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Florida Venture Forum 2018 Early Stage Capital Conference

About The 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 numerous programs statewide throughout the year including the Florida Venture Capital Conference, the Statewide Collegiate Business Plan Competition and the Early Stage Angel Capital Conference.

The Florida Venture Forum has selected 20 companies to present at its 11th annual 2018 Florida Early Stage Angel Capital Conference being held at the Westshore Grand in Tampa on May 18, 2018.

“This year, the Forum is celebrating its 11th year hosting the Early Stage Angel Capital Conference which continues to grow and has become one of the largest and most important gatherings of angel and early-stage investors in the state,” said Jennifer Dunham, partner at Arsenal Venture Partners, chair of the conference selection committee and a board member of the Florida Venture Forum. “Access to early-stage capital is critical to the commercialization of new ideas that have market potential. This year, we again received a record number of applications from high-quality early-stage companies statewide and around the country.”

Presenters were selected from a pool of over 150 applicants by a committee of active Florida venture capitalists and investors. Selected companies will present to an audience of investors, other deal professionals, and entrepreneurs. The 20 selected presenting companies are Antibiotic Adjuvant, Docity Health, Sanvis Health, Sensatek Propulsion Technology, Inc., Tomahawk Robotics, BabySparks LLC, Gridics, Hubspring Health LLC, Papa, Ridgeback Network Defense, Inc., Squeeze LLC, Switchboard Live, VuPulse, DirectMail2.0, eTeki, Inc., Preferhired, Tellus Global, LLC, Ziptek LLC, International Metal Source, Stabilized Steps, LLC.