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Jason Ibarra

Jason Ibarra

Miami Chapter Director

Chapter Director, Startup Grind Miami
Jason Ibarra is a life-long entrepreneur, 13 year digital marketer and Digital Director at Tropic Survival. Starting as the first employee and ending as the Agency Director, Jason dedicated eight years to building South Florida internet marketing agency Exults at an average growth rate of 250% year over year. As part of his commitment to South Florida’s entrepreneurial and technology community he spends time in advisory and director roles on the boards of TEDxMiami and SFIMA, the South Florida Interactive Marketing Association. He’s no stranger to what it means to be lean, in 2012 he co-founded HalfOffDrinks.com a growth hacked Groupon clone focused on bars and nightlife which grew to 10,000 subscribers in Miami within three months, before he set the project aside to join partners in his current early stage startup Recovery Passport. A native of South Florida, Jason is a seafood lover who prefers to dive in and chase his dinner. His favorite pastime, spearfishing reflects his attitude in life to “dive in and go after what he wants.” In 2013 Jason became a new Father to son, Callid Corvis Ibarra and he says seeing Callid breathe the same air we all breathe drives him more than ever to make a difference in this World. “I’m not counting on reincarnation.” –Jason Ibarra Follow Startup Grind Miami on Twitter: @StartupGrindMIA

Upcoming Events

Bob Fitts (Gold Coast Venture Capital Association)
Tuesday, April 14

Bob Fitts

Gold Coast Venture Capital Association

Mr. Fitts is the President of the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association, a 30 year-old organization whose mission is to connect investors, entrepreneurs and service providers in South Florida.

Mr. Fitts is also CEO of Trident Global, LLC, a Coral Gables based management consulting firm that is focused on early-stage and lower middle market companies.

  • Bob Fitts, Gold Coast Venture Capital Association Bob Fitts, Gold Coast Venture Capital Association
    Mr. Fitts is the President of the Gold Coast Venture Capital Association, a 30 year-old organization whose mission is to connect investors, entrepreneurs and service providers in South Florida.

    Mr. Fitts is also CEO of Trident Global, LLC, a Coral Gables based management consulting firm that is focused on early-stage and lower middle market companies.
    14 Apr Bob Fitts Gold Coast Venture Capital Association
  • Ben Baldanza, Spirit Airlines Ben Baldanza, Spirit Airlines
    Ben Baldanza joined Spirit, the largest Ultra Low Cost Carrier in the United States, Latin America and the Caribbean, in January 2005 as our President and Chief Operating Officer. In May 2006, Mr. Baldanza was promoted to President and Chief Executive Officer at which time he was also appointed to our board of directors.

    Baldanza has over twenty-five years of airline related experience.
    12 May Ben Baldanza Spirit Airlines

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