BEAT 2019 Recap
We had a great time at Building Entrepreneurship Around Tampa Bay (BEAT), bringing innovative start-ups, dynamic speakers, and entrepreneurs together to celebrate the Bay area's entrepreneurial ecosystem!
Our audience comprised over 200+ attendees including local start-ups, business leaders, investors, entrepreneurial support organizations, and community dignitaries. Thank you to all of the attendees for making #BEAT2019 a success.
Richard Munassi led a moderated discussion on diversity and inclusion in entrepreneurship with panelists: James Faison, Simi Ranajee, Yanina Rosario and Avril Stinson.
"My key word is relationship... we have seen different instances where relationships are key and can lead to reaching the goals of your company."
- Yanina Rosario
Dr. Byron C. Clayton, CEO for Advanced Robotics for Manufacturing (ARM), spoke about the growth in our communities as a result of disruptive technology innovators and entrepreneurs. He left the audience with a key piece of advice; by leveraging your entrepreneurial drive, you can shape our future.
"Entrepreneurs can be broken down into dreamers, doers and innovators."
Bio & Tech Pitch Competition Winner
ClienTell has created a mobile app with a nationwide community of contractors who can share, rate and view reviews of customers. They are empowering contractors by helping them distinguish between good and bad clients.
Student Pitch Competition Winner
Photovore uses machine learning to simplify tracking dietary habits for pre-diabetics, which is helping them control their condition.