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Monday, January 28
 

6:00pm

Techstars: VC Funding- How To Get It And Survive.
Limited Capacity seats available

Fundraising is never easy. In this talk we will have a discussion around is fundraising right for you? If so, how do you start to build the network needed to raise serious capital? And once you get it, what to expect so you can survive rapid growth and scale.





Speakers
avatar for Jackie Ros

Jackie Ros

Director, Techstars
Jackie Ros is the Regional Director of the Americas for Techstars, from Alaska all the way down to Tierra del Fuego, including Brazil. Jackie was born in Miami, and she's lived in Mexico City, Boulder, and Switzerland. She is an alumnae of the Techstars accelerator program where she... Read More →


Monday January 28, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Colab Workspaces 599 SW 2nd Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

7:30pm

Kickoff Party
Limited Capacity seats available

This is a paid event. Please purchase your tickets at SWKFTL.EVENTBRITE.COM before registering here.

Monday January 28, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Tarpon River Brewing 280 SW 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
 
Tuesday, January 29
 

11:00am

500 Startups: Pitch to Win! by Ana Paula González
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

As a founder, you'll be pitching your company day in and day out to potential clients, partners and investors. Discover what investors are looking for in your pitch, which are the most common pitfalls and how to avoid them. Learn how to pitch to win in this workshop facilitated by 500 Startups.  

Speakers
avatar for Ana Paula González

Ana Paula González

Innovation & Partnerships Director, 500 Startups
 Ana Paula González is an Innovation & Partnerships Director at 500 Startups. 500 Startups is Silicon Valley-based, early stage tech VC fund whose mission is to discover and back the world's most talented entrepreneurs, help them create successful companies at scale, and build thriving... Read More →


Tuesday January 29, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Axis Space 333 Las Olas Way CU 1, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

12:30pm

Rooster Local: Leverage your community to build your business.
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Learn how to leverage your community to build your business. As a start-up founder, you will be challenged to create a lot of value with very limited resources.  Shana will teach you how to identify and strategically utilize your surrounding resources to bring your vision to life.

Speakers
avatar for Shana Ostrovitz

Shana Ostrovitz

Co-Founder, Rooster
Shana Ostrovitz is a Co-Founder, Marketing and Branding Expert,Community Builder and Speaker.Shana grew up in Albuquerque, New Mexico loving school but never finding what truly inspired her in the regular classes. That all changed when she became involved in one of DECA Inc.’s high... Read More →


Tuesday January 29, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Axis Space 333 Las Olas Way CU 1, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

2:00pm

Yolofsky Law: Startup Legal 101 - The basics of your startup's legal structure.
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Launching a startup isn't just about discovering the perfect business model. You must also organize your business entity in the most advantageous legal structure. Do you know how to structure equity splits with co-founders? How to properly hire and fire initial team members and employees? Do you know what agreements should be in place at launch? Are you aware of the many  pitfalls you should avoid?

Join us for an enlightening workshop on legal basics for your startup. Learn how to set-up your startup the right way, and discover key insights that may make the difference between a successful startup and a disastrous experience?

Attorney AJ Yolofsky will be covering the major legal questions founders face from inception to exit.
He will cover:
  • Entity Selection
  • Risk Management
  • Contracts
Bring a legal pad!

Speakers
avatar for AJ Yolofsky

AJ Yolofsky

Founding Partner, Yolofsky Law Firm
I love what I do. I help people, their families, and their businesses. My practice is about the positive. I help people build strong foundations and larger structures. Together, we plan for their future and the future of their loved ones.Proud to Be a United States MarineI joined... Read More →


Tuesday January 29, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Axis Space 333 Las Olas Way CU 1, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

3:30pm

DubblVision Media: Creating Your Wave for Startups.
Limited Capacity seats available

You have the perfect product. You’ve worked your behinds off testing and fine tuning something you know is going to change the world. Now that everything is ready and it’s time to launch, how the heck are you going to reach the right ears in such a noisy world?
Your brand needs more than a buzz... you need to create a WAVE! In this workshop you are going to learn how to leverage social media to establish a culture for your brand that will not only attract attention, but will also summon the hearts of your ideal audience while positioning your brand as the cream of the crop. Discover the secrets to building a tribe of loyal customers that will market your startup for you!

Speakers
avatar for Curtis Washington

Curtis Washington

DubblVision Media
Curtis "Dubblup" Washington is a Personal Brand & Culture Development Specialist committed to helping mission-based, impact-driven startups differentiate themselves in their marketplace by putting their dopeness on display and creating a culture around their brands that demand attention... Read More →


Tuesday January 29, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Axis Space 333 Las Olas Way CU 1, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

5:00pm

BlackTechWeek™ Basecamp
Limited Capacity seats available

BlackTechWeek™ Basecamp is awesome. Come and network, take a break in between sessions and win some prizes. Happy hour, games, prizes and ticket raffles for Techstars Startup Weekend™ Fort Lauderdale will take place every session.  


Tuesday January 29, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Tarpon River Brewing 280 SW 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

6:00pm

Miami Angels: The Ins and Outs of Angel Investment for Startup Founders
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop will give early-stage startup founders a roadmap on how to approach, form relationships with, and, eventually, secure investments from Angels.

Speakers
avatar for Daniel Herrera

Daniel Herrera

Daniel is currently responsible for venture investing activities at Miami Angels, including getting to know awesome entrepreneurs and their amazing tech companies. In past lives, he was a ”battle-tested” technology startup operator and management consultant at a global, top-tier... Read More →


Tuesday January 29, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
General Provision FATVillage 525 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

7:30pm

Marty Schultz: Lesson learned by bootstrapping companies - why taking outside money may be the worst decision you can make.
Limited Capacity seats available

Lesson learned by bootstrapping companies - why taking outside money may be the worst decision you can make" - teaches you how to build your company without taking angel funding or venture capital.  Marty gives examples of key lessons that every startup entrepreneur needs to learn to be successful.

Speakers
avatar for Marty Schultz

Marty Schultz

Founder, Marty Schultz
Marty Schultz is a mentor-speaker, angel fund investor, award-winning innovator and has bootstrapped and grown over five companies in his career.   He started an enterprise messaging company in the 1990’s and took it public prior to the Internet explosion, and he built one of the... Read More →


Tuesday January 29, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
General Provision FATVillage 525 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
 
Wednesday, January 30
 

11:00am

University of Miami: Team building for Startups (hands on exercise)
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

This workshop is designed to spark innovation using hands-on exercises from “Pracademics” – practical/professional and academic based professors applying curricula pedagogy for improving industry results.

This session will present various opportunities to use and apply entertaining and educational toolsets.
The participants will design, iterate, collaborate, and present demonstrable projects. The activities are open to 150 student-professors in a series of 2-hour “learn and do” workshop labs.

Finally, the use of the myriad toolsets is readily applicable to various engineering or emerging business disciplines demanding leadership, followership, efficiency, affordability, and sustainable concepts.


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Michael Wilson PhD

Dr. Michael Wilson PhD

Director of Entrepreneurship, University of Miami
M.D. Wilson is the faculty Director of Entrepreneurship at the University of Miami. Previously Professor Wilson taught at the University of Massachusetts in the Isenberg School of Business and and at Purdue university in both the Krannert business school and for the college of engineering... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Innovation Hub 111 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1140 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

12:30pm

Product Hunt For Startups: How to leverage the power of the hunt, to achieve your startups goals.
Limited Capacity seats available

Product Hunt surfaces the best new products every day! It is the place for investors to find the hottest up and coming products, startups, and founders. We have many success stories of startups getting hunted, and featured right here in South Florida. In this interactive and informative session presented by your local South Florida hunters, you will learn:
- How the hunt works
- Who your local Product Hunters are and what they do to help startups
- Best practices for getting featured on Product Hunt and more!

Speakers
avatar for M. Dorsett

M. Dorsett

Organizer, Product Hunt South Florida, Product Hunt South Florida
Product Hunt South Florida is a meetup designed with one idea in mind: collaboration breeds innovation. They meet every other month to accomplish this goal. M Dorsett is the organizer of Product Hunt South Florida, an Editor at Tropicult Magazine, founder of Chibur, Logistics Lead... Read More →
avatar for Dave Ostergren

Dave Ostergren

Moderator, Product Hunt South Florida, Product Hunt South Florida
Dave is an educator turned innovator and entrepreneur who has been involved in the Miami Start-Up scene since 2015. After cofounding edtech start-up "KlickEngage" with fellow Teach For America Alumnus Samantha Pratt, Dave joined the Miami EdTech team as Program Manager. In 2018 Dave... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Innovation Hub 111 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1140 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

2:00pm

Emineo Media: Breathe Life Into Your Brand for Startups
Limited Capacity seats available

Building your brand is often an intangible aspect of running your business, but it is vitally important! Branding is the reason customers pay twice as much for one product over another. Building a strong brand will help you stand out, communicate your brand message, reach your target audiences more effectively and transform your business. During the workshop, we will, review current brands and their meaning, why specific colors and fonts are chosen and what a brand means in other languages. We will offer simple, practical tips on defining and building a strong brand. And, by the end of this fun and interactive brand workshop, you will all come away with a much better understanding of how to make your brand work for your business.

Speakers
avatar for Orlando Espinosa

Orlando Espinosa

Founder, Emineo Media
Charisma and passion are hallmarks of Orlando Espinosa's approach to empowering business owners to grow their businesses. His most notable recent endeavor is as U.S. Small Business Administration Miami’s Emerging Leaders Instructor 2016 to present, which led to him becoming a top... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Innovation Hub 111 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1140 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301

3:30pm

Tarpon River Brewery: Beer Craft 101 Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

This is a paid event. Please purchase your tickets at SWKFTL.EVENTBRITE.COM before registering here.  

Bring your beer mug. Just kidding.

If you ever wanted to be a beer magnate this is going to be an eye opening workshop. Who better to facilitate than Tarpon River Brewing Director of Brewing Operations Adam Fine who's been on all fronts of the brewing industry? He even owns a home brewing kit company. This guy bleeds beer! Fine Beer.

Adam and his crew will give us a tour of the brewery, host the beer tasting and walk us through his personal path to success.

Anything else? Yeah, he's feeding us some of that delicious Tarpon River Brewing beer food.

Speakers
avatar for Adam Fine

Adam Fine

Director of Brewing Operations, Tarpon River Brewery
Adam Fine began brewing professionally for Hops Brewpub and Restaurant in 1997. In 1999 he started Fresh Beer Inc. and the Native Brewing Company, the former being a craft beer distribution company. Fresh Beer grew into the largest craft beer distributor in South Florida and in 2009... Read More →


Wednesday January 30, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Tarpon River Brewing 280 SW 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

5:00pm

BlackTechWeek™ Basecamp
Limited Capacity seats available

BlackTechWeek™ Basecamp is awesome. Come and network, take a break in between sessions and win some prizes. Happy hour, games, prizes and ticket raffles from our friends at BlackTechWeek™ and our own Techstars Startup Weekend™ Fort Lauderdale will take place every session.  



Wednesday January 30, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Tarpon River Brewing 280 SW 6th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

7:30pm

Startup Grind: Fireside Chat with Las Olas VC's Nate Vasel
Limited Capacity full
Adding this to your schedule will put you on the waitlist.

Have questions about funding your startup? We'll have the answers. Come and get the inside track on what Venture Capitalists do and how they select candidates. 

We are partnering with Startup Grind™ Fort Lauderdale to celebrate entrepreneurship during StartupWeek™ Fort Lauderdale and hosting Nate Vasel from Las Olas VC.

About Las Olas VC
Las Olas Venture Capital is a Florida-based early stage fund that invests in startups in a variety of industries.
Their investment themes reflect their view on the emerging technologies and business architectures that they think will have a fundamental impact on how the world runs. 
They believe that regardless of background or location, when determined smart people make it their mission to solve a hard problem and change the world, they often do. Everything they do is based on the belief that greatness can come from anywhere. 



Speakers
avatar for Nate Vasel

Nate Vasel

Principal, Las Olas VC
Experienced PE and VC professional. Previously an Associate with Thompson Street Capital, focused on tech-enabled services.  Co-founded the WashU chapter of the InSITE Fellowship. Graduated with a JD/MBA from WUSTL specializing in Finance & Entrepreneurship.  


Wednesday January 30, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
General Provision FATVillage 525 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
 
Thursday, January 31
 

12:30pm

The Patent and Trademark Resource Center at the Broward County Main Library and its Resources for Startups
Limited Capacity seats available

This presentation will provide information about the Patent and Trademark Resource Center at  the Broward County Main Library in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and the various resources for startups such as assistance in guiding entrepreneurs in performing their own patent and trademark searches, learning opportunities via simulcasted webinars from the USPTO, and the availability of the Virtual Assistance Pilot Program, a videoconference service provided by the USPTO to pro-se patent applicants for procedural and administrative assistance (no legal advice) with patent applications.

Speakers
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Eileen Fischlschweiger

Librarian, Broward County Library
My name is Eileen Fischlschweiger.  I’ve been a librarian with the Broward County Library System for over 30 years.  I’ve been the Patent and Trademark Librarian for the Fort Lauderdale PTRC at the Broward County Main Library since March 1995, and the PTRC Representative since... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Creation Station Business - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

2:00pm

Better Business Bureau: PR and Media for Startups.
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn basic public relations tools that can help your organization’s image and obtain media exposure for your start up.
There's so much more to marketing and maintaining your Startup's positive image in the public eye than digital marketing and social media.
Learn the basics of managing the spread of information between your organization and the public and how to gain exposure to your audience using topics of public interest and news items.
You spent countless hours building the perfect image through branding. Learn how to manage it's perception through the media with public relations.


Speakers
avatar for Cinthya Lavin

Cinthya Lavin

Director of Communications and Community Engagement, BBB
Cinthya Lavin is the Director of Communications and Community Engagement forthe Better Business Bureau of South Florida a nonprofit organization promotingtrust and ethical standards in the marketplace. Cinthya is a graduate of FloridaInternational University, where she received a... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Creation Station Business - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

3:30pm

Candis Hickman: Branding for StartUps
Limited Capacity seats available

When asked "what is the biggest struggle you currently face in building a profitable brand?" many new founders will say that bringing attention to their startups is their gravest concern. Many of these entrepreneurs move onto social media and marketing strategy before having a solid brand foundation that consumers actually care about. But what if the secret to traction and profits had little to do with the vanity metrics? In this workshop, we will discuss why building brands with a blend of creativity, story and soul is crucial to the life of a brand and how reconnecting these dots is an essential step to building startups people actually care about.

Speakers
avatar for Candis Hickman

Candis Hickman

Founder, Candis Hickman
Candis Hickman is the Host of ‘An Evening With’ event series, a Personal Branding Coach, and the Host of Becoming Known, a podcast that's mission is to provide education and inspiration for aspiring entrepreneurs and creative professionals. Early on in her career, Candis was... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Creation Station Business - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

5:00pm

BlackTechWeek™ Basecamp
Limited Capacity seats available

BlackTechWeek™ Basecamp is awesome. Come and network, take a break in between sessions and win some prizes. Happy hour, games, prizes and ticket raffles from our friends at BlackTechWeek™ and our own Techstars Startup Weekend™ Fort Lauderdale will take place every session.  




Thursday January 31, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
General Provision FATVillage 525 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

6:00pm

South Florida Agile Association: Start up right, start up Agile!
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn how to set up your startup the Agile way! In this interactive session we'll go over the basics of Agile and what an Agile organization looks like with self-organizing cross-functional teams in an environment that fosters collaboration, accountability, and allows for frequent course correction to ensure customer satisfaction. I'll provide you with the necessary toolkits to not only help your business, but to start working with innovative businesses that are already implementing Agile in their organizations. Get practical and clear ideas on how to start applying this business approach that aligns the work process with customer needs and overall company goals. Start small, go big!

Speakers
avatar for Rick Regueira

Rick Regueira

Agile Enterprise Coach, teculture.com
In the last 10 years, I have been responsible for guiding and coaching organizationsthrough strategic changes that streamlines business agility by increasing efficiency andeffectiveness throughout all levels of the organization. I work with large to medium sizefortune 500 companies... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 6:00pm - 7:30pm
General Provision FATVillage 525 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

7:30pm

BizHack Academy: The 7 Growth Hacks Every Startup Should Know
Limited Capacity seats available

This entertaining, informative workshop by Dan Grech of BizHack Academy will cover the most important concepts, tips and tricks any business owner would need to attract customers online and grow your business using digital marketing.
Covered Topics:
  • Facebook and Google as channels of acquisition
  • Custom Audiences and Look-alike
  • Concepts of Retargeting or Remarketing
  • Examples of successful campaigns
  • Live implementations
  • Tools you can use!

Speakers
avatar for Dan Grech

Dan Grech

Founder, BizHack Academy
Dan Grech is the founder and lead instructor of BizHack Academy. He spent 20 years as a award-winning journalist and storyteller at the Miami Herald, the Washington Post, NPR and PBS. He has also worked at two software start ups and an energy company. He has mentored startups and... Read More →


Thursday January 31, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
General Provision FATVillage 525 NW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA
 
Friday, February 1
 

11:00am

BetaBlocks: Blockchain for Grownups Part 1
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is tailored towards entrepreneurs and startups that are still not sure where blockchain may fit into their vision.  We will cover the must know concepts around blockchain and go in depth into enterprise use cases.  The workshop will help you explore opportunities that may add real value to you from the view of a potential acquirer or strategic partnership.  Leave the hype at home and come join us at the Blockchain for Grownups workshop.

Speakers
avatar for Antonio Mañueco

Antonio Mañueco

Co-Founder, Beta Blocks
Antonio Mañueco is the Co-Founder and CTO of BetaBlocks, as well as the Co-Founder of Wynwood Tech, one of the most active Slack communities in Miami.  He holds an Industrial Engineering degree with a Masters in Logistics from University of Miami.  Over the last decade, Antonio... Read More →


Friday February 1, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Cybrary Computer Center - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 7th Floor

12:30pm

Cummings Attractions: Dress Rehearsal 4 life. The Music of Public Speaking
Limited Capacity seats available

What you’ll learn:
This workshop will teach you all about:
  • Why it is vital to be a great communicator.
  • What blocks us, why and how to overcome the fear of speaking out loud..
  • The 3 V's of Effective Face to Face Communication.
  • How to identify your public speaking persona.
  • Vocal Dynamics and breath control.
  • Non-verbal signals. "The emotion of motion"
  • What's the difference between a pitch and a story?
  • Opening and closing tips.
  • What are the common denominators of a great public speaker and your favorite singer.
  • How singing can help you in presentations.
  • Fun interactive exercises.
  • InterActive Listening
  • How to give and receive feedback.

Speakers
avatar for Peter Cummings

Peter Cummings

cummingsattractions.com
Peter holds a degree in Psychology. Dynamic, results driven professional with a comprehensive background in sales, management, marketing, training and coaching roles. Has a track record of achievement and demonstrated success in launching products & conceptual services, building sales... Read More →


Friday February 1, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Creation Station Business - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

12:30pm

BetaBlocks: Blockchain for Grownups Part 2
Limited Capacity seats available

This workshop is tailored towards entrepreneurs and startups that are still not sure where blockchain may fit into their vision.  We will cover the must know concepts around blockchain and go in depth into enterprise use cases.  The workshop will help you explore opportunities that may add real value to you from the view of a potential acquirer or strategic partnership.  Leave the hype at home and come join us at the Blockchain for Grownups workshop.

Speakers
avatar for Antonio Mañueco

Antonio Mañueco

Co-Founder, Beta Blocks
Antonio Mañueco is the Co-Founder and CTO of BetaBlocks, as well as the Co-Founder of Wynwood Tech, one of the most active Slack communities in Miami.  He holds an Industrial Engineering degree with a Masters in Logistics from University of Miami.  Over the last decade, Antonio... Read More →


Friday February 1, 2019 12:30pm - 2:00pm
Cybrary Computer Center - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 7th Floor

2:00pm

University Of Florida: Design Thinking For Startups.
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us as our guest, Dr. Wanda Eugene shares her expertise and insights in an interactive design thinking workshop. This will be an intimate session where attendees will get the opportunity to learn design thinking from an academic expert and get their most burning questions answered.

Session Overview
Design Thinking is a strategic problem-solving approach which offers guidance on identifying the needs of potential clients/customers and uncovering the right problem for your team to tackle. It also provides a reliable pathway to discover the best solutions. In this hands-on workshop we will step through an abbreviated design thinking process, and support you in understanding how it can help you and your organization rethink the products, services, and the complex challenges your business face.

At the conclusion of this workshop you will know how to:
•Describe the benefits of Design Thinking
•Apply simple, actionable tools and processes for each phase of the design process that you can implement immediately
•Use design thinking for innovative outcomes
•Integrate design thinking into your business, your work with audience, and work within an organization


Speakers
avatar for Dr. Wanda Eugene PhD

Dr. Wanda Eugene PhD

Research Scientist, University Of Florida
Wanda Eugene Ph.D. is constantly seeking out new ways to leverage technology to engage underserved communities. As the Executive Director of Computing and Society Engagement (CASE),  she has launched Entrepreneur Diversity in Information Technology (EDIT), a free incubator program... Read More →


Friday February 1, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Creation Station Business - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

2:00pm

4Geeks Academy: Coding For Startups Part 1
Limited Capacity seats available

Coding Introduction Program, where you will find everything you need to start your training as a software developer. HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, REACT and more. This is not only reading theory, watching some videos and tutorials, but also tons of exercises and projects to work with.  

Friday February 1, 2019 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cybrary Computer Center - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 7th Floor

3:30pm

University Of Florida: Business Model Canvas Workshop
Limited Capacity seats available

While ideas are fun to talk about, even the best ideas will fail if they do not lead to sustainable operations. Successful startups all have one thing in common: they understand their users' needs and are constantly adapting to meet them.

During this hands-on workshop, you'll learn tips and tricks for interviewing users. Learn about trending business models and immediately apply your knowledge in a hands-on workshop using the business model canvas.

This free pre-event workshop will help Startup Weekend FTL attendees be better prepared to generate their business model.

Even if you do not plan on attending Startup Weekend FTL, the workshop is designed to provide value to the community at large by providing you with tools to help you define your future business model or refine your existing one. 

Speakers
avatar for Dr. Wanda Eugene PhD

Dr. Wanda Eugene PhD

Research Scientist, University Of Florida
Wanda Eugene Ph.D. is constantly seeking out new ways to leverage technology to engage underserved communities. As the Executive Director of Computing and Society Engagement (CASE),  she has launched Entrepreneur Diversity in Information Technology (EDIT), a free incubator program... Read More →


Friday February 1, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Creation Station Business - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, USA

3:30pm

4Geeks Academy: Coding For Startups Part 2
Limited Capacity seats available

Coding Introduction Program, where you will find everything you need to start your training as a software developer. HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, REACT and more. This is not only reading theory, watching some videos and tutorials, but also tons of exercises and projects to work with.  

Friday February 1, 2019 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Cybrary Computer Center - Main Library 100 S Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, 7th Floor

5:00pm

Techstars: Startup Week Closing Party
Limited Capacity seats available

Let's celebrate Startup Week Fort Lauderdale with one last hooray. Next stop: Startup Weekend Fort Lauderdale!

Friday February 1, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Innovation Hub 111 East Las Olas Boulevard, Suite 1140 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301