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Wednesday, February 14
 

4:00pm

1 Million Social Enterprises: Macroeconomic Impact of Social Enterprise, Conscious Capitalism, and B Corps Movements
What happens when 1 million companies use business as a force for good? When social, conscious, and benefit are no longer required prefixes because it’s just what society expects.

Economist and author Vinny Tafuro is focused on the macroeconomic impact of measuring social capital and providing metrics beyond GDP to guide social enterprise and similar movements like Conscious Capitalism and Certified B Corps toward a collaborative, sustainable, and prosperous future for all.

Speakers
avatar for Vinny Tafuro

Vinny Tafuro

Founder & Economist, Institute for Economic Evolution
Vinny Tafuro is a visionary thinker, writer, entrepreneur, communications theorist, and economist. Author of two books, Corporate Empathy and Unlocking the Labor Cage, he is a pioneering advocate for the twenty-first century economy that is disrupting society’s most rigid institutions... Read More →


Wednesday February 14, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
3 - Redeemer 1602 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602
 
Thursday, February 15
 

8:00am

Netwalk (Network Walk)
Start the day off right! Get your mind and body in gear. Do some warm-up stretches then walk, talk and connect. It’s the smart new way to network and it’s the perfect chance to meet like-minded social entrepreneurs.
Our walking tour will include the waterfront and several downtown resources perfect for startups. 

Moderators
avatar for Merle Benny

Merle Benny

Nonprofit Champion, Nonprofit Champion
Let's talk about entrepreneurial nonprofit leaders. StartUp Week is an opportunity to connect and be inspired. I want nonprofits to be part of the game.

Speakers
avatar for Jamarcus Mosley

Jamarcus Mosley

Jamarucs Mosley, Personal Trainer



Thursday February 15, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
2 - Station House - Lobby 260 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

9:00am

Design
Dreaming of solving a social problem and making a profit? Come explore the possibilities to use your entrepreneurial skills and create a new organization or add to an existing one. Get ideas and insight on choosing the right model, tax status and structure. Hear from existing social enterprise leaders as they share their experiences.

Speakers
avatar for Cliff Barsi

Cliff Barsi

Metropolian Ministries
As Vice President of Food Services & Social Enterprise, Cliff Barsi brings a wealth of successful entrepreneurial experience to our ministry. In 2012, he launched Inside the Box (ITB) Catering after winning the first prize of $25,000 in a non-profit social enterprise business plan... Read More →
avatar for Kila Englebrook

Kila Englebrook

Kila Englebrook is Social Enterprise Alliance's President and CEO. Prior to joining Social Enterprise Alliance, Kila led the Ashoka Support Network in the United States, engaging world-class business leaders in changing the world by working directly with Ashoka and Fellows. In her... Read More →
avatar for Matt Spence

Matt Spence

Vice President, Community Impact, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Matt Spence joined the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay as its Vice President, Community Impact in February 2016. He oversees the Foundation’s grants program, which has provided nearly $200 million in funding to nonprofits since the organization’s founding in 1990. In addition... Read More →


Thursday February 15, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
3 - Station House - 4th Floor 260 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

9:00am

Pop-up Social Enterprise Book Store
Stop by the book store and pick up  the book's recommended by all the Social Enterprise presenters. 

Speakers
avatar for Alsace Walentine

Alsace Walentine

Tombolo Books
Owner of St Pete's new independent book store, Tombolo Books at 1114 Central Avenue.


Thursday February 15, 2018 9:00am - 5:00pm
5 - Station House - Front Room 260 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

10:00am

Share
Have an concept you want to explore? Or just need some ideas on how to become a great presenter? Learn how to turn your passion into a pitch that will get others excited about your idea and turn them into advocates, investors and customers.
Hear the insider secrets on crafting a great story and presenting it to a captive audience. Join in the workshop by practicing oand critiquing others. Leave with 3 valuable take-aways that will make you better at presenting your ideas or just a better connector.

Speakers
avatar for Merle Benny

Merle Benny

Nonprofit Champion, Nonprofit Champion
Let's talk about entrepreneurial nonprofit leaders. StartUp Week is an opportunity to connect and be inspired. I want nonprofits to be part of the game.


Thursday February 15, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
4 - Station House - 5th Floor 260 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

12:00pm

Hustle
Stop in and share your story! We’ll be open for 2 hours, claim your 15 minutes to practice your pitch and try it out on video. 

Thursday February 15, 2018 12:00pm - 2:00pm
5 - Station House - Front Room 260 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

2:00pm

Attention
Get the attention your social enterprise deserves. Hear from a panel of three marketing experts on ways to promote your idea to build a strong business that generates profit and social good. Tips will include how to market locally and through social media.

Moderators
avatar for Joe Hamilton

Joe Hamilton

CEO, Big Sea
Joe first entered the startup world with Steve Case’s Revolution Money (prior to AMEX’s $350MM purchase of the company). There he built the card fulfillment, statementing, customer service and communication infrastructure for the innovative credit card company. His next start-up... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Bailey Nicholas

Bailey Nicholas

High Risk Hope, Inc.
Bailey holds her BA in Religion from Wake Forest University and her MA in Arts Administration from Columbia University. She has worked and volunteered in the non-profit sector in the Tampa Bay Area since 2006 and is currently the Executive Director of High Risk Hope, a local nonprofit... Read More →
avatar for Ashley Ryneska

Ashley Ryneska

YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg
Ashley Ryneska is Vice President of Marketing for the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg where she leads brand and organizational advancement for the local arm of the nation’s largest nonprofit.  Her work has contributed to notable community recognition including the Tampa Bay Business... Read More →


Thursday February 15, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
2 - Station House - Lobby 260 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

3:00pm

Money
Success for a Social Enterprise depends on a good model of earning money and having the greatest impact possible. Hear from our panellists how they have created a balance that works for them. Find out how they raised money to start their enterprise and how they spend money for greatest impact.

Moderators
avatar for Matt Spence

Matt Spence

Vice President, Community Impact, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay
Matt Spence joined the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay as its Vice President, Community Impact in February 2016. He oversees the Foundation’s grants program, which has provided nearly $200 million in funding to nonprofits since the organization’s founding in 1990. In addition... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Logan Fahey

Logan Fahey

Logan is an experienced business professional, entrepreneur and consultant with proven success across multiple industries. He is currently the Principal of Fahey Advisors, where he focuses his time on advising small businesses in areas of social impact, marketing and sales, and overall... Read More →
avatar for Christine Mendonca

Christine Mendonca

Christine LeViseur Mendonça is the founder of Shore to Shore Advisory, an impact investment advisory firm, working exclusively with clients who want to align their capital with their values. Christine is also the CEO and co-founder of Humans on the Move, an social impact advisory... Read More →
avatar for Matt Zieger

Matt Zieger

Catholic Charities USA
Matt Zieger is the Senior Director of Impact Investing and Social Entrepreneurship for Catholic Charities USA. With a mission to reduce poverty in America, Catholic Charities is one of the largest nonprofit networks in the nation, serving more than 8 million people a year. In this... Read More →


Thursday February 15, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
2 - Station House - Lobby 260 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

5:00pm

Social Hour hosted by Social Enterprise Alliance Tampa Bay Chapter at Iberian Rooster
Gather with Social Entrepreneurs for a Happy Hour just a short walk from Station House.

Thursday February 15, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Iberian Rooster 475 Central Avenue N