TECH LAUDERDALE

  • Find the resources you need from incubators, accelerators, networking events to funding.

Among the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach ranked…

  • 1st
  • In Startup
  • Activity
  • 10th
  • in Main Street
  • Entrepreneurship
  • 36th
  • in Growth
  • Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs

Resources for startups and businesses of all sizes.

Our directory of resources can help connect you to the right tool and people in order to bring your new idea to fruition or your existing business to the next level.

Education

Never too young or too old to learn something new to or enhance your skills

Take classes to learn every part of building a business. Work on your startup in class, develop a product, or prepare yourself for a career in startups, private equity & VC, intrapreneurship, or social entrepreneurship.  Experience theory and practice in and out of the classroom with other successful business owners.

High School

Broward county school district is the second largest in the state of Florida. High school students have opportunities to experience learning beyond the classroom in Career Technical Education (CTE) programs, Innovative Programs and more that prepare students for a multitude of career paths. 

Higher Education

Higher Ed universities such as Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Broward College help students further develop their creative and technical skills through experiential learning opportunities and corporate/community partnerships.

Professional Development

There are a number of professional development opportunities featured in Broward County throughout the year. Conferences, workshops, and continuing education courses can be located though our events calendar or by visiting collaborator websites.

Events

You can’t say we didn’t prepare you!

Are you Suffering from Event Tech FOMO? You’ve come to the right place. Staying up to date on tech events allows you to save time, astound your clients, and reach your goals. To help you stay ahead of the curve, check out all the upcoming tech events.

Apr
18
Thu
April 2019 Monthly Meeting @ Nova Southeastern University
Apr 18 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

South Florida ISSA Chapter
Thursday, April 18 at 6:00 PM

Please join us for our April 2019 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Nova in the Carl DeSantis Bldg, Rm 1047….

April 2019 Monthly Meeting

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019, 6:00 PM

Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue, Carl DeSantis Building Davie, FL

7 Members Attending

Please join us for our April 2019 Meeting. 2 technical talks followed by networking. This month we will be at Nova in the Carl DeSantis Bldg, Rm 1047. Networking to follow at Falcon Pub. Speaker 1: TBA Speaker 2: TBA

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Swift Algorithm Club: Trees
Apr 18 @ 8:15 PM – 10:15 PM

Swift Miami
Thursday, April 18 at 8:15 PM

Important: This is a video conference meetup only.Event URL: https://zoom.us/j/167567771 Come join us as we introduce tree data structures. We’ll lear…

Swift Algorithm Club: Trees

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019, 8:15 PM

No location yet.

12 Miami Swifters Attending

Important: This is a video conference meetup only. Event URL: https://zoom.us/j/167567771 Come join us as we introduce tree data structures. We’ll learn the basics of how trees are built, how to traverse them and uses for them. The Swift Algorithm Club is a monthly remote meetup to cover basic computer science data structures and algorithms. Inspir…

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Apr
23
Tue
Ironhack X Pydata X Miami Machine Learning : Putting AI to Work! @ Ironhack
Apr 23 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Ironhack Miami: Learn to Code + Design
Tuesday, April 23 at 6:30 PM

Ironhack Miami, PyData/Miami Machine learning are joinging forces for the upcoming Data event. Beginner or expert, all are welcome! No laptop needed 6…

Ironhack X Pydata X Miami Machine Learning : Putting AI to Work!

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019, 6:30 PM

Ironhack
120 SW 8th St Miami, FL

8 Ironhackers Attending

Ironhack Miami, PyData/Miami Machine learning are joinging forces for the upcoming Data event. Beginner or expert, all are welcome! No laptop needed 6:30pm-7:00pm – Networking/Intros 7:00pm-7:45pm – Talk by Tony Lester (+QA) 7:45pm-8:00pm – Data analytics @ Ironhack Tony Lester has been programming for over 40 years, and in and out of AI for over 2…

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SFAA SIG – SAFe Scaling Agile : What , How and When ? @ Sproutloud Media Networks
Apr 23 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

South Florida Agile Association
Tuesday, April 23 at 7:00 PM

As part of SFAA’s SAFe SIG group initiative, let us meet to discuss different ways of Scaling agile from small teams to large organizations, what are …

SFAA SIG – SAFe Scaling Agile : What , How and When ?

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019, 7:00 PM

Sproutloud Media Networks
15431 SW 14th Street Sunrise, FL

8 Agilists Attending

As part of SFAA’s SAFe SIG group initiative, let us meet to discuss different ways of Scaling agile from small teams to large organizations, what are different ways and means and when would be the right time to implement this. This is part of the monthly recurring series of meetups. Acronyms: • SFAA: South Florida Agile Association (https://www.mee…

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Apr
24
Wed
Biometrics and Bagels Seminar @Boca @ @The Silver Logic
Apr 24 @ 7:30 AM – 9:00 AM

Description:

Use multi-factor biometric authentication instead of passwords for step-up security. Bagels and coffee. 7:30 to 9:00 am. Sponsors: Fortress-Identity; SherlockTalent; The Silver Logic; 24by7 Security. Details. FREE tix at Eventbrite

Economic Development

New & growing businesses = job creation & innovation.

The engine of success, economic development is, without doubt, a pivotal resource in building and maintaining the continued growth of our region. We welcome the regions chambers of commerce and all economic development organizations within Broward County.

Broward by the Numbers…

  • 23,700
  • Total Tech
  • Talent
  • 24%
  • of Tech are
  • Female
  • 1,031
  • Total Tech
  • Degrees
  • 76%
  • of Tech are
  • Male
  • $81,108
  • Avg. Tech
  • Talent Wage
  • 11%
  • Talent Wage
  • 5yr Growth

Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance

The Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance is pleased to support and assist entrepreneurs and emerging companies in Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County.

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NSU Broward Innovation Center

NSU Broward Innovation Center, a 60,000-square-foot incubator and accelerator project. Elevating Broward as a national technology hub.

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Center for Collaborative Research

NSU’s Technology Incubator and high-tech space enables qualified companies to lease private space that will give them access to researchers, technology, and labs.

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Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Metro), April 2018. & The National Center for Education Statistics (Metro), July 2017

Speakers

Local & Regional

We have a collection of presenters who have brought their expertise and passion to Broward and whose enthusiasm and dedication has entertained and educated.

Dan Roberts
CEO – Ouellette & Associates Consulting, Inc.

Guest Speaker: Unleashing the Power of IT with renowned author Dan Roberts

Elizabeth Decker
Director, IT Enabled Services Operations

Transformative Technology Executive and Builder of Diverse and Purposeful Teams

Richard Heimann
Chief Data Scientist – Cybraics

Guest Speaker: Chief Data Scientist at Cybraics Inc. presents a speech at our yearly event

Patrick Hale
CIO & EVP – VITAS Healthcare

Guest Speaker: CIO track at ITPalooza 2017

About

A County-wide technology initiative

We are a collaboration of tech trailblazers passionately curating content to cultivate and expand the tech ecosystem in South Florida.

Collaborators

The Broward Workshop is a private, non-profit, non-partisan business organization comprised of the chief decision makers representing 100 of Broward County’s business and professions seeking to facilitate solutions to our most critical issues. [more]

The South Florida Technology Alliance (SFTA) promotes the growth, success, and awareness of the regional technology community. Through events, networking, and education, we provide South Florida’s technology-related companies, academic institutions, entrepreneurs, governments and related organizations with an active forum to grow the business of technology in our region. [more]

Discover the best within yourself at Nova Southeastern University. Use it to inspire others – on the job, in your community, in the relationships you build. With a fast track to graduation, personal career coaches, access to our vast network of industry partners, and a chance to explore your personal passions, you will always have the NSU Edge. [more]

Broward College offers a wide range of more than 100 degrees and certificates with day and evening classes—plus an online option. With three campuses and six centers in Broward County, you can achieve your higher education goals without commuting too far from home. Pick a program today and make a plan that suits you perfectly. [more]

Get Involved

Help build and promote our tech community

Looking to get involved in Broward's Technology Ecosystem? Do you provide a service that aligns to one of the below area's? If so, go ahead and contribute by selecting one of areas below.

A community of over sixty thousand technology professionals working in companies large and small.Join the SFTA Today!