The Miami Finance Forum CEO Power Breakfast, â€œSouth Floridaâ€™s Start-up Culture: Obstacles and Opportunities for Growth
Thursday, April 26, 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
The Bankers Club of Miami
One Biscayne Tower
Miami, FL 33131
Cost: Members: $25; Non-members: $65
(limited seating, must pre-pay)
Top Start-Up And Venture Capital Leaders Discuss Current Business And Financial Trends Impacting Growth And Success In South Florida
Knight Foundation Program Director and Former Miami Herald Reporter Matt Haggman Moderates CEO Power Breakfast with Panelists Providing Insights to Successfully Manage and Grow Start-ups
The Miami Finance Forum (MFF) will host a â€œCEO Power Breakfastâ€ panel discussion titled, â€œSouth Floridaâ€™s Start-up Culture: Obstacles and Opportunities for Growth.â€ The panel, moderated by Matt Haggman, program director of the Knight Foundation and former reporter with The Miami Herald, will provide insights on South Floridaâ€™s start-up culture and discuss the regionâ€™s positioning for continued growth and development. The event takes place at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, April 26, at The Bankers Club of Miami, located at One Biscayne Tower, Miami, FL 33131.
Speakers will discuss the dynamics of South Floridaâ€™s start-up culture, including the current state of affairs, assets and strategies that may yield and stimulate a more active environment for growth and challenges impacting the region. The panel also will reflect on the changes South Florida has experienced during the last decade, with particular regard to the renaissance in the art culture, urban development, and successes of local universities, and explain how these achievements may influence the future development of the areaâ€™s start-up industry.
Panel speakers include leaders from top start-up and growth-oriented firms:
Â· Matt Haggman, Knight Foundation
Â· Greg Baty, Florida Growth Fund
Â· Steven A. McKean, Acceller
Â· Raul Lamus, New World Angels
Â· Albert Santalo, CareCloud
Â· Michael Wasserman, H.I.G. Capital