Our Mission

TechLauderdale promotes the growth, connectivity, and awareness of the thriving technology ecosystem in Greater Fort Lauderdale.

Among the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the United States, South Florida ranked…

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

TechLauderdale Events

You can’t say we didn’t prepare you!

Are you Suffering from Tech Event FOMO? You’ve come to the right place. Staying up to date on tech events allows you to save time and make the right connections.

Jul
15
Wed
Virtual Lunch with Friends @Noon @ Virtual
Jul 15 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual Lunch with Friends @Noon @ Virtual

Click here to join us for lunch

Join The TechLauderdale Leadership for Lunch

The TechLauderdale CEO and Board of Directors invite you to join them for lunch. Although the area restaurants are starting to open, most of us will still be working from home. We sure won’t be attending any networking events anytime soon. So, we are inviting you to join us for lunch. Grab your lunch, login, and see your friends in the tech community.

Jul
22
Wed
Virtual Lunch with Friends @Noon @ Virtual
Jul 22 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual Lunch with Friends @Noon @ Virtual

Click here to join us for lunch

Join The TechLauderdale Leadership for Lunch

The TechLauderdale CEO and Board of Directors invite you to join them for lunch. Although the area restaurants are starting to open, most of us will still be working from home. We sure won’t be attending any networking events anytime soon. So, we are inviting you to join us for lunch. Grab your lunch, login, and see your friends in the tech community.

Jul
29
Wed
Virtual Lunch with Friends @Noon @ Virtual
Jul 29 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual Lunch with Friends @Noon @ Virtual

Click here to join us for lunch

Join The TechLauderdale Leadership for Lunch

The TechLauderdale CEO and Board of Directors invite you to join them for lunch. Although the area restaurants are starting to open, most of us will still be working from home. We sure won’t be attending any networking events anytime soon. So, we are inviting you to join us for lunch. Grab your lunch, login, and see your friends in the tech community.

Aug
5
Wed
Virtual Lunch with Friends @Noon @ Virtual
Aug 5 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Virtual Lunch with Friends @Noon @ Virtual

Click here to join us for lunch

Join The TechLauderdale Leadership for Lunch

The TechLauderdale CEO and Board of Directors invite you to join them for lunch. Although the area restaurants are starting to open, most of us will still be working from home. We sure won’t be attending any networking events anytime soon. So, we are inviting you to join us for lunch. Grab your lunch, login, and see your friends in the tech community.

Community Events

Jul
16
Thu
FIU’s Virtual Information Session – M.S. in Information Systems Program (CyberSecurity Track) @ Florida International University
Jul 16 @ 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Earning a Master of Science in Information Systems (MSIS) with a specialization in Cybersecurity from FIU will equip you with an in-demand combination of technical and management skills to advance your career.

Learn more about our flexible 14-month hybrid program, with curriculum created by top CIOs themselves, and with courses on security risk management, ethical hacking, regulation, defending business assets, and more. GMAT/GRE waivers available!

Classes start in August. To attend our virtual information session, visit our website at MSIS.FIU.EDU

Aug
13
Thu
Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)
Aug 13 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

South Florida Agile Association
Thursday, August 13 at 6:00 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Sess…

Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)

Thursday, Aug 13, 2020, 6:00 PM

No location yet.

1 Agilists Attending

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST. Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, P…

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Sep
10
Thu
Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)
Sep 10 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

South Florida Agile Association
Thursday, September 10 at 6:00 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Sess…

Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)

Thursday, Sep 10, 2020, 6:00 PM

No location yet.

1 Agilists Attending

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST. Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, P…

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Oct
8
Thu
Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)
Oct 8 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

South Florida Agile Association
Thursday, October 8 at 6:00 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Sess…

Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)

Thursday, Oct 8, 2020, 6:00 PM

No location yet.

1 Agilists Attending

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST. Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, P…

Check out this Meetup →

Nov
12
Thu
Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)
Nov 12 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

South Florida Agile Association
Thursday, November 12 at 6:00 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Sess…

Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)

Thursday, Nov 12, 2020, 6:00 PM

No location yet.

1 Agilists Attending

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST. Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, P…

Check out this Meetup →

Dec
10
Thu
Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)
Dec 10 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

South Florida Agile Association
Thursday, December 10 at 6:00 PM

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Sess…

Monthly Online Agile Coaching Meetup (Remote Connections)

Thursday, Dec 10, 2020, 6:00 PM

No location yet.

1 Agilists Attending

This remote meeting is for anyone interested in learning more about Agile. Everyone can join remotely via ZOOM This is a recurring Agile Coaching Session occurring on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM EST. Description: This is an interactive session for anyone interested in topics relating to Agile software development, Scrum Masters, P…

Check out this Meetup →

Entrepreneurs

Resources for startups and businesses of all sizes.

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

Education

Never too young or too old to learn something new 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 and Innovative Programs 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.

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.

Read Press Release

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.

Read More

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

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 with one of the objectives below? If so, go ahead and contribute by selecting one of the following.

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 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]
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]

As the primary economic development organization for Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County, the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance focuses on creating, attracting, expanding and retaining high-wage jobs and capital investment in high value targeted industries, developing more vibrant communities, and improving the quality of life for our area’s citizens. [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]
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]

Platinum Members

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