Coming soon in London
This November 1&2, unbound will bring its globally established platform to Miami, gathering 100+ future-focussed speakers, immersive brand experiences, pitch sessions and startup battles. Chaired by Yossi Vardi and co-hosted by Mana Wynwood, it will showcase the best grassroots technology and reflect the incredible opportunity for South Florida as an innovation hub for the entire LatAm region.
Join the finest minds in fintech, adtech, AI, healthtech, eCommerce, robotics and more to make invaluable connections, discover inspirational insight and emerging technologies that will shape the future of your career and your business.
Corporate & brand executives
unbound Miami is the place for brands and corporates to meet founders and entrepreneurs from around the globe. It offers numerous opportunities to engage with groundbreaking innovation and disruptive technology
For startups, unbound Miami offers the perfect platform to connect with partners, investors and consumers. It provides opportunities to pitch to leading brands, take part in hackathons, innovation challenges and competitions.
unbound connects you with leading cross-vertical disruptive technologies, products and services that will shape the future and fuel innovation and growth.
National and local governments come to our events to showcase their best technology companies to the LatAm market and also attract inward investment to their own countries.
Confirmed speakers for 2017
Corporate & brand executives
Founders & entrepreneurs
Government & trade agencies
Academics & researchers
Journalists & bloggers
‘(unbound) has a reputation for bringing together some of the most cutting edge new ideas'
‘I’m blown away, there is amazing energy just walking through the door’
‘unbound is fun, its inspiring and it’s a really good use of your time’
Colombia Bring IT On, a worldwide campaign that showcases the strengths of the Colombian IT, digital marketing, videogaming and other innovative industries, will host over 120 companies and 600 entrepreneurs representing the country as well as 120 industry clients, partners and prospects from North America & The Caribbean. For more information, please click here.
Miami VR Expo is the 1st VR expo in South Florida scheduled for the Spring of 2018. It is dedicated to virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality and seeks to expand minds, opportunities and creativity.
The event will bring together CEOs, CTOs, developers, designers, educators, creative agencies, filmmakers, futurists, analysts, investors, and top press in a fantastic opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience first hand the most exciting industry of our times.
The expo will showcase speakers, startups and organizations who are using AR & VR to drive economic growth, encourage empathy and collaboration, democratize healthcare and education, and promote sustainability in the world.
For more information visit www.MiamiVRExpo.com
The Babson College Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® is an eight-month long program designed specifically for high-growth women entrepreneurs that accelerates their entrepreneurial paths. The WIN Lab® invests in women, empowering them to disrupt, experiment, and build successful businesses on their own terms. http://www.thewinlab.org/
CIC Miami opened its doors in October 2016 as the company’s fifth expansion site. With a vision to bridge the nation’s second largest health district with the rest of Miami’s thriving innovation corridor, we combine coworking, flexible offices, and laboratory spaces layered with robust programming, advising, and community-building initiatives.
Believing Miami and Wynwood can grow to become the Alexandria of the modern-day Western Hemisphere, we have set out to build a collaborative, inclusive, and value-adding center of gravity with a strong focus on what it will take to make Miami a true regional hub. https://cic.us/miami/
At Starthub we focus on business growth acceleration for consumer-centric companies of all shapes and sizes. We understand the value of metrics and understanding your market, as well as driving sales through powerful mechanisms. We have launched many companies in the US market both from abroad and homegrown. No company should fail in the world’s strongest economy, and at Starthub, we are dedicated to providing the tools and resources necessary to propel you towards success. http://www.starthubcenters.com/
At The Pool we have workspaces designed so that you and your work team have everything they need to grow their business. With strategic locations in Polanco and La Juárez we have coworking spaces, offices, meeting rooms, spaces for events, workshops and a networking community that will help to grow the business that you are passionate about. http://www.thepool.mx/
Creative G.L.U.E. is a networking series of events that aims to bridge the gap between business and creativity. We’ve curated six specialized events and workshops to accelerate high-impact ideas. Our platform allows creative and business professionals to connect, collaborate and create new opportunities while exploring Miami’s best venues. We believe that both business and creativity are symbiotic and need specific resources to grow. This is why we created Creative GLUE; to give you advice, resources, and partnerships to help fuel your endeavors. https://jossuaparini2.wixsite.com/creativeglue
Waffle Wednesday is a local Miami community event hosted at the LiveNinja offices in Wynwood, Miami. Every Wednesday morning (except for the last Wednesday of the month – check out our Waffles After Work event) we cook up delicious waffles in our office and host local entrepreneurs, artists, activists, and more to mingle over breakfast and some brief presentations by our weekly featured guests. We are sponsored by the Knight Foundation, and are honored to be considered a staple in the Miami entrepreneurial and tech communities.
Refresh Miami is a community of hackers, early adopters, entrepreneurs and change artists. We’re a hub of inspiration and resources for people who develop innovative solutions, seek new technology and chase down dreams. With 9,000 members and a following of nearly 20,000, we’re the largest tech and entrepreneurial community in South Florida and beyond. Welcome to Refresh. https://www.refreshmiami.com/
Venture Café began in 2010 as an experiment to test a simple hypothesis: if we bring together innovators and entrepreneurs to foster spontaneous conversations and cross-pollination of ideas, they’ll come up with never-before-imagined innovations to make the world a better place and generate economic growth.
Our hypothesis proved true, and so we’ve designed Venture Café to be an organization that reflects the sense of energy, community and spontaneity, inspired by the coffeehouses of old: a centralized point of congregation and collaborative creativity that attracts thinkers, doers, and innovators.
Endeavor Miami was launched in September 2013, with the support of the Knight Foundation and a group of world-class business leaders. It is the first U.S. affiliate of Endeavor, a global non-profit organization that has advised and helped scale more than 800 high-impact companies in 26 countries around the world. http://endeavormiami.org/
The Founder Institute is the world’s premier startup launch program for talented entrepreneurs. If you are up to the challenge, our comprehensive step-by-step curriculum will give you the structure, mentor support, and global network you need to start an enduring company.
Startupbootcamp’s first U.S. program was made possible through a $2 Million grant from the Knight Foundation. We support and scale extraordinary companies transforming healthcare and eradicating disparities. To date, we have invested in ten companies from across the US, Latin America and Israel.
Miami is a center for healthcare innovation: it counts sixteen hospitals, over 1,000 life science companies, three globally recognized research universities and a legacy of successful healthcare companies.
If you are building a transformative company we invite you to join us. We provide funding, implementation and contract opportunities, a mentor network of industry leaders and and top tier investors, workspace and a comprehensive suite of services so that you can focus on what you do best: building a game-changing businesses. Our promise is simple: your startup will achieve one year of progress in three months. Don’t take our word for it. https://www.startupbootcamp.org/accelerator/digital-health-miami/
From attracting Fortune 500 multinationals to assisting small local businesses, The Beacon Council offers economic and business development services that support a strong and sustainable future for Miami-Dade County.
Start-Up Chile (SUP) is a public startup accelerator created by the Chilean Government for high-potential entrepreneurs to bootstrap their startups and use Chile as a foundation. Today, Start-Up Chile is the leading accelerator in LATAM, among the TOP 10 globally, and one of the biggest and most diverse startup communities in the world. Start-Up Chile has been a global game changer. After it was created, 50 countries followed suit and created similar programs. http://www.startupchile.org/
Let’s cultivate the next generation of female angel investors.
We are a diverse coalition of South Florida female business leaders passionate about harnessing the innovative power of women. By supporting the growth of female investors, we hope to create a more diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem that reflects their strengths and leverages their unique power.
As a first step, we will launch our efforts by co-hosting a female-focused angel investment workshop in partnership with Startup Angels and the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC Miami).
Building on that momentum, we will then expand to develop a support network for mentorship and guidance for female angel investors. Over the course of 2017, we will host two workshops and collaborate with distinct partners to integrate into the investor community, as well as launch programming focused on female founders.
Bridges Unite enables access to relevant themes with established leaders and communities who look to inspire other women as a way to improve their personal and professional lives.
We continuously promote curiosity, innovation, and collaboration in order to expand our reach and the positive impact of our community’s actions. https://www.bridgesunite.com/
The Women Empower Expo takes place in select cities across North America gathering thousands of female entrepreneurs, business leaders, creatives, and professionals who are passionate about making a positive difference in their career, life and community. http://womenempowerexpo.com/index
Over the last 10 years, New Ventures has become the leading platform that catalyzes social and environmental entrepreneurs and strengthens the ecosystem that supports them through three main areas of service: financing, acceleration and promotion. http://nvgroup.org/en/
Founded in 1984, the GCVCA’s mission is to provide a forum to share information that is pertinent to and develop relationships among entrepreneurs, investors and service providers in Florida’s Gold Coast, roughly defined as Palm Beach to Miami.
AGP Miami is an angel network located in Miami, Florida dedicated to investing in early stage tech companies based in Florida.
loftVR is bringing true VR experiences to the masses through our VR Arcade and integrating virtual reality with industries by showcasing related applications through our Next Generation Studio, making VR accessible to businesses, professionals, developers and consumers.
UPGRADE YOUR REALITY.
Freebee is changing the way people experience Miami, physically moving the masses through FREE, electric transportation. In addition to being a fun, alternative transportation option, each Freebee car simultaneously hosts its own marketing campaign for a variety of clients, which include both national brands and local businesses, allowing consumers to become more familiar with each product, service, or establishment.
As a “going green” advocate, Freebee fully supports the City of Miami’s Climate Action Plan by serving the community while operating on clean energy, so when you ride Freebee, you too become a part of the solution in the efforts to reduce carbon emissions from our beautiful local neighborhoods.
For a free ride, simply download the Freebee app, request a ride and jump onboard! We’ll take you around town in our customized, eco-friendly cars, while connecting you to all the deals, discounts, and “Freebees” at your final destination! https://ridefreebee.com/
The South Florida Interactive Marketing Association (South Florida IMA) is dedicated to educational excellence and expertise in digital marketing. The organization serves as the primary interactive voice in South Florida offering lifelong learning, top-notch networking and professional growth opportunities to marketers in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties.
Founded in 2004, the South Florida IMA is an all-volunteer organization. Since its inception, the South Florida IMA board has partnered with other IMAs in the United States and top sponsors to present outstanding programming.
South Florida IMA hosts monthly events providing networking and educational opportunities that are unmatched in South Florida. Each meeting has a networking session with appetizers and cash bar, followed by a featured industry speaker or case study. Connect with interactive marketing professionals working at South Florida’s most progressive companies while brushing up on the latest digital marketing trends. Admission is free for members; non-members pay $39 in advance, $49 at the door. Learn more about SFIMA & our upcoming events here: https://www.sfima.com
About the Miami Herald Media Company
The Miami Herald Media Company (MHMC), a subsidiary of McClatchy, publishes two
daily newspapers: the Miami Herald, winner of 22 Pulitzer Prizes, and el Nuevo Herald, an award-winning Spanish-language publication. Together, the company’s products reach more than 1.3 million people each week.
In addition to the Miami Herald and el Nuevo Herald, MHMC products include its news websites, MiamiHerald.com and elNuevoHerald.com; the popular local entertainment website Miami.com; INDULGE luxury magazine; and Palette, the South Florida LGBT magazine. The company produces content for video, mobile and radio in association with WLRN/Herald News; as well as custom media marketing products for hotels, airlines and other clients through its subsidiary, HCP Media.