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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 $7,000 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, $1,000.00 in marketing/display products from ExpoSource thanks to Larry Cumbaa, $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…See More
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September's GAIN Luncheon with Bryan Edelstein from Eventplicity

This month we had Bryan Edelstein, founder and CEO of Eventplicity with us. Check out the pictures of the event!See More
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"Sam Altman, President of Y-Combinator , is teaching how to start a #startup. Check it out http://j.mp/1yxMWpo #startuplife"
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4th Annual GAIN ShootOut this coming Monday!

For more information, contact:Lee Mayleemay@gainnet.org352 339-2222 On Your Mark, Get Set, Shoot! Which of These 16 Will Be Named the 2014 GAIN ShootOut “Top Gun”?Sixteen companies will compete in the 4th Annual GAIN Investor Business Pitch ShootOut on Oct. 6, but only one will be named “TopGun.” The annual competition, which takes place at the Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida Cultural Plaza, gives 16 companies the opportunity to present their business plans to a panel of investors, legal startup experts and successful entrepreneurs, allowing them to immediately begin raising capital and achieve recognition from the top professionals in their industry. The companies vying for the 2014 prize are:LifeNet Systems - Manufactures and distributes a deceleration-limiting roadway barrier based on a patented NASA technology.Health-e, LLC - Promotes patients’ self-efficacy and improves health literacy with the goal of helping to rebuild the…See More
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GTEC Open House at GTEC

September 30, 2014 from 4pm to 6pm
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GAIN Unplugged with Sue Washer

Last week we had our September GAIN Unplugged with Sue Washer, CEO of AGTC. Sue shared with us about the challenges of being a publicly traded company and the transparency that exists in her organization. Here are some pictures about the event:See More
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One Bad Hire Can Wreck a Small Team – Say Yes to Background Checks

You can't always avoid hiring that "problem person", but you have a better chance if you do background checks...HR Column by Eva Del RioSee More
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Startup Hour Gainesville at 101 Downtown

September 25, 2014 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Feel free to invite people from your own Facebook friends list. Go ahead and invite lots of peeps. This event is free.Drink specials will be good, as usual. You must be 21 to drink alcohol.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
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4TH Annual GAIN ShootOut

Save the date for the 4th Annual GAIN ShootOut!!See More
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GAIN Stakeholders (paid members)

GAIN Stakeholders are paid members, whose dues go to support the activities of GAIN (including this web site). For additional Information contact us by email at CONTACT GAIN or by US Postal Service mail to GAIN, PO Box 141556, Gainesville, Florida 32614-1556 See More
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Duncan Kabinu posted a discussion

Web Developer - Trimark Properties

Are you a talented web developer who understands the importance of good design? Are you both creative and analytical, and seeking a position that can challenge both sides of you? Are you motivated and able to execute quickly? Are you hard working and looking for a company where you’ll be appreciated?The Web Developer works to effectively develop and maintain company websites, digital advertising campaigns, official company communications with customers, assist in the execution of social media campaigns, and more. The candidate should have both web development and graphic design experience. The chosen applicant will develop and implement effective website and digital media strategies to drive consumers to the company website, with the goal of getting website visitors to take action on the site (schedule a site visit, request more information, and lease with our company).POSITION:Talented Web DeveloperWorks as the sole designer & developer for all website & digital marketing…See More
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4th Annual GAIN ShootOut this coming Monday!

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For more information, contact:Lee Mayleemay@gainnet.org352 339-2222 On Your Mark, Get Set, Shoot! Which of These 16 Will Be Named the 2014 GAIN ShootOut “Top Gun”?Sixteen companies will compete in the 4th…Continue

Web Developer - Trimark Properties

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Are you a talented web developer who understands the importance of good design? Are you both creative and analytical, and seeking a position that can challenge both sides of you? Are you motivated and able to execute quickly? Are you hard working…Continue

Sid Martin Incubator in the news!!!

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Sid Martin Biotech Incubator wins national excellence awardPosted by Gainesville Business ReportDate: September 17, 2014in:…Continue

Know your audience, know success - 5 MUST tips!

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Know your audience, know success - 5 MUST tipsSeptember 1, 2014There is an old truism in business just as there is in politics – if you don’t know your audience you know next to zero. I was talking to an investor about this the other day and he said…Continue

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September's GAIN Luncheon with Bryan Edelstein from Eventplicity

Posted by GAIN on September 30, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

This month we had Bryan Edelstein, founder and CEO of Eventplicity with us. Check out the pictures of the event!…

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GAIN Unplugged with Sue Washer

Posted by GAIN on September 29, 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments

Last week we had our September GAIN Unplugged with Sue Washer, CEO of AGTC. Sue shared with us about the challenges of being a publicly traded company and the transparency that exists in her organization. 

Here are some pictures about the event:…

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One Bad Hire Can Wreck a Small Team – Say Yes to Background Checks

Posted by Eva Del Rio on September 26, 2014 at 8:08am 0 Comments

HR Column by Eva Del Rio

4TH Annual GAIN ShootOut

Posted by GAIN on September 25, 2014 at 9:03am 0 Comments

Save the date for the 4th Annual GAIN ShootOut!!

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