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Rick Beery is attending Ted Astleford's event
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Startup Hour Gainesville at Cellar 12 located at 12 SE 2nd Ave, Gainesville, Florida 32601

February 22, 2013 from 8pm to 9:30pm
OK people, we're going to do what we do best: putting down a few drinks, chatting, and chilling out. The event is FREE and the drink specials are GREAT:$1 domestic drafts$2 singles$4 doubles$3 house wineYou must be 21 to drink alcohol.Feel free to invite people from your own Facebook friends list. Go ahead and invite lots of peeps.We're doing this one on a Friday in conjunction with TEDxUF the next day. So expect to meet a bunch of new people. Also, if you haven't applied to TEDxUF event be sure to do so at TEDxUF.com. These student-run annual events have been amazing.Cellar 12 is a classy new special events venue in downtown Gainesville. For details check out their Facebook page.This invitation is open to everyone, but Startup Hour is really intended to bring together creative and talented people to exchange ideas about new companies.Look forward to seeing you there!Cheers,Augi and TedSee More
3 hours ago
Mary Ohlfs is attending Lee May's event

DECA Roundtable and Reception with Gray Robinson at the Innovation Hub! at Innovation Hub

September 4, 2014 from 4pm to 6pm
 Strategic Partnering: Extending Your TeamDECA Roundtable and Reception with GrayRobinsonLearn how to find and kick off strategic partnership opportunities at a DECA roundtable and reception sponsored by Gray Robinson at the Innovation Hub, 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 4. A limited number of seats are available for the public; register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grayrobinson-deca-event2-tickets-12839572507\ See More
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Rick Beery is now a member of GAINnet
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Lee May posted an event

DECA Roundtable and Reception with Gray Robinson at the Innovation Hub! at Innovation Hub

September 4, 2014 from 4pm to 6pm
 Strategic Partnering: Extending Your TeamDECA Roundtable and Reception with GrayRobinsonLearn how to find and kick off strategic partnership opportunities at a DECA roundtable and reception sponsored by Gray Robinson at the Innovation Hub, 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 4. A limited number of seats are available for the public; register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grayrobinson-deca-event2-tickets-12839572507\ See More
5 hours ago
Profile IconAlan Hamlet, Daniel T. White, Julian Miller and 5 other members are attending GAIN's event
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What Entrepreneurs and Angels Do Before they Dance at SF CIED

September 18, 2014 from 8:30am to 10am
John Mullins, Best-Selling Author and Associate Professor, London Business School.The Customer-Funded Business: Start, Finance, or Grow Your Company With Your Customers' CashJohn will bring to life five distinct customer-funded models that today's entrepreneurs can, and often should, put to work to fund their start-ups or finance and grow their companies.See More
8 hours ago
Daniel T. White is attending GAIN's event
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4th Annual GAIN ShootOut at Harn Museum of Art

October 6, 2014 from 12:30pm to 9pm
***Buy your ticket now***GAIN is sponsoring our 4th Annual Business Pitch Competition. GAIN's mission is to inspire, connect, educate and showcase companies who aim to change the world.Don't miss this opportunity to:Present your company's business plan to a panel of investors - RAISE CAPITAL NOWNetwork with Investors Mingle with the Entrepreneurial CommunityEducate YourselfShowcase your CompanyWin Prizes $5,000 in cash and prizes for the winner of the four highest scoring companies that will compete in the final ShootOut. Prizes include $2,000.00 in attorney fees donated by Sven Hanson, $750.00 in accounting fees donated by James Moore, and the right to be the TopGun company for 2014Selected applicants will have 50 minutes to present and discuss their business plans, markets, and product development needs one-on-one. Judges will evaluate the quality of the presentations. Educational…See More
9 hours ago
Profile IconDaniel T. White and Mary Ohlfs might attend GAIN's event
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TiECON Florida 2014 at Tampa Convention Center

September 27, 2014 all day
Join us at on September 27  at Tampa Convention Center for an entrepreneurial extravaganza.We are excited  to bring you an impressive list of thought leaders and speakers who will chronicle their journey of entrepreneurship.  This week, we shine the spotlight on two of TiEcon’s speakers. To learn more about our full speaker line-up, click here Gururaj Desh Deshpande Keynote Speaker  Notable Accolades: Dr. Gururaj Desh Deshpande fondly known as Desh will be leading a stellar line-up at TiEconCo-founder and chairman of Sparta Group LLC.Founder and Chairman of Cascade Communications-$500 million revenue-900 employees started with $1000 and one employee.Cascade was acquired by Ascend Communications for $3.7 billion.MIT Center for Technological Innovation named for Desh Deshpande.Was appointed Co-Chairman of the US National Advisory Council of Innovation and Entrepreneurship.Farooq Kathwari    Notable Accolades: Farooq Kathwari…See More
9 hours ago
Profile IconMary Ohlfs, Jean-Philippe Truchement and Grey are attending Lee May's event
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ABC Shark Tank Entrepreneurs presented by the Entrepreneurship Club and GAIN at Hough Hall Room #150 (on UF Campus)

September 2, 2014 from 6pm to 8:15pm
Entrepreneurship Club at UF & GAIN are proud to present (2) ABC Shark Tank Contestants: Byron Young who is the founder of CordaRoy Beanbag; and Danny Mastronardo, the founder of NardosNatural, a business that created organic skin care products.** Important-Audience members must arrive on time at 6:15 pmSCHEDULE* 6:15-6:25pm- Sign in & registration* 6:25-6:45 pm- announcements* 6:45-6:50 pm- introductions of Byron Young and Danny Mastronardo* 6:50- 7:30- Byron Young and Danny Mastronardo Present* 7:30-7:45 pm- Q & A* 7:45- 8:00 pm- final announcements* 8:00- 8:15 pm- mingle & networking among speakers and audience.See More
21 hours ago
Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Graduates
"GAINESVILLE:  Do you want to learn about the dance that angel investors and entrepreneurs do?  I know I do!  Learn all the steps at this great Sante Fe College event on September 18th.  AngelDence.jpg"
yesterday
Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Mentors
"TAMPA: TieCon  is happening in Tampa September 27!  Celebrating entrepreneurship and technology!  Learn more about the great speakers and the event here! "
yesterday
Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Graduates
"TAMPA: TieCon  is happening in Tampa September 27!  Celebrating entrepreneurship and technology!  Learn more about the great speakers and the event here! "
yesterday
Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Graduates
"GAINESVILLE:  Entrepreneurship Club at UF & GAIN is proud to present (2) ABC Shark Tank Contestants: Byron Young who was the founder of CordaRoy Beanbag; and Danny Mastronardo, the founder of NardosNatural, a business that creates organic…"
yesterday
Santosh Kamath is attending GAIN's event
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SBIR/ STTR Workshop at The Florida Innovation Hub

September 10, 2014 from 9am to 5pm
Researchers: Tap Into a New Source of FundingAs it gets harder to find funding to move your innovation from the bench to the marketplace, SBIR grants are more important than ever. Help increase your competitive edge by joining us for our upcoming SBIR companies, entrepreneurs and inventors like you achive success in these programs.SBIR (Small Business Innovation Research) is a federal program administered by 11 agencies to provide early-stage R&D funding to small technology companies or individuals who are interested in forming a company. STTR (Small Business Technology Transfer) is similar program involving 5 federal agencies, and required that the small business team up with a nonprofit research entity such as a university. The federal geovernment is expected to spend over $2.5 billion on SBIR and STTR awards this year.See More
yesterday
Profile IconJohn Cullinan and Dwight L. Hulse might attend GAIN's event
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What Entrepreneurs and Angels Do Before they Dance at SF CIED

September 18, 2014 from 8:30am to 10am
John Mullins, Best-Selling Author and Associate Professor, London Business School.The Customer-Funded Business: Start, Finance, or Grow Your Company With Your Customers' CashJohn will bring to life five distinct customer-funded models that today's entrepreneurs can, and often should, put to work to fund their start-ups or finance and grow their companies.See More
yesterday
Profile IconJil Williams and Angela Pate are attending GAIN's event
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What Entrepreneurs and Angels Do Before they Dance at SF CIED

September 18, 2014 from 8:30am to 10:30am
John Mullins, Best-Selling Author and Associate Professor, London Business School.The Customer-Funded Business: Start, Finance, or Grow Your Company With Your Customers' CashJohn will bring to life five distinct customer-funded models that today's entrepreneurs can, and often should, put to work to fund their start-ups or finance and grow their companies.See More
yesterday
Profile IconJil Williams and Deb Vorndran joined GAINnet
yesterday
Lee May posted an event

(2) ABC Shark Tank Entrepreneurs presented by the Entrepreneurship Club and GAIN at Hough Hall Room #150 (on UF Campus)

September 2, 2014 from 6pm to 8:15pm
Entrepreneurship Club at UF & GAIN are proud to present (2) ABC Shark Tank Contestants: Byron Young who is the founder of CordaRoy Beanbag; and Danny Mastronardo, the founder of NardosNatural, a business that created organic skin care products.** Important-Audience members must arrive on time at 6:15 pmSCHEDULE* 6:15-6:25pm- Sign in & registration* 6:25-6:45 pm- announcements* 6:45-6:50 pm- introductions of Byron Young and Danny Mastronardo* 6:50- 7:30- Byron Young and Danny Mastronardo Present* 7:30-7:45 pm- Q & A* 7:45- 8:00 pm- final announcements* 8:00- 8:15 pm- mingle & networking among speakers and audience.See More
Sunday
Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Graduates
"Come join us in Gainesville for the Shootout October 6th!  $5,000 in cash and prizes for the winning gun!  Pitch competition and educational panels - see more here! "
Friday
Christine S. Urban commented on GAIN's group Startup Quest Mentors
"Come join us in Gainesville for the Shootout!  $5,000 in cash and prizes for the winning gun!  Pitch competition and educational panels - see more here! "
Friday
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GAIN is seeking a part-time administrative assistant

GAIN is currently seeking a part-time administrative assistant. Applicants must have the following:1) Exceptional organizational skills,2) knowledge working with excel and Google docs,3) accounting skills,4) flexible hours5) Great attitude and…Continue

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We build beautiful art every day. We love building great art on the web. That’s why we’re looking into…Continue

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What’s BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), and Why It’s Important

This is not something we think about very much, but it's very important.  This columns includes links to other helpful info.HR Column by Eva Del RioContinue

Started by Eva Del Rio in GAINnet Jul 18.

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Email Etiquette Faux Pas to Avoid

Posted by Eva Del Rio on August 29, 2014 at 10:04am 0 Comments

HR Column by Eva Del Rio

Gainesville Tech Mornings

Posted by David Nordstedt on August 26, 2014 at 7:38am 0 Comments

I created an account on meetup.com for our new morning breakfast group.  If you'd like to join us for some fun discussions on technology or just good food, please sign up!

http://www.meetup.com/Gainesville-Tech-Mornings/

Constantly Checking Email Makes Us Dumber

Posted by Eva Del Rio on August 22, 2014 at 10:42am 0 Comments

This if for all the multi-taskers out there...

HR Column by Eva Del Rio

Interview with Eric Buffkin

Posted by GAIN on August 15, 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments

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