eMerge Americas 2014 event highlights South Florida’s community of entrepreneurs

By Matt Haggman

Knight Foundation is hosting a booth at eMerge Americas Techweek from May 5-6 at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Join us for some Cuban coffee, meet Knight staff and learn more about some of the investments we've made in South Florida. You can also meet established South Florida business professionals for insights into the region's growing startup and entrepreneurial community.

Here's the lineup of the people who will be hanging out at the Knight booth and the projects that will be featured. We look forward to seeing you at eMerge.

Matt Haggman, Miami program director at Knight Foundation

MONDAY

NAME

ORGANIZATION

9:00

Ric Herrero

MIAMade

10:00

Nico Berardi

Accelerated Growth Partners

10:00

Andy Sturner

Aqua Marine Partners and Accelerated Growth Partners board member

11:00

Camila Souza

Tech Cocktail Miami

11:00

Ryan Seashore

CodeNow

12:00

Wifredo Fernandez

The LAB Miami

12:00

Danny Lafuente

The LAB Miami

1:00

Rob Strandberg

Economic Development Corp.

  1:00

Binsen Gonzalez

Our City Thoughts

2:00

Ashley Juchawski

Venture Law Project

2:00

Stonly Baptiste

Smart City Startups

3:00

Natalia Martinez

Awesome Foundation Miami

3:00

Jane Teague

Florida Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research

TUESDAY

NAME

ORGANIZATION

9:00

Alice Horn

Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship

9:00

Rebekah Monson

Code for America - Miami Brigade

9:00

Ernie Hsiung

Code for America - Miami Brigade

10:00

Brian Breslin

Refresh Miami

10:00

Peter Martinez

Refresh Miami

11:00

Lorena Garcia

Ashoka South Florida

11:00

Elliott Jones

Ashoka South Florida

12:00

Demian Bellumio

SIME & MIA Music Summit

1:00

Adriana Cisneros

CEO of Cisneros Group and chair of Endeavor Miami

1:00

Laura Maydon

Endeavor Miami

1:00

Andres Moreno

Founder of Open English and Endeavor Miami board member

1:00

Peter Kellner

Endeavor Miami board member and Endeavor Global co-founder

1:00

Daniel Echavarria

Ganolian Investments and co-chair Endeavor Miami

2:00

Chris Barr

Knight Foundation Prototype Fund

2:00

Lilly Weinberg

New Leaders Council

2:00

Kubs Lalchandani

New Leaders Council

3:00

Felecia Hatcher

Code Fever

3:00

Derick Pearson

Code Fever

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