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Startup Grind Tampa Hosts Daniel James Scott (Alorum)

Daniel James Scott, Alorum

What do you do once you've helped hundreds of aspiring students discover entrepreneurship and explore their passion for changing the world? You launch you own startup of course and that’s exactly what Daniel James Scott has done. In 2013 he was named the Florida Small Business Advocate of the Year and he launched Alorum a startup whose first product, SEO slides is focused on embeddable content marketing.

Daniel has seen a lot of successes and failures; he has been a beacon in the Tampa Bay entrepreneurial community. Join us for an educational and inspiring evening and learn from someone who has helped countless entrepreneurs overcome obstacles on the road to success.

Daniel is co-founder of the 2013 USASBE Outstanding Emerging Entrepreneurship Program at USF St. Petersburg, as serves as the Associate Director of the program and his list of awards are too numerous to list but include; 2013 ASBE Entrepreneurship Educator of the Year, Small Business Influencer Award, Top 100 Champion, and SBA State of Florida Business Advocate of the Year. Daniel’s commitment to entrepreneurship has been demonstrated by his participation in local events such as Barcamp, Startup Weekend, Florida Next Impact Forum and of course in Co-founding Gazelle Labs here in Tampa.

Whether you are at the idea stage or looking to scale big you will find Daniel’s insights tremendously valuable. This is an event you don’t want to miss!




6:30 Networking and Food
7:30 Fireside Chat
8:30 Networking


Hosted By Joy Randels, Tampa Chapter Director

Joy is the Founder and CEO of NewMarket Partners.  She’s launched 13 startups, had 2 IPO’s and 9 acquisitions, raising over $300M seeing the hard work payoff and experiencing failure. Joy is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship, security and mobile.  NewMarket Partners helps emerging tech companies create scalable businesses, performs due diligence for capital raises and M&A. Joy also co-founded Applied G2, Nurturism and Digital Collective. She’s an active angel investor and an organizer of Startup Weekend, Ignite Tampa Bay and Barcamp. Bottom line, she wants to see Startups ROCK!
Email: [masked] | Twitter: @joy_randels


Local Partners

Hillsborough County
Hillsborough County Economic Development

Applied G2


Upcoming events you should attend!

Tampa hosts Jonathan Cordeau LaunchTrack 20th of March 2014

Tampa hosts Tony DeSisto & Jordan Raynor Citizinvestor 17th of April 2014


What is Startup Grind?

Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 50 cities and 20 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.

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  • Joy R.

    Awesome, lots of new people and three new startup entrepreneurs. Daniel did a great job!

    1 · February 21, 2014

  • Ken E.

    Great interview!

    February 21, 2014

  • Joy R.

    Very cool, please let James and the students know that they are welcome as well! I will be at UT on Friday for the event.

    February 19, 2014

  • Fritz E.

    Busy night! I'll be at an entrepreneur event at UT and will walk over when it is finished

    February 19, 2014

  • Joy R.

    Daniel is a great resource and a very entertaining speaker!

    February 17, 2014

  • Neil C.

    All in the Tampa Bay Metro and Region are invited to join. Creatives, Inventors, Innovators, MIS & IT Developers, Entrepreneurs, Collaborators, Shark Tank investors ... Start-ups... the Gandy-Tampa Bay Metro High Technology Corridor

    Neil Cosentino
    USAF, Retired
    Founding Member

    For the projects below
    * Very Large Aircraft [VLA] The Airbus[masked], the Boeing follow-ons... TPA can not be an airport for VLSs, in the 21st century it is a LaGuardia, Florida needs a " JFK ".
    ** Very Large Ships [VLS] ... Tampa Bay Port can not receive 21st century very large cruise ship - the Skyway bridge is too low.

    February 15, 2014

  • Neil C.

    FEI - Our VMG i.e., the Vision Mission Goal of the new Gandy HiTECH Corridor: Vision - Top Five Metros in Quality of Life and Standard of Living; our Mission Clean & Green Sustainable Mobility; our Goal - Global Leadership in AIR LAND & SEA Mobility...FMI [masked] Major projects include:

    - the Florida Global Airport [FGA] for VLAs*

    - the NIFS, the NextGEN National Interstate Flyway System [NIFS] development technology - the Tampa Bay World VLS**Cruise Port west of the Skyway Bridge - the 20+ megawatt solar arrays on the Friendship Pedestrian Bridge and the two US 92 Gandy Bridges - consolidations and new business models for Florida transit bus system and associated technologies

    - sustainability and the Clean Millennium project such as the Aquavoirs...

    - new mobility technology...

    February 15, 2014

  • Fredrick DrMcdreamy W.

    Looks like this will be a great event

    February 10, 2014

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