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.
Synapse Summit 2020
For more information about attending, exhibiting, sponsoring, or speaking
at the Summit, visit SynapseFL.com
FEBRUARY 11-12, 2020 | Amalie Arena in Downtown Tampa, FL
The Synapse Summit is the premier innovation event in Florida. It’s a 2-day celebration by and for entrepreneurs, investors, C-Suite executives, talent, corporations, educational institutions, students, government officials, innovators and more. We come together to share their innovations and network with each other to stimulate success across the State.
With over 300 exhibitors, Summit attendees get the opportunity to interact with immersive experiences, hands-on demonstrations, and engaging panels and breakout sessions.
2020 Summit Projections:
Technologies featured: Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning /
Arts & Entertainment / Blockchain / Building Your Business /
Cybersecurity / Defense / Digital Reality / Education / Energy /
Emerging Technology / eSports / FinTech / Investing / IoT /
Marketing / MedTech / Simulation / Smart Cities / Transportation
and much more…
Registration: $49-$499, Student and military scholarships available.
83% of attendees come to the Summit specifically for Networking.
Ready to Experience the Summit?
Do you have a startup that needs funding? Do you want to learn how startup funding works, what you need to do before trying to raise funding, and where you can go to get it? Then join us for this Miami fundraising workshop, which will provide practical, step by step advice. It will feature talks from entrepreneurs who have successfully raised money for their businesses, and investors actively funding businesses. Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more.
The Florida Venture Forum Education Foundation presents “How to Change your Messaging and Strategy for Social Media Right Now” Webinar featuring Stephanie Lichtenstein, President of Micro Media Marketing
on Tuesday, April 14, 2020 from 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT. Stephanie, will share her tips for successful social media posts and insights. Register today!
7 Ways to Stay Connected through Social Media:
1. Communicate your Plans
2. Engage your Team
3. Join the Online Community
4. Host Virtual Events
4. Share your Expertise Online
5. Shifts in Content
6. Have Fun
7. Promote Each Other
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT
Webinar link to be provided after registration.
Zoom Panel topic: Working Remote and Keep Business Continuity
Date: Friday, April 17th
Time: 10:30am – 11:30am
- 10:30am – 10:35am: Welcome & Introduction of speakers (TBD)
- 10:35am – 11:05am: Moderated questions
- 11:05am – 11:30am: Questions from the audience (HOST to lead questions to the guest speakers)
Moderator will be Sheena Fowler and the confirmed guest so far will be:
- David Duncan – VP of Sales – Epos Now – https://www.linkedin.com/in/davidduncaneposnow/
- Graham Gill – VP of Customer Success – Accent Technologies – https://www.linkedin.com/in/gngill/
- PJ Spelios – VP of Talent – Fattmerchant – https://www.linkedin.com/in/pjspelios/
- Brielle Ware – HR Manager – FieldEdge – https://www.linkedin.com/in/brielle-ware-phr-shrm-cp-4a290a23/
Raising Capital during and after COVID-19
Webinar Title: Responding to COVID-19 Webinar Series: Raising Capital during and after COVID-19
Platform: ZOOM Link (TBD)
Hosts: Orlando Tech Council
Dennis Pape (Cofounder and CEO, SeedFundersOrlando) – also moderator
Ben Patz (Managing Partner at DeepWork Capital)
Chris Morton (Founder and CEO, NanoPhotonica, Inc)
Kunal Patel (Co-Founder and CTO, BrandXR)
Kenny Totten (Co-Founder and COO, Bacarai)
The Florida Venture Forum and the Florida Venture Education Foundation
will be featuring investors,successful entrepreneurs, and other high-level guestsas part of its “Capital Matters”live webinar series. Each week featured guests will share their insights on the venture capital landscape, as well as practical operating advice during the current crisis and beyond.
Join us for our upcoming webinar featuring Mark Volchek, founding partner of Las Olas Venture Capital andKevin Burgoyne, president & CEO of the Florida Venture Forum, on Thursday, April 23, 2020 from 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT. Register today!
Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM EDT
Webinar link to be provided after registration.
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