Presenter's Application

Presenter's Application

The Florida Venture Forum is now calling for outstanding private companies from the state of Florida to apply to present at the 2017 Florida Early Stage Capital Conference. The Florida Venture Forum is Florida’s premier organization focused on assisting entrepreneurs of emerging companies as they develop their businesses and raise capital. Companies wishing to submit an application to present at the 2017 Early Stage Capital Conference must apply online by filling out the PRESENTER APPLICATION below. The Florida Venture Forum does not accept hard copy submissions.

There is NO application fee, however please note selected Presenters are required to pay the registration fee to attend the Conference: $199 Presenter Registration Rate per attendee and $25.00 for the required Exhibit Table.

THE FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 18, 2017. Early submissions are welcomed and encouraged.


In addition to the opportunity to present before an audience of active equity investors, presenting companies meeting designated criteria will compete for the Accelerating Innovation (AI) Award, offered by Space Florida. The AI Award offers cash prizes totaling $150,000 ($75,000 for the Winner, $50,000 for Second Place and $25,000 for Third Place) to eligible Florida companies and out-of-state companies seeking to relocate or establish a presence in Florida. Presenter applications will be reviewed and companies chosen by a selection committee made up of active angel and early stage equity investors.

To view the Prize Eligibility Criteria, click here.