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NASA Hackathon in SanFran

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NASA held it's International Space Apps challenge in locations around the world, hoping to find solutions by letting hackers manipulate U.S. government data.The International Space Apps Challenge joined together over 2,000 people around the world in creating solutions of global importance related to spaceflight.

In addition to the 25 locations working on challenges around the world, the International Space Apps Challenge had one additional - and very unique - location: virtual participation. Virtual participants logged in from all over to connect with each other, connect with physical locations, form teams, and get to work.

Hilary Mason: Social Data for Social Good

Hilary Mason

Location

Urban ReThink
*New Venue* 625 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801
May 06 2012 1:30p

Social data is exploding and scientists, like Hilary, are gaining new insights into human behavior. But how can we use this data to create something meaningful? How can all of us - scientists, developers, artists, and other innovators - work together to build tools or products that make the world more productive, interesting and beautiful?

Join 501c3 Urban ReThink for an inspirational day with a leading creative mind. May 6th, 2012 at 1:30pm at Urban ReThink, 625 E Central Blvd. There will be a special luncheon at noon before the talk for sponsors of the event. See Urban ReThink for sponsor opportunities.

CFLBlogCon: Central Florida Blogger and Social Media Conference

Location

Orlando Science Center
777 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Sep 15 2012 10:00a - 8:00p

We are currently creating one of the most incredible conferences to hit the social media and blogging world of Central Florida – we’re so excited! We hope you’ll join us for the second annual CFLBlogCon at the Orlando Science Center from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm on Saturday, September 15, 2012.

More details can be found at http://cflblogcon.com

Interested in saving a few bucks?

Register now for the low price of $49.00! This price will go up and this event will sell out! Register Now!

Insterested in becoming a speaker?

FVS Workshop: How to Raise Money For Your New Venture

Florida Venture Sourcing

Location

Urban ReThink
625 E Central Blvd
Orlando, FL 32801
Mar 20 2012 7:00p - 9:00p

This workshop will teach you how to seek funds to grow your new venture.  We will focus on identifying the right source of capital and developing the appropriate fundraising strategy and process.  We will discuss the legal aspects of fundraising, valuation, and effective negotiation strategies.  By following the practices learned in this workshop, you will better navigate the fundraising process.

What will you learn?

How to:

  • Find sources of money
  • Develop a fundraising strategy
  • Develop the necessary fundraising documents
  • Read a term sheet
  • Negotiate a deal
  • Avoid common fundraising mistakes

Who is this workshop for?

Startup Weekend Orlando

Startup Weekend Orlando

Location

UCF
4000 E Central Florida Blvd Classroom Building I
Orlando, FL 32816
Community or Meetup: 
Mar 23 2012 Mar 25 2012

Startup Weekends are 54-hour events where developers, designers, marketers, product managers and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build products, and launch startups!

Startup Weekends are weekend-long, hands-on experiences where entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs can find out if startup ideas are viable. On average, half of Startup Weekend’s attendees have technical backgrounds, the other half have business backgrounds.

Founding Date: 
06/01/2009
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