Attend the Crummer Rollins Venture Plan Competition
What: The competition provides entrepreneurs in Central Florida with an opportunity to take an idea for a new product or business and develop a plan to introduce it to the marketplace. Participants compete for prize money, in-kind services, and an equity investment offer before a panel of distinguished judges, all of whom are successful investors and entrepreneurs.
When: Thursday, March 28 | 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. Networking | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. Event
Where: Bush Auditorium, Rollins College | 1000 Holt Ave. Winter Park, FL 32789 | Parking
BlockSpaces, home of Florida’s first blockchain-focused incubator, is proud to announce their first public showcase. This event will feature pitches from three startup projects that have advanced through the BlockSpaces Innovation LAB startup challenge. More than half dozen innovators have been working on their ideas in the LAB, and collaboratively improving their use cases and pitches since January. As we approach the end of March, these selected projects are ready to graduate from the LAB. The founders will be publicly pitching their ideas and announcing the timeline for the launch of their companies.
The finalists will present a diverse set of blockchain solutions, including:EzLawyer, a cloud platform for businesses and lawyers to create blockchain-secured, self-managing smart legal contacts and find collaborative consensus faster; Project Marlin,a solution for home loans and mortgage insurance; and CoinCatcher, a loyalty program game for businesses.
The event will take place on March 28, 6p-8pm, at The Attic, 500 E. Kennedy Blvd #400, Tampa, FL 33602. This event is free and open to the public. Attendees are welcome to stay afterward to meet the presenters, discuss their ideas and intentions in more detail, and network with the community. “We are incredibly proud of all our startups this quarter, and we are amazed with the startups that are already joining the LAB for next quarter”, says CTO, Chris Williams. “We are making BlockSpaces the home of blockchain innovation in the Tampa Bay area”.
BlockSpaces is Florida’s first blockchain-focused startup incubator and accelerator, and has been in business since 2017.
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