MITEF Geek Tank 5: by Aminta Ventures

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April 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
CIC Miami
1951 NW 7th Ave #600
Miami, FL 33136
$0 - $65
MITEF Geek Tank 5: by Aminta Ventures @ CIC Miami | Miami | Florida | United States

MITEF Geek Tank 5: by Aminta Ventures

Join us as these FL startups vie for $15K in early stage funding!

AlphaTechBlocks: A toy manufacturer that bridges the physical and digital worlds for preschoolers with FUN, educational, bilingual tech toys and mobile apps.

PIERCE Plan: An academic consulting startup that helps prepare high school athletes to compete in the classroom and to be positioned to succeed in life.

Villa Key: A vacation-rental platform that helps parents of children with autism prepare for their vacation and find the perfect autism-friendly home.

Zing Rides: A ride-sharing solution for safe and reliable transportation to and from school and extracurricular activities for kids age 8+ in the Miami area.

It’s like Shark Tank, but the jury is made up of all female angel investors and the teams pitching are all Florida startups with a female founder or top executive!

The panel of judges who will select the winner at the event include:

  • Mary Anderson, Technology startup investor, board member, advisor
  • Carolina Canida, Co-founder, Cito Ventures
  • Johanna Mikkola, Co-founder & Managing Director, Wyncode Academy

The winning startup will receive $15,000 in early stage funding and free exhibition space at unbound Miami 2018. All finalists will also be offered a free one-on-one pitch meeting with Miami Angels, a partner of Aminta Ventures.

In addition to learning about exciting new startups and gaining insights into how angel investors make funding decisions, this year’s audience will get to vote for their favorite startup in the new People’s Choice category. The People’s Choice winner will receive free legal and staffing consultation from members of the MITEF South Florida board.

* Light refreshments will be provided.


About Aminta Ventures: Founded in 2016, Aminta Ventures comprises a diverse coalition of South Florida female business leaders who are passionate about cultivating the next generation of female investors and a more diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem in South Florida. Aminta is an organization for women that facilitates their exploration into angel investing through education, support, partnerships and a network of investors and thought leaders. For more information, visit

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