Events

Jul
26
Thu
SUP-X: The StartUp Expo (Ft. Lauderdale)
Jul 26 all-day

SUP-X: The StartUp Expo presented by South Florida Technology Alliance is an international conference and expo held each year in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.  SUP-X will be on July 26th this year.  Some 1000-1500 startup and early-stage entrepreneurs, angel and VC investors, related services providers and those interested in startups and entrepreneurship from throughout the Americas and the Caribbean are expected to attend.

 

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sup-x-the-startup-expo-presented-by-south-florida-technology-alliance-tickets-43676791459?

 

Aug
16
Thu
TEC Garage Catalyst Series: Capitalizing Your Startup (St. Petersburg)
Aug 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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TEC Garage Catalyst Series AUGUST 2018

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TEC Garage Catalyst Series AUGUST 2018

Thu, August 16, 2018, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM EDT

$15

Event Information

DESCRIPTION

TEC Garage Catalyst Series – where experts share their knowledge on particular topics that are relevant to entrepreneurs and businesses today.

AUGUST Catalyst Series

ROY BINGER, CEO and FOUNDER of BINGER FINANCIAL SERVICES, LLC:

CAPITALIZING YOUR STARTUP

Join us for an informational seminar that will discuss strategies for funding your early stage venture.

Date: Thursday, AUGUST 16, 2018

Time: 9:00 – 10:00 am

Cost: $15.00 – includes refreshments

Location: TEC Garage, 244 2nd Avenue N., Floor 1, St. Petersburg, FL

Aug
17
Fri
OrlandoiX (Orlando)
Aug 17 – Aug 18 all-day

OrlandoiX is the Southeast’s Largest Gathering of Creators in Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, Video Games, and Digital Arts. Open to professionals and consumers alike, OrlandoiX sits at the intersection of creativity and immersive technologies, bringing together creators, investors, influential brands, and tech enthusiasts for industry-leading keynotes, speaker presentations, interactive exhibits, gameplay, and networking.

 

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Aug
22
Wed
Tampa Bay Wave Demo Day (Tampa)
Aug 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

DESCRIPTION

We are excited to invite you to our exclusive, investor-focused Demo Day. This is an exclusive opportunity for you to learn about the increased deal flow from our newest TechDiversity Accelerator cohort powered by the Nielsen Foundation. The TechDiversity cohort’s caliber and diversity have generated national & local media attention, including this Tampa Bay Business Journal article.

The majority of the newest cohort companies are generating revenue, all have management teams – many very seasoned. They represent some high growth Tech verticals including Health, Education, Cybersecurity, Gaming, and more!

Demo Day will be held at University of South Florida’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), which is located in the heart of Downtown Tampa. CAMLS is one of the world’s largest, free-standing simulation facilities exclusively dedicated to training healthcare professionals.

Agenda:

8:30 am: Continental Breakfast & Check-In

9:00 am: Company Pitches

11:30 am: Lunch & Networking Reception

Premier Sponsorships Available

Now is your chance to be a part of the fast-growing Tech Ecosystem in Tampa Bay! Get involved with Tampa’s next big breakout company by supporting Wave’s Demo Day.

As a sponsor, your brand will provide your business with the opportunity to build or reinforce your brand identity, and develop relationships with local tech startup companies and key stakeholders in the community.

Presenting Partner (SOLD OUT): $5,000

  • Includes five (5) guest tickets with reserved seating; prominent logo usage on all materials; brief speaking spot in the programming; and, exhibit table in the lobby

Hospitality Partner (SOLD OUT): $3,000

  • Includes three (3) guest tickets; signage in food & beverage area; and, logo inclusion on electronic signage during welcome and throughout space

Collateral Partner (One available): $2,500

  • Includes two (2) guest tickets, logo inclusion on electronic signage during the welcome and throughout space; and, option to provide company promotional item

Promo Partners (Three available): $1,000 each

  • Includes two (2) guest tickets; logo usage on all communication items (invite, email blasts, and event slides); and, option to provide company promotional item

Service Partners (Four available): $500 each

  • Includes one (1) guest ticket; logo inclusion on email communications; and, logo inclusion on name badges for attendees

For more information or to confirm your commitment for Wave’s Demo Day, contact Avril Stinson, Director of Development, astinson@tampabaywave.org

Friends of Wave Perks

Demo Day tickets are included in the Friends of Wavemembership to thank our sponsors and partners for their generous support.

Current Friends of Wave, please RSVP for our upcoming Demo Day by contacting Avril Stinson, Director of Development, astinson@tampabaywave.org.

If you are interested in becoming a Friend of Wave and getting a complimentary ticket to our upcoming Demo Day event, please contact Avril Stinson at astinson@tampabaywave.org.

TechDiversity in the News

Tampa Bay Times: “Tampa crowds hear tale of two ideas: Diversity and data drive business success”
Tampa Bay Business Journal: “Meet the 10 young companies putting a diverse face on technology in Tampa Bay”
St. Pete Catalyst: “Panel shares actionable steps to increase tech diversity”
Tampa Bay Business Journal: “Tampa Bay’s technology community tackles diversity”

About Tampa Bay Wave

Tampa Bay Wave is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps tech entrepreneurs build, launch, and grow breakout businesses. Tampa Bay Wave does not take any equity in the startup companies. Wave’s mission is accomplished through the generous support of corporations, companies, and organizations that want to build the future of Tampa Bay.

Presenting Partner:

City of Tampa Logo

Hospitality Partner:

Synovus Logo

Sep
30
Sun
Startup Palooza 2018 (Miami)
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
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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.

BUY A TICKET TO ATTEND HERE

SUBMIT APPLICATION TO PITCH
Email us at info@gcvca.org for questions for further details.
WAYS TO GET INVOLVED!

APPLY FOR EXHIBITOR TABLE

Promote your company by having a vendor table in our exhibitors hall. Don’t pass up the chance to make important contacts to grow your business and develop relationships.

Sponsorships are a great way to get involved with events as well as promote your company to your ideal target audience. We appreciate your consideration to support our event.

INQUIRE ABOUT SPONSORSHIP

APPLY TO HOST A WORKSHOP

Share your industry knowledge and interact with your peers. Hosting a workshop not only can enhance the industry standard but increase your potential client base.

Lend a helping hand the day of the event by volunteering to work with us. We will need help checking in vendors and guests, as well as making sure the pitching contest runs smooth.
Oct
14
Sun
BioFlorida Conference (Ft. Lauderdale)
Oct 14 – Oct 16 all-day
ABOUT BIOFLORIDA

BioFlorida represents nearly 6,000 establishments and research organizations in the biopharmaceutical, medical technology and bioagriculture sectors that collectively employ nearly 83,000 Floridians.

 

Members of the BioFlorida network include emerging and established life science companies, universities, research institutions, hospitals, medical centers, incubators, economic development agencies, investors and service providers.

 

Email us for a regional Chapter sponsorship.

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Feb
1
Fri
2019 Florida Venture Capital Conference (St. Petersburg)
Feb 1 all-day

2019 Florida Venture Capital Conference

January 31, 2019February 1, 2019

Save the date and plan to join the Florida Venture Forum for the organization’s 35th anniversary and the 28th Annual Venture Capital Conference on January 31-February 1, 2019. The Conference will be hosted at the iconic Vinoy Renaissance Resort in downtown St. Petersburg.

Note: VIP investor events start on the afternoon of January 30, 2019.

 

More Conference details to follow.