A Badass in Our Midst
InStyle magazine named the founder of the Child Rescue Coalition, a Venture Class 3 company, an August 2019 Badass 50 honoree. The national publication featured Carly Yoost in an online article this week. 

The coalition works with law enforcement, using technology to catch child predators. The publication reported that coalition is developing a new program to make it easier for investigators to recover deleted files and eventually prosecute and convict offenders.
Protecting Against Cyber Attacks

Ridgeback Network Defense, a Venture Class 5 company, was recently listed as a key player in the fast growing deception technology space by a market research firm. 

Ridgeback is a cybersecurity firm that can quickly deploy an interactive defense at an enterprise scale against a cyber attack. 
Digital South Florida:
Smart Cities. Smart Communities.

Join South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine and FAU Tech Runway at the CEO Connect Digital South Florida Series, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at Prestige Imports Miami.

The evening will feature a live panel discussion between Mary-Suzanne Powell, vice president of Vertical Market and Advanced Solutions of Johnson Controls; Congresswoman Patrick Erin Murphy, executive vice president of Coastal Construction; Ron Wainwright, partner at Tax Services of Cherry Bekaert; and Rodolphe el-Khoury, Ph.D., dean at University of Miami's School of Architecture.

Complimentary cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
TEDx Boca Raton Salon:
Communication Overload
Thanks to digital devices, the world we live in is more connected. Join a group of curated experts from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12 , at the Boca Raton Innovation Campus as they speak about communication overload, observations and implications. Among the group is Elan Barenholtz, Ph.D., associate professor in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science.
Third Annual Coalition Cup

Child Rescue Coalition, a Venture Class 3 company, is hosting their third annual coalition cup at the Boca Country Club. The fundraising event is 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the Boca Country Club by Waldorf Astoria.

Attendees will enjoy golfing, a buffet lunch, open bar, an awards ceremony, prizes and more.
Ignite the Night Orlando
NASA iTech is currently seeking and identifying advancements in technologies, not already funded by the organization, that are solving problems on Earth and have the potential to address existing challenges that enable NASA missions.

  • Focus areas for their Ignite the Night Orlando Challenge include
  • improving energy storage density
  • radiation protection, mitigation and hardware
  • power-efficient technologies
  • medical breakthroughs
  • revolutionary innovations NASA should know about

The top presenter will earn a position as one of 25 semifinalists for the current NASA iTech Cycle. This placement ensures evaluation of the applicants' technology by NASA's center chief technologists, increasing the chances of being selected as a top 10 finalist at the 2019 Cycle II Forum.

Applications due TODAY, August 30.
TechStars Startup Weekend
Do you have an idea you'd like to pursue or a problem you'd like to solve, but don't know where to start or who to start with?

TechStars Startup Weekend is a place where aspiring entrepreneurs can form teams, create prototypes, validate business ideas and receive feedback from a group of seasoned professionals in just 54 hours.

Attendees will receive benefits and discounts from global partners, one-on-one mentoring and networking opportunities with developers, designers and like-minded individuals.

The event begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 6 , and runs through 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 8 , at Catapult in Lakeland.
6 – 8 p.m. Sept. 4
Yard House, North Palm Beach

1 – 3 p.m. Sept. 5
Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel, Boca

10 – 11:30 a.m. Sept. 5
Emery, Hallandale Beach

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Sept. 10
NSU DeSantis Building, Davie

6 – 9 p.m. Sept. 11
General Provision, Fort Lauderdale
8 – 11 a.m. Sept. 16
Jungle Island, Miami

8:30 – 10:30 a.m. Sept. 17
Boca Raton

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. Sept. 17
Wyndham Hotel, Boca Raton

5:30 – 8:30 p.m. Sept. 18
Biergarten Boca, Boca Raton

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Oct. 1
Ironhack Miami, Miami
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