4th Annual Central Florida Investor Showcase

4th Annual Central Florida Investor Showcase

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GuideWell Innovation

6555 Sanger Road

Orlando, FL 32827

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To connect tech startups from Central Florida's leading accelerators and incubators with investors from across the East Coast.

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4th Annual Central Investor Showcase

You’re invited . . . to meet more than a dozen high-potential, growth startups that will present to angel investors and venture capital funds. This is an invite only event open only to accredited investors.


You. This is an exclusive event for startup investors only.


Approximately 15 - 20 investment-ready startups from several accelerators and incubators in the Central Florida region, including Groundswell, GuideWell Innovation Center, and StarterStudio. Companies are raising between $1M and $10M.


Friday, September 13th, 2018, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. Pitches begin at 10:30 am.


Ten-minute pitches, followed by Q&A time.


GuideWell Innovation Center in Lake Nona, conveniently located minutes from Orlando International Airport. While we’d love to have you stay for our end-of-day happy hour, the event is purposely arranged so you can fly-in-fly-out same day, if necessary. Recommended hotel is Courtyard by Marriott Orlando Lake Nona.


Lunch will be provided. There will be a panel discussion during lunch. Self-hosted happy hour at a nearby restaurant, Chroma, for the teams and investors.All our Showcase companies are coming out of Central Florida accelerators and incubators and are ready to discuss their strategies for a step-change in their businesses.

Join us for a lively day of pitches and networking with startups and investors!

If you’re interested in supporting the Investor Showcase as a sponsor, please email Donna Mackenzie, Executive Director of StarterStudio, at donna@starterstudio.org.

StarterStudio is a tax exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Per the IRS, bequests, devises, transfers and gifts to the fund are tax deductible.


Organizer of 4th Annual Central Florida Investor Showcase:

StarterStudio provides an accelerator program which provides education, mentorship, peer support, feedback, and other learning opportunities to gain customers and market share and to ready companies for venture capital funding. In addition, StarterStudio provides seed-stage capital to high-growth-potential, early-stage technology companies in Florida designed to be the first capital in to prepare for the next stages of investment.

Groundswell Startups, is a privately funded, nonprofit incubator serving high-tech founders in Space Coast, Florida, a region that offers more engineering talent per capital than any other in the United States. Groundswell’s mission is to create a strong pipeline to capital, resources, and industry expert support for the benefit of high-impact startup companies in Space Coast, Florida.