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Deadline is Friday for applications to present at Florida Early Stage Capital Conference with $150K in cash awards

The Florida Venture Forum, Florida’s largest statewide support organization for investors and entrepreneurs, in partnership with Space Florida, is now calling for early stage companies from throughout Florida to apply to present at the 2016 Florida Early Stage Capital Conference at the Hilton Carillon Park, 950 Lake Carillon Drive in St. Petersburg on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.  Past early stage presenters have attracted $36 million in funding.

The Conference, now in its 9th year, features presentations by some of Florida’s most promising early stage companies. Presenting companies in space-based technologies will compete for cash awards totaling $150,000 ($100,000 for the Winner, $30,000 for Second Place and $20,000 for Third Place). Space Florida is providing the cash award prizes.

Additional event details and presenter applications are available at www.flventure.org. The final application deadline April 15, 2016.