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GAIN 6th Annual Shootout at Harn Museum of Art

October 24, 2016 from 12pm to 9pm
Join us for our 6th Annual Shootout event!GAIN and SharpSpring are sponsoring our 6th 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. Selected 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. Note: Application Fee includes Cocktail and TopGun Pitch (Final 4 Presentation). However, it does not include entrance to the COX Awards Dinner ceremony.FAQsWhat does each ticket offer?The following…See More
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Save the Date: Part 3 - Legal Issues from Startup Through Series A at Gainesville Technology Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC)

September 22, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
GAIN - Hutchlaw continues their 5-Part VC Bootcamp Series!**** REGISTER HERE *****Step through the legal matters founders face when starting a company. Entrepreneurs can save themselves headaches down the road if they focus on company formation issues and protecting intellectual property in the early stages of the game.Panel/Presenter:Bob Crutchfield of Harbert Venture PartnersRegister here!See More
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GAIN updated an event
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GAIN 6th Annual Shootout at Harn Museum of Art

October 24, 2016 from 12pm to 9pm
Join us for our 6th Annual Shootout event!GAIN and SharpSpring are sponsoring our 6th 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. Selected 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. Note: Application Fee includes Cocktail and TopGun Pitch (Final 4 Presentation). However, it does not include entrance to the COX Awards Dinner ceremony.FAQsWhat does each ticket offer?The following…See More
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GAIN Monthly Networking Featuring Feathr at Paramount Grill

August 25, 2016 from 11:30am to 1pm
**** RSVP HERE ****About the CompanyFeathr began as a "digital business card app" company in early 2012, evolved into a "networking-centric conference app" company in 2013, then rebooted as part of a move to Austin, TX in 2014. Now, Feathr is The Event Marketing Cloud, a digital suite designed to grow live events such as festivals, conventions, and trade shows. From boosting ticket sales to unlocking new sponsorship revenue to engaging audiences throughout the year, Feathr helps live events fully leverage their online reach. The company returned to Gainesville in mid-2015 and has since grown from 2 to 17 employees, raised $2M in venture capital, crossed $100K in monthly recurring revenue and moved into their very own spiffy new office at Innovation Square.About the SpeakerAidan Augustin is the Co-Founder and President of Feathr, where he oversees the sales and marketing teams. A lifelong geek, Aidan's latest…See More
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GAIN 6th Annual Shootout at Harn Museum of Art

October 24, 2016 from 12pm to 9pm
Join us for our 6th Annual Shootout event!GAIN and SharpSpring are sponsoring our 6th 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. Selected 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. Note: Application Fee includes Cocktail and TopGun Pitch (Final 4 Presentation). However, it does not include entrance to the COX Awards Dinner ceremony.FAQsWhat does each ticket offer?The following…See More
Aug 17
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Negotiating the Term Sheet at TBA

October 13, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Gain a special insider’s view into negotiating a venture capital term sheet. Understand term sheets and deal structures by watching a lively role playing session that will cover full ratchets, liquidation preferences and other offering terms.Panel/Presenter:Richard Molloy of FL GulfshoreDavid Massias CEO of Shadow Health**** REGISTER HERE *****See More
Aug 17
Danny Speagle is attending Lee May's event
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Save the Date: Part 3 - Legal Issues from Startup Through Series A at TBA

September 22, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
GAIN - Hutchlaw continues their 5-Part VC Bootcamp Series!**** REGISTER HERE *****Step through the legal matters founders face when starting a company. Entrepreneurs can save themselves headaches down the road if they focus on company formation issues and protecting intellectual property in the early stages of the game.Panel/Presenter:Bob Crutchfield of Harbert Venture PartnersRegister here!See More
Aug 17
Lee May posted an event
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Save the Date: Part 3 - Legal Issues from Startup Through Series at TBA

September 22, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
GAIN - Hutchlaw continues their 5-Part VC Bootcamp Series!**** REGISTER HERE *****Step through the legal matters founders face when starting a company. Entrepreneurs can save themselves headaches down the road if they focus on company formation issues and protecting intellectual property in the early stages of the game.Panel/Presenter:Bob Crutchfield of Harbert Venture PartnersRegister here!See More
Aug 17
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1MillionCups - Gainesville at Santa Fe CIED

August 17, 2016 from 9am to 10am
The Gainesville chapter of 1MillionCups, sponsored by Kaufmann Foundation, GAIN, Santa Fe CIED, and community members throughout Gainesville.  Come for startup presentations and coffee.  See More
Aug 15
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GAIN Monthly Networking Featuring Feathr at Paramount Grill

August 25, 2016 from 11:30am to 1pm
**** RSVP HERE ****About the CompanyFeathr began as a "digital business card app" company in early 2012, evolved into a "networking-centric conference app" company in 2013, then rebooted as part of a move to Austin, TX in 2014. Now, Feathr is The Event Marketing Cloud, a digital suite designed to grow live events such as festivals, conventions, and trade shows. From boosting ticket sales to unlocking new sponsorship revenue to engaging audiences throughout the year, Feathr helps live events fully leverage their online reach. The company returned to Gainesville in mid-2015 and has since grown from 2 to 17 employees, raised $2M in venture capital, crossed $100K in monthly recurring revenue and moved into their very own spiffy new office at Innovation Square.About the SpeakerAidan Augustin is the Co-Founder and President of Feathr, where he oversees the sales and marketing teams. A lifelong geek, Aidan's latest…See More
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"Read about how sweat equity can reward employees when cash isn't readily available: http://tinyurl.com/gu3kjo3"
Aug 9
Randy Scott is attending GAIN's event
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Choosing Your Investor / Is it VC-able? at Home2 Suites by Hilton Gainesville

August 11, 2016 from 4pm to 6pm
**** REGISTER HERE *****Part 2 of the GAIN - Hutchlaw 5-part VC Bootcamp SeriesPanel/Presenter:Amir Rubin, CEO at Paracosm Dan Rua, CEO at AdmiralRandy Scott of HealthQuest CapitalHow do you choose the right investor for your company? Your investor becomes your partner so you must take careful consideration into knowing the investor and the investment firm’s track record. Ideally, your investor should share your vision and work actively with you and your company to gain mutual respect and trust.So, you have a great idea but can you build a business around it? Will VCs invest in it? Hear from an experienced, well-regarded venture capitalist about what he and their funds look for in a potential portfolio company.**** REGISTER HERE *****…See More
Aug 8
Randy Scott liked GAIN's event Choosing Your Investor / Is it VC-able?
Aug 8
Julie Johnson is attending Stephanie George's event
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1MillionCups - Gainesville at Santa Fe CIED

August 17, 2016 from 9am to 10am
The Gainesville chapter of 1MillionCups, sponsored by Kaufmann Foundation, GAIN, Santa Fe CIED, and community members throughout Gainesville.  Come for startup presentations and coffee.  See More
Aug 8

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“Stay” Interviews Can Prevent Exit Interviews

Started by Eva Del Rio in GAINnet Mar 4. 0 Replies

Do you want to keep your best talent and not be surprised by a sudden resignation? try "stay" interviews...HR Column by Eva Del RioContinue

Why won't my profile picture upload correctly?

Started by GAIN in FAQ Aug 19, 2015. 0 Replies

If your picture won't upload correctly to our website, consider this:Your picture may be too big. If the photo you are trying to upload is much larger than a thumbnail size, it probably won't display correctly. A simple way to re-size your picture…Continue

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Uber Service in Gainesville

Started by Duncan Kabinu in GAINnet Aug 5, 2015. 0 Replies

Please come support Uber in GainesvilleTomorrow evening at the City Commission meeting (7PM) the issue of making Uber legal in Gainesville will be brought up. For those who have used Uber or support Uber its highly recommended to please come in…Continue

Amazing time as a road warrior, read to come home, but is that Gainesville?

Started by James Kies in GAINnet Jul 9, 2015. 0 Replies

Friends, I have had an amazing 18+ years professionally building software.  I have most recently been working with C#, ASP.NET, MVC, AngularJs, WebApi, EF, SQL, SignalR but also have production level experience working in Sliverlight/WCFRia,…Continue

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Softening the News: From Salaried to Hourly

Posted by Eva Del Rio on August 19, 2016 at 8:16am 0 Comments

HR Column by Eva Del Rio

Seeking UF Housing During Freshman Year, Tour Luxury Dorms For UF Students

Posted by Matthew Luedecke on August 17, 2016 at 4:20pm 0 Comments

Are you a freshman interested in learning more about the off campus UF housing options? Watch the video above to learn more about what Trimark Properties has to offer to the University of Florida Students.

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