WE PUT

innovation

TO WORK

WATCH CONTESTANTS COMPETE

Event Happenings to take place Mid October 2021

Presentation

IGNITE + INNOVATE

Featured Panelists

John Wensveen

Chief Innovation Officer x Nova Southeastern University

Executive Director x Alan B. Levan Broward Center of Innovation

 

Pamela Fuertes, Executive Director
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Program

Miami-Dade College

 

David Coddington, Sr. Vice President Business Development

Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance x Broward County

 

Moderator

Raelin Storey, Director

Office of Communications, Marketing + Economic Development

City of Hollywood

Round Terrace

2021 LAUNCH

2021 PITCH

Hard at Work

Featured Speakers

Craig Avera + Rose White Cali Coffee

Steve Edwards Premier Virtual

Judges

Nate Vasel Las Olas Venture Capital
Sandy-Michael McDonald
Broward OESBD

John Wensveen Nova Southeastern University

Sarah Lucas New World Angels

 

Finalists

The Bang Shack

Carevocacy

Vitruvian VDR

Key Shield LLC

Lid Vizion LLC

Sweet Sips Straws

2020 PITCH

Writing on Glass
' Trends, Challenges, Opportunities  & Strategies of Entrepreneurship'

 

Featured Panelists

David Ponraj

Founder + CEO x Startup Space

Andrew Koenig

President x City Furniture
Manish Hirapara

CEO x PeakActivity
 

Moderator

John Wensveen

Chief Innovation Officer x Nova Southeastern University

Executive Director x Alan B. Levan Broward Center of Innovation

2020 LAUNCH

2019 PITCH

Business Meeting

Featured Speaker

Claudio Sorrentino Body Details

Judges

Nate Vasel Las Olas Venture Capital
Sandy-Michael McDonald
Broward OESBD

Paco Velez Feeding South Florida

Janet Ahlgren ScaleUp Executives South Florida

 

Finalists

iGenApps

Spraymo Solutions

Ondevan Campervan

LockIt Plates

Savr App

Social Gathering
3 PART SPEAKER SERIES

Part 1: How to Get Funded

Nate Vasel Las Olas Venture Capital

Richard Yules New World Angels

Enrique Triay Start-Up Expert

 

Part 2: Speed Branding

Barbara Goldberg O'Connell & Goldberg Public Relations

Chrissy White Bright Designs by Chrissy

Carlos Zuluaga Lionfuse Digital Media

LeeRon Cohen x LA Media Group

Haley Weigle Alison South Marketing
Roly Rodriquez
The Pink Collective

Teri Merrit Trust Hospitality

Amanda Harris Diplomat Beach Resort
 

Part 3: Own Your Pitch

Michael O'Donnell StartUp Acceleration

2019 LAUNCH

Giving a Presentation

Featured Speakers

Scott Joesph x Healthy Tribe
Pam Butler
Caddycan

Judges

Anne Hotte Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce
Pam Butler
x Caddycan
Dr. Fary Margules
x Nova Southeastern University
Mayor Josh Levy
x City of Hollywood
John Saunders
5Four Digital

 

Finalists

Bmprgrm
Govlia
iLumenfi
ScriptAssist Pharmacy
SimpleVisa
The Marine Guardian

2018 PITCH

Lecture Room

Judges

Anne Cardozo Broward College
Dan Muggeo
Daniels + Roberts, Inc
Dan Gudema
StartupPOP
John Saunders
x 5Four Digital
Josh Levy
x Mayor City of Hollywood
Erika Obando
x Motivational Speaker

 

Finalists

Record Gram
Caribu
Energy Bionics
SettleiTsoft
Barterra
CaddyCa

2017 PITCH