Events

Feb
16
Sat
TiECON Florida 2019 (Tampa)
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm

Welcome To TiECON Florida 2019

TiE  Florida’s signature annual entrepreneurship conference brings together entrepreneurs, corporate executives and business professionals from Tampa, St. Petersburg and the rest of the Florida for a great combination of substantive conversation, education and peer networking.

Speakers and program details will be published very soon.

Agenda

·        Keynote Speakers
·        Attend Engaging Breakout Panels
·        Listen to the Startup Company Pitches
·        Enjoy the popular Power Lunch
·        Promote your startup business
·        Get inspired and engaged with newfound connections
.        Cocktail Reception & Networking

Connect. Disrupt. Innovate. 
TiECon Florida brings together highly successful and aspiring entrepreneurs from varying industries such as Healthcare, Construction, Mining, Real Estate, Media and Information Technology.
The agenda features awesome keynote discussions and highly relevant break-out panels, with plenty of time for informal exchange, networking and mentorship.
For Exhibit, Sponsorship  and Registration questions or concerns, please contact  Raj Rajendran at: ed@tampa.tie.org

Feb
22
Fri
Business of Biotech: Cracking the Cancer Code (Tampa)
Feb 22 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Conference Overview

Join Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa on February 22nd for a free conference.  Business of Biotech is a signature event that attracts 400 biotech executives, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, angel investors and researchers from across the U.S. and is a unique opportunity to meet and collaborate with the innovators of our age.

Friday, February 22, 2019

8:30 AM – 3:00 PM EST

3:30-4:30 Cell Therapy Tours (Limited Availability)

  • Where

  • Moffitt Cancer Center-Vincent A. Stabile Research Building
    12902 USF Magnolia Drive
    Tampa, Florida 33612
    USA
    813-745-6828
Feb
28
Thu
TAB | #RiseUpOrlando
Feb 28 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Details

Join us this month as we come together and celebrate the City of Orlando being chosen as one of the stops on the Rise of the Rest Road Trip!
This contest which is focused on highlighting startup activity outside of Silicon Valley will award $100,000 to the winning startup.

Learn more and submit your startup here:
https://www.events.revolution.com/

So we challenge you to #RiseUpOrlando and join us for a celebration of our local tech community and let’s come together to showcase why Orlando is a startup destination and why the spotlight should be on us.

We will have some special guest speakers who will provide insight and real-world advice on the journey to becoming a successful startup and as always we will be picking up the TAB for attendees thanks to our great partners and sponsors.

It’s time to step up and #RiseUpOrlando, let’s show the rest of the country why Orlando deserves to be recognized.

About Rise of the Rest:
We invest catalytic capital in the most promising seed stage companies located outside of Silicon Valley, New York City and Boston. The ROTR Seed Fund is backed by a group of iconic entrepreneurs, executives and investors.

Link to apply for $100,000 prize
https://riseoftherest.submittable.com/submit

#RiseUpOrlando #RiseOfRest #techandbeers

Mar
12
Tue
BioFlorida Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Chapter Event (Jupiter)
Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Chapter Event | Jupiter
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Join the Palm Beach/Treasure Coast Chapter Tuesday, March 12 for a brief program and networking on the FAU Jupiter Campus. Event details to come.

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5:30 PM
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Florida Atlantic University
John D. MacArthur Campus
5353 Parkside Drive, MC17, Rm 119
Jupiter, Florida  33458
United States
Contact: BioFlorida
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PALM BEACH/TREASURE COAST CHAPTER EVENT

TUESDAY MARCH 12

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

FAU Jupiter Campus

5353 Parkside Drive, MC17, Rm119

Jupiter,FL33458

 

Attend to learn about FAU Tech Runway’s exciting expansion into Jupiter. Also, hear from Scripps Researchand their significant impact on the industry and their vision of the future. Connect with key stakeholders in Jupiter’s vibrant life sciences cluster at this upcoming industry event.

 

FEE: BioFlorida members: $25; Non-members: $45; Students; $15

AGENDA (subject to change)

5:30 – 6:00pm Registration & Networking

 

6:00 – 6:10pm Welcome & Introductions

Chapter Co-Chairs, Palm Beach Treasure Coast: Robert Mino, VP, Life Sciences, Business Development Board of Palm Beach County

Cara Perry, Asst. Vice President of Communication, FAU Northern Campuses

 

6:10 – 6:20pm FAU Tech Runway’s Expansion into Jupiter

Rhys Williams, Managing Director and Associate Vice President – Research, FAU Tech Runway

 

6:20 – 6:35pm Scripps Research Impact on the Industry

Stacey DeLoye, Sr. Communications Manager , Scripps Research

Douglas Bingham, Executive Vice President, Florida Operations, Scripps Research

 

6:35 – 6:40pm Legislative Update & Closing

Nancy K. Bryan, President & CEO, BioFlorida

 

6:40 – 7:30pm Additional Networking

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Mar
13
Wed
BioFlorida Central Florida Chapter Event (Orlando)
Mar 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
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5:30 PM
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StarterStudio
101 S. Garland Ave Suite #108
Orlando, Florida  32801
United States
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Online registration is available until: 3/13/2019

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101 S. Garland Ave Suite #108
Orlando, Florida  32801
United States

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CENTRAL CHAPTER EVENT

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

StarterStudio

Event is taking place in the Atrium

101 S Garland Ave #108, Orlando, FL 32801

 

Attend to learn about support for life science innovation in the region!Event to feature the Orlando Health Strategic Innovations program, designed to bring inventions to life,with resources including The Foundry and Orlando Health Ventures.

 

Also on the Agenda, a startup company spotlight on AireHealth, introducing a connected-portable nebulizer for respiratory health as well as a BioFlorida legislative update.

 

BioFlorida members $25; non-members $45; students $15.
SPEAKER LINE UP (in order of appearance)

 

CHAPTER CO-CHAIRS

Bryan Allinson, AdventHealth

 

Amy Baker, Wilson Elser

 

LEADERSHIP TEAM MEMBER

Habeel Gazi, Orlando Economic Partnership

 

Featured Speaker

Michael Schmidt, Managing Director, Strategic Innovations, Orlando Health

 

Company Spotlight

Stacie Ruth, Co-Founder & CEO, AireHealth

 

Closing & Legislative Update: Nancy K. Bryan, BioFlorida

Regional events offer tours of new facilities and allow time to network with life science professionals.

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Mar
14
Thu
BioFlorida Northeast Chapter Annual Brew Event (Gainesville)
Mar 14 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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Connect with the region’s life sciences community Thursday, March 14 from 5-7:30pm at Cypress & Grove Brewing Company. Go behind the scenes and observe the brewing operation in the context of biomanufacturing!

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When: Thursday, March 14, 2019
5:00 PM
Where: Cypress & Grove Brewing Company
1001 NW 4th St.
Gainesville, Florida  32601
United States
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Northeast Chapter Event

Thursday, March 14 (5pm – 7:30pm)

Cypress & Grove Brewing Co., Gainesville

Connect with the region’s life sciences community and take a tour of the Brewery lead by co-owner and microbiologist who will highlight the science behind the brewing process.

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LOCATION
Cypress & Grove Brewing Co. located at 1001 NW 4th St., Gainesville

DATE AND TIME
03/14/19 5:00pm – 03/14/19 7:30pm

Attend this annual event and meet Leadership Team Members from the Northeast Chapter. Connect with the region’s life sciences community.

 

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Mar
29
Fri
FAU Tech Runway – Meet the Angels (Boca Raton)
Mar 29 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
**IMPORTANT REMINDER: Due to requests received from a significant number of our attendees, panelists and other important stakeholders, the original date for “Meet the Angels” (Thursday, Feb. 28) has been rescheduled to Friday, March 29.**
Hi Dennis,
In our world of mass information – and sometime, disinformation – it is crucial for entrepreneurs to make smart decisions to secure the success of their unique business goals. Pursuing new and innovative ways to fund their ventures is part of that smart decision making. That’s where “Meet the Angels” comes in!
“Meet the Angels” is South Florida’s premier educational networking event for entrepreneurs. It connects them with investors, leaders and experts who build lucrative relationships with venture companies, the smart way.
Come “Meet the Angels” on Friday, March 29 to gain exclusive access to:
  • Expert advice from the region’s leading investors
  • In-depth knowledge of current issues and latest trends related to growth funding
  • Top tips on best practices and processes
  • Invaluable networking with entrepreneurs, major angel groups, investors, investment funds, tech leaders and startups
Can’t make it in person? Live streaming tickets are now available for purchase.
All tickets include a “Cyclopedia of Investments” resource guide.
For more information, click here. To purchase tickets, click the link below.
Apr
10
Wed
Digital Orlando 2019 (Orlando)
Apr 10 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Orlando has gained recognition as a tech and creative hub, recognized for digital media, simulation, software design, entertainment technologies, and industry education. Individuals and groups work daily to bring the tech community together by providing resources and support to startups, creating new educational opportunities, producing timely and relevant events, and developing spaces that are well-suited to the needs of today’s tech entrepreneurs and professionals.

Digital Orlando 2018 brings together leaders from across the spectrum of Orlando’s $13+ billion technology sector to discuss the impact, growth, and future of the region’s fastest-growing industry.

AUDIENCE

Orlando Tech Innovation Ecosystem: Entrepreneurs, Talent, Corporations, Support Organizations, Universities & Educational Institutions, Government, Economic Development, Investment Capital, and Innovation Experts.

INDUSTRIES

  • Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality
  • Gaming, Simulation
  • Defense, Cyber Security
  • FinTech, Blockchain, Crypto
  • Digital Health, Human Performance
  • Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Drones
  • Urban Tech, Transportation
  • Sustainability, Smart Tech
  • Universities, Education, Incubation
  • Service Providers
  • Economic Development, Venture Investment
  • Government, Support Organizations

More info and registration here: https://www.digitalorlando.co

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.