To support an event series that identifies, attracts and educates potential investors on the angel investment process with the goal of catalyzing more funding activity in early-stage Miami-based companies.
To support 8-80 Cities in producing a nationwide convening and international trip to facilitate the formation of a civic innovation network among leaders in Knight communities, learning how to execute place-based solutions, attract and support talent and foster opportunity.
To support MIA Music Summit: Where Music and Technology Meet, a gathering that seeks to support, connect and propel Miami's music, startup and entrepreneurial communities.
To support an expanded, second annual edition of Startup City: Miami, which will comprise two events that connect and support Miami's startup community with talks, panels and pitch sessions from local and nationally-known entrepreneurs, investors and thought leaders.
To support Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida, which will establish a hub in Miami's greater downtown and provide expanded entrepreneurial support services including counseling, access to mentors and connection to funders.
To support the launch of Miami Soup, which will organize dinners that aim to incentivize, showcase and provide micro-grants for creative projects in South Florida.
To support WeXchange, a two-day conference in Miami that seeks to connect and propel women entrepreneurs in South Florida and across Latin America and the Caribbean.
To establish the CitizenshipWorks Center in Miami in order to make the naturalization process more effective and efficient.
To support key Miami Foundation initiatives, including Our Miami and the Miami Fellows program, by helping fund a National Urban Fellow at the community foundation who will assist in leading programming and public outreach.
To fund Steven Johnson as a speaker and thought partner, together with an online resource connected to his Fall '14 PBS/BBC series, 'How We Got to Now' which will explore how leaders and communities create places that foster innovation and support talent.
To support the Venture Law Project, which aims to provide free legal services to early stage entrepreneurs by assessing and referring cases to a pipeline of pro bono attorneys and coordinating legal clinics, seminars and workshops across greater Miami.
To support the inaugural Power of Design (POD) Festival, which will connect ideas in the Wolfsonian's collection with issues and events in our community to facilitate future collaboration, conversation and action in Miami.