Newsletter
July 06, 2017
Events
Trademarks 101
for Small Businesses
Mon. July 10
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
This roundtable with trademark and small business experts will feature Rep. Ted Deutch of Florida. The event will provide Florida's small- and medium-sized businesses an opportunity to connect and learn more about trademarks and how they impact enterprises.

To register, click here.
Surviving the Lifecycle
Research Park at FAU
Mon. July 10
7:00 p.m. 
The Boca Raton Android Developers will be hosting a meet- up at Research Park that discusses how beginner level developers can survive the Android lifecycle.

To RSVP
, click here.
Health + Accel
GuideWell Innovation
Deadline- Mon. July 31 
Health+Accel, presented by GuideWell Innovation, is a five-day event that facilitates the innovation of Aging Well solutions and prepares entrepreneurs for success by combining powerful market insights, meaningful business coaching and strategy, and access to a network of influential executives and innovators.

After a four-day workshop, participants in Health+Accel compete in a pitch competition for a $20,000 cash prize in front of potential investors.

To apply by the July 31 deadline
, click here.
Program Highlights
Welcome Venture Class 5
More than 50 entrepreneurs from 21 companies recently gathered at FAU Tech Runway for the Venture Class 5 orientation. Here are the start-ups joining the 2017-2018 program:

Community Track:
  • Hubspring Health
  • Land of North
  • Renal Trkrr
  • Ridgeback Network Defense
  • ScaleWize
  • Two Degrees
  • WAHspace
Faculty Track:
  • Idle Automation
  • Intercept TeleHealth Solutions
  • MMP Biopharma
  • PQSecure Technologies
  • Tap2Open
  • Videopura
  • VoxelRx
Student Track:
  • Bacon Boxes
  • Dead Ringer Society
  • Gaming Frog
  • Oceanus
  • PAPER
  • SLIDEMAP
  • STAX Mobile App
Venture Company Highlights
Devin Willis Selected as Finalist
Devin Willis, the 14-year-old founder of SLIDEMAP, a Venture Class 5 student track company, has been selected as a finalist in the prestigious  Discovery Education and 3M Young Scientist Challenge. The competition recognizes students who develop ideas and inventions that solve global issues. 

Devin is a top 10 finalist, narrowed down from thousands of students across the country. If he wins, he will receive $25,000 and a spot among scientists in cancer research. 

Watch his interview with WPTV  here .

Two Degrees Needs Your Vote
Two Degrees, a Venture Class 5 community track company, has been nominated for Tech.Co's Startup of the Year in the South Atlantic region. You can help them get to the semi-finals, by  voting for them in the Reader's Choice Poll. The poll will help determine the selection of 100 start-ups who will compete for cash, prizes and more, at the Innovate! and Celebrate conference in San Francisco this October.

The deadline to vote is July 12. To vote, click here.

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