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Florida Venture Capital Conference announces presenting companies

The Florida Venture Forum, a statewide support organization for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs, today released the partial list of mid-to-later-stage, Florida-based companies selected to present their company pitches at the 2015 Florida Venture Capital Conference. The final deadline for entries isTuesday, Dec. 30. Companies interested in presenting may apply here.

At the 24th Annual Florida Venture Capital Conference, attendees may learn from and network with thought-leaders and decision-makers from Florida’s top companies, and company executives with selected mid-to-later-stage companies are invited to present their company pitches before an international audience of angel investors, venture capitalists, and industry professionals. The event takes place from 8:30 a.m. Thursday, January 29, to Noon on Friday, January 30, at the Diplomat Resort & Spa, 3555 S Ocean Drive, Hollywood, FL33019.

Since 1992, presenting companies have included Payformance, Mako Surgical, Channel Intelligence, Open English, CareCloud, Tissue Tech and InformedDNA. More details on the conference are available in the conference schedule

The following companies have been selected to present:

Banyan Biomarkers - Alachua, FL www.banyanbio.com is a medical device/diagnostics company creating the first objective test to diagnose brain injury in less than 30 minutes by a simple blood test. 

BoxyCharm, - Hialeah, FL www.boxycharm.com is an online beauty box subscription service that provides subscribers full-size beauty products and helps connect cosmetic brands with qualified, engaged customers.

Entic - Pembroke Pines, FL www.enticusa.com provides building owners and facilities managers with comprehensive visibility into major energy consuming systems, allowing them to see true performance and receive insights and recommended actions necessary to achieve significant, documented energy savings and sustained peak performance. 

Fresh Meal Plan - Boca Raton, FL www.freshmealplan.com is a consumer products food and beverage company that provides fully cooked meals delivered to a consumer’s home or business.  The company serves Southeast Florida and Orlando.

GENICON - Winter Park, FL www.geniconendo.com  is a sterile surgical instrumentation company that specializes in the concept, design, manufacture and distribution of patented, single use, sterile surgical instrumentation utilized in the field of laparoscopy. 

PowerPHASE - Jupiter, FL www.powerphasellc.com has developed the Turbophase system, the world’s most cost effective and fuel-efficient source of new gas fired power generation.

Senzari – Miami, FL www.senzari.com is a technology company applying the latest techniques in machine learning and big data technologies to generate real time semantic graphs around users and media.

Skypatrol– Doral, FL www.skypatrol.com is a GPS technology company that provides turnkey solutions using GPS technology to manage mobile assets, including vehicles, equipment and people.

Snow Lizard Products - Miami, FL www.snowlizard.com is a consumer electronics company that manufactures rugged, wearable, waterproof cases that endure the toughest conditions as well as charge your device on-the-go via an auxiliary, solar powered battery.

Vascular Pathways - Boca Raton, FL www.vascularpathways.com is a medical device company that has rapidly developed a line of Intravenous, Arterial, and Extended Dwell Catheters.

Posted Dec. 12, 2014