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Oct
17

Lunch & Learn Workshop: New Funding Sources: A Roadmap to Financing Your Business

New Funding Sources: A Roadmap to Financing Your Business Presenter: Ricardo Newark Founder and President Newstrop Consulting Learning Objectives: -Determine when your need third party financing, how much and the use of funds. -Learn the potential sources of funding: how to identify and approach them. -The Pitch: how to engage and connect with key stakeholders. -Discover strategies in negotiating terms and conditions, ownership and control. Description: Ready to start, develop or grow your business but need the funding to do it successfully? Topics covered at this workshop will include: a review of viable funding options for your venture, third party funding sources, key considerations in valuation of your company, control and ownership; and negotiation strategies. 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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Oct
21

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

October 21, 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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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
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
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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