Newsletter
July 27, 2017
Events
Brainfood Speaker Series
Gain insights from a leading entrepreneur in South Florida at LAB Miami's Brainfood Speaker Series featuring Carlos Ramirez. The event will be held 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. Tue. Aug. 22 at The Lab Miami. 

Mr. Ramirez is the CEO and founder of Powerful Yogurt. His 20 years of experience as an international executive includes creating and implementing growth strategies for Fortune 500 companies, developing multi-million revenue streams in leading companies, and developing start-ups.


For tickets, click here.   
Fostering Professional and Personal Growth
Join the Florida Association for Women Lawyers (FAWL) and the Palm Beach County Bar Association 11:45 a.m. - 1 p.m. Thur. Aug. 31 at the Kravis Center for Local Community Service: Fostering Professional and Personal Growth.

Connect with local leaders in an interactive discussion of community involvement, opportunities and benefits.

FAWL's mission is to actively promote gender equality and the leadership roles of FAWL's members in the legal profession, judiciary and community at large.

For more information and to purchase tickets, RSVP to pbcfawl@gmail.com or visit pbcfawl.org.
Opportunities
YEA! Young Entrepreneurs Academy
The Boca Chamber Education Foundation's Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) is currently accepting applications.

The Young Entrepreneurs Academy is a groundbreaking educational program that takes students in grades six through twelve through the process of starting and running real businesses over the course of a full academic year.

Students work in close cooperation with local leaders of industry, community members, and educators to develop ideas and objectives, write business plans, pitch potential investors, obtain funding, register with governmental agencies, develop their brand identity and much more.


For more information and to apply by the Sept. 15 deadline, click here.
Venture Company Highlights
Student Entrepreneur Making Waves
Devin Willis, a Venture Class 5 student track entrepreneur, is making waves with his invention. He is a finalist in the Discovery Education 
and 3M Young Scientist Challenge and will compete for a $25,000 prize in October.

His invention, SLIDEMAP, helps pathologists with diagnosing cancer by combining 3D printing technology with computer programming. 

The Palm Beach Post recently interviewed the young innovator, in this article.
Aquaco Farms in the Spotlight
Joe Cardenas, an FAU Tech Runway graduate, talks start-up life with the Palm Beach Post.

Cardenas's company, Aquaco Farms, is designed to be one of the largest Florida Pompano grow facilities in the world and will provide a sustainable, highly sought after commodity in the seafood industry.

Read the Palm Beach Post article, here.

PowerCalc Needs Your Vote
PowerCalc, a Venture Class 3 company, has been selected to compete in the Schneider Electric challenge. Winning teams will present at an American Society for Healthcare Engineering webinar. They'll also be featured in the group's publications, be recognized by Schneider Electric North America Leadership and receive up to $20,000 in prizes.

Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of $29 billion in FY2016, their 144,000 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries, helping them to manage and process energy in ways that are efficient and sustainable.

The deadline to vote is Aug. 11. To vote for PowerCalc, click here.
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