Sunday, January 13, 2013


EDC's 15th Annual Emerging Technology Business Showcase
Date: November 30, 2012
Time: 8:30 am - 5:30 pm

Hilton Hotel
100 Fairway Drive
Deerfield Beach, FL 33431

Contact: Christine Burres
Phone:  x1101



EDC's 15th Annual Emerging Technology Business Showcase:

Rising Startups in Our Local Cluster


EDC’s Emerging Technology Business Showcase (ETBS) caters to entrepreneurs, business leaders, investors and service providers, delivering an exciting venue to learn about the latest advances in technology,  hear from industry experts who have started and grown successful companies, and discover new partnership opportunities.

Entrepreneurial and tech communities from across our region convene for one day to watch 12 minute investor pitches and product demos from 15 - 20 of South Florida’s most promising early stage companies. In addition, the showcase features a panel discussion,  sponsor and presenter exhibits, and valuable networking opportunities.



Please contact at x1101 or at x1102

for more information or sponsorship opportunities.














Presenting Companies



Sponsorship Packages











Platinum Sponsor


The Gold Coast Venture Capital Association, Inc. (GCVCA) is a not-for-profit corporation founded in the fall of 1984 as the Gold Coast Venture Capital Club, Inc. to assist the entrepreneurial and business communities of South Florida.

Created by a dedicated group of business executives, professionals and entrepreneurs with the purpose of promoting the success of South Florida’s new entrepreneurial ventures, emerging and established businesses by offering expert counsel, educational advice and a networking support group of the best entrepreneurs, business educators, equity investors and service providers.

Today, the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association is widely recognized as one of the most prestigious, respected and successful entrepreneurial business networking organizations in the State of Florida and nationally. Throughout the year, GCVCA presents the Gold Coast Venture Forum that features presentations of company’s business plans by new, emerging and established businesses.

Membership in GCVCA is open to any member of the business community.  We encourage you to become involved in the Association by attending GCVCA’s monthly dinner meetings held on the last Wednesday of every month except November and December, when the meeting is combined into one function held on the first or second Wednesday in December. The GCVCA has continuously held monthly dinner meetings eleven (11) times per year for the past twenty-five (25) years.


Gold Luncheon Sponsor


Silver Showcase Sponsor




Research Park at Florida Atlantic University (RPFAU) is the only state university affiliated research park in South Florida, and is home to 22 high tech, high wage companies and 5 support organizations.  In addition, the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University operates the premier c. Scott Ellington Technology Business Incubator (TBI) in our region which is managed by a very successful regional economic development engine, Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida (EDC).


Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP is an Am Law 100 firm with 625 lawyers in the US, UK and Asia. Our lawyers are known internationally for their work in private equity, venture capital, corporate and finance, complex litigation, insurance and reinsurance and intellectual property. With 125 years of experience, working with Fortune 500, FTSE 250 clients and start-up companies alike, throughout a range of industries, our clients know us as a trusted legal and business adviser—providing strategic, collaborative and client focused counsel that helps to protect and advance their business goals. Our lawyers are creative yet pragmatic, and take the time to develop an intimate understanding of our clients’ businesses, to help them effectively navigate risk, regulatory issues and the diverse challenges of a competitive marketplace—in the boardroom or the courtroom.




Silver Reception Sponsor

  Media Sponsor 
TriNet is a leading provider of human resources, benefits, payroll, workers' compensation, and strategic human capital services and helps start-ups and established companies contain HR costs, minimize employer-related risk, and relieve the administrative burden of HR.    Florida Technology Journal is Florida's leading source for business technology news. Our mission is to promote Florida's digital community, facilitate connections and host informative programs. 



Bronze Showcase Sponsor






 Bronze Reception Sponsor



Friends of the EcoSystem






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