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Monday, February 12
 

8:30am

Morning Networking & Coffee
Good Morning! Light breakfast with coffee to fuel your entrepreneurial spirit.

Monday February 12, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

9:00am

Coworking @ Chase Basecamp
Change up your work space this week and work from Chase Basecamp at Startup Week. We'll have coffee all day and food trucks at lunch. Pop in and out of sessions and still get some work done. It's a great spot meet other like-minded individuals too.

Monday February 12, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

11:00am

The Credit Conundrum: How to determine what credit options are best
This information packed workshop will review financing options available to business owners and provide valuable insights into the process for obtaining credit. The session will provide an overview of different credit options including SBA loans and what lenders review when evaluating an application for credit. The workshop will be led by a local SBA expert. Learn and discover what credit products may be the most appropriate for your business! 



Speakers
avatar for Scott Kuhn

Scott Kuhn

Scott H. Kuhn is a Specialty Finance Officer for Chase in Tampa, Florida. He has over 4 years of experience at Chase and 20 years in financial services. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Central Florida. In an effort to further enhance the service Chase provides... Read More →


Monday February 12, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
2 - Cavu @cavu_tpa 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

12:00pm

Lunch & Networking with CATI
Hungry? We're offering lunch on us for the first 150 Startup Week attendees.

Monday February 12, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

5:00pm

Kickoff Startup Showcase powered by PROforma [Marquee Event]
PROforma presents the Startup Showcase  that will take place on Day 1 (Feb 12th) of Startup Week at Cavu from 5pm - 6:30pm. 

Around 20 local companies will be showcased to interact with all attendees to learn about the amazing startups in your community!

Click below to expo your startup at the showcase.

Click HERE to submit your startup at the showcase.

Monday February 12, 2018 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Hidden Springs Ale Works 1631 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

6:30pm

Official Kick Off Party powered by PROforma [Marquee Event]
PROforma presents the Offical Kickoff Party at Cavu! Join the party and be welcomed to to Startup Week from from the definition of an entrepreneuer, Greg Muzzillo. Greg founded PROforma in 1978, one year after graduating from college. He started the company’s franchising operations in 1986.  Today Proforma has over 700 Franchise Offices worldwide with over $500 million dollars in sales.  The company has been named to the Inc. Magazine 500 listing of the Fastest Growing Companies three times.

Help us kick off Startup Week in a big way!

Food, Drinks, Startups, and Networking what more can you ask for? Plus a ton of other fun stuff to make for the ultimate tech party. 

Speakers
avatar for Greg Muzzillo

Greg Muzzillo

Founder & CEO, PROforma
Greg Muzzillo founded Proforma in 1978, one year after graduating from college. He started the company’s franchising operations in 1986. Today Proforma has over 700 Franchise Offices worldwide with over $500 million dollars in sales. The company has been named to the Inc. Magazine... Read More →


Monday February 12, 2018 6:30pm - 8:30pm
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602
 
Tuesday, February 13
 

8:30am

Morning Networking & Coffee
Good Morning! Light breakfast with coffee to fuel your entrepreneurial spirit.

Tuesday February 13, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

9:00am

Coworking @ Chase Basecamp
Change up your work space this week and work from Chase Basecamp at Startup Week. We'll have coffee all day and food trucks at lunch. Pop in and out of sessions and still get some work done. It's a great spot meet other like-minded individuals too.

Tuesday February 13, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

9:30am

FREE ⚡ Headshots at Chase Basecamp
MP Studios Tampa and Chase Bank will be hosting professional headshot events again this year!

Two dates to pick from:
  • Tuesday, February 13th from 9:30am to 1:00pm in Tampa Heights
  • Friday February 16th from 9:30am-1:00pm in Downtown St. Pete  

This event is open to the public and 
you can confirm your spot here.

A normal session would be valued at $200 and this is a great way (and FREE!) to update your professional headshot. You can finally replace that selfie or outdated photo and more professionally market yourself!

Sign up here!

Speakers
avatar for Michael P. McCoy

Michael P. McCoy

Lead Headshot Photographer, MP Studios
Michael McCoy is the lead Headshot Photographer at MP Studios Tampa. He specializes in working with people who need to make the best first impression possible. Michael has spent a number of years studying under some of the top photographers in the world, many of whom were photographing... Read More →



11:00am

Access To Flexible Capital
We know small business owners and entrepreneurs of color encounter barriers to entry into the startup world.

This panel highlights the work local organizations are doing to help startups gain access to capital, shed light on some of the challenges startups face when seeking loans and capital, and provide recommendations on how to overcome these barriers.

Fueling the discussion is a JPMorgan Chase Institute report, “Cash is King: Flows, Balances and Buffer Days”, that explores the financial lives of small business owners

Speakers
avatar for Rodrigo Cerveira

Rodrigo Cerveira

Rodrigo Cerveira is the Director of Small Business Lending at ACCION and has been with the organization for over 10 years. He started as a Loan Consultant in the Boston office, helping small business owners to start and grow their businesses and managed the New England micro lending... Read More →
avatar for Blaire Martin

Blaire Martin

laire Martin is mobilizing the movement of accredited investors engaging Florida’s high growth ventures with capital, expertise, and resources while streamlining the funding process for our state’s entrepreneurs. As the Executive Director of the Florida Angel Nexus (NEXUS), Blaire... Read More →
avatar for Brad Owens

Brad Owens

Brad Owens joined the Florida SBDC at USF in 2017 and provides business owners with no-cost confidential business consulting with an emphasis in financing assistance utilizing his banking experience of over 25 years. During his banking career Brad assisted businesses with conventional... Read More →


Tuesday February 13, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
2 - Cavu @cavu_tpa 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

12:00pm

Lunch/Networking with Ciccio Water
Hungry? We're offering lunch on us for the first 150 Startup Week attendees.

Tuesday February 13, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602
 
Wednesday, February 14
 

8:30am

Morning Networking & Coffee
Good Morning! Light breakfast with coffee to fuel your entrepreneurial spirit.

Wednesday February 14, 2018 8:30am - 9:00am
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

9:00am

Startup Surge hosted by Tampa Bay Wave
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

DOZENS OF MENTORS, COACHING THE SKILLS YOU NEED TO SUCCESSFULLY LAUNCH A STARTUP!

Launching a startup is hard but we’ve brought together the region’s best advisors on technology businesses to help you. Startup Surge is designed for tech-minded people who want a guided path to a successful technology company.

We’ll give you the confidence in knowing whether your technology idea is worth pursuing by giving you the right questions to ask, the technology leaders to connect with, and the critical next steps to take before launching.

Speakers
avatar for Nicole Berry

Nicole Berry

VP & Asst General Counsel, JPMorgan Chase Bank
Nicole Berry is a Vice President and Assistant General Counsel with JPMorgan Chase Bank, in the Capital Markets area for Home Lending. She is the Southeast Regional representative on the firm wide Pro Bono Steering Governance Committee. Prior to joining Chase, Nicole worked in the... Read More →
avatar for Robert Blacklidge

Robert Blacklidge

Founder & CEO, Course Align
Robert recently launched Course Align, Course Align empowers educators to create data driven curriculum that clearly aligns to evolving business needs. Through the data-driven platform Course Align identifies the local market job needs: who's hiring, what skills they need, and how... Read More →
JC

Jordan Casal

CEO, Ardent & Bold
avatar for Donna Chesteen

Donna Chesteen

Technology Attorney, The Tech Law Firm, PLLC
Donna entered the legal profession with over 20 years of professional software engineering experience and holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Computer Science, an MBA, and, of course, a Juris Doctor. In her software career, she developed software for a wide variety... Read More →
avatar for Chandra Clines

Chandra Clines

Senior Accountant in the Tax & Accounting Services Department, Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund
Chandra is a senior in the Tax & Accounting Services Department of Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund. Prior to joining Saltmarsh in July 2016, she had worked for an aviation consulting firm with specialized taxation experience serving the aircraft industry.
avatar for Ashlea Edwards

Ashlea Edwards

Associate Attorney, GrayRobinson
Ashlea was born and raised in Fort Worth, Texas. She attended Louisiana State University where she obtained two bachelor’s degrees, Spanish and Psychology. While at LSU, Ashlea obtained a paralegal certificate and worked for six months at the Louisiana Department of Justice as a... Read More →
avatar for Mia Mota, Esq.

Mia Mota, Esq.

Attorney for Emerging & Established Technology Companies, The Tech Law Firm, PLLC
I counsel and represent emerging and established innovative technology enterprises. I understand the unique challenges you face as your business evolves. My preventive approach to providing legal services is focused on helping you make smarter, legally informed business decisions... Read More →
avatar for X. Eyeé

X. Eyeé

Blockchain Ambassador, Microsoft
X. Eyee is a Blockchain Ambassador at Microsoft, where she works with Fortune 500 companies to launch blockchain applications. She is also the Co-founder and CEO of Harvest, a blockchain inventory management tool and consumer rewards app for the cannabis industry. A self-taught developer... Read More →
avatar for Steven Fiske

Steven Fiske

Entrepreneur / Head of Product, Tampa Bay Wave / Hivelocity
Steve Fiske is a serial entrepreneur and product leader with over 10 years of experience leading cross-functional teams and delivering products to the masses. Currently, he is the Head of Product at Hivelocity, where he leads product management and development efforts. | Prior to... Read More →
avatar for Douglas Garis

Douglas Garis

Division CFO, Masonite International
Doug has a strong corporate finance background in multiple industries including professional services, digital sales and marketing, logistics and most recently in manufacturing as the Global Leader of FP&A at Masonite [NYSE: DOOR]. He currently spends most of his time and energy... Read More →
avatar for Jim Gossett

Jim Gossett

COO and CIO, SCTC
Jim Gossett is a senior executive with an entrepreneurial Houston-based risk mitigation and safety/compliance training company. As COO, his focus on business/alliance development, team-building, and cultivation of a customer-focused culture has resulted in product and service innovation... Read More →
avatar for JR Griggs

JR Griggs

President, Red Wall Marketing
JR is the founder and president of Red Wall Marketing. He's also the Lead Organizer of Startup Week Tampa Bay. | | He's worked with businesses in a variety of industries to implement proven marketing strategies. He has a passion for business and marketing which is what led him... Read More →
JG

Jennifer Gronek

courseAlign
avatar for Rich Heruska

Rich Heruska

Interim Accelerator Director, Tampa Bay Wave
Rich Heruska is a Serial Entrepreneur and 5x Founder of numerous Consumer Facing Brands.  Most recently, Rich sold his growing chain of Family Entertainment and Recreation Centers, AirHeads Trampoline Arena, to a Holding Company of Entertainment Brands. Under Rich’s leadership... Read More →
avatar for Amy Hua

Amy Hua

My largest passions are in data, mapping, engineering, information architecture, operational strategy, teaching, tech, people, and entrepreneurship. I have an inventor persona where I’ve generally been a change agent across former roles. I think I’m good at helping people think... Read More →
avatar for Colleen Lavin

Colleen Lavin

Fullstack Developer
I'm a full-stack developer and serial hackathoner. Over the past year, I've won or placed at eight hackathons, including one that took place almost entirely on a bus. Now I'm running StartupBus San Diego. When I'm not at a hackathon or programming, I like climbing really big ro... Read More →
avatar for Erika Lindsey

Erika Lindsey

Relationship Manager, Chase Bank
My name is Erika Lindsey, Business Relationship Manager for Chase in Tampa/Brandon Florida. I have over 4 years of experience at Chase and 14 years in financial services. I consult with small to medium sized companies, generating ideas to help achieve their goals. I have worked... Read More →
avatar for Brent Mathis

Brent Mathis

Market Manager, JP Morgan Chase
Brent has been with Chase Bank for 12 years all of which has been in Business Banking. He has worked for the bank in various markets including Chicago, New York and most recently Southern California until relocating to Tampa Bay in July 2016. | As the Market Manager for West Florida... Read More →
avatar for Chris McElveen

Chris McElveen

Head of R&D , LogN
Chris has been researching, designing, and creating solutions to efficiency problems for over a decade. He has been an active options trader for over eight years and has secured many winning trades. He has been a part of several technology startups in Tampa and Silicon Valley. | Years... Read More →
avatar for Ryan McGauley

Ryan McGauley

Business Banking Area Manager, JP Morgan Chase
Ryan McGauley has served as Business Banking Area Manager for Chase Bank in Tampa Bay for the last 9 years. Over that time he and Chase have met some remarkable people and have had the fortune to partner with them on some extraordinary projects. Tampa Bay is transforming before our... Read More →
avatar for Susan Nieland

Susan Nieland

CPA and Manager, CFO Solutions LLC
A results-driven senior financial executive and CPA with 25+ years of experience in finance and accounting who is able to apply creative solutions and teamwork to solving complex issues.  Adept at converting complex accounting rules into easy to understand, executable procedures... Read More →
avatar for Jaime Pino

Jaime Pino

Vice President, Chase Bank
Jaime L. Pino is the Area Manager for Chase in Tampa, FL. Jaime has over 10 years of experience at Chase and 25 years of experience in financial services. In an effort to further enhance the service Chase provides our business clients, Jaime can help deliver the full array of banking... Read More →
avatar for Lance Raab

Lance Raab

Board Member, Tampa Bay WaVE
Lance is a veteran technology entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience building and selling companies. He is the founder of JazzMedia, LLC, a privately held company that owns, develops and invests in domain names and web ventures. Lance is also an early investor in several... Read More →
avatar for Colonel Jeff Goble, US Army, Ret.

Colonel Jeff Goble, US Army, Ret.

Dynamic Speaker, Experienced Leader, Trusted Advisor
Colonel Jeff Goble is a retired US Army Special Forces Colonel with extensive experience leading large, diverse, multi-disciplinary enterprises to achieve excellence in the most challenging environments imaginable. He has an award-winning record of success in solving complex problems... Read More →
avatar for Rebecca Rodriguez

Rebecca Rodriguez

Attorney, GrayRobinson, P.A.
Rebecca is an associate attorney in the firm’s Fort Lauderdale and Miami offices. Her practice focuses on state and federal banking litigation matters including but not limited to, lawsuits involving the False Claims Act (FCA), Real Estate Settlement & Procedures Act (RESPA), Regulation-X... Read More →
avatar for Cynthia Sherr

Cynthia Sherr

Vice President/Assistant General Counsel, JP Morgan Chase
Cynthia Sherr is a Vice President and Assistant General Counsel with JP Morgan Chase Bank in the Originations area for Home Lending.  Prior to joining Chase, Cindy worked in the real estate group at Frank, Weinberg and Black, PL and in her own solo practice and title company.  She... Read More →
avatar for Thomas Stanton

Thomas Stanton

Attorney, Stanton IP Law Firm, P.A.
After spending 10 years in the IT field, and at the ripe age of 35 Tom decided to make a career change and become an attorney. He attended Stetson University College of Law and acquired an LLM in International Economic Law from the University of Toulouse, France. He is now a licensed... Read More →
avatar for Kostas Stoilas

Kostas Stoilas

Founder, Fortress Commercial Real Estate
Kostas has 13 years of real estate experience in Florida.  The last 10 years have been focused in Tampa Bay and the I-4 Corridor, with over 10 million SF of transactions closed, and many thousands of acres of land sold in Central and SW Florida.   In the past 7 years, he has closed... Read More →
avatar for Eric Williams

Eric Williams

Founder / Principal, E2 Innovation Group
In January 2012, Eric Williams retired after almost 20 years with Catalina Marketing Corporation and established a consulting practice where he could focus some of his time on start-up and small companies with technology selection & implementation in the Retail and Hospitality space... Read More →
avatar for Scott Winston

Scott Winston

CEO at Winston Consulting Group | Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Business Impact Networks, Winston Consulting Group & 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, and developing leaders of leaders. | Scott has over 25 years of experience working with early-stage... Read More →
avatar for Ken Young

Ken Young

CEO / Founder, Idea To Growth LLC
Kenneth is a serial Entrepreneur (1 IPO + 2 M&A's), Founder & CEO at Idea To Growth LLC, Startup & Executive Coach, Software Developer, Director of Investment Readiness Program & Entrepreneur-In-Residence (EiR) at Tampa Bay Wave High Technology Startup Accelerator.  | Kenneth has... Read More →


Wednesday February 14, 2018 9:00am - 12:00pm
2 - Cavu @cavu_tpa 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

9:00am

Coworking @ Chase Basecamp
Change up your work space this week and work from Chase Basecamp at Startup Week. We'll have coffee all day and food trucks at lunch. Pop in and out of sessions and still get some work done. It's a great spot meet other like-minded individuals too.

Wednesday February 14, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602

12:00pm

Lunch/Networking - Food Trucks
Hungry? We're offering lunch on us for the first 150 Startup Week attendees.

Wednesday February 14, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
1 - Cavu (aka #ChaseBasecamp) 1601 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602
 
Thursday, February 15
 

8:30am

Morning Networking & Coffee
Good Morning! Light breakfast with coffee to fuel your entrepreneurial spirit.

8:30am

☀️ Rise & Grind - There are Zero Limits & No Excuses [St. Pete Kickoff Breakfast]
Nick was born without legs and only one arm (Hanhart Syndrom, rare genetic disorder only 12 people born like that at the time and 8 of them passed away, he himself had a 30% chance to live). Growing up Nick had a lot of challenges and obstacles that he overcame successfully. He is now an athlete, model, motivational speaker, and the CEO of his company Raw Mettle Enterprises.

Nick talks about overcoming challenges, defying the odds, not listening to naysayers, changing the perspective on how you look at things in life.

Media Appearances:  Seen on - Fox, The Today Show, News 12 New Jersey, Channel 8 Tampa News. TMZ, Great Big Story, MTV, MSNBC, CBS, TLC.

For more info on Nick please visit:
Website: rawmettlemotivations.com
Insta: nicksanto534 
Facebook: Nick Santonastasso


Thursday February 15, 2018 8:30am - 10:00am
2 - Station House - Lobby 260 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

9:00am

Coworking @ Chase Basecamp
Change up your work space this week and work from Chase Basecamp at Startup Week. We'll have coffee all day and food trucks at lunch. Pop in and out of sessions and still get some work done. It's a great spot meet other like-minded individuals too.

12:00pm

Lunch/Networking - Food Trucks
Hungry? We're offering lunch on us for the first 150 Startup Week attendees.

 
Friday, February 16
 

8:30am

Morning Networking & Coffee
Good Morning! Light breakfast with coffee to fuel your entrepreneurial spirit.

9:00am

Coworking @ Chase Basecamp
Change up your work space this week and work from Chase Basecamp at Startup Week. We'll have coffee all day and food trucks at lunch. Pop in and out of sessions and still get some work done. It's a great spot meet other like-minded individuals too.

9:30am

FREE ⚡ Headshots at Chase Basecamp
MP Studios Tampa and Chase Bank will be hosting professional headshot events again this year!

Two dates to pick from:
  • Tuesday, February 13th from 9:30am to 1:00pm in Tampa Heights
  • Friday February 16th from 9:30am-1:00pm in Downtown St. Pete  

This event is open to the public and 
you can confirm your spot here.

A normal session would be valued at $200 and this is a great way (and FREE!) to update your professional headshot. You can finally replace that selfie or outdated photo and more professionally market yourself!

Sign up here!

Speakers
avatar for Michael P. McCoy

Michael P. McCoy

Lead Headshot Photographer, MP Studios
Michael McCoy is the lead Headshot Photographer at MP Studios Tampa. He specializes in working with people who need to make the best first impression possible. Michael has spent a number of years studying under some of the top photographers in the world, many of whom were photographing... Read More →



12:00pm

Lunch/Networking - Food Trucks
Hungry? We're offering lunch on us for the first 150 Startup Week attendees.

3:00pm

Improv(e) Your Business
Have you ever wondered why those actors on the TV show Whose Line is it Anyway? are so quick on their feet? They trained for it. Actually they re-trained their brains to be better listeners, more agile in the moment and better collaborators.

What if YOU could do the same thing and apply it to your business to create stronger teams and more meaningful engagement? You can! And The Adventure Project’s Amy Angelilli will show you how...

Speakers
avatar for Amy Angelilli

Amy Angelilli

Chief Adventure Officer, The Adventure Project
As Chief Adventure Officer of The Adventure Project, and as a certified laughter yoga leader, Amy Angelilli combines the art of play with mindfulness exercises and laughter to help others discover their own life adventures. She has facilitated playshops for summer camps (for kids... Read More →


Friday February 16, 2018 3:00pm - 5:00pm
2 - Station House - Lobby 260 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

5:00pm

Finale Startup Showcase [Marquee Event]
This Startup Showcase will take place on Day 5 (Feb 16th) of Startup Week at the finale from 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm. 

Around 20 local companies will be showcased to interact with all attendees to learn about the amazing startups in your community!

Click HERE to submit your startup at the showcase.


6:00pm

Official Startup Week Finale Party [Marquee Event]
Join us to celebrate the closing of Tampa Bay Startup Week!

Let's have fun, grab some drinks, have some food, and celebrate our entrepreneurial community. 

Speakers
avatar for The Cruz Brothers

The Cruz Brothers

https://www.thecruzbrothers.com/