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Monday, February 2
 

9:00am

Beer Tech Jam
Limited Capacity filling up

Justin Davis will lead a design jam session around challenges that brewers are facing that could be solved with technology. There will technologists (designers, coders, business analysts) in the audience, who will group together to work on solving those problems with working prototypes by Tampa Bay Beer Week (first week in March)

Speakers
avatar for Justin Davis

Justin Davis

Founder, Madera Labs
I help companies design interactive products that deliver a killer user experience. Founder and CEO of Madera Labs (www.maderalabs.com), and creator of Drawer (www.getdrawer.com). Die-hard shipper.


Monday February 2, 2015 9:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa Bay WaVE 400 N Ashley Dr, Fl 2, Tampa, FL 33602

11:00am

Plant and Ybor: Tampa’s Early Entrepreneurs
Limited Capacity filling up

Learn from (and about) Tampa's original entrepreneurs, Henry Plant and Vicente Ybor, who jumpstarted Tampa's economy and left a lasting legacy. The talk is at the History Center, in our second floor classroom, led by the Tampa Bay History Center's Curator of History, Rodney Kite-Powell.


Monday February 2, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa Bay History Center 801 Old Water Street

11:00am

USF Presents - 'Resources Available to New Veteran Start-ups'
Limited Capacity seats available

USF Veteran's Admin Presents a Panel with information on resources available to new Veteran Start-Ups. Discussion of the needs for Veterans to develop USF technologies by building new businesses that come out of USF ideas. 

Moderators
avatar for Greta Kishbaugh

Greta Kishbaugh

Co-Founder, BizDynamics

Speakers
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J.R. Huddleston

J.R. Huddleston has a history of academic entrepreneurship and business development.  Having sold his first company by the age of 20, J.R. recently founded a University of South Florida spin-out company that commercializes the universities intellectual properties.  He has helped establish two successful medical device start-up companies, launched US companies in Europe, and has worked with several fortune 100 companies in the medical... Read More →


Monday February 2, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

11:00am

Meet with an Expert at Basecamp! Sign up now. Limited Openings.
Limited Capacity full

Stop into Chase Basecamp for some expert coaching from the communities most seasoned professionals for all disciplines. Limited spots are available. MAKE SURE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT THROUGH SLOTTED. Link below.

Ali Walter: https://www.slotted.co/3yuya45m
Expertise: Business Models | Startups | Operations | Strategy | Marketing & Branding 

Elizabeth Cullivan: https://www.slotted.co/n4uzdjhb
Expertise: Product Marketing | Positioning | Strategy

Steve Tingiris: https://www.slotted.co/4xciaawb
Expertise: Email marketing | direct marketing | entrepreneurship | B2B | business development | product development
 

Speakers
avatar for Elisabeth Cullivan Thomas

Elisabeth Cullivan Thomas

Founder, Launch Product Marketing
Expertise: Product Marketing | Positioning | Strategy  | Bio: Elisabeth Cullivan Thomas - Product Marketing. As a results driven professional with extensive experience in Product Marketing and Product Management, Elisabeth helps organizations with product and solution positioning, messaging, go to market strategy and product launch execution. She has worked with leading organizations such as Numara Software, BMC software and... Read More →
avatar for Steve Tingiris

Steve Tingiris

Founding Board Member, Tampa Bay Wave
Expertise: Email marketing | direct marketing | entrepreneurship | B2B | business development | product development | Bio: Founding board member at the Tampa Bay Wave that specializes in software architecture, product development, business development, and business startups. Steve has founded two different businesses as well as served as the president for Prospect Smarter, MarketSmart Technologies, and Philotek. | | Sign up for my... Read More →
avatar for Ali Walter

Ali Walter

Chief Success Driver, Ali Ann & Co.
Stemming from a family of C-level executives, business acumen was a regular side to Ali's cheerios and apple-sauce. Beyond this life-long grooming, Ali proved at a very young age that she has a gift for business mastery. From national awards to multiple business successes, Ali has decades of lessons and wisdom under her belt that she now uses to catalyze success for her clients. | | As a business advisor and profit strategist through her... Read More →


Monday February 2, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

12:00pm

What I Make
Limited Capacity seats available

Any maker can display what they make a & use the St Pete Makers Space to do it.

Moderators
Sponsors
avatar for Chase

Chase

Chase
All successful companies begin with a compelling idea. Chase’s commitment to entrepreneurs and their journey comes through investments of social, intellectual and financial capital to nurture those ideas. Chase has more than 10,000 specially trained bankers around the U.S. working to provide support, advice and expertise at every stage of growth.


Monday February 2, 2015 12:00pm - 6:00pm
St Pete Makers Space 615 27th Street South St Pete 33712

1:00pm

Fireside Chat with Cassie & Jake Greatens from Cass Contemporary
Limited Capacity seats available


Monday February 2, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

3:00pm

Contracts of all Types presented by Walk Law Firm, PA
Limited Capacity seats available

Contracts can be difficult when starting a new business. Rochelle Friedman is going to walk you through the ins and outs of all types of contract. Come prepared with questions if you have them!


Monday February 2, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

4:00pm

Ybor Walking Tour
Limited Capacity full

Explore Tampa's only National Historic Landmark District by foot, and discover the people, businesses and buildings that make Ybor City one of Florida's most distinctive and neighborhoods. Walking tour meets at New World Brewery in Ybor, and I'm leading that. Tampa Bay History Center Director of Marketing and former Editor of Cigar City Magazine, Manny Leto.

Speakers

Monday February 2, 2015 4:00pm - 5:50pm
New World Brewery 1313 East 8th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605

4:00pm

Chase Basecamp Happy Hour presented by Pepin Distributing
Limited Capacity seats available

Basecamp is opening up for you to come mingle, network and left off some steam. We will providing limited beeverage and food service so come right from the office and bring some friends.

Monday February 2, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

5:00pm

PPN Non-Profit Benefits
Anecdotal examples from first-hand beneficiaries of the Professional Philanthropy Network's monthly fundraising happy hours.


Monday February 2, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Chart House 7616 Courtney Campbell Trail, Tampa, FL 33607

6:00pm

Code for Tampa Bay with The Iron Yard
Limited Capacity seats available

Finishing a Data journey. Taking data and converting into a web based resource for ease of use and application via Rails and Javascript. We'll also be exploring some new data sets for other potential projects.

Moderators
Monday February 2, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Iron Yard 260 1st Ave. South Suite 300, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

6:00pm

Tampa Bay Startup Week Kickoff Event
Limited Capacity seats available

Get the week started at Chase Basecamp! Enjoy some food and drinks while networking with the community.

Speakers
avatar for Paul Ponzica

Paul Ponzica

Business Banking - Market Manager/SVP, Chase Bank
Sign up for Paul's Office Hours: https://www.slotted.co/ehyg8oad | | Paul Ponzica is the Market Manager for Business Banking in West Florida and Jacksonville. His market is comprised of Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Sarasota, Ft. Myers Naples Florida and Jacksonville.   His team is responsible for acquiring, retaining and deepening business banking relationships with annual revenues between $1mm and $20mm for Chase Bank... Read More →


Monday February 2, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

7:00pm

Activate Downtown
Creating a playable atmosphere in an underutilized space in downtown Tampa.

Monday February 2, 2015 7:00pm - 11:00pm
Old Wagon Wheel lot 1013 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602
 
Tuesday, February 3
 

8:30am

Breakfast at Basecamp
Limited Capacity seats available

Get your day started at Basecamp. The ongoing energy will give you just as much energy as the meal you will eat. Stick around for the day's sessions.

Tuesday February 3, 2015 8:30am - 9:30am
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

8:30am

Patentability Workshop: How to conduct your own Patent Search
Limited Capacity seats available

Before investing valuable time and money in developing a new product learn an important step of how to protect your product/services from the competition:
• Conduct a Patentability Search;
• Determine if you have a new, original idea; and
• Learn skills and tools to conduct your own patent search

MUST RSVP via Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/learn-skills-and-tools-to-conduct-your-own-patent-search-tickets-15461514807

Speakers

Tuesday February 3, 2015 8:30am - 10:00am
TEC Garage St. Petersburg 244 2nd Ave. N., Ste 9, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

9:00am

Plum Alley Women's Crowdfunding Platform Tampa Bay Launch
Limited Capacity seats available

Plum Alley is where women raise capital and it's coming to Tampa Bay. Join us for the official launch in our community.

Speakers
avatar for Jan Mercer Dahms

Jan Mercer Dahms

Managing Director, Plum Alley
Jan has enjoyed a 20 + year, C-suite career spanning operational and fiscal restructuring, strategic planning, business development, and brand experience management. Most recently, she served as CFO for International Planned Parenthood. Jan served in in-house senior level roles for organizations as diverse as Teach For America, Estee Lauder, and Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation. Additionally, through her branding and client relations... Read More →


Tuesday February 3, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

11:00am

Integrating History and Technology In Tampa Bay: Strategies and Opportunities
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn about the latest advancements in technologies like 3D printing and laser scanning and how museums are utilizing them to address their needs.We'll discuss how the challenges facing museums today can become the local entrepreneurial opportunities of tomorrow and possible integration strategies. Join me as Makers, Museums, and Technology combine in Tampa Bay.

Speakers

Tuesday February 3, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa Bay History Center 801 Old Water Street

11:00am

'Leading Your Start-Up' - presented by Nicholas Karnaze / Founder of stubble and 'stache
Limited Capacity seats available

Fireside chat with Nicholas Karnaze. Nicholas is a leadership speaker and founder of the successful startup, Stubble and 'Stache, in honor of U.S. Marine Sergeant Justin Hansen. Lunch to follow at Chase Basecamp. 


Tuesday February 3, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

11:00am

Meet with an Expert at Basecamp! Sign up now. Limited Openings.
Limited Capacity seats available

Stop into Chase Basecamp for some expert coaching from the communities most seasoned professionals for all disciplines. Limited spots are available. MAKE SURE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT THROUGH SLOTTED. Link below.

Stephanie Ashley
Expertise: Business Development
https://www.slotted.co/tm81vw4j

Chris Prinzel

Expertise: Entrepreneurship Resources at USF
https://www.slotted.co/pk8le83h

Keosha Poole
Expertise: Entrepreneurship & Innovation
https://www.slotted.co/dccdecfu 

Speakers
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Stephanie Ashley

USF
Bio: Stephanie Ashley is the Director of Business Incubation and Economic Development with the University of South Florida. She is USF’s representative to the incubation industry, building and sustaining collaborations with professionals in the community to assist the development of the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator companies. In addition, she is responsible for establishing and nurturing partnerships with departments throughout the USF... Read More →
KP

Keosha Poole

Bio: Keosha is a co-founder of the University of South Florida’s Student Innovation Incubator (SII) at USF Connect. She leads 24 diverse student companies from multiple disciplines within the incubator. Poole will complete a dual master’s of arts/sciences degree in Global Sustainability with the Patel College of Global Sustainability and Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies with the Center for Entrepreneurship and College of... Read More →
CP

Chris Prinzel

USF
Expertise: Entrepreneurship Resources at USF | | Bio: As the Communication and Marketing Officer for the University of South Florida’s (USF) business development arm, USF CONNECT, Chris Prinzel upholds the University’s partnership with Florida High Tech Corridor Council (The Corridor) and manages The Corridor's Matching Grant Research Program. He provides marketing support for the USF CONNECT program and has supported the... Read More →


Tuesday February 3, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

1:00pm

Profiling for Profitability
Limited Capacity seats available

Profiling for Profitability with Ali Ann & Co.
Learn why mastering your target profiling is so important for profitability.
Learn how to funnel your audience down into key segments.
Identify and apply the 80-20 Rule in profiling for maximum profitability in your business model.
Get the "biggies": Questions to answer when drilling down your segments in order to determine the level of profitability for each.
Receive a content development worksheet to help you customize more engaging content for each target segment.

Speakers
avatar for Ali Walter

Ali Walter

Chief Success Driver, Ali Ann & Co.
Stemming from a family of C-level executives, business acumen was a regular side to Ali's cheerios and apple-sauce. Beyond this life-long grooming, Ali proved at a very young age that she has a gift for business mastery. From national awards to multiple business successes, Ali has decades of lessons and wisdom under her belt that she now uses to catalyze success for her clients. | | As a business advisor and profit strategist through her... Read More →


Tuesday February 3, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

3:00pm

Top things investors in the Tampa Bay area are looking for in new startups. Fireside chat with Brian Smith of LCG Advisors
Limited Capacity seats available

Panel Discussion: Top things investors in the Tampa Bay area re looking for in new startups. A panel discussion on why investor sharks haven't infested the startup waters yet.

Moderators
MN

Marc Nager

CEO of Up Global

Speakers
avatar for Brian Smith

Brian Smith

Managing Partner, LCG Companies
Mr. Smith is co-founder and Managing Partner of the LCG companies. With its roughly 40 employees throughout the U.S., LCG has facilitated over $3 billion of transactions across a variety of sectors for an array of clients.  As one of the founders and chief architects of LCG’s unique platform, he has successfully led the firm’s growth since its inception through some of the most turbulent economic environments in our... Read More →


Tuesday February 3, 2015 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

3:00pm

Community Forum on Entrepreneurship in K-12
Limited Capacity seats available

Tuesday February 3, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Florida SBDC at USF (Downtown Tampa) 1101 Channelside Drive, 2nd Fl, Tampa, FL 33602

3:30pm

Market Validation through Crowdfunding
Limited Capacity seats available

Market Validation through crowdfunding- can a crowdfunding campaign sell an investor?


Tuesday February 3, 2015 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Blind Tiger Café 1901 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

4:00pm

Chase Basecamp Happy Hour presented by Pepin Distributing
Limited Capacity seats available

Basecamp is opening up for you to come mingle, network and left off some steam. We will providing limited beeverage and food service so come right from the office and bring some friends.

Tuesday February 3, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

4:00pm

Pong in the Park
Limited Capacity seats available

Ping pong tournament in Gaslight park. Acitvate the park with fun, play and competition! Teams will compete in pairs. 


Tuesday February 3, 2015 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Lykes Gaslight Park Lykes Gaslight Park, Tampa, FL 33602

6:00pm

Coding as a Career with Gr8code
Limited Capacity seats available

Bring your laptop, enjoy pizza and brew. And create a basic website. Learn about our coding boot camp, meet our instructors, and open the door to a new career in coding!

Tuesday February 3, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tampa Bay WaVE 400 N Ashley Dr, Fl 2, Tampa, FL 33602

6:00pm

Beer & Politics Fireside Chat
Limited Capacity seats available

A fireside chat for industry and the public about why the craft beer industry wants to change the rules in the state of Florida, where the resistance is coming from, and how the public can help.

Tuesday February 3, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Cigar City Cider & Mead 1812 N 15th St, Ybor City, FL 33602

6:00pm

Mobile Giving and Crowdfunding for Non-profits
Limited Capacity seats available

Mobile giving and crowdfunding fornonprofits.

Speakers
avatar for Gregg Hilferding

Gregg Hilferding

Owner, GreenBarLabs


Tuesday February 3, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Tampa Bay WaVE 400 N Ashley Dr, Fl 2, Tampa, FL 33602

6:00pm

Maker - the movie
Limited Capacity seats available

Screening of Maker Movie and post film discussion

Tuesday February 3, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
St Pete Shuffleboard Courts 559 Mirror Lake Drive North, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

6:30pm

Kids Class with The Iron Yard- Intro to Game Development (ages 13-17)
Limited Capacity seats available

Kids will be using Stencyl to  give them the ability to make games. 

Kids will need to bring a laptop to participate in this class. All kids must be accompanied by an adult. 


 **When registering, parents please register either yourself OR your child, not both; if you have multiple children, register them individually** 

Moderators
avatar for Toni Aliberti

Toni Aliberti

Campus Director, The Iron Yard

Speakers

Tuesday February 3, 2015 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Iron Yard 260 1st Ave. South Suite 300, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
 
Wednesday, February 4
 

8:00am

One Million Cups Tampa
Limited Capacity seats available

1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a 6 minute educational presentation and engage in 20 minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather realtime feedback, connect with a community that truly cares about their progress, and walk away feeling like they have advanced their business. The audience also learns a great deal from the presentations. Whether this is through passively listening or deeply engaging with the entrepreneurs, there is much to learn every week from these dynamic and diverse communities.

Presenting:
Scrap on Spot, winner of the $10,000 Grand Prize at the Access to Capital Summit Business Pitch Competition, hosted by Hillsborough County.  Scrap on Spot is an electronic recycling company. Their mission is to create good stewards of the earth by recycling and repurposing electronics. www.scraponspot.com


Wednesday February 4, 2015 8:00am - 9:00am
Entrepreneur Collaborative Center 2101 East Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605

9:00am

One Million Cups St Petersburg
Limited Capacity seats available

1 Million Cups (1MC) is a simple way to engage entrepreneurs in communities around the world. Each week, the 1MC program offers two local entrepreneurs an opportunity to present their startups to a diverse audience of mentors, advisors, and entrepreneurs. Presenters prepare a 6 minute educational presentation and engage in 20 minutes of feedback and questioning after they present. Entrepreneurs gain insight into possible ways they can improve their businesses, gather realtime feedback, connect with a community that truly cares about their progress, and walk away feeling like they have advanced their business. The audience also learns a great deal from the presentations. Whether this is through passively listening or deeply engaging with the entrepreneurs, there is much to learn every week from these dynamic and diverse communities.

Presenters:
Lisa Trunzo- Hannah's Homeless Non-Profit 
Practical example of a local startup non-profit that has used crowdfunding successfully to launch itself.
*Also on Social Impact & Giving Track  

 

Wednesday February 4, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Greenhouse St Pete

11:00am

Fostering a Successful Startup and Innovation Ecosystem
Limited Capacity seats available

Panel Discussion: A discussion of the findings while supporting thousands of community leaders over the past six years, UP Global has consistently found itself at the center of larger conversations about what makes entrepreneurial ecosystems thrive.

Speakers
avatar for Alfred Goldberg

Alfred Goldberg

President of North American Operations, Absolute Mobile Solutions
Creative and innovative manager, administrator, public speaker, instructor, and entrepreneur, taking pride in ability to analyze viability of business ideas, design products and services around the mobile medium. Recognized and sought-after public speaker, bringing a wealth of knowledge and high level of enthusiasm. Exceptional written communication skills with the ability to incorporate ingenuity and business savvy into marketing strategy and... Read More →
avatar for Brian Willis

Brian Willis

Attorney, Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick
Serving my Clients and the Community, Tampa Business & Real Estate Attorney, Founder of @ConnectTB.


Wednesday February 4, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

11:00am

Meet with an Expert at Basecamp! Sign up now. Limited Openings.
Limited Capacity seats available

Stop into Chase Basecamp for some expert coaching from the communities most seasoned professionals for all disciplines. Limited spots are available. MAKE SURE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT THROUGH SLOTTED. Link below.

Chris Arnoldi
Expertise: Business
https://www.slotted.co/kkkb1rlv

Scott Conlon

Expertise: Digital Marketing, Strategy, Technology, Management
https://www.slotted.co/cgi36ldu

Ron Sell

Expertise: Business Automation 
https://www.slotted.co/qvr6rk2h 

Speakers
CA

Chris Arnoldi

Chris Arnoldi | Expertise: Business | Bio: Chris is a young entrepreneur with extensive experience in the areas of leadership, marketing, communications, innovative entrepreneurship and business development. He is the CEO and founder of multiple local companies including Uhsome, LLC, an interactive agency focused on digital and social strategies and CoWorkTampa, a privately-funded coworking community space for entrepreneurs.  | | Sign up... Read More →
avatar for Scott Conlon

Scott Conlon

Scott Conlon | Expertise: Digital Marketing, Strategy, Technology, Management | Bio: Founder of MyArea Network (known locally in Tampa as 813area.com) | I have over 20 years of experience in internet business since I first got involved as a child in the early 90's when Prodigy and AOL were becoming popular.  Took courses and workshops from middle school onward.  At the age of 18, I designed, developed and deployed an enterprise... Read More →
avatar for Ron Sell

Ron Sell

Ron Sell | Expertise: Business Automation  | Bio: Age 19 started my first business, a martial arts school, then three years later had three locations, over 1000 members and a staff of 12.  In 2000 sold my three locations and started a consulting company and a software company.  Then in 2003 moved to Tampa to open up a new martial arts school and develop software that will manage every aspect of their operations.  Now... Read More →


Wednesday February 4, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

11:00am

Design your City
Create your perfect city while eating at the Mayor's food truck rally!

Wednesday February 4, 2015 11:00am - 2:00pm
Lykes Gaslight Park Lykes Gaslight Park, Tampa, FL 33602

12:00pm

Lasers, Lunch, Logos and Networking
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us for lunch and fun with lasers. We'll laser etch your company logo onto acrylic while we're munching on a tasty lunch and talking about the local startup and maker culture.If you want your logo etched, please email your artwork to events@tampahackerspace.com with the subject "Laser Lunch Artwork" We'll do the actual etching while you're there so you can see how it's done. Space is limited so please only RSVP if you're able to attend. You must be present for your logo to be included in the etch. Free to members and non-members of Tampa Hackerspace.

Wednesday February 4, 2015 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Tampa Hackerspace 4931 W Nassau St, Tampa, FL

2:00pm

Fireside Chat with Startup Bros: 10 Hacks to Grow Your Business in 2015 (all value, no fluff)
Limited Capacity seats available

Moderators
Speakers

Wednesday February 4, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

3:00pm

Create a Unique Crowdfunding Campaign
Limited Capacity filling up

Stand out- how to create a unique crowd funding campaign.

Speakers

Wednesday February 4, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

4:00pm

Chase Basecamp Happy Hour presented by Pepin Distributing
Limited Capacity filling up

Basecamp is opening up for you to come mingle, network and left off some steam. We will providing limited beeverage and food service so come right from the office and bring some friends.

Wednesday February 4, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

5:00pm

StartUp Xchange
Join us for a special edition of StartUp Xchange for StartUp Week.
StartUp Xchange is an informal program designed to help innovators and entrepreneurs meet and learn from each other and from Tampa Bay Innovation Center mentors whose experience can help further their idea/start-up company.

Come join the Tampa Bay Innovation Center for StartUp Xchange with your questions, enjoy a beverage, have a seat with a mentor and other entrepreneurs and join the conversation!

Wednesday February 4, 2015 5:00pm - 7:00pm
TEC Garage St. Petersburg 244 2nd Ave. N., Ste 9, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

5:00pm

Women Entrepreneurs Exchange (We2)
Limited Capacity seats available

Join an intimate group of successful, driven, passionate females for a one-of-kind facilitated discussion designed to boost your business.

Moderators
JN

Juliann Nichols

Focus on Your Strategy

Wednesday February 4, 2015 5:00pm - 8:00pm
On Point Executive Center 3030 N Rocky Point Drive, #150 Tampa FL 33607

6:00pm

Kids Class with The Iron Yard- Hour of Code (ages 8-12)
Limited Capacity seats available

The class will be using the Hour of Code Format, and you can read more at http://hourofcode.com/us.

Kids will need to bring any laptop or tablet to participate in this class.

All kids must be accompanied by an adult.

**When registering, parents please register either yourself OR your child, not both; if you have multiple children, register them individually** 

Moderators
avatar for Toni Aliberti

Toni Aliberti

Campus Director, The Iron Yard

Speakers

Wednesday February 4, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Iron Yard 260 1st Ave. South Suite 300, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

6:00pm

'Marketing your Product on a Tight Budget'
Limited Capacity filling up

Deb with EZ Buckle Belts is a Veteran Entrepreneur. Her and her partner share their experiences in successfully marketing a retail - home-grown business

Moderators
avatar for Greta Kishbaugh

Greta Kishbaugh

Co-Founder, BizDynamics

Speakers

Wednesday February 4, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Studio @620 The Studio @ 620 620 1st Avenue South St. Petersburg, FL 33701

6:00pm

Tech Cocktail Mixer
Limited Capacity seats available

Work might be from 9-5, but business happens between 5-9. Tech Cocktail Mixers are like networking events except fun, like a party, except business-oriented, and like a startup pitch series, except informal and fast-paced. The result is a one-of-a-kind experience that makes for the perfect evening for entrepreneurs, investors, tech enthusiasts, and fun seekers alike.

Wednesday February 4, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

6:00pm

No Hold's Bar, What it really takes to run a brewery
Limited Capacity seats available

No holds bar - a panel discussion with brewers with an open & brutally honest conversation about the ins and outs/ ups and downs of running a brewery. (Hoping for a no media session)

Speakers
MR

Madison Roane

Cigar City Brewing


Wednesday February 4, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Green Bench Brewing Co 1133 Baum Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33705

6:00pm

Open Make Night
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn to use our tools and our space

Moderators
Wednesday February 4, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
St Pete Makers Space 615 27th Street South St Pete 33712

7:00pm

Weekly Hack with The Tampa Ruby Brigade and The Iron Yard
Limited Capacity seats available

A weekly co-working night to code that is open to all skill levels working on whatever projects in whatever languages.

There won’t be any talks, presentations, or particular format. Feel free to work alone, pair-program, ask someone to help you get past a problem, or help someone get past theirs.

Wednesday February 4, 2015 7:00pm - 9:30pm
The Iron Yard 260 1st Ave. South Suite 300, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
 
Thursday, February 5
 

8:00am

Tampa Bay Startup Week Geek Breakfast- With special guests!
Limited Capacity filling up

Tampa's monthly gathering of geeks over breakfast. Everyone is welcome! #tampageekbreakfast

Special Guests:
Roberto Torress, Founder of Black & Denim 
Justin Davis, Founder of Drawer
 

Thursday February 5, 2015 8:00am - 10:00am
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

9:00am

A Video Showcase of Venture Philanthropy
Limited Capacity seats available

Examples of Social Venture Partners' efforts to grow existing non-profits to the next level.

Speakers

Thursday February 5, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
Greenhouse St Pete

10:00am

Product Hunt: the New, Cool Way to Launch Your Product/Startup/Book/Crowdfunding Campaign
Limited Capacity seats available

Learn more about the trend that’s sweeping the startup world: Product Hunt! Get tips and tricks on how to launch effectively on the new platform, from one of the Top 30 Most Effective Product Hunters, Kiki Schirr

Speakers

Thursday February 5, 2015 10:00am - 11:00am
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

11:00am

Fireside Chat with Reliaquest CEO Brian Murphy
Limited Capacity seats available

A hot topic discussion about internet security and what it means for the future plus how Brian is leveraging Tampa Bay to lead Reliaquest to continued growth and success.

Speakers

Thursday February 5, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

11:00am

Meet with an Expert at Basecamp! Sign up now. Limited Openings.
Limited Capacity full

Stop into Chase Basecamp for some expert coaching from the communities most seasoned professionals for all disciplines. Limited spots are available. MAKE SURE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT THROUGH SLOTTED. Link below.

Brent Britton
Expertise: Legal | Pitching to Investors 
https://www.slotted.co/6yzl0qy6

Tom Panaggio

Expertise: Direct Marketing | Strategy
https://www.slotted.co/hn2wa2qz

Royce Reed

Expertise: Wealth Management 
https://www.slotted.co/g3tyc9kf 

Speakers
avatar for Brent Britton

Brent Britton

Expertise: Legal | Pitching to Investors | | Bio: Lawyer. Ten years in San Francisco, ten years in Tampa. Technology and corporate transactions, venture deals, intellectual property, and general legal advice. | | Sign up for my office hours: https://www.slotted.co/6yzl0qy6
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Tom Panaggio

Expertise: Direct Marketing | Strategy | | Bio: Strategic Pro-Active Marketing for Start-ups - had a 30-year entrepreneurial career as co-founder of two successful direct marketing companies, Direct Mail Express (DME) in Daytona Beach, Florida, and spin-off RME in Tampa, Florida. He is the author of the book The Risk Advantage: Embracing the Entrepreneur’s Unexpected Edge. With The Risk Advantage he aims to help entrepreneurs face the many... Read More →
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Royce Reed

JP Morgan Chase
Sign up for Royce's Office Hours: https://www.slotted.co/g3tyc9kf | | 30+ years of team leadership in wealth management and institutional real property management. Four years ago I started up a new private banking business for JP Morgan in Tampa Bay, Orlando, & Naples, FL. Recruiting, strategy, business development, and operations are my prime areas of expertise. Througout my career, I have helped successful business owners plan and... Read More →


Thursday February 5, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

12:00pm

The Iron Yard Ventures St. Pete Meetup - Startup & Accelerator Program Insight
Limited Capacity seats available

Join us Thursday February 5 at 12pm at The Iron Yard in St. Pete to hear about The Iron Yard Ventures and The Iron Yard's nationally ranked startup accelerator programs.
Who: TIY Academy students, startups and others interested in startups learning about The Iron Yard's nationally ranked startup accelerator.

What: Introduction to TIY Ventures - The Iron Yard’s nationally ranked accelerator program in Digital Health and EdTech. The information session will cover the accelerator process, how we run the program and what we look for when investing in startups.

Where: The Iron Yard Tampa/St. Pete @ 260 1st Ave. South Suite 300, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

When: Thursday February 5, 12-1pm.

Why: Learn about The Iron Yard's accelerator programs and our plans for 2015.

Bonus: We are bringing the lunch for all that RSVP at http://tiy-ventures.ticketleap.com/st-pete-meetup/

Speakers

Thursday February 5, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Iron Yard 260 1st Ave. South Suite 300, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

12:00pm

Developing your Business Model
Limited Capacity seats available

Melisa and Dan lead a panel of discussion in helping Veteran Business Owners make their Business Model decisions

Moderators
Speakers

Thursday February 5, 2015 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Greenhouse St Pete

2:00pm

Fireside Chat with Matt Belcher of Marbel
Limited Capacity seats available

Hear from Matt Belcher of Marbel. Matt successfully lead his company to exceed its crowdfunding goal and launch his product. Find out his best tips, pitfalls to avoid and an insider's perspective of the entire process.

Speakers

Thursday February 5, 2015 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

3:00pm

Tech Job Fair hosted by Tampa Bay WaVE
Limited Capacity seats available

"Looking to get more involved in the Tampa Bay Tech community? Start by joining us at the Tampa Bay WaVE hosted Tech Job Fair! With 20+ employers, this is a great opportunity to network with the best tech companies in the area as well other like-minded individuals. Who knows, you may even find a co-founder for your very own startup! Companies that would like to showcase their job opening(s) please direct all inquiries to mcarpenter@tampabaywave.org."


Thursday February 5, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

4:00pm

Chase Basecamp Happy Hour presented by Pepin Distributing
Limited Capacity filling up

Basecamp is opening up for you to come mingle, network and left off some steam. We will providing limited beeverage and food service so come right from the office and bring some friends.

Thursday February 5, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

5:30pm

83 Degrees Not Your Average Speakers Series, “Ready to take your startup to the next level? Let's talk!”
Limited Capacity seats available

83 Degrees Media presents a series of discussions intended to spark a community dialogue about what’s working in the Tampa Bay region to shape what's next.

Thursday February 5, 2015 5:30pm - 11:30pm
The Iron Yard 260 1st Ave. South Suite 300, St. Petersburg, FL 33701

6:00pm

Introduction to Social Enterprise
Limited Capacity full

A fireside chat about what Social Enterprise is and how it's represented in Tampa Bay.


Thursday February 5, 2015 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Blind Tiger Café 1901 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605
  • Host Organization N/A

6:00pm

Family 3D Print Night
Limited Capacity seats available

3D Printing session at the HIVE, Tampa

Thursday February 5, 2015 6:00pm - 7:30pm
John Germany Library - The HIVE 900 N. Ashley Dr. Tampa, FL

6:00pm

Why Play?
Limited Capacity seats available

Discussion on why creating a playable city is or is not important to a cities economical development.

Speakers
AA

Ashley Anderson

Downtown Partnership
SD

Shaun Drinkard

Downtown Partnership
AM

Amy Martz

Local photographer and arts advocate
SP

Stephen Palladino

Local Street Artist
JR

Josue Robles

Professor of Urban Design at USF SACD


Thursday February 5, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Tampa Bay WaVE 400 N Ashley Dr, Fl 2, Tampa, FL 33602

6:00pm

Leveraging Social Media and Effective Web Design to Build Your Business
Limited Capacity filling up

Learning to use social media as a marketing strategy coupled with a website that attracts and converts visitors into buyers.

Speakers
avatar for Peter Vaka

Peter Vaka

President, NewsLine Media
Internet marketing and podcast production.


Thursday February 5, 2015 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Entrepreneur Collaborative Center 2101 East Palm Avenue, Tampa, FL 33605

6:00pm

Homebrew Tasting & Expert Feedback
Limited Capacity seats available

Mentoring on the fly - home brewers who are seriously contemplating opening their own brewery or applying to be brewer at an existing one, can bring 1 of their home brewed beers and get feedback from a selection of local brewers.

Thursday February 5, 2015 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Green Bench Brewing Co 1133 Baum Avenue North, St. Petersburg, FL 33705
 
Friday, February 6
 

8:30am

Breakfast at Basecamp
Limited Capacity seats available

Get your day started at Basecamp. The ongoing energy will give you just as much energy as the meal you will eat. Stick around for the day's sessions.

Friday February 6, 2015 8:30am - 9:30am
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

9:00am

'How to Encourage Veterans to Make the Transition to Business Owner' 
Limited Capacity seats available

Husband and wife Veteran Start-up Owners lead a panel to discuss making the transition to business owner and share their secrets to getting noticed and funding

Event Location Details:  YBOR 215. It is on the 2nd floor in the Ybor building. 

Speakers
avatar for Patricia Hines

Patricia Hines

Founder, La Belle Earth
Student at Hillsborough Community College | Founder of La Belle Earth | Marine Veteran


Friday February 6, 2015 9:00am - 10:00am
HCC Ybor

9:00am

Key traits of a Successful Fashion Entrepreneur
Limited Capacity seats available

Nancy Vaughn, principal at White Book Agency (fashion PR firm) and creator of Tampa Bay Fashion Week will moderate a discussion on the key traits of a successful fashion entrepreneur. The panel includes local fashion designers and industry experts. They will touch on everything from leveraging technology & social media and the challenges the industry is facing to what they believe makes a successful fashion entrepreneur and indutry trends.

Moderators
avatar for Nancy Vaughn

Nancy Vaughn

Principal, PR & Marketing Director (fashion PR firm) & creator of Tampa Bay Fashion Week, White Book Agency
Let's talk entrepreneurship, fashion and ways to make the planet more fabulous!

Speakers
avatar for Leslie Joy Ickowitz

Leslie Joy Ickowitz

Founder & Creative Director, VERTICAL Tampa Bay magazine
Content creator, photojournalist and fine art photographer. Let's chat about fashion, travel, art and creativity.
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Brent Kraus

Co-owner of Ella Bing
avatar for Rebekah Lazaridis

Rebekah Lazaridis

Designer and Founder, Eugenia Woods
Rebekah Eugenia Lazaridis is the designer and founder of Eugenia Woods, a women's accessory line that emphasizes the art of handmade. Having started in a small brick and mortar shop, Eugenia Woods escalated to a wholesale and online boutique specializing in hand painted quirky handbags for the unconventional trendsetter. Rebekah has an extensive background in professional painting for theater, film, TV and commissions that she draws upon for... Read More →
avatar for Nya Tanaka

Nya Tanaka

CEO, Victory Stitch Manufacturing, LLC
Nya Tanaka is the creator and CEO of Victory Stitch, a manufacturing company that focuses on the independent fashion designer. With over 20 years of professional experience, Nya has created a hub for emerging designers with an emphasis on small production runs with small minimums. Nya has been featured locally in TBT and her accolades include......(whatever your awards or recognitions may be).....Victory Stitch is proud to be a "Made in The... Read More →


Friday February 6, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

9:00am

'Trep Talk' with the Tampa Bay Education Entrepreneurs Group
Limited Capacity seats available

Friday February 6, 2015 9:00am - 11:00am
Blind Tiger Café 1901 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

10:00am

LilyPad & Oskar Blues - Leveraging Tech to sell more Beer
Limited Capacity seats available

fireside chat with Eric Rabinovitz at Lilypad and the local rep from Oscar Blues who is using Lilypad to manage their sales teams

Friday February 6, 2015 10:00am - 12:00pm
Tampa Bay WaVE 400 N Ashley Dr, Fl 2, Tampa, FL 33602

11:00am

Fireside Chat with Brant Cooper, Author of The Lean Entrepreneur, Founder Moves the Needle
Limited Capacity seats available

Brant travels the globe speaking with entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs, debunking the Myth of the Visionary, teaching Lean Startup and Customer Development principles, and empowering employees to create new value. We can empower individuals to make the change they want to see in the world. Brant Cooper is the New York Times bestselling author of The Lean Entrepreneur and Co-founder of Moves the Needle. His most recent book project is The Lean Brand, bringing the rigor of lean startup principles to the marketing black box of branding.

Speakers

Friday February 6, 2015 11:00am - 12:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

11:00am

Meet with an Expert at Basecamp! Sign up now. Limited Openings.
Limited Capacity seats available

Stop into Chase Basecamp for some expert coaching from the communities most seasoned professionals for all disciplines. Limited spots are available. MAKE SURE TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT THROUGH SLOTTED. Link below.

Paul Ponzica 
Expertise: Banking, Finance, Payments, Sales
https://www.slotted.co/ehyg8oad

Kevin Caldwell

Expertise: Financial Advise 
https://www.slotted.co/crkn4m4s 

Speakers
avatar for Kevin Caldwell

Kevin Caldwell

Expertise: Financial Advise | | Bio: I can help entrepreneurs make wise financial decisions. I also enjoy vetting business plans and discussing product ideas. | | Sign up for my office hours: https://www.slotted.co/crkn4m4s
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Paul Ponzica

Business Banking - Market Manager/SVP, Chase Bank
Sign up for Paul's Office Hours: https://www.slotted.co/ehyg8oad | | Paul Ponzica is the Market Manager for Business Banking in West Florida and Jacksonville. His market is comprised of Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Sarasota, Ft. Myers Naples Florida and Jacksonville.   His team is responsible for acquiring, retaining and deepening business banking relationships with annual revenues between $1mm and $20mm for Chase Bank... Read More →


Friday February 6, 2015 11:00am - 1:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

12:00pm

Conga Through Downtown
Playing and dancing through downtown Tampa.

Friday February 6, 2015 12:00pm - 2:00pm
Lykes Gaslight Park Lykes Gaslight Park, Tampa, FL 33602

1:00pm

What does Tampa Bay Mean to You? Community Leader Discussion
Limited Capacity seats available

A discussion of what Tampa Bay means to those that are leading the way to help shape the community. Talking about where the community began, where it is today and the potential for where it can be tomorrow.

Speakers
avatar for Lindsey Kimball, CEcD

Lindsey Kimball, CEcD

Director, Hillsborough County Economic Development Department
Lindsey Kimball joined the Hillsborough County Economic Development Department  | (HCEDD) in 2012. In her role as Director, she oversees all strategic and operational  | aspects of the Department which include Corporate Development, Minority and Small  | Business Development, Competitive Sites, Agricultural Development, Business  | Intelligence and Tourism Development. This includes assisting companies that are ... Read More →


Friday February 6, 2015 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Chase Basecamp 1930 East 7th Ave, Tampa, FL 33605

3:00pm

MakeMe - Family make session
Limited Capacity seats available

Family friendly open make focused on making art & valentines

Friday February 6, 2015 3:00pm - 5:00pm
MakeMe Studio 3028 Dr. MLK, Jr. St. N. Suite A

4:00pm

Amalie Arena Open Skate for All Startup Week Participants
Limited Capacity seats available

Amalie Arena and Chase Bank have pulled out all the stops and invited you to come skate on the same ice as the Tampa Bay Lighting. This is a free skate at Amalie Arena! Bring your cameras ans selfie sticks, it's going to be a great time. Then stick around for our finale celebration.

Friday February 6, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Amalie Arena 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602

5:00pm

Tampa Bay Startup Week Finale Celebration
Limited Capacity seats available

As a celebration of everything entrepreneurship in Tampa Bay we invite you to come network with new and old friends in the Amalie Arena Chase Lounge. Light food and beverages will be served to all particpants of Tampa Bay Startup Week. Make sure to wear your orange wristband!

Friday February 6, 2015 5:00pm - 9:00pm
Amalie Arena 401 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602