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Oct
28

Entrepreneurs in Tech Speaker Series

FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center in partnership with ALPFA FIU Tech Group host the Entrepreneurs in Tech Speaker Series Join us for an evening of networking and an engaging discussion on entrepreneurship in Miami's growing tech scene. Featured Speaker: Joanna Schwartz CEO EarlyShares

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Oct
30

Miami Open Coffee Club

The Miami Open Coffee Club - a collaboration between FIU Pino Global Entrepreneurship Center and MapYourStartup.co - In an effort to bring more high-level mentoring discussions to the entire community, the MOCC team is doing new “fire-side” chats with well-known local entrepreneurs and subject matter experts ready to provide immediate, unscripted advice - all in front of a live studio audience. The first meetup with this new format will take place on October 30, 2014 and will feature Xavier Crossard of Plarity and Charles Irizarry from Rokk3r Labs. FIU Downtown on Brickell 1101 Brickell Avenue 10th Floor, South Tower Miami, FL 33131

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Oct
31

Lunch & Learn Workshop: HR and the Growing Business

HR and the Growing Business Presenter: Janette Tarafa, PHR, GPHR Founder & President Inspire HR, Inc. Learning Objectives: -Discover the roles and responsibilities of HR in a growing organization, including: federal, state and local laws, alignment with strategic planning, and moving from founder to CEO. -Learn how to define and implement your company culture and use it to build an employment brand. -Create a comprehensive and competitive plan to identify, retain and develop top talent to spur your company's growth. -Explore HR considerations of going global, whether you're already an international company or aspiring to achieve international expansion. Description: Have you established your company's strategic plan and are now in need of the right team to take you there? Learn best practices in a time of rapid growth and leave the workshop with a competitive HR strategy to take your growing business to the next level. Discover legal considerations, how to define company culture; recruiting, training and managing talent, and the HR considerations of going global. Our Entrepreneurship Workshop “Lunch & Learn” sessions will be held at FIU Downtown on Brickell on the schedule dates below from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. (Lunch is provided at 11:30am). FIU Downtown on Brickell 1101 Brickell Avenue Miami, Florida 33131 Registration for the full Entrepreneurship Workshop Lunch and Learn Sessions will allow access to all five (5) workshop sessions and an opportunity to pitch at the Shark Tank hosted on Friday, November 21st. Register for all 5 workshop sessions at a discount of $150.00/registrant. (Package discount of $30 per session).

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Nov
5

Entrepreneurs' "How To" Webinar Series: Deliver a Winning VC Pitch

Deliver a Winning VC Pitch Speaker(s): Ricardo Weisz Investor, Northvest Board Member, Miami Innovation Fund and David Suarez Founder and Lead Facilitator Interactive Training Solutions, LLC Description: This session will introduce the content, presentation style and structure of delivering a successful venture capital pitch. Take Aways: Familiarize yourself with structure of a VC pitch presentation. Discover the do's and don'ts of a successful pitch. Learn how to engage your audience with a captivating VC presentation. Gather the skills to convey your message to investors.

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Nov
5

Power Wishing® Workshop

POWER WISHING® Power Wishing offers powerful formulas that support you to clarify what it is you truly desire and enables you to language your aspirations through the creation of wishes that manifest with ease. Using these effective techniques, you will use language and the power of your imagination to create unified results between your dreams and your everyday life experience. In partnership with FIU's Entrepreneurship Program, Anne Louise Carricarte will be presenting a very special POWER WISHING seminar and book launch celebration on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. $25 Registration - Receive a signed copy of POWER WISHING FIU Downtown on Brickell 1101 Brickell Avenue, Suite 201 - South Tower Miami, FL 33131 For more information and to register, please visit: http://powerwishing.com/workshops/

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Nov
7

Lunch & Learn Workshop: Keys to Successful Social Media Strategies

Keys to Successful Social Media Strategies Presenter: John C. Fleming Technology Practice Lead Biztegra Partners Learning Objectives: -Develop a marketing plan for your venture. -Find new strategies for getting the most out of your marketing dollars. -Enhance your business' presence through social media profiles. -Discover new content management tools. Description: Learn how to develop an effective "go to market" strategy that is optimized for your company and market. You will learn about the elements of a focused and affordable marketing plan. You will see how to leverage the latest in social media to have conversations with your customers and people who influence your potential customers. You will learn how to develop a channel strategy to sell your products and services that will give you the widest market coverage at the lowest possible cost. Our Entrepreneurship Workshop “Lunch & Learn” sessions will be held at FIU Downtown on Brickell on the schedule dates below from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. (Lunch is provided at 11:30am). FIU Downtown on Brickell 1101 Brickell Avenue Miami, Florida 33131 Registration for the full Entrepreneurship Workshop Lunch and Learn Sessions will allow access to all five (5) workshop sessions and an opportunity to pitch at the Shark Tank hosted on Friday, November 21st. Register for all 5 workshop sessions at a discount of $150.00/registrant. (Package discount of $30 per session).

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Dec
9

Entrepreneurs' "How To" Webinar Series: Legal Issues Facing Growth Stage Entrepreneurs

December 9th, 2014, 11:00am to Noon Speaker: Zacharia Evangelista, Esq. Attorney and Founder Evangelista Law, P.A. When your company is raising capital it is important to understand the legal landscape into which your company is about to venture. This webinar will explain the types of financial instruments and securities used by companies to raise capital, the kinds of terms and conditions that are generally associated with such instruments and securities, and the regulatory environment involved with raising capital. Learning Objectives Understanding the differences between debt and equity, and how each can be used to raise capital. Identifying and understanding the rights and obligations your company will have with each type of security. Understanding the types of actions (and even omissions) that can lead YOU and your company to violate State and Federal securities law. Registration for each session is $25.00/registrant.

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