Startup Grind South Florida Tech Live!

April 6, 2022, 10:00 PM UTC – April 7, 2022, 1:00 AM UTC

The Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami chapters are joining forces to host our first in person event in 2 years. Join us for our entrepreneurship celebration, featuring a fireside chat with MURAL CEO Mariano Suarez-Battan, an announcement by SG CEO Derek Andersen and complimentary refreshments. Support your favorite startup during our pitch contest for the ultimate Conference Prize Package.

About this event

Right on time for Miami Tech Week, the Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami chapters are joining forces to host our first in person event in 2 years. Join us for our Florida entrepreneurship celebration featuring a dynamic fireside chat with MURAL CEO Mariano Suarez-Battan and a special announcement by Startup Grind CEO Derek Andersen. Enjoy complimentary cocktails and appetizers while networking with South Florida movers and shakers. Participate in our fireside chat and support your favorite startup during our pitch contest for the ultimate "Conference Prize Package".

Event Experience:

  • Complimentary Cocktails
  • High Caliber Networking
  • Fireside Chat with MURAL CEO Mariano Suarez-Battan
  • Special Announcement by Derek Andersen
  • Thrilling Pitch Contest
  • Attendee Raffle

Today, MURAL enables innovation at scale, providing a platform for product strategy and planning, the facilitation of immersive workshops using agile and design thinking methodologies, sales and consulting engagements, and research and design. In July 2021 MURAL closed $50 million in Series C funding, led by existing investors Insight Partners and Tiger Global. Following the company’s $118M Series B round in August 2020, this investment brings the company’s total funding to approximately $200 million and values the company in excess of $2 billion.

About the Startup Pitch Contest
Our esteemed judging panel composed of prominent South Florida Startup Community members will select a total of 5 Startups out of a pool of 10 semi-finalists pitching for 2 minutes each to win the Conference Prize Package. The application link is here:
The application activates automatically at noon Friday March 25th and deactivates at noon the following Friday April 1st.
10 semi-finalists will be contacted by email on Monday April 4th.

About the "Conference Prize Package"
The "Conference Prize Package" includes complimentary tickets to the Bitcoin Unleashed, the Bitcoin Conference, Startup Grind Global, and eMerge Americas for the 5 winning Startups Founders/Co-Founders.

About Bitcoin Unleashed April 5th & 6th
Join us for Bitcoin Unleashed, a two-day event (yes, IRL) offering a wide range of Bitcoin-focused programming. Speakers include: Zuby, Sarah Satoshi, Meltem Demirors, Muneeb Ali, Udi Wertheimer, and more! Sessions include live demos, technical workshops, keynote speeches, parties, panels, and discussions on everything from DeFi to decentralized gaming, NFTs, and more.
The event will be an incredible environment for cross-collaboration, where people from all ends of our ecosystem can come together to lay the groundwork for Bitcoin innovation. 

About the Bitcoin Conference April 6th, 7th & 8th
Bitcoin 2021 was the biggest Bitcoin event in history with a sold-out crowd of 12,000 attendees. In 2022, Bitcoin Week will bring together over 35,000 Bitcoiners from around the world, as we ALL work together to accelerate hyperbitcoinization.

About Startup Grind Global April 11th & 12th
Overall, 15,000 community members both live and online will come together to learn about and explore the next wave of the web, bridging the gap between web2 and web3, building human-centric products, impacting diverse communities, and more. Whether in Silicon Valley, in your local community, or online, we can’t wait to see you there!

About eMerge Americas April 18th & 19th
At eMerge Americas, we’re transforming Miami into the tech hub of the Americas by partnering with the entire tech and entrepreneurial ecosystem, from government to higher-ed, startups to investors, corporate enterprises to media. We’re connecting the dots – between talent, capital and entrepreneurs. And we’re telling – and amplifying – the stories of how Miami is transforming. We’re attracting the best and the brightest from around the world to come to Miami to launch, build, and successfully scale their ideas. We believe Miami can serve as a gateway to the Americas and help bridge divides while fueling innovation and building out a sustainable, diverse and inclusive ecosystem.

About the Attendee Raffle
We did not forget about our amazing members. Checked-in attendees that are present for the Attendee Raffle will be given the opportunity to win fabulous prizes including a few free Conference tickets.

Our thoughts are with Ukraine
What is currently taking place in Ukraine is an absolute tragedy. Startup Grind HQ has connected with our Ukraine Chapter Directors to ensure their safety. Oleysa , the Chapter Director of Dnipro, Ukraine has shared this newsletter with various resources if you wish to support. Read it here.

COVID 19 Precautionary Measures
You must agree to abide by all local, state, federal COVID protocols in effect at the time of the event or conferences while participating.

Do not attend if you:

  1. are showing COVID-19 symptoms such as, but not limited to: fever or a feeling of fever (chills, hot-cold), cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, unusual fatigue, sore throat or headache, loss or change in smell or taste.
  2. have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 7 days.
  3. are unable to comply with the Covid-19 travel requirements of the venue.
  4. are under any self-quarantine orders.
  5. You may be asked to leave if you are showing any of these symptoms. Although not required per Florida law to enter the event, we strongly recommend you are vaccinated or obtain a negative COVID-19 test prior to attending the event. 

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April 6 – 7, 2022
10:00 PM – 1:00 AM UTC

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