The Florida Venture Forum, in partnership with Space Florida invites you to attend the 2nd annual Florida Aerospace Capital Forum onNovember 6, 2019 at the GuideWell Innovation Center at Lake Nona in Orlando, Florida.
The purpose of the event will be to broaden the spectrum of Early Stage Florida-based aerospace companies and entrepreneurs, (as well as non-Florida entities with commitments to relocate), while engaging the industry with the Forum investment community, including,private equity, venture capital and angel investors.
In addition to the opportunity to present before an audience of active equity investors, presenting companies meeting designated criteria will compete for the Accelerating Innovation (AI) Award, offered by Space Florida. The AI Award offers a cash prizes totaling $100,000 ($50,000 to the Grand Prize Winner, $30,000 to 1st Runner-up & $20,000 to 2nd place) to eligible Florida companies or those companies seeking to relocate or establish presence in Florida. Please note the following eligible areas for consideration:
All participating companies must be engaged in market sectors that align with the strategic sectors of SF, set forth in its Vision 2020. These sectors are: information technology, health technology, knowledge based services, space transportation and advanced aerospace platforms, satellite systems and science payloads, ground and operations support systems, agriculture, climate/environmental monitoring, civil protection and emergency management, ISS and human life science (including medical research), communications, cyber security, adventure tourism, clean/alternative energy applications, advanced materials and new products. In addition to, aircraft and spacecraft design, parts and assembly, engineering design and construction, structural materials and electronic assembly, data analytics, medical and surgical innovations, satellite communications, innovations in planetary sustainability towards the development of nutritious food, clean water and energy, payload development, robotics – parts, design and assembly, unmanned aerial vehicles, surveillance, 3D printing and innovation, radiation protection, reconnaissance, & missile development.
TO PARTICIPATE YOU MUST SIGN UP THROUGH THIS LINK: http://bit.ly/IdeaToProfit
Cost to participate:
Partnership Investors / Chamber members: $49
Join the Orlando Regional Chamber for a hands-on, interactive one-day workshop designed to equip you with tools and knowledge to scale current businesses into new markets, evaluate customer segments and develop an organizational culture based on experimentation and growth.
The methodology is called Business Model Canvas (BMC) which de-risks the assumptions of your business or project in order to increase your chances of success.
During the one-day workshop, you will learn how to:
- use the Lean Startup BMC methodologies and apply them to current projects or ideas;
- test assumptions to avoid risk;
- identify what your customers believe differentiates you;
- capitalize on your unique advantages to grow and scale; and
- evaluate new processes and technology that can help you get an edge on the competition.
Designed for both established companies and startups, this workshop will help leaders:
- evaluate which technology to implement and when – artificial intelligence, automation, etc.;
- evaluate and understand how customer needs are changing; and
- create and implement new systems and processes to evaluate current products and services as well as new ideas.
*Executive Connection level members receive one free registration to an Idea To Profit One-Day Workshop. Please email Patricia.Thomas@orlando.org to take advantage.
Light breakfast and lunch provided.
The Annual Florida Venture Capital Conference™ is Florida’s most prominent, “Go To”, capital investment-centric event and gathering each year!
The 2020 Florida Venture Capital Conference offers numerous networking opportunities, programming featuring top investors and deal makers active in the state, and showcases Florida’s most innovative and fast growing later stage, private companies before an audience of venture capitalists, investors, and other service providers.
Past Presenters have raised approximately $6 Billion in equity capital. Over 400 people attended the 2019 conference, including 200+ equity investors from across the U.S., Europe and Latin America, representing billions of dollars in deployable capital.
Presenter applications will be reviewed and companies chosen by a selection committee made up of active venture capitalists and investors.