In January, 2015, venture capitalists and entrepreneurs will gather in Hollywood, Florida to discuss current issues in the field. Hire Velocity executive John West has been selected to take part in a panel discussion focusing on advice for new entrepreneurs from successful entrepreneurs. John’s experience is unique in that he has experience both as an entrepreneur himself and as an investor in several highly successful Florida-based companies.
The conference will take place at the Westin Diplomat Resort in Hollywood Florida on January 29 and 30. It will include a number of workshops, panel discussions, and special guest speakers. With more than 450 in attendance, including about 100 investor attendees, entrepreneurs will have excellent opportunities for networking. Additionally, the conference will showcase 20 of Florida’s most successful high growth companies.
The Florida Venture Forum is a statewide member organization that seeks to create connections between Florida entrepreneurs and capital sources. They offer educational resources to budding entrepreneurs about topics such as management, finance, human resources, raising debt and equity capital, marketing, R&D and more. To date, the annual conference has helped Florida entrepreneurs secure $3 billion in funding.
As a panelist at this year’s conference, John will be able to offer a unique perspective on both entrepreneurial success and investment. He will be featured in the panel discussion taking place on Thursday from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
For more information about the conference or to register, visit the Florida Venture Forum website.
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