Ignite Florida 2022 | Inaugural Startup Summit

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Ignite Florida 2022 | Inaugural Startup Summit

Ignite Florida is a 3-day startup summit kicking off Global Entrepreneurship Week in Florida! #IgniteFlorida #GEWflorida #BuildingSoFlo

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Boca Raton Innovation Campus 5000 T-Rex Avenue Boca Raton, FL 33431

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ABOUT THE EVENT 🚀

Join us for the inaugural Ignite Florida Startup Summit!

We are helping launch international Global Entrepreneurship Week this year with a startup summit the weekend before. We will celebrate entrepreneurship with founder journey stories, exclusive hands on workshops, panel discussions, fireside chats, and pitch contests. Oh, and don't forget the after party wine down!

We invite anyone from across Florida to join us as we #IgniteFlorida this November!

APPLY TO PITCH!

If you'd like to be one of the featured startups pitching t investors and startup experts, please make sure you click on "Tickets" and choose "Apply To Pitch!'

An email will be sent to you with next steps and a application link.

Good luck!

WEEKEND AGENDA 🚀

Friday, November 11th:

  • 5:00 PM | Check-In & Networking
  • 6:00 PM | Opening Remarks & Guest Speaker*
  • 6:30 PM | Startup Pitches (veteran-owned) - Apply to pitch!
  • 7:15 PM | Tech Hub Message & Weekend Overview
  • 7:30 PM | Pitch Winner Announced!
  • 8:00 PM | Happy Hour!
  • 9:00 PM | End of Day #1

Saturday, November 12th:

  • 7:00 AM | VIP Check-In & Breakfast Begins
  • 8:00 AM | General Admission Exhibit Floor Opens
  • 9:00 AM | Welcome Remarks & Keynote Speaker*
  • 9:30 AM | Session #1 Talk - Research-based Startup Resources*
  • 10:45 AM | Startup Pitches (high school students) - Apply to pitch!
  • 12:00 PM | Lunch - Food Truck Break!
  • 1:00 PM | Session #2 Talks Begin - Ideate & Incubate*
  • 2:15 PM | Startup Pitches (university/bootcamp students) - Apply to pitch!
  • 3:30 PM | Session #3 Talk - Social Entrepreneurship*
  • 4:30 PM | Pitch Winners Announced!
  • 5:00 PM | End of Day #2

Sunday, November 13th:

  • 7:00 AM | VIP Check-In & Breakfast Begins
  • 8:00 AM | General Admission Exhibit Floor Opens
  • 9:00 AM | Welcome Remarks & Keynote Speaker*
  • 10:00 AM | Startup Pitches (companies) - Apply to pitch!
  • 11:00 AM | Session #1 Talk - Accelerate Innovation: Corporate Startup Collaboration*
  • 12:00 PM | Lunch - Food Truck Break!
  • 1:00 PM | Startup Pitches continued
  • 2:00 PM | Session #2 Talk - Investing vs M&As
  • 3:30 PM | Pitch Winner Announced!
  • 4:00 PM | VIP After Party & Wine Down
  • 5:00 PM | End of Event

*All keynotes and speakers TBA!

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ABOUT GEW FLORIDA 🚀

Global Entrepreneurship Week, or "GEW," is a celebration of innovators who dream big and launch startups that bring ideas to life. GEW reaches millions of people of all ages and backgrounds through local, national and global events and activities. During one week each November, partners around the world hold events and competitions to celebrate and support local entrepreneurs.

This year GEW celebrates 15 years and the theme is "Unleashing Ideas" with four main topic areas: Ecosystems, Inclusion, Education, and Policy.

Tech Hub and Synapse are partnering to lead the statewide efforts for GEW Florida in 2022 through organization, collaboration, support and promotion of events across the entire state. From South Florida to Tampa Bay to Tallahassee Metro and Greater Orlando, we invite everyone to get involved.

Learn more about #GEWflorida, get connected and submit your events to the statewide calendar! 👉🏽 CLICK HERE 👈

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ABOUT OUR VENUE 🚀

The Boca Raton Innovation Campus began as an outpost for IBM's Research and Development and became the birthplace of the personal computer. It is now a state-of-the-art, accessible 1.7 million square foot office park that is a magnet for forward thinkers in technology and life sciences. Open to the public, you can experience the future for yourself in the heart of Boca Raton, Florida. Join the growing roster of entrepreneurs, visionaries and global enterprises who have chosen Boca Raton Innovation Campus (BRiC) as their stomping grounds. BRiC is currently going through a multi-million dollar renovation project. See the master plan image below.

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