Events

Apr
29
Mon
RISE OF THE REST: ORLANDO, FL
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Apr
30
Tue
RISE OF THE REST: SPACE COAST, FL (Melbourne)
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Every Rise of the Rest tour day culminates in a pitch competition and community celebration. Your complimentary ticket gives you access to our fireside chat, pitch competition, and open bar.

During the fireside chat, you’ll hear from AOL co-founder and Revolution CEO and Chairman Steve Case, and Hillbilly Elegyauthor and Managing Partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed fund J.D. Vance on their shared vision and mission to invest in startups all across America.

During the pitch competition, you can cheer on eight of the top local startups in your community as they compete for a $100,000 investment from the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund is an early stage venture fund backed by three dozen iconic entrepreneurs, investors and executives such as Eric Schmidt, Jeff Bezos, Henry Kravis, Howard Schultz, Meg Whitman, Jim Breyer, John Doerr and others. Space Coast pitch finalists will be revealed the week of April 1.

Space is limited. Register today.

Doors open at 4:00 PM. Programming starts promptly at 4:30 PM.

Location: Groundswell Startups, 2412 Irwin St, Melbourne, FL 32901

May
1
Wed
RISE OF THE REST: TAMPA BAY, FL
May 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Every Rise of the Rest tour day culminates in a pitch competition and community celebration. Your complimentary ticket gives you access to our fireside chat, pitch competition, and open bar.

During the fireside chat, you’ll hear from AOL co-founder and Revolution CEO and Chairman Steve Case, and Owner of the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning and Founder of Vinik Asset Management LP Jeff Vinik on their shared vision and mission to support entrepreneurs all across America.

During the pitch competition, you can cheer on eight of the top local startups in your community as they compete for a $100,000 investment from the Rise of the Rest Seed Fund. Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund is an early stage venture fund backed by three dozen iconic entrepreneurs, investors and executives such as Eric Schmidt, Jeff Bezos, Henry Kravis, Howard Schultz, Meg Whitman, Jim Breyer, John Doerr and others. Tampa Bay pitch finalists will be revealed the week of April 1.

Space is limited. Register today.

Doors open at 4:00 PM. Programming starts promptly at 4:30 PM.

Location: Rialto Theatre, 1617 North Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602

May
9
Thu
2019 Florida Early Stage Capital Conference (Orlando)
May 9 – May 10 all-day
The Florida Early Stage Capital Conference is one of the largest gatherings of angel and early stage investors in the state and features presentations from some of the most innovative, fast growing, early stage companies in the southeast! This 2-day action packed event offers numerous networking opportunities with active investors and dealmakers, panel discussions from industry leaders, keynote speakers, incubator and accelerator programs and pitches from entrepreneurial students representing the top universities throughout the state. Presenting companies will also be compete for the Accelerating Innovation (AI) Award, offered by Space Florida, totaling $100,000.
This event will also feature a “Financing High-Growth Ventures” add-on Workshop followed by a lunch reception on May 9th from 11:00 A.M. – 2:15 P.M. This workshop is a must-attend event for any emerging or existing company who knows that understanding the scope of financing available to them is key to success.