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November 2015

GEW 2015 – Show Me the Money! – A Conversation About Securing Investment

November 17, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Toppel Career Center Loft, 5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33146 US
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Angel investors and VCs from Miami and around the country speak about the fund raising process and what it takes to raise money for a startup in our local ecosystem. Our Panel Includes:  Bob Williamson - New World AngelsJack Karabees - Miami Innovation Fund Jason Shuman - Corigin VenturesModerated by Matt Haggman of The Knight Foundation. 

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GEW 2015 – The Law of Startups – What You Need to Know

November 18, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
University of Miami School of Law – Faculty Lounge, 1311 Miller Rd
Coral Gables, FL 33146 US
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The Launch Pad and the University of Miami School of Law present The Law of Startups – What You Need to Know. The event will consist of a presentation by LegalTech Labs, a Miami-based legal technology incubator, followed by a panel of distinguished attorneys in the startup field discussing the many legal issues startups face. Our panel includes:  Jacqueline Hodes - DLA PiperMichael Serotte - Serotte LawJamie Vining - Friedland Vining, P.A.Brent Friedman, GC360 & Brent A. Freidman, P.A. Moderated by…

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GEW 2015 – Reimagining Healthcare- Revolutionary Medical Tech and IT

November 19, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University of Miami Life Science & Technology Park, 1951 NW 7th Avenue
Miami, FL 33136 US
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Hear from innovators in the field of medical technology and IT. Our panel includes:  Albert Santolo - Care CloudBob Williamson - New World Angels - Investor in Med Tech Startups Moderated by William Silverman PhD

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February 2016

Lunch at The Launch Pad – with TaxFyle!

February 16, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
1306 Stanford Drive, #1319
Coral Gables, FL 33146 US
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Want to speak to some UM alumns that just raised $1MM for their tech startup? Do you like free food and shirts? Interested in the Miami entrepreneurship scene? Then swing by The Launch Pad on Tuesday at noon! We're hosting the founders of TaxFyle, a local tech company that boasts the easiest way to file your taxes. We'll be serving some free subs and giving out shirts too! 

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March 2016

Shark Tank Open Casting Call!

March 4, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
University of Miami – School of Business Storer Auditorium, 5250 University Dr.
Coral Gables, FL 33146 US
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EXCLUSIVELY FOR UM STUDENTS, EMPLOYEES, FACULTY, AND DEGREE-HOLDING ALUMNI! Shark Tank, the critically acclaimed, business-themed show is continuing the search for the best Entrepreneurs with the best businesses and products that America has to offer. The Emmy-winning show features The Sharks – tough, self-made, multi-millionaire and billionaire tycoons who give budding entrepreneurs the chance to make their American dreams come true; potentially securing deals that could make them millionaires. If you're a student, faculty member or alumnus and you’ve got…

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Feldman Lecture – Scott DiGiammarino

March 22, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toppel Career Center Loft, 5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33146 US
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UM Parent & Founder of Scott DiGiammarino spent 25 years as an award winning, senior executive at American Express. And in 2009, Scott left American Express and started his new firm, Reel Potential. At Reel Potential, they use Hollywood movie clips to help business leaders inspire, engage and communicate to their employees, in a short, entertaining and memorable manner.  Today, Reel Potential is the only company, in the history of Hollywood, to have legal access to movie clips for business…

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August 2016

Launch Day 2016

August 23, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
UC Patio, 1306 Stanford Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146 United States
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Launch Day 2016! Tuesday August 23rd celebrates 8 years since we have opened our doors to help current University of Miami students and alumni build their businesses and become entrepreneurs. Join us as we encourage everyone to begin their entrepreneurial journey. Meet The Launch Pad staff and clients. Enjoy food, fun, prizes and BIG announcements of this years events!

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September 2016

Patent and Trademark Info Session

September 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Toppel Career Center Loft, 5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33146 United States
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Do you have an invention, startup, logo, or name you're interested in protecting? Would you be interested in speaking with experts from the United States Patent and Trademark office and the Florida Patent Pro Bono Program? Come to our info session! Our speakers are: John Kirkpatrick, USPTO Patent Pro Bono – Program Coordinator and Patent Examiner Dana Vouglitois, Program Director – Florida Patent Pro Bono Program There will be a quick presentation with FAQs followed by questions from the audience.

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October 2016

Brett Reed, CEO of COHEALO – Feldman Lecture

October 26, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Toppel Career Center Loft, 5225 Ponce De Leon Blvd
Coral Gables, FL 33146 US
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While Brett was a Student at UM and with some help from The Launch Pad Brett cofounded Cohealo and is its current CEO. He drives the company's innovation forward on behalf of clients.

Cohealo helps health systems turn unused equipment capacity into profit. Their tech platform + logistics enable hospitals to share and optimize their assets.

To date, Cohealo has raised over $13MM in financing and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts. Join us for light refreshments, a presentation by Brett and Q&A session.

The gathering is free and open to the public.

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November 2016

7th Annual Patently Impossible Project

November 3, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
120 SW 8th Street – 3rd floor Rooftop, Miami, FL, 33130, United States,

Race-Compete to Win- Network - Complimentary Cocktails - Reception among 100's of Brand Owners, General Counsel and Start ups- Cheer from the sidelines @ Charity race as teams of lawyers, law students and engineers compete to assemble a patented invention -Cocktail Reception - Silent Auction - Raffle Prizes - 100's of Lawyers- Judges- Engineers- Accountants...

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