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February 2014

Worthy? Positioning an Emerging Company for Investment

February 18, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Nova Southeastern University, 3301 College Avenue, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, Knight Lecture Hall Room 1124
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314 United States

Which attributes in an emerging technology company indicate a commercial concept that might succeed? What attracts capital to the “stranger” amidst a crowd of options? How can technological talent be introduced to business principles that bring ideas to market? When is a business accelerator the right fit for an early stage company? How is technology innovation defined, or is it something recognized when seen? Hear two successful serial entrepreneurs, prolific in multiple areas, address these questions and other subjects in…

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January 2017

Screening of “CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap” + Panel Discussion

January 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
University of Miami Cosford Cinema, 5030 Brunson Dr.
Coral Gables, FL 33146 United States

"Everyone who cares about the rights of girls and women should see this movie. It's an extraordinary exploration of the opportunities and challenges for women and the tech industry." - Maria Klawe   President, Harvey Mudd College This relevant and timely documnetary explores why more women and minorites do not pursue careers in computer science despite high demand and lucrative job opportunitites. The film highlights breakthrough efforts that are producing more diverse programmers and shows how a critical gender gap can…

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February 2017

The Sunny Side of Energy – A Brighter Outlook for Renewables

February 22, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CIC Miami: University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park, 1951 NW 7th Ave
Miami, FL 33136 United States

A visionary event with exclusive perspectives about clean energy advantages, end user choices, and creative entrepreneurial approaches. Our accomplished speakers will explore:  Green energy consumer and commercial markets The innovative business models of several South Florida companies Job growth in the alternative energy space Solar Power in Florida after Amendments 1 and 4 Potential federal policy changes for renewable power Join us February 22, 2017 for insights could impact your personal, business, and decisions regarding renewable energy. Moderator: Pam Keith…

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March 2017

Code Art Miami | Digital Art Show, All-Girls Coding Competition & More!

March 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MDC Wolfson Campus, Miami Animation & Gaming International Complex (MAGIC), 315 NE 2nd Avenue, Building 8, 1st Floor
Miami, FL 33132 United States

"Code Art Miami" showcases art created through computer programming by girls in grades 3-12. Attendees will be able to view and interact with the art, as well as try their hand at coding and learn more about local STEAM resources at a Tech Ed Expo taking place during the event. There will be other fun activities, including the chance to create art in Virtual Reality and a People's Choice digital art competition. This is a great event for students, parents, STEAM educators, artists curious about…

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Early Stage Capital for Entrepreneurs

March 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
MDC Wolfson Campus, Miami Animation & Gaming International Complex (MAGIC), 315 NE 2nd Avenue, Building 8, 1st Floor
Miami, FL 33132 United States

"Code Art Miami" showcases art created through computer programming by girls in grades 3-12. Attendees will be able to view and interact with the art, as well as try their hand at coding and learn more about local STEAM resources at a Tech Ed Expo taking place during the event. There will be other fun activities, including the chance to create art in Virtual Reality and a People's Choice digital art competition. This is a great event for students, parents, STEAM educators, artists curious about…

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Early Stage Capital for Entrepreneurs: What options, deal structures, and resources you should know about

March 30, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Venture Hive, 1010 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, Florida 33132 United States

Most high growth start-ups are fueled by capital - product development, staffing, go-to market. There are many avenues for raising capital and an increasing number of unique investment models available for entrepreneurs to pursue. Listen to a panel discussion featuring 4 professional investors in early stage businesses. Hear what models they use to invest in, support, and help grow the companies they work with. What financing models and structures are available to entrepreneurs?  What criteria to does each investor look…

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May 2017

TechWalk – When Fashion Meets Technology

May 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CIC Miami, 1951 Northwest 7th Avenue, #600
Miami, FL 33136 United States

The fashion industry offers numerous runways for choosing what to wear for work or leisure, an opportunity to showcase a desired image. Discover how social media accelerates new styles and concepts, and technology developments like 3-D printing, sustainable fibers, and wearable art stimulate new fashion creations. Hear about software that has helped change the design, make, & delivery of fabric and accessories, and broadened the mediums of catwalks, trendy advertisements, and store sales. Tech trends and what you wear - …

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October 2017

The New Era of Artificial Intelligence: Robots, Jobs, the Economy and How Machine Intelligence Can Affect You

October 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CIC Miami, 1951 Northwest 7th Avenue, #600
Miami, FL 33136 United States

NEW DATE:October 18th, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM (New speakers added. Food and soft drinks are included. Only a few seats left. Secure your tickets today) After billions of dollars and decades of research, we are entering a new era of robotics and conscious artificial intelligence.  A.I. is poised to transform our society as did the internet years ago.   We are already using A.I. when we use speech recognition software, Google Translate,  and many other apps and services.  Nearly all…

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February 2018

MIT Enterprise Forum of South Florida Networking Event (Free)

February 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
TAP 42 Miami, 3252 Northeast 1st Avenue, #Ste. 101, #Ste. 101, #Ste. 101
Miami, FL 33137 United States
Free

You're invited to the MIT Enterprise Forum Networking event!  Open to everyone interested in the intersection of Technology and Business.  Come meet the South Florida MIT EF Board and local professionals on Wednesday, February 28th at Tap 42 Miami from 6pm to 9pm.  Appetizers are on us!  Join us for a night of: - Professional Networking- Referrals- Meeting Your Industry Peers- Fun, Food, Good Times! This is an informal event that provides a fun way to meet and networking with…

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March 2018

Lessons For Entrepreneurs – Learned On The Front Lines

March 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
FAU Tech Runway, 901 Northwest 35th Street
Boca Raton, FL 33431 United States

Ever wonder how to set up that first company? Can I change the nature of my company over time? Do I need a Board? How do I pick one? How do I set myself up for investors? How do I keep competitors at bay? How do I add value to my enterprise? How do I bootstrap the enterprise before investors? This event is being co-hosted with the Wharton Club of South Florida Cost:$35 for early Bird and MIT Alumni and…

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