Events

Mar
28
Thu
Crummer Rollins Venture Plan Competition
Mar 28 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

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

https://www.rollins.edu/business/centers-of-excellence/advanced-entrepreneurship/entrepreneurs/venture-plan-competition-2017.html

 

 

BlockSpaces Innovation LAB Showcase Event (Tampa)
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/blockspaces-innovation-lab-showcase-event-tickets-58992328643

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.

 

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.