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Emerging Technology Business Showcase – ETBS in Paradise
October 23, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 6:30 pm UTC-5
Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida and Florida Venture Forum presents: ETBS in Paradise
The 2014 ETBS in Paradise is a one-day conference giving you access to the innovative companies and entrepreneurs from around our area and shows you where to lead your organization in order to stay ahead of the curve. Experts will provide the building blocks designed to help start-up founders build a plan and develop the skills required to take entrepreneurial ideas from napkin to reality.
Florida Venture Forum presents the “VC BOOT CAMP”
The Florida Venture Forum presents two learning modules as part of their Venture Capital Bootcamp. Each session will provide attendees with insight on what a fundable company looks like to investors and VCs. Additionally, experienced legal counsel will review components of a term sheet.
What Does a Fundable Company Look Like? : Investors and VCs look at key areas when determining if a company is investor worthy
Deal Structure: Experienced VC Counsel reviews a term sheet
“Paradise Chef” Start-up Edition Lunch Panel
Our lunch panel ““Paradise Chef Start-up Edition” gathers us to celebrate the faces, spaces, policies, and technologies that make food in South Florida some of the most delicious, diverse, and innovative in the world. Featured food experts/entrepreneurs will share stories of their restaurants and food businesses and discuss food trends in “Paradise”. Samples will be distributed and discussed during the panel discussion.
“Pre-Revenue Valuation” Workshop
Valuation of Early Stage Companies is designed to present several key methodologies that he and many other experienced angel investors have found as fundamental approaches to properly valuing early stage companies including Risk Factor Summation Method, Venture Capital Method and Scorecard Method. The workshop also presents the importance of portfolio strategies and the role of portfolio returns in the valuation process. Understanding a proper strategy will also help entrepreneurs to properly manage their expectations and gain insight as to why investors value deals the way they do.
ETBS START-UP PITCHES
This year’s conference will showcase ten of the most promising early-stage companies in South Florida through investor pitches and product demos. Attendees will meet some of the area’s startups and learn also hear from industry experts who have started, invested in and grown successful companies through presentations and exhibits.