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Wednesday, February 14 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
From Bootstrapping to ICO: Funding your Disruptive TB Startup with Google, Starbucks, Uber, Microsoft, SPC & Chase Bank

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Please join this exciting session and "Look from the Trenches" on Startups, Funding, Entrepreneurship and the latest in High Tech, from AI & Blockchain (think Bitcoin) to the wild and woolly world of IoT (Internet of Things) from Smart Homes to Smart Cars, (EVs, UVs, UAVs (Drones), Makerspaces and the Factory of the Future.  Enjoy the best of tech, learn about cutting-edge innovations and see first-hand how our local startups can transform Tampa Bay, build the new High Tech Ecosystem & help us compete with Silicon Valley from the land of the Pirates!   Note:  We want to wish everyone a Happy Valentines Day and thanks especially to Gracie Stemmer from The Wave, Allison Barkley, (@thatgirlallie). Vint Cerf, Fred Briggs, our distinguished panelists & our sponsor, SolarSource for their contributions. We love you, Tampa Bay!

Speakers
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Fred Briggs

President & CEO, VektorTek LLC & NovaLabs Makerspace, DC
Fred Briggs is a serial technology entrepreneur from DC. He is the founder of Vektortek LLC which was created as a research, development and manufacturing company which focuses on developing social innovation projects. Utilizing the latest in GSM, GPS, solar and sensor technology... Read More →
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Randall Hunt

Owner/CEO, NorthStar Energy Solutions Inc., TBFL
Since 2009, Randall Hunt has been involved in business finance helping startups and early stage companies obtain financing. Randy noticed the inefficiencies of most green energy technologies, with wind power especially, and in 2010 decided to do something about it. He sought out engineers... Read More →
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Dr. Vint Cerf, Phd

Chief Internet Evangelist, Google, DC
Vinton G. Cerf is vice president and Chief Internet Evangelist for Google. Cerf isthe co-designer of the TCP/IP protocols and the architecture of the Internet. He hasserved in executive positions at ICANN, the Internet Society, MCI, the Corporation forNational Research Initiatives... Read More →
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Dan Conway, Phd

Chief Operating Officer, Apollo Group, Apollo Beach, FL
Dan Conway, Ph.D., columnist, is an author, faculty member at USF, and COO of The Apollo Group. Dr. Conway has previously served on the faculty of Notre Dame, Northwestern University, Indiana University, the University of Iowa, Virginia Tech, and the University of Florida, and was... Read More →
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SureshS

CTO/CDO, Blockmed Healthcare & Blockchain Solutions; TBFL
SureshS ("Kal") is the founder, CTO & Chief Digital Officer for Blockmed Healthcare, a Blockchain based EHR startup targeting the $3.2 Trillion US Healthcare market & CTO for Blockchain Solutions, a consulting firm specializing in enterprise solutions involving AI, Blockchain & IoT... Read More →
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Scott Winston

CEO, Winston Consulting Group, TBFL
CEO at Winston Consulting Group | Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Business Impact Networks.  Scott helps companies grow profitable revenue. Scott has a passion for working with entrepreneur's, scaling business, bringing innovation to growing business ecosystems, coaching... Read More →



Wednesday February 14, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
2 - Cavu @cavu_tpa 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

Attendees (275)