Carlton Fields and Florida Angel Nexus to Provide Insight on
Latest SEC Filing During Global Entrepreneurship Week
(Orlando, Fla.) – GrowFL, the program of the Florida Economic Gardening Institute at the University of Central Florida (UCF), will host an exclusive event in Tampa during Global Entrepreneurship Week centered around how the new federal laws will change angel investing and venture capital. Pursuant to new SEC Rule 506(s), “Angel Investing and Venture Capital” will address the new changes and how they apply to small and emerging growth companies looking to access capital.
Seth Joseph and James Walker IV, shareholders at Carlton Fields, will discuss using electronic media to access accredited investors under the new SEC rules. Michael O’Donnell, founder of the Florida Angel Nexus, will discuss how to prepare for the investment round, position your company, anticipate key information, and avoid mistakes.
“We look forward to hosting Carlton Fields and the Florida Angel Nexus at our Tampa Bay event in support of Global Entrepreneurship Week,” said Tom O’Neal, executive director of GrowFL. “We look forward to bringing together industry experts and emerging growth companies to help forge new pathways to success and high-growth ventures.”
“Angel Investing and Venture Capital” will be held on November 18, 2013 from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm at the office of Carlton Fields, 4221 W. Boy Scout Blvd #1000, Tampa, FL 33607.
Reservations are required. The event is open to growth companies seeking to expand beyond the start-up phase. Admission is free and lunch will be provided.
The program is provided in partnership by UCF, the Florida High Tech Corridor Council, Florida Virtual Entrepreneur Center, Carlton Fields, the Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County, Tampa Bay Partnership, Tampa Bay Innovation Center, Pasco Economic Development Council, Florida Venture Forum and USF Connect.
For more information, please visit https://tampabaynov18.eventbrite.com/.
GrowFL provides strategies, resources and support to second-stage companies for next level growth. By supporting companies with Strategic Research and peer-to-peer CEO mentoring, GrowFL helps companies overcome obstacles to growth and leads them towards prosperity. Based on the philosophy of Economic Gardening – to grow existing businesses in a community, region or state – GrowFL is the program of the Florida Economic Gardening Institute at the University of Central Florida and is a critical component to the state’s economic development strategy and Florida’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. During the pilot program from 2009-2013, GrowFL helped more than 400 companies create 2,000 new jobs and had an annual economic impact of more than $581 million. At the beginning of 2013, that number has grown to more than 700 companies supported by GrowFL. For more information: GrowFL.com.