2017 Florida VentureTech Showcase of North Florida

Join the Florida Venture Forum / Venture Education Foundation, Space Florida and pARTner, Art Republic for the 2017 VentureTech Showcase of North Florida at 100 N. Laura Street, 4th Floor in Jacksonville on November 2, 2017 from 1:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M.

The showcase is a capital acceleration competition and business-networking event featuring presentations by some of Florida’s most promising early stage companies.

Presenting companies will compete for the Space Florida Accelerating Innovation Award which amounts to a $25,000 CASH award to the winning company. 

As an added component, the Forum mixes art with tech for the Techism exhibit now displaying throughout the downtown Jacksonville area. Attendees get to experience another aspect of the tech side with the infusion of art via our pARTnership with ArtRepublic. After the conclusion of the event, attendees will walk through Hemming Park to get to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) where guests will witness Miguel Chevalier’s exhibition at MOCA. This is the first time this world-renowned artist has exhibited in the United States

The Final Presenter’s Application Deadline Is OCTOBER 16, 2017.

About Space Florida: Space Florida was created to strengthen Florida’s position as the global leader in aerospace research, investment, exploration and commerce. As Florida’s aerospace and spaceport development authority, we are committed to attracting and expanding the next generation of space industry businesses. With its highly trained workforce, proven infrastructure and unparalleled record of achievement, Florida is the ideal location for aerospace businesses to thrive – and Space Florida is the perfect partner to help them succeed. www.spaceflorida.gov.

About Florida Venture Forum: The Florida Venture Forum is Florida’s largest statewide support organization for investors and entrepreneurs, helping emerging Florida companies connect with sources of capital from across the country. The organization provides programs statewide throughout the year in addition to hosting the Florida Venture Capital Conference, the Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition and the Early Stage Capital Conference. www.flventure.org.

About ArtRepublic: ArtRepublic is a global movement putting the voice of our culture back into the hands of the artists which hosts a multi-day art event featuring public art, a techism exhibition, fashion show and lecture series. www.artrepublicjax.org.