Testimonials

What Others Are Saying...

"The Florida Venture Capital Conference™ is a must attend event!"
- April Young, Managing Director, Hercules Technology Growth Capital


"The Florida Venture Forum Capital Conference™ proved to be the right catalyst for our recent capital raise. CareSync was fortunate to be chosen to present at the convention and the coaching provided by the Forum helped us craft a presentation that drove a great amount of interest and booth traffic. The combination of the venue, meeting accommodations and high quality firms attending can be directly attributed to our successful capital raise."
- Scott Tappan, Executive Advisor, CareSync


"The Florida Venture Forum’s annual Capital Conference is a must-attend event for investors, and companies seeking equity funding. We met one of our newest portfolio companies, Caresync, at the 2014 Capital Conference, and we look forward to meeting new emerging companies again at the coming 2015 event.”
- John Tullis, Partner, Tullis Health Investors


"The Florida Venture Forum has been a great support of ClassWallet. They have shown a true dedication to the Florida startup ecosystem. ClassWallet has made many key connections through the Forum."
- Jamie Rosenberg, CEO, ClassWallet


"Winning the Florida Venture Forum's competition was further validation of our concept's ability to be able to go to market and be profitable.  The competition gave us the chance to pitch our idea to the investment community, which saw the immense potential our service has to scale nationally and globally.”

- Mark Slaughter, CEO, Cohealo


"The Florida Venture Forum has been so valuable from a business development standpoint. The Conferences and programs proved marvelous networking opportunities.”

- Tim Norstrem, Principal, Norstrem Associates


"The Florida Venture Forum was key to securing our recent $3 million Series A investment. Not only did we meet our investors there, we benefitted greatly from a process that helped us strengthen our pitch. The knowledge gained and the people I met at The Forum forever changed InformedDNA for the better."

- David Patrick Nixon, CEO, Informed Medical Decisions, Inc.


"As a successful Florida based serial entrepreneur, the Florida Venture Forum has been an invaluable resource for my company. I have had the opportunity to formally present at the Forum’s annual Venture Capital Conference and have been an active member for many years. The Florida venture forum has provided Solicore a unique venue and exposure to a diverse and extensive set of Southeast based investors. The Florida Venture Forum is a valuable asset for entrepreneurs at all stages of a company’s lifecycle and keenly understand what entrepreneurs need."

- David Corey, CEO, Solicore 


“The Florida Venture Forum is the go to organization for venture and private equity investors to build their network and connect with emerging growth companies in the State of Florida”

- Richard Maclean, Managing Partner, Frontier Capital 


"Deal sourcing in Florida can be challenging in this large and diverse state. The Florida Venture Forum brings together a terrific group of companies and last January introduced us to a new investment. We probably would not have connected with that particular company any other way."

- Bard Geesaman, MD, PhD, Managing Director, MPM Capital 


"I have had the privilege of serving on the Florida Venture Forum’s (“FVF”) board for over ten years. There is no better conduit for finding great companies in Florida, the country’s fourth most heavily populated state, than the FVF. The professionals who run FVF and the volunteers that support it are some of the best people I have worked with in my 15 years as a venture capitalist."

- Alan Taetle, General Partner, Noro-Moseley Partners 


"The Florida Venture Forum was a vital resource in developing, vetting and funding Channel Intelligence. Their forums provided a key environment where we were able to come together with investors and share great ideas, innovation and technology."

- Rob Wight, CEO, myList 


"When the Venture Forum was first formed, the organization, much like a startup company, anchored itself to established groups and picked strategic partners to guide them along the way."

- Mick Lasher, President, Lasher Associates and Founding Member of the Florida Venture Forum