16 Events per Year

Startup Palm Beach operates primarily as an events-based platform hosting 16 events per year. Monthly events are facilitated through Meetup and are hosted on the 3rd Thursday of the month. You can read more about these events and RSVP on Meetup.com.

In addition to the monthly events, Startup Palm Beach hosts “marquis” events during Global Entrepreneur Week (GEW). Reference the copy below for details.

Global Entrepreneur Week | Fall 2016 Lineup

Startup Weekend West Palm Beach

In just 54 hours, you will experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure that make up life at a startup. As you learn how to create a real company, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, cofounders, and sponsors who are ready to help you get started. – RSVP

Friday, November 11th – Sunday, November 13, 2016 @ Mandel Public Library in West Palm Beach


Crowdfunding & Cocktails

Crowdfunding and Cocktails is a live, in-person crowdfunding event where every attendee has the chance to help propel a new business to the next level. 10 company founders will pitch for 2 minutes (a la Shark Tank) and each attendee will decide how to allocate funds according to the companies they like best.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 @ Lakefront Pavilion in West Palm Beach


State of Entrepreneurship

This is the only event of the year that brings together the Public and Private sectors to discuss economic development. – RSVP

Hear from select panels of community leaders within the entrepreneur ecosystem. These individuals will provide valuable insights on the topics of: Government, Education, Finance, Technology, Philanthropy, Real Estate and Retail.

Break out sessions will start as early as 3pm and last through 9pm on Thursday November 17, 2016.

Refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres will be served and cocktails are available for purchase.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 @ Lakefront Pavilion in West Palm Beach


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