Accredited Investors and VCs
Florida’s Premiere Innovation Event
On February 14th the innovation movement took over Amalie Arena in Tampa, FL to Celebrate, Discover, & Engage everything the Florida innovation community has to offer!
Innovators from around the state made boundless connections in-person and virtually through the Synapse hybrid community feature for Florida’s 6th annual premiere innovation event!
Summit 2023 Photo Highlights
Innovation Lives Here!
Sponsors & Exhibitors
Florida is a hotbed for innovation and entrepreneurship, and for the past six years Synapse Summit has brought this ecosystem together to celebrate wins, discover innovations, and engage with one-another.
Synapse Summit is a powerful platform for entrepreneurs and business leaders alike. Many organizations benefited from increasing brand awareness and equity amongst Florida’s innovation stakeholders in the future. There are several package options available to participate, including customized one-of-a-kind opportunities to help your organization stand out throughout the year.
LAUNCH: Startup Pitch Competition
Early-stage Florida technology companies were invited to compete for a chance to win a $150,000 investment on Center Stage at the annual Synapse Summit in Tampa, Florida.
Synapse Innovation Awards
The 3rd annual Synapse Innovation Awards recognized those driving innovation, promoting our community’s values of equity and inclusivity, and making a positive impact for their community. The innovation showcases gave visibility to those working hard and making an impact. Industry experts and leaders selected the category winners and overall Grand Prize of $50,000 cash.
- Opportunity Seekers
- Service Providers
- Research Institutions
- Companies of all stages or sizes
- Augmented & Virtual Reality
- Autonomous Tech & IoT
- Talent Development & Upskilling
- Venture Investing
- Healthcare, Wellness & Human Performance
- Building Your BusinessR
- Modeling, Simulation & Training
- Agriculture Tech
- AND MORE!
Synapse Florida has been the catalyst for many successful relationships where talent was hired, funding was secured, new customers were acquired, investments were made, and lives were changed.
Synapse exceeded our expectations. In our case, and I’m sure many others, you achieved your objective of ‘scaling serendipity’!
“Supporting the Synapse Innovation Summit is our latest effort to allow ourselves to not only be an accounting and advisory firm, but disruptors in our own right.”
“We got a lot of great connections for our company, Monikl, from exhibiting at synapse. We met both potential investors as well as potential clients. It was a lot of fun, and we hope to be back next year!”
“Usually the best connections are made at the bar after an event. At Synapse, those connections happen during the event.”
“This Innovation Summit is really bringing everyone together and we are able to put a face to the names of all the amazing companies and thought leaders we are lucky to have in Tampa.”
“It was a fantastic two days that I think will pay big dividends throughout the year and the years to come.”
"Thanks for all your hard work pulling this together for the community!“