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South Beach to Silicon Beach
October 15, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Can South Florida Ignite an Innovation Ecosystem?
What does South Florida need to foster technology entrepreneurship? What will make South Florida an attractive and effective place to start or finance a high- tech business? At this event, come hear the perspectives of thought leaders from academia, government, finance, and tech entrepreneurs as they answer the questions above. Enjoy a networking session prior to the discussion as well as a lengthy Q&A session in which you can contribute your own thoughts and ideas.
• Will Fleming, CEO, MotionPoint Corporation
• Modesto “Mitch” Maidique, Former President, Current Professor and Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Eminent Scholar Chair in Leadership of the Florida International University
• Diane Sanchez, Chief Executive Officer, Technology Foundation of the Americas
• Bob Swindell, President and CEO, Ft. Lauderdale Alliance
• Michael Wasserman, Managing Director, H.I.G. BioVentures