Techbeach retreat


event agenda

Day 01: Thursday October 27th 2022
Start time end time
07:00 am 08:30 am Welcome Breakfast Host Hotel
08:30 am 09:00 am Registration Host Hotel
09:00 am 09:10 am Welcome Remarks

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Co-Founder, Tech Beach Retreat

09:10 am 09:40 am Why Miami?

City Official - Mayor Francis Suarez

09:40 am 10:10 am Renaissance: Miami's Emergence as a Global Tech Hub Jason Saltzman - Co-Founder, Relief (Moderator) George Corton - Managing Principal, Westside Capital Refresh Miami Saif Ishoof - Founder, Lab 22C

Morning Coffee break

10:20 am 11:00 am Building an Ecosystem and Developing Community

(Moderator) Charly Esnal - ManaTech

Leigh-Ann Buchannan - Founder and President, Aire Ventures

11:00 am 11:40 am Relationship Building with Investors and Partners

(Moderator) Melissa Pegus - Managing Director

Tech Stars Jenny Fielding - Founder and Managing Partner The Fund

Davyeon Ross - Co-Founder and CEO, Shottracker

11:40 am 12:20 pm Soft Landing : Transitioning in to New Markets

(Moderator) Ady Arguelles - Snr. Executive Director FIU

Maria Dominguez - Head of Special Projects CIC

Ricardo Aizenman - Chairman, Ironman Capital Partners


01:30 pm 02:10 pm Fireside Chat

Jon Oringer - Founder and Chairman of Shutterstock

Edward Lando - Managing Partner, Pareto Holdings

02:10 pm 02:50 pm Fireside Chat: Digital Transformation and Whats Next? Marco Casas - Head of Agency, Meta
02:50 pm 03:30 pm From Zero to Scale

(Moderator) Gordon Swaby - EduFocal Ruben Harris - Career Karma

Mary Spio - Founder & CEO


Aldwyn Wayne - Founder and CEO, WiPay

03:30 pm 04:30 pm Startup Showcase: Caribbean & Latin America Showcase
04:30 pm CLOSING REMARKS Event Host
Day 02: Friday October 28th 2022
Start time end time
08:00 am 09:00 am Registration Host Hotel
09:00 am 09:10 am Welcome Remarks Kyle Maloney - Co-Founder, Tech Beach Retreat
09:10 am 09:30 am Fireside Chat (Moderator) Moishe Mana - Founder, Chairman of Mana Common

Morning Coffee break

10:30 am 11:10 am Investing in Emerging Markets Marlon Nichols - MAC Venture Capital Ariel Jaduszliwer - General Partner- Brainstorm Ventures
11:10 am 12:00 pm The First Check: Early Stage Investments

(Moderator) Barron Channer - Founder

Black Angels Miami

Kwame Anku - Founder BlackStar Fund

12:00 pm 12:30 pm Building the Future: The State of Web 3 and other Emerging Trends

Stephanie Smellie - Dapper Labs

Ja'dan Johnson - Upstream Javaughn Lawrence - Founder Drip


01:30 pm 01:50 pm Global Accelerators: How to maximize the benefits

Andres Baretto - Tech Stars Miami

Abdullah Snobar - Executive Director, DMZ

Nit Reeder - Director, Americas Markets, BMC - EY

Eric Sonnier - Director of Accelerator Programs, TBR Lab

01:50 pm 02:10 pm Preparing for an Exit: Mergers & Acquisitions Kevin Waklatsi - M&A Attorney
02:10 pm 02:50 pm Building your Brand and Storytelling Special Guest
02:50 pm 03:30 pm Keynote Jeff Hoffman - Fmr CEO,
03:30 pm 04:30 pm Startup Showcase with One on One Meetings Founder Speed Dating
04:30 pm 04:40 pm CLOSING REMARKS Event Host