In light of COVID-19 and the re-energized dialogue about racial inequities, what’s next for Miami? Join leaders & practitioners from the startup community as they discuss how to fundraise, attract talent, build inclusive founder communities, and what’s next for Miami.
Founder & General Partner, ANIMO Ventures
Nico Berardi is Founder & General Partner of ANIMO Ventures; a seed-stage focused venture capital firm. ANIMO was founded to lead or co-lead the earliest rounds of financing for tech startups across the U.S.
Leigh-Ann A. Buchanan, Esq.
Founding Executive Director, Venture Café Miami
Under Leigh-Ann’s leadership, Venture Café Miami's innovation programming has attracted over 40,000 attendees, resulting in content partnerships with 1000+ organizations and 1500+ free educational sessions.
Jamie Nacht Farrell
Founding COO, CRO of Trilogy Education (acquired), VP of General Assembly (acquired) and SVP 2U (IPO)
Jamie Nacht Farrell has a record of driving growth for the fastest growing businesses in edtech. Jamie’s three exits include – 2U's IPO while Senior VP of Global Business Development, General Assembly's sale to Adecco Group while VP, and Trilogy Education Services' sale to 2U while COO and CRO.
Director/Miami, Knight Foundation
Raul Moas joined Knight Foundation as Miami program director in 2018. Prior to Knight, Moas served as the managing director of Miami Angels, Florida’s largest angel investor collective which brings together exceptional entrepreneurs and accredited investors to fuel success.
CEO & Co-Founder, LiveNinja (acquired). Head of Product Marketing, net2phone
Will Weinraub is a serial entrepreneur focused on creating software and media businesses that have a positive social impact. He was the co-founder and CEO at LiveNinja, a communications software company that he sold to IDT in December of 2016.