OK, I am usually posting other people's entrepreneurship-related events on this blog but here is one of mine. Hope you can make it!
Want expert advice on crafting a short business plan and pitching your company to investors? Mark your calendars and sign up for our free Miami Herald Business Plan Bootcamp.
Melissa Krinzman, co-founder of Krillion Ventures, which invests in early-stage tech-enabled companies, will moderate a panel of investors and entrepreneurial experts. Confirmed speakers include serial entrepreneur Steven McKean, who is the former CEO of Acceller, Adam Smith, a partner in Medina Capital, a private-equity fund for growth-stage companies, Benoit Wirz, director of venture investments for the Knight Foundation, where he manages the Knight Enterprise Fund, and Leandro Finol, entrepreneur, investor and director of Miami Dade College’s new Idea Center.
This bootcamp is ideal for people planning to enter the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge (deadline March 16; more details on Miamiherald.com/challenge) as well as for other startup entrepreneurs and those planning to start businesses.
There will be plenty of time for Q&A with the audience so bring your questions.
The bootcamp will be Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Miami Dade College’s Chapman Conference Center on the Wolfson Campus. There's no charge for the event but space is limited, and registration is required. Sign up for the Business Plan Bootcamp at http://hrld.us/bootcamp.
Questions? email ndahlberg@MiamiHerald.com and put bootcamp in the subject line.