The RocketLounge – the FutureMaker that is helping to create the tech startup industry in Florida

  • Thursday, April 28, 2016
  • 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • 1422 Hendry Street | Fort Myers, FL 33901


  • Note - the $20.00 payment will make you a member for the rest of the year.

Registration is closed
Presenting the first Silicon Valley Style Incubator and Accelerator in SWFL – The RocketLounge – the FutureMaker that is helping to create the tech startup industry in Florida.  Join SWFRTP members and area Tech Professionals and discover what the Rocket Lounge is all about.  

~Check-out the most innovative startup incubator and accelerator in downtown Ft Myers
~ See what programs will be offered in the TRL Academy
~ See what type of tech startups and international tech growth companies will be moving in soon
~ TRL Mentor, Coach and Advisors Program
~ TRL Internship Program
~ TRL ProSeeder Program for matching companies and investors
~ TRL B-Harmony Program matching startups with business
5:00 p.m.– Registration opens - gathering and networking with like minded technologists (hors d’oeuvre, beer and wine served)
6:00 p.m.– discussion panel moderated by Dieter Kondek (CEO of The RocketLounge) - topics: a) why industry diversification is essential for Florida, b) how to develop a tech startup industry in Florida, c) how TRL can help this process  Confirmed Panelists:
- Christine Ross - President & CEO of Bonita Springs Chamber of Commerce

- Prof Dr Sandra Kauanui – Chair, Management Department; Director, Institute for Entrepreneurship at FGCU
- Kevin Schoensee – CEO, President of STS Properties, Member of the Board of Director of The RocketLounge
- Gregory Scasny – CEO of Cybersecurity Defense Solutions
7:00 p.m– pitch session for current Rocket Lounge Companies

8:00 p.m. – move down to United Ale House 2236 First St, Fort Myers, FL

- FGCU Students - Lithos Tripod - Prototype level Project

- Rooms2NIght - Mobile App - Going to Market level 

- HyperTeam - Sharepoint Application Developer - International Company going to market in the US.

- ecomedes - Mobile App to simplify ROI analysis of sustainable products - on the market Round A level 

The Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership, a member of the Lee County's Horizon Council, is the only organization dedicated solely to promoting the growth of the technology sector in Southwest Florida.

For Sponsorship Opportunities or to become a member of our Program Committee, contact:

Deborah Johnson |
Stephen Craig |

Contact us:
Southwest Florida Regional Technology Partnership Foundation Inc.
24301 Walden Center Ave Suite 300, Bonita Springs, FL 34134
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