Who We Are?

The Florida Venture Forum is a statewide member organization that helps entrepreneurs obtain funding through education, strategic partnering and effective networking. The Forum's educational programs provide in-depth information on topics such as raising debt and equity capital, human resources, finance, management, term sheet negotiation, valuations, marketing and R&D. Offering candid management and financial advice, and hands-on technical assistance, these programs offer a valuable learning experience for entrepreneurs and growing companies.  

The Forum hosts the annual Venture Capital Conference that has been instrumental in helping Florida based entrepreneurs achieve over $3 Billion in funding to date.  Additionally, the Forum hosts the Early Stage Conference, which has helped presenting companies obtain over $36 Million in funding to date!  The Florida Venture Forum in conjunction with the Early Stage Conference also hosts the Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition, which has given students the opportunity to raise their level of real world professional focus and funding for their ventures.  

To date, winning competitors have raised $17 Million in funding!


Our Mission:

Connecting Florida Entrepreneurs and Capital Sources to Foster a Thriving Innovation Economy.