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Sep 26

We are hosting Brett Finkelstein Managing Partner of Phyto Partners

September 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4

https://www.startupgrind.com/events/details/startup-grind-miami-presents-we-are-hosting-brett-finkelstein-managing-partner-of-phyto-partners Phyto Partners is a Marijuana Investment Fund rated top 5 by Forbes Magazine. Cannabis investment is an opportunity to create generational wealth. Phyto Partners is playing a vital role in the Cannabis industry by providing capital to entrepreneurs and operating businesses that do not have access to traditional funding resources. Phyto Partners will bring to bear its broad network of experienced business executives, financial experts, analysts, and advisors to assist portfolio companies with financing needs, operations and execution. Their portfolio companies along with their partners will synergistically help to accelerate successful execution strategies in all areas of the Cannabis industry.

6:00 pm: Registration and Networking
7:00 pm: Fireside chat
7:45 pm: Question and Answer
8:15 pm: Network

BRETT FINKELSTEIN – Phyto Partners (Managing Partner)
Brett Finkelstein Managing Partner of Phyto Partners is a Marijuana Investment Fund rated top 5 by Forbes Magazine. Brett will discuss the cannabis investment as an opportunity to create generational wealth and Photo Partners a venture capital fund that invests in businesses operating in and around the burgeoning marijuana industry.

Hosted By
Dr. Lascelle A. Sweetland, Miami Chapter Director
Managing Director and founder of Laspainc Consulting. We assist companies in the United States and abroad in entering or expanding into markets throughout North America, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. We offer a range of global business solutions to help SMEs succeed in international markets including, new product and business development, market research, feasibility studies, market analysis and selection, market entry strategy, international lead generation and partner search, brand development, overseas marketing and promotion, public relations, product launch and trade show support services programs in the State of Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Founder of The i-LAB Startup Foundation which provides support in the areas of academic outreach, venture capital engagement, workforce development, connecting business and government, and cross border collaboration focused on improving consumer experience through disruptive innovation. A program to incubate the creation of more than 100 startups a year.

Rita das Mittal, Miami Chapter Operations Director
Founder & CEO of IN:MARG Innovators- an educational and research program for professionals in medicine, arts, entertainment and global entrepreneurship startups. Facilitating global collaboration between USA and India through networking and immersive internships to gain experiential knowledge in chosen fields. http://www.inmarg.org – VP of TIE Miami for entrepreneurs http://www.miami.tie.org -Rita Mittal serves as Board Member/Director in many organizations in Fort Lauderdale and Miami to advance Education, Business, Cultural & Tech Ecosystem through networking events and fundraisers. – CEO/Founder of Genesis Multimedia Communication specializing in Television, Film, Cultural Events, Media Marketing & PR in NYC, Mumbai and Miami/Fort Lauderdale for over 20 years. -Emcee and moderator for educational and tech panel discussions on trending topics for LATAM Global South Meetup, Social Live Tech in Florida International University, IRCC, IPOF, SFHT, Pine Crest School and many other institutions. – Startup Grind Miami Chapter Operations Director since 2014 -2017

Natsune Otsuki, Miami Chapter Ambassador
Natsune was born and raised in Japan. She moved to the United States to study economics. During this journey, she came across to inspirational technology startup businesses and their missions in Seattle and Bay area. She got involved with Seattle startup environment as an event planner and hosted events for early entrepreneurs under a partnership with General Assembly, Startup Hall, Startup Week etc. Now she is on a mission to build her online brand with the aim to build an online product or e-commerce business.

Andrea Moreno, Miami Chapter Marketing Manager

Global Partner
Google for Entrepreneurs (http://www.google.com/entrepreneurs/)
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.

Local Sponsorss
Knight Foundation (http://KnightFoundation.org)
Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts.

Comcast (https://corporate.comcast.com/company)
Comcast Corporation, one of the nation’s leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services, is the owner of NBCUniversal, which owns and operates entertainment and news cable networks, the NBC and Telemundo broadcast networks, local television station groups, television production operations and a major motion picture company and theme parks.

WeWork (https://www.wework.com/locations/miami/lincoln-road?utm_source=startup%2grind%2miami&utm_medium=sponsor%20banner)
WeWork is a platform for creators providing the space, community, and services you need to create your life’s work. WeWork’s Miami co-working space is located on Lincoln Rd.

Turnkey Studios (http://turnkey-studios.com/)
Miami design studio providing amazing customized videos to share the story of your brand. Creating original videos around your brand, services, or even people who reflect your brand. Save time and money and get all the graphic designs you need to promote your services, specials, discounts, and more on Social Media.

Laspainc Consulting (https://www.laspainc.com)
Specializes in the positioning of researches, markets, recruits, plans, and manages development of new and expanding small businesses; creates and implements research strategies to support small business economic development efforts, including compiling and analyzing data; supports small business efforts by providing research, data, and marketing the Community Development efforts; and represents the CDA’s in target related industry meetings, trade shows, and presentations.

iLab Startup Foundation (https://www.ilabstartup.org)
Supporting entrepreneurs by offering education, mentorship, networking and funding opportunities. Focus areas are to generate and enable the next generation of entrepreneurs. Connecting the entire entrepreneurship ecosystem from early stage entrepreneurs, serial entrepreneurs, professionals at leading corporations, venture capital, angel investors, thought leaders among others. The organization emphasizes the spirit of giving in all aspects of their work.

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 400 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons
learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit StartupGrind.com (https://www.startupgrind.com/) or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind (https://twitter.com/StartupGrind).



September 26, 2018
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-4
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