Weekly News
February 03, 2017
Opportunities
The Rice Business Plan Competition

The Rice Business Plan Competition is the world's richest and largest graduate-level student startup competition.  It is hosted and organized by the Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship.
 
Startups participating in the RBPC have gone on to raise more than $1.8 billion in capital and exit funds.
 
The deadline is Fri. Feb. 10. To enter the competition, visit their website.
Community Updates
Deep Cleaning
10 a.m.
Sat. Feb. 4

The main warehouse space, interior offices and glass cubicles are scheduled to undergo a deep cleaning this weekend. Please store your personal items and valuables in a safe place prior to cleaning. Desks that are covered with paperwork or personal items will not be cleaned.

If you have a specific cleaning request, please email Jessica Beaver by the end of today: jbeaver1@fau.edu.
Cleaning 
Every Sunday & Wednesday 

Offices will be cleaned  Sundays and Wednesdays after 5 p.m.

If you would like your desk to be cleaned, please be sure that all items are cleared off. S tore your valuables in a safe place prior to cleaning.

If your trash cans need to be emptied on days when offices are not cleaned, please leave them outside your door to be collected.
Events
SUP-X: The Startup Expo
All Day Event
Mon. & Tues. Mar. 6-7

We are proud to partner with SUP-X: The StartUp Expo, a two day startup and early-stage conference and expo in Fort Lauderdale on March 6-7, 2017, the largest such conference in Florida and one of the largest in the country.  

Sign up today using our discounted registration codes below:

50% off General Admission:
SUPX17GA99

25% off VIP Passes:
SUPX17VIP299

Learn more at:  www.sup-x.org  or info@sup-x.org
Child Rescue Coalition's S econd  Annual Gala
6-10 p.m.
Fri. Feb. 17

 
Please join us in supporting the Child Rescue Coalition at their second annual fundraising gala.
 
All proceeds from tickets, donations and auction purchases will go directly to "protecting innocence through technology." If you would like t o purchase tickets or sponsor the event, please click  here .
Venture Company Highlights

Neuro Pharmalogics Inc. Selected for On-Stage Presentation 

Neuro Pharmalogics Inc. has been selected as one of the presenting companies at the upcoming CED Life Science Conference. View the full press release here. Please be sure to congratulate David Muth and Ken Dawson-Scully if you see them.
SQUEEZE App Available For Download

SQUEEZE has officially launched their money manager & savings app. Gain insight, reduce bills and save like a boss. Download it on the Apple App Store today.
Mind&Melody Inc. Selected as Shark Tank Finalist

Congratulations to Mind&Melody Inc. for being selected as a finalist in PhilanthropyMiami's Shark Tank Competition. They will be pitching live on Thurs. Mar. 9, for the chance to win $10,000.
 
The PhilanthropyMiami Conference is the most important annual gathering of executives and thought leaders who are driving the philanthropy sector in Miami-Dade County and South Florida. Register today to be challenged, connected and inspired.
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