When you’re bringing your startup to life, a single dollar can make or break your business. With a limited budget, bringing your product or service to life can take the lion’s share of available funds, leaving very little when it comes time for marketing. And while marketing can be a full-time job itself, most startup owners can’t commit much time to it.Continue Reading
In the wake of the Great Recession, a new kind of company gained traction. Businesses focused on social good have been around for decades, but the concept really took off in 2012, as new laws in several states including the startup-friendly California, Florida and New York allowed mission-based companies to reincorporate as benefit corporations and protect themselves from shareholders who might not prioritize values such as employee wellness or eco-friendliness.Continue Reading
We are THRILLED to announce that the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium in partnership with HackLab North Boynton is hosting Palm Beach’s first annual Mini Maker Faire on May 14th, 2016!
Maker Faire showcases the amazing work of all kinds and ages of makers—anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.Continue Reading
Industry leaders from across the state and the nation will convene at Palm Beach Atlantic University Saturday March 12 2016 for a symposium on the newest business trend: social enterprise. Elected officials, titans of industry, and a winner of ABC’s Shark Tank will all be there to teach South Floridians how to make money by helping the community.Continue Reading
West Palm Beach, FL – Palm Beach Atlantic University and HelpedHope.com will host the Social Enterprise Conference 2016. The event will take place Saturday March 12 at 900 S. Olive St. in West Palm Beach, FL from 9:30AM – 5:30PM and is the first of its kind sponsored by a university in South Florida.Continue Reading
Startup Palm Beach is incredibly excited to welcome Brian Brackeen, CEO of Kairos, to join the WPB entrepreneurial community for a fireside chat and discussion on launching a startup, building a team, raising capital and scaling a new technology.Continue Reading
Startup Palm Beach is incredibly excited to announce this month’s meetup and invite you to our new office in Downtown West Palm Beach. John Chisholm is an author, a serial entrepreneur, angel investor, and president of the worldwide MIT Alumni Association.
Please join us this Thursday, January 21st from 5:45pm-7:15pm for an inspiring conversation on discovering, growing, scaling, and selling your ideal business.Continue Reading
Meet Marina, she’s 8 years old and had an idea that won her team equal third place. The courage, energy and professionalism she displayed took the room by storm. Her pitch was incredibly articulate, fun and dare I say, cute.
She pitched the idea for a cold press juice company called Juicy Good that would market to kids because, “kids don’t like to eat their vegetables.”Continue Reading
Paul Leone, President of The Breakers Palm Beach
Having charted a 30-plus year career from Certified Public Accountant to world-class hotelier, Paul Leone has his eye on more than the bottom line as President of The Breakers Palm Beach, a position held since 1994. He has led a renaissance of this 538-room, legendary oceanfront resort and transformed the organization, restoring a strong sense of fulfillment among 2,000 team members and spurring dramatic improvements in customer service and profitability at this historic Italian Renaissance property.Continue Reading
How many times have you watched the hit television show Shark Tank and thought ‘I have a better idea’ ?
It starts like this: Pitch 100+ people (complete strangers) your best idea for a business. Whether it’s a food truck bakery or a new rocket ship to the moon, your idea could be the next million dollar startup (or perhaps, just a nice lifestyle business?).Continue Reading