• Barcamp Tampa Bay 2017 - We're Turning 10!

    USF College of Business

    Getting our Geek On for over 10 Years! Barcamp is an ad-hoc gathering born from the desire for people to share and learn in an open environment. It is an intense event with discussions, demos, and interaction from attendees usually centered around design & technology topics. That said you can talk about anything, host a panel, get feedback on products or design…. just no pitching! Check out our limited edition t-shirts. Your tax-deductible donation helps keep Barcamp Free! (https://technovaflorida.myshopify.com/) Saturday, October 21st, 2017 800 AM Doors open and breakfast is served 800 AM - 845 AM Sign ups are open for speakers 845 AM - 900 AM Event Announcements 900AM - Noon Sessions every hour Noon - 100 PM Lunch 100 PM - 400PM Sessions every hour 500 PM Cleanup

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  • Free Training on Raising Capital

    Panera Bread

    Do you need to raise capital for your company? Come to a free workshop tonight at 7-9PM at Panera Bread on Ulmerton Road (2285 Ulmerton Road). We hope to see you there. Learn about our next live boot camp where you'll be pitching real investors is March 11-13 in St. Petersburg. Hope to see you there, Erica Drake

  • Ignite Tampa Bay 2016

    The Cuban Club

    Ignite Tampa Bay is a fun, fast-paced, evening of presentations where speakers gather to share their knowledge and passion. Each speaker gets exactly five minutes to teach, enlighten, or inspire the crowd, all backed up by 20 slides that advance automatically every 15 seconds. Talks cover a wide range of (often geeky) topics, from roller skating to nuclear reactors. Ignite Tampa Bay’s unique rapid-fire format draws a loyal audience that reflects our vibrant community, often filling our venues to capacity. Each event is different, but you’re sure to experience talks that will educate, inspire, motivate, and entertain. Tickets are available here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ignite-tampa-bay-2016-tickets-24960297923

  • Celebrate with Robots at Startup Grind

    The Blind Tiger Cafe

    What happens when your startup is really personal? Your vision stays front of mind and you find ways to overcome the obstacles on your path to success. Gavenraj Sodhi, the founder and CEO of 7 Senses Labs which began as iMedia an edutainment startup is on a personal mission to change education from childhood to senior citizens. This isn’t his first rodeo, so he knew it wouldn’t be easy and he will share what it takes to build a global multi cultural global team, how he convinced a Star Trek star to be his spokesperson, secured funding from JD.com (China’ s Amazon), won the 1776 Challenge Cup and much more. - See more at: http://director.startupgrind.com/event/startup-grind-tampa-bay-presents-gavenraj-sodhi-7-senses-labs/#sthash.qAJADsrX.dpuf

  • Barcamp Tampa Bay

    USF College of Business

    Get your Geek On! It's time to start planning your talks for the BarCamp Tampa Bay's annual unconference. The event is FREE, but please sign-up so we can order enough food and T-Shirts. http://www.eventjoy.com/e/barcamp-tampa-bay-2015-3857359 For those companies looking to help sponsor our 8th annual TB BarCamp, we have several opportunities that will put you company name in-front of Central Florida's best and brightest designers, developers, startup founders, and others. Contact a TechNova board member for more details or sign-up Here (http://www.eventjoy.com/e/2015-barcamp-tampa-bay-sponsors-sign-up-3936894). Volunteer sign-up is open, we need anyone that can help out for an hour or more and we need committee leads for food, T-shirts, speaker sign-up, room set-up, clean-up, etc. - Sign-up now at https://startupmonkey.wufoo.com/forms/k1csv6hx183zz7z/ (https://www.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fstartupmonkey.wufoo.com%2Fforms%2Fk1csv6hx183zz7z%2F&h=GAQG6KSS5&enc=AZNMsVXcPZG6WL7VXHpwuUU2QWMw-EavVr3YNOItYpGDenvYjW-6qnDbNXHBYFKxR_4&s=1) Be sure to follow us on Twitter @BarCampTampa & #BCTPA (https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/bctpa) for event updates and other news. For now just save the date and make sure you are at the USF Muma College of Business bright and early on Saturday October 17th to fight for a spot on our speaker sign-up board.

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  • Ignite Tampa Bay 2015

    The Cuban Club

    Join us for this years Ignite Tampa Bay! Speaker submissions are open and tickets are selling fast. http://ignitetampa.org/

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  • Startup Grind Hosts Jeff Gigante

    The Blind Tiger Cafe

    Join us as Jeff shares his story of making it big in NYC and heading back to Tampa to build and empire. His company Ciccio restaurant Group has changed the SoHo area in Tampa and he is now doing the same all he way to Sarasota. He has had his share of ups and downs to but the team at CRG is changing the way we eat by providing great healthy food at reasonable prices They have built a fun, happening company culture and continue to create career paths for those in the hospitality industry. We will be serving there amazing food along with local craft beer. Join us and meet some of the coolest people and startups in Tampa Bay.

  • Plum Alley's Jane Dahms at Startup Grind

    Needs a location

    Join the Startup Grind Global Conference from the TEC Garage in St. Pete or the Hillsborough County ECC in Tampa. Our great partners are hosting Livestream from both locations. Bring a friend or meet a new one and enjoy a day of coworking while discussing what you learn from the founders of Lyft, Airbnb, Priceline, Houzz, Yammer, Pebble, 99 Designs, RockHealth and many more.

  • Startup Grind Tampa Bay Hosts Marvin Scaff, CTO of mynfo

    Oxford Exchange - Commerce Club

    Marvin is software entrepreneur and technology innovator with extensive experience building and leading software development teams creating 1.0 products. He has a portfolio of patents and has played a significant roles ranging from CEO to CTO and Entrepreneur in Residence for a Venture Capital fund playing significant roles in several successful companies that were later acquired. He is the Cofounder and CTO of mynfo a data sharing platform built by consumers, for consumers. Marvin is also the CTO of DEX Imaging, an Angel Investor and cofounder of Gazelle Lab. Marvin works with numerous startups acting as an interim CTO such as Storm Systems, Miratex and AIMWell. Marvin is a true problem solver with the critical thinking skills and technical prowess to bring almost any idea to life. His ability to apply technology to solving real world problems is unparalleled. Marvin is straightforward and has the ability to converse with business people just as easily as technophiles. If you want to learn the secrets of successful startups and how to build a phenomenal development team along with products that will scale and stand the test of time then you need to be a part of this conversation. Agenda 6:30 Networking and Food 7:30 Fireside Chat 8:30 Networking Hosted By Joy Randels, Tampa Bay 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. New Market Partners helps emerging tech companies create scalable businesses, performs due diligence for capital raises and M&A. Joy is also the co-founder of Applied G2 and Nurturism Media Group. 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 (http://twitter.com/joy_randels) Global Partners Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Local Partners Leading provider of risk-based Information Security, IT Governance, Risk, Compliance and Forensics service. Hillsborough County Economic Development Specializing in Technical and Professional Service Permanent Placements in Tampa Bay Turn the world into your office with Grasshopper, the entrepreneur’s phone system trusted by over 150,000 customers. With a toll free or local number and features like unlimited extensions, professional greetings, voicemail via email and a dial by name directory, Grasshopper helps your small business sound professional and stay connected from anywhere.

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  • Google For Entrepreneurs #40Forward Program at Startup Grind Tampa

    Oxford Exchange - Commerce Club

    Google for Entrepreneurs is presenting this special Startup Grind Event. Join the group for a great speaker, Google swag and let Google know we want to be the next city in their #40Forward Program. Special guest, Ria Persad Carlo will share her journey as an entrepreneur. We have some cool giveaways from Google too. You can get your tickets here and I hope to see you there ! http://www.eventbrite.com/e/startup-grind-tampa-hosts-ria-persad-carlo-statweather-tickets-10445150727 Startup Grind which globally sponsored by Google for Entrepreneurs is hosting female founders at our events worldwide in May 2014 in support of #40Forward. Our guest will be Ria Persad Carlo Founder and CEO of Staweather. Join us as Ria shares her path to success from humble beginnings as a child immigrating to the U.S. to becoming a world-class scientist, mathematician and entrepreneur. She has worked on the Hubble Telescope, the Mars Pathfinder Mission. Ria has been profiled in Oprah and Forbes magazine.

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