Boy Scouts Award, and Atlanta Tip-Off Club Coach of the Year.
Entrepreneur, Speaker, Author
Eric Wright is an innovative leader, dynamic speaker and published author. He turns complex principles into simple and practical life applications. For over 25 years, Eric has taught leadership and management seminars on four continents, served on various economic development and visioning councils, and authored hundreds of published articles and three books.
As President of Publishing at SCB Marketing, Eric oversees the production of four business and lifestyle journals, along with numerous specialty publications. Through these journals, Eric offers entrepreneurs and business leaders a trusted voice connecting communities across Florida and the US.
Tom O’Neal Ph.D.
UCF Business Incubation Program
Nationally recognized as an “entrepreneur in the business of helping entrepreneurs,” Dr. Tom O’Neal is dedicated to creating and supporting successful and sustainable innovation ecosystems in Florida. Tom’s efforts focus on building strong research programs at UCF and the transfer and commercialization of research results into the marketplace. This work helps to build an innovation based economy for Central Florida.
Founder/CEO of Venture Hive, Director at 3Cinteractive
Creator and founder of Venture Hive (www.venturehive.com), an entrepreneurship education company providing content and tools to support corporate innovation and accelerators, incubators, and universities build better entrepreneurs and solutions.
Creator and Executive Director of The Launch Pad, which was considered the national model in entrepreneurship education. Funded by the Blackstone Charitable Foundation, TLP created a national network of collegiate entrepreneurs through the replication of the program fourteen schools including USC, UCLA, and Case Western.
James Reid Performance & EOS Coach, The Creator of Championship Families
James Reid is on a mission to empower high-performers to live joyfully, lead intentionally, and win frequently – at home, with their teams, in business and in life! Everyday, he leverages his roles as an athlete, entrepreneur and family man, as well as nearly 25 years coaching high-performers across Major League Baseball, the National Football League and a host of companies, to help people realize their full potential. For years, despite being at the top of his professional game, he said, “Any success I had came at the expense of my faith, health, and my most cherished relationships.” Turning around his own life and career, he brings that transformative understanding and passion to those in sports and business.
We are pleased to announce Startup Palooza is underway!!
Sunday, September 30th, 2018
FIU Campus, Graham Center Ballrooms
11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199
Startup Palooza 2018 is our first annual Pitching Contest & Networking Event. 50 Startups will battle for a chance at their share of $25,000. The first round consists of fast paced 3 minutes pitches to top industry Venture Capitalist Judges. The top 5 presenters will get 5 minutes on stage, at which point the judges will get a chance for a Q&A to help them determine the final 3 winners.
Along with the pitching contest, Startup Palooza features informative workshops and exhibitor tables. All this happens simultaneously in 3 ballrooms, so each attendant can customize their experience.
Email us at email@example.com for questions for further details.
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Research Park Annual Awards & Celebration Of Entrepreneurship
$0 – $125
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Research Park Annual Awards & Celebration Of Entrepreneurship
Wed, October 3, 2018, 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
$0 – $125
Join us in honoring some of South Florida’s most influential entrepreneurs, researchers, inventors & business leaders as we celebrate the growth and success of our innovative community.
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DATE AND TIME
Wed, October 3, 2018
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
2 East Camino Real
Boca Raton, FL 33432
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Company growth and sustainability hinges on having a community assembled behind it, private and public-sector stakeholders who share a vested interest in advancing the creation and success of businesses. The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® is a community where entrepreneurs, academics and service providers come together to collaborate and develop a sense of identity.
The Research Park is an innovative hub with a common purpose to build an entrepreneurial community where serendipitous encounters that inspire creativity, innovation and collaboration. It is important for the community to have a place where entrepreneurs can come together, discuss ideas and benefit from the insight of those who have experience.
It is our mission to create and sustain the ideal environment for innovation and invention, maximizing the academic and entrepreneurial talent and regional resources in South Florida to accelerate economic development and prosperity.
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Research Park Annual Awards & Celebration Of EntrepreneurshipatThe Addison
2 East Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL 33432
Join us for an introduction to Seedfunders and learn how we are leading the way for investors to fund exciting technology startups in the Tampa Bay area. Open bar and light hors d’oeuvres served.
The 2018 Maverick Reception celebrates brilliant entrepreneurs and their contributions to the South Florida economy as well as are an inspiration to the region’s aspiring and rising entrepreneurs. Thank you for showing your interest in this event by purchasing a sponsorship or aa ticket, or making a contribution if you can’t join us. Net proceeds from the event will provide direct financial support for the Tech Runway program which provides support for our resident and affiliated venture companies, trains mentors and organizes workshops, visiting speakers and networking events to support a robust entrepreneurial community.
DEFENSE INNOVATION CHALLENGES
Access the entire innovation ecosystem in support of National Security; Converging Industry Scouts, Military Leadership, Non-traditionals, Startups, VC/Investors. DTC 2018 connects top DOD offices with the world’s best technologies.
INNOVATION • INDUSTRY • INVESTMENT • SECURITY
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KEY SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Scientist and Researcher, Naval Surface Warfare Center
Regional Command Information Officer, Naval District Washington
Energy Innovation Office Lead, U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM)
Chief Scientist, Air Force Space Command
- Energy, Efficiency, Grid
- Medical, Health & Biotech
- Simulation, Training & Readiness
- Space Technologies
- Mobility & Transportation
- Mega Cities & Smart Cities
- Critical Infrastructure
- Cyber Solutions & Resilience
- AI, Big Data, Analytics
- Trusted Electronics & Coms
- Sensors & Systems
- Drones & Robotics
- Blockchain & Data Sharing
- Advanced Networks & Wireless
- VR, AR, MR & 360
- Advanced Materials
- Advanced Manufacturing
- Logistics & Supply Chain
PROGRAM OFFICES, COMPONENTS & PROSPECTORS
- USAFRICOM, U.S. Africa Command
- USCENTCOM, U.S. Central Command
- USNORTHCOM, U.S. Northern Command
- USSOCOM, U.S. Special Operations Command
- USSOCOM, Office of the Undersecretary for Science & Technology
- USSOCOM, SBIR Program
- USSTRATCOM, U.S. Strategic Command
- USPACOM, U.S. Pacific Command
- USPACOM Science & Technology Office
- USPACOM, Joint Innovation & Experimentation Division
- AIR FORCE, Office of the Asst. Sec., Installations, Environment & Energy
- AIR FORCE, SBIR/STTR Program
- ARMY Corps of Engineers, NetZero Capital Investment
- ARMY, Army Medical Material Agency
- ARMY, Army Medical Research & Material Command
- ARMY Aeromedical Research Laboratory
- ARMY, Office of the Asst. Sec. of the Army, Installations, Energy & Environment
- ARMY, SBIR Program
- ARMY, The Army Cyber Institute at West Point
- ARMY, Army Cyber Command
- Defense Health Agency (DHA)
- Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)
- Dept. of Homeland Security, SBIR Program
- DOD Office of Secretary of Defense for Research & Engineering
- DOD Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx)
- DOD, Chemical & Biological Defense, SBIR Program
- DOD, DARPA SBIR Program
- DOD, Defense Logistics Agency, SBIR Program
- DOD, Defense Threat Reduction Agency, SBIR Program
- DOD, Information Analysis Centers
- DOD, Missle Defense Agency, SBIR/STTR Program
- DOD, Office of Small Business
- National Aviation Intelligence Integration Office (NAI2-O)
- National Institutes of Health
- NAVY, NAVAIR
- NAVY, Office of Naval Research, SBIR/STTR Program
- NAVY, Office of the Asst. Sec. of the Navy, Energy, Installations & Environment
- Naval Postgraduate School
- National Oceanic & Atmospheric Admin. (NOAA)
- National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
- NAVY, NAVSEA 05T2 – Energy Division
- SBA, Office of Innovation & Investment
- U.S. Army Research Office
- U.S. Marine Corps, Expeditionary Energy Office (E2O)
- U.S. Air Force Academy
- U.S. Air Force Research Lab
- U.S. Air Force, Office of Transformational Innovation
- U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
- U.S. Department of Agriculture
- U.S. Department of Energy
- U.S. Naval War College
- General Electric
- Lockheed Martin
- DOW Core R&D
- Idaho National Laboratory
- Rolls Royce
- Sandia National Laboratories
- Texas A&M University
- Harvard University
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Arizona State University
- University of South Florida
- Florida High Tech Corridor
- LSU Transitional Technologies & Cyber Research Center
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Florida Aviation & Aerospace Capital Forum
The Florida Venture Forum in partnership with Space Florida invites you to attend the first Florida Aviation & Aerospace Capital Forum on November 14th, 2018 at the Guidewell Innovation Center in Lake Nona, Florida. From 1:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.
$100,000 in TOTAL PRIZE MONEY to be awarded by Space Florida. Three awards to be given to the top presenting companies, as determined by an onsite team of investor judges. Prize money to be divided as follows: $50,000 to the first place winner, $30,000 to the second place winner and $20,000 to the third place winner.
There is no cost for companies to apply. All applications are viewed by a selection committee comprised of VCs and investors. Selected companies will be required to pay a registration fee of $99 for the first conference attendee and a $25 exhibit table fee.
Preferred industries: Aircraft and spacecraft design, parts and assembly, advanced materials and new products, engineering design and construction, structural materials and electronic assembly, artificial intelligence, information technology, data analytics, satellite communications, payload development, robotics – parts, design and assembly, unmanned aerial vehicles, cyber security, surveillance, 3D printing and innovation, radiation protection, reconnaissance, & missile development.
FINAL PRESENTER CUTOFF DEADLINE: OCTOBER 1, 2018!
The Florida Venture Forum does not accept hard copy submissions. The Forum shall have the sole and absolute discretion to withdraw an accepted presenter application for any reason, including discovery of discrepancies in information provided by applicant to the Forum. Upon submission the application becomes the property of the Florida Venture Forum, Inc.
Due to space limitations early submissions are welcomed and encouraged.