Joy is the Founder and CEO of NewMarket Partners. She’s launched 13 startups, had 2 IPO’s and 9 acquisitions, raising over $300M seeing the hard work payoff and experiencing failure. Joy is a frequent speaker on entrepreneurship, security and mobile. New Market Partners helps emerging tech companies create scalable businesses, performs due diligence for capital raises and M&A. Joy is also the co-founder of Applied G2 and Nurturism Media Group. She’s an active angel investor and an organizer of Startup Weekend, Ignite Tampa Bay and Barcamp. Bottom line, she wants to see Startups ROCK!
Jan Mercer Dahms is the Managing Director at Plum Alley, working specifically in the area of Business Development. Plum Alley is the go-to place for female entrepreneurs and women-owned businesses to raise capital to fund ideas, initiatives, programs, projects, and dreams.
Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products.
Applied G2 delivers intelligent security for the real world. We are a leading provider of Cyberecurity and Risk Based Information Security, Compliance, Forensics and Board Advisory Services.
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Hillsborough County Economic Development EDI2 - Economic Development Innovation Initiative The Economic Development Innovation Initiative (EDI2) is a comprehensive program to drive the growth of technology and innovation start-ups and small businesses.
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