Apply to Present

The Florida Venture Forum is calling for outstanding private companies from the state of Florida and beyond to Apply to Present at the 2019 Florida Early Stage Capital Conference! Companies wishing to submit an application to present must apply online by filling out the PRESENTER APPLICATION. The Forum does not accept hard copy submissions. Presenter applications will be reviewed and companies chosen by a selection committee made up of active angel and early stage equity investors. This is your opportunity to reach the next level of expansion, through meaningful interaction and exposure to the angel investor community in Florida and beyond.


In addition to the opportunity to present before an audience of active equity investors, selected presenting companies with a focus or technologies in one or more of the commercial markets listed below as related to such companies expanding their use of space-based technologies, or developing technologies that have or may have space-related applications, will be eligible to compete for the Accelerating Innovation (AI) Award, offered by Space FloridaThe AI Award offers cash prizes totaling $100,000 (Early Stage companies: Grand Prize winner: $50,000, 1st runner up: $25,000 Start-up companies: Grand Prize winner: $15,000, 1st runner up: $10,000to eligible Florida companies, and out-of-state companies seeking to relocate or establish a presence in Florida or have contributed via the supplier network to the advancement of the space program in Florida. Companies will be notified of their eligibility to win a prize prior to the date of their presentation. Prize money allocation and recipients are determined on site by a panel of judges. NOTE: Onsite prize determinations are final.


Space Florida Focus Commercial Markets

Presenting and showcasing companies must be engaged in market sectors that align with the strategic sectors of SF’s Aerospace & Aviation vision.  All participating companies must be engaged in market sectors that align with the strategic sectors of SF, set forth in its Vision 2020.
These sectors are:

Information Technology | Health Technologies (Including Medical Research & Innovations) | ISS & Human Life Sciences | Artificial Intelligence | Knowledge-Based Services & New Products | Satellite Systems | Communications & Science Payloads | Ground & Operations Support Systems | Agriculture | Climate/Environmental Monitoring | Civil Protection | Cyber Security | Adventure Tourism | Clean/Alternative Energy Applications | Aircraft & Spacecraft Design | Parts & Assembly | Engineering Design & Construction | Structural Materials & Electronic Assembly | Data Analytics | Innovations In Planetary Sustainability Towards The Development Of Nutritious Food | Clean Water & Energy | Robotics – Parts | Design & Assembly | Unmanned Aerial Vehicles | Surveillance | 3D Printing & Innovations | Radiation Protection | Space Transportation & Advanced Aerospace Platforms | Reconnaissance | Missile Development

Payment of Fees and Expenses

You must pay the registration fees to attend the Conference on or before May 6, 2019. Your financial support of the Florida Venture Forum’s activities and your presence on-site with suitable facilities to meet potential investors are critical to your success at the Conference. Please register online using online presenter code is P2019. The early registration cost to attend is $249 per presenter (we
recommend that at least two representatives from your company attend) and $229 for each additional team member. Please log onto our website for registration information and Conference details. and note the REQUIRED $35.00 exhibit table.

THE FINAL APPLICATION DEADLINE IS APRIL 18, 2019. Early submissions are welcomed and encouraged. APPLY NOW!