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It's Winter Social Time in Miami - Have a drink on us
THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW Oh what a year it's been! So many good things to celebrate. Before the holiday madness sets in, let's get together, share our successes and figure out how to support each other as we head into a new year. Come and enjoy the successes of 2018 with old colleagues and meet some new ones while celebrating the collaboration that brings all our communities together through entrepreneurship, innovation and Miami's extreme generosity. Join us for an evening of fun, a complementary drink on us, complementary passed appetizers, live music, and celebration of the South Florida's top entrepreneurs at the Blue Martini Brickell - Relax, play games, or socialize while enjoying the Miami Night Air. Agenda 6:00 pm: Network and Have Fun --- Hosted By Dr. Lascelle A. Sweetland, Miami Chapter Director Managing Director and founder of Laspainc Consulting. Assisting companies in the United States and abroad in entering or expanding into markets throughout North America, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Offering new product, business development, market research, feasibility studies, market analysis and selection, market entry strategy, international lead generation, partner search, brand development, overseas marketing, promotion, public relations, product launch and trade show support services programs in the Continental US, Latin America and the Caribbean. Founder of The i-LAB Startup Foundation which provides support in the areas of academic outreach, venture capital engagement, workforce development, connecting business and government, and cross border collaboration focused on improving consumer experience through disruptive innovation. A program to incubate the creation of more than 100 startups a year. Rita das Mittal, Miami Chapter Operations Director Founder & CEO of IN:MARG Innovators- an educational and research program for professionals in medicine, arts, entertainment and global entrepreneurship startups. Facilitating global collaboration between USA and India through networking and immersive internships to gain experiential knowledge in chosen fields. - VP of TIE Miami for entrepreneurs -Rita Mittal serves as Board Member/Director in many organizations in Fort Lauderdale and Miami to advance Education, Business, Cultural & Tech Ecosystem through networking events and fundraisers. - CEO/Founder of Genesis Multimedia Communication specializing in Television, Film, Cultural Events, Media Marketing & PR in NYC, Mumbai and Miami/Fort Lauderdale for over 20 years. -Emcee and moderator for educational and tech panel discussions on trending topics for LATAM Global South Meetup, Social Live Tech in Florida International University, IRCC, IPOF, SFHT, Pine Crest School and many other institutions. - Startup Grind Miami Chapter Operations Director since 2014 -2017 Natsune Otsuki, Miami Chapter Ambassador Natsune was born and raised in Japan. She moved to the United States to study economics. During this journey, she came across to inspirational technology startup businesses and their missions in Seattle and Bay area. She got involved with Seattle startup environment as an event planner and hosted events for early entrepreneurs under a partnership with General Assembly, Startup Hall, Startup Week etc. Now she is on a mission to build her online brand with the aim to build an online product or e-commerce business. Andrea Moreno, Miami Chapter Marketing Manager --- Global Partner Google for Startups ( Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Sponsorss Knight Foundation ( Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. Blue Martini Brickell ( Blue Martini Brickell is known as the hottest, upscale nightclub in the heart of Brickell. Blue Brickell boasts a beautiful atmosphere, beautiful people, and features the best in Live Entertainment. Blue Martini is Florida's best premier nightclub with live music entertainment, an outdoor patio, chic ambiance & best happy hour bar times near you. Turnkey Studios ( Miami design studio providing amazing customized videos to share the story of your brand. Creating original videos around your brand, services, or even people who reflect your brand. Save time and money and get all the graphic designs you need to promote your services, specials, discounts, and more on Social Media. Partners iLab Startup Foundation ( Supporting entrepreneurs by offering education, mentorship, networking and funding opportunities. Focus areas are to generate and enable the next generation of entrepreneurs. Connecting the entire entrepreneurship ecosystem from early stage entrepreneurs, serial entrepreneurs, professionals at leading corporations, venture capital, angel investors, thought leaders among others. The organization emphasizes the spirit of giving in all aspects of their work. Laspainc Consulting ( Specializes in the positioning of researches, markets, recruits, plans, and manages development of new and expanding small businesses; creates and implements research strategies to support small business economic development efforts, including compiling and analyzing data; supports small business efforts by providing research, data, and marketing the Community Development efforts; and represents the CDA’s in target related industry meetings, trade shows, and presentations. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 500 cities and 125+ countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit ( or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind ( --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW

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Blue Martini Brickell

900 S. MiamiAve #205 · Miami

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Startup Grind is an event series and website designed to help educate, inspire, and connect local entrepreneurs. Each month we welcome an amazing speaker who shares their story with our community and tells us what worked, what didn't, and what they'll do differently next time. It's an amazing opportunity to learn from the best, network with other members of the startup community, and improve your chances of entrepreneurial success.

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