Bob Fitts – Producer of SUP-X and President of GCVCA

Bob Fitts – Producer of SUP-X and President of GCVCA

We have plenty of activity and zeal and some real success stories – Ultimate Software, Citrix, and Magic Leap come to mind quickly, but there are others.  We need more, more of everything and better everything –  startups, exits, angel groups, seed funds, exits, talent, cooperation throughout South Florida – everything

– – Bob

Bob Fitts, producer of The Startup Expo and President of the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association, relocated from Manhattan to Miami as a management consultant and soon became entrenched in the South Florida entrepreneurial community.


GCVCA’s Meet the Angels 2015

GCVCA September Meeting
The GCVCA’s Meet the Angels

Wednesday, September 30th
Embassy Suites, Boca Raton
661 Northwest 53rd St., Boca Raton, FL 33487

A gathering of major angel groups and funds from throughout the state that specialize in seed to series A investing. This is an excellent opportunity for area entrepreneurs to learn which area angel groups and funds are the right ones for them to pursue for funding.  The panelists will provide information about their investment parameters, their process, typical funding size, and contact information.  The panels will also discuss pertinent issues related to raising capital and investing that entrepreneurs and investors alike can learn from.

Confirmed panelists thus far:

Doug O’Keefe, Miami Innovation Fund
Dave Chitester, Florida Funders
Mike O’Donnell, Grupo Arcano
Tim Cartwright, Tamiami Angel Funds

Jay Holmes, Caerus Ventures
Rhys Williams, New World Angels
Kilburn Sherman, SJO Worldwide
Mitchel Laskey, The Fan Fund
Ed Boland, Scout Ventures

5:30-6:30 pm – Networking Reception, GCVCA Members and VIP Pass Holders only
6:30-8:30 pm – Panels  and Q&A