FAU Tech Runway in Boca Raton Observer
FAU Tech Runway and three Venture Class 5 $25,000 winners are featured in the September issue of Boca Raton Observer magazine! Read the full article by clicking below.
Tone-y-Bands on Houston News
Great Day Houston KHOU-TV (CBS affiliate Houston) recently featured Tone-y-Bands in their back to school episode of "A Life in the Fashion Lane." Alexa Curtis, a fashion blogger, gave the weights made by Tone-y-Bands great reviews and recommended them for college students who are on to go.

Tone-y-Bands, a Venture Class 2 company, has developed the adjustable wrist weights that can be worn during everyday activities or while exercising. The bands come in seven colors and two sizes, and are 25 percent off until Sept. 1, using the code "backtoschool."
Patent Searching Session
Join Women in Business & Law for Patent Searching: Mining for Diamonds in a Field of Mines 8 - 9 p.m. Sept. 14 at Venture Cafe Miami.

You'll learn why patent searching is a valuable tool to discover potential risks when creating an invention, how to identify potential patent assets and competitors, and how to determine if your invention is patentable.
ITWomen Leadership Summit
ITWomen, in partnership with FAU Tech Runway, invites you to the inaugural ITWomen Leadership Summit. The event will take place 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at FAU Tech Runway.

Keynote speakers include Heather Cabot, an angel investor and author of Geek Girls Rising, and Angela Sebaly, an entrepreneur and author of The Courageous Leader. Sessions will feature CXO leadership insights, developing a culture of innovation, and a startup showcase on FAU Tech Runway female founders.

The ITWomen Leadership Summit is designed to provide women in the tech industry with rich development opportunities. All proceeds from the event will fund camps and STEM programs for under-served girls in the community.
CEO Forum South Florida
Research Park at FAU and GrowFL invite you to the CEO Forum, featuring Amjad Shamim, 6 - 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at Palm Beach State College.

Shamim is the CEO and managing partner of AAJ Technologies. During his leadership, the company has experienced double digit growth. It was named to the Inc. 500/5000 list of fastest growing companies in America and awarded Business of the Year by the South Florida Business Journal .

This exclusive event is designed for C-level executives, including company presidents, corporate principals and business owners of growth companies.
Research Park Annual Awards
The Research Park Annual Awards and Entrepreneurship Celebration will be held from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Oct. 4 at The Addison.

Join us as we celebrate with South Florida's most influential economic leaders, entrepreneurs, researchers and corporations, and commemorate the growth and success of our innovative community.
The third annual Congressional App Challenge is live and accepting applications through Nov. 1.

The CAC is a congressional initiative to encourage student engagement in coding and computer science. In its first two years, more than 1,150 apps were created by 4,000 students, with participant demographics surpassing all industry diversity metrics, and young women representing 30% of competitors.
Florida Atlantic University is hosting a career center internship and part-time job fair on Sept. 13. FAU Tech Runway companies are invited to participate at a $25 discounted rate.

To register, contact Traci Ackerman and submit your application below.

Be sure to mention you are an FAU Tech Runway venture company.
  • PQSecure Technologies is seeking a student web developer. Contact Reza Azarderakhsh.

  • Tone-y-Bands is hiring a freelance marketer, blog writer and social media guru. Contact Janice Haley.

  • PowerCalc is seeking a part-time web developer. Contact June Adams.
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