Dec. 07, 2017
TwoDegrees Featured on Crunch Report
FAU Tech Runway company,  Two Degrees , was recently featured on  TechCrunch 's Crunch Report as their company of the day. Click below to watch the video.
6th Annual ITPalooza
Come see FAU Tech Runway and some of our venture companies today, Dec. 7 at the 6th Annual ITPalooza.

ITPalooza is an in-depth technology showcase that brings together South Florida’s top IT and tech companies. The event will take place from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m. at the Greater Fort Lauderdale-Broward County Convention Center.

Learn about new technology developments, find solutions to company needs, and network with a unique group of strategic business partners, prospective customers, vendors, industry experts and high-profile speakers. To register, click the link below.
Women in Business Wine and Networking Night
SoFla Mixers is hosting a free networking event for women from 7 – 8:30 p.m. on Dec. 13 at Healthy Life Salon in Boca Raton. Guests will enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, organic wine specials and appetizers while networking with other female business owners. Guests will have the option to speak to the crowd about their business for two to three minutes.
A Night with GE Digital CTO, Chris Drumgoole
Join Wyncode Academy and Refresh Miami for a fireside chat with Chris Drumgoole, CTO at GE Digital . The event will take place from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at Wyncode Academy in Miami.

Drumgoole currently leads GE’s enterprise and industrial cloud strategy, as well as the company’s infrastructure. The evening's chat will include why GE chose Miami as the location for their new office, what they have planned for the community, and all things Miami tech. The event is free and will include light bites and beverages.
Claim Your Future Showcase
The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County needs your support to introduce South Florida's future workforce to career opportunities in the region. The Claim Your Future Showcase will take place from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Feb. 6 at the Palm Beach County Convention Center.

Exhibitors will receive an interactive display for attendees to learn about their company and industry, while students will discover future occupations and career paths in South Florida.

For more information, please contact Kristen Boyd at 561.835.1008, ext. 4106 or  kboyd@bdb.org.
Meet The Angels – Rescheduled
FAU Tech Runway and Gold Coast Venture Capital Association invite you to Meet The Angels on Thur. Feb. 8 at FAU Tech Runway.

The event is designed to provide entrepreneurs with the opportunity to meet some of South Florida's major angel groups and investors. Local entrepreneurs will learn who these organizations are, who to contact, what their investment parameters are, and about their process.

Investors and angel organizations will gain exposure to South Florida's broader entrepreneurial community and network with fellow investors.
Women Startup Challenge
The Women Startup Challenge: Emerging Tech 2018 is accepting applications until Dec. 19. The challenge is one of the largest pitch competitions to showcase and fund top early-stage women-led technology startups. The challenge will take place at Google’s New York Campus in March 2018.

Ten finalists will be selected to pitch their tech ventures before a panel of investors, including Nisha Dua, a partner at BBG Ventures, Rebecca Kaden, a partner at Union Square Ventures, and Hoolie Tejwani, Vice President at Obvious Ventures. The grand prize winner will receive $50,000 as a cash grant for their startup. All ten finalists will receive pitch coaching and participate in a mentoring day with top investors.
Florida Venture Capital Conference
The Florida Venture Forum invites you to the 27th Annual Florida Venture Capital Conference from Jan. 29 – 31 at the Marriott Harbor Beach Resort in Fort Lauderdale.

Presenting companies will pitch to active equity investors, learn from experienced service providers, connect with other successful entrepreneurs, and have the opportunity to win cash prizes. Previous presenting companies have raised more than $3 billion. Presenter applications will be reviewed by a selection committee made up of active venture capitalists and investors. Application deadline is Dec. 20 .
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