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Building a Brand: Internet Monetization

July 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Building a Brand: Internet Monetization
Louis Spagnuolo is a serial entrepreneur and currently serves as the Chairman of Illuminati Trust LLC, Chief Executive Officer for Don’t Look Media LLC, a highly recognized privately held Internet Monetization Holding Company.
During his career Louis Spagnuolo has worked with Professional Athletes, Entertainers, National Business Leaders, Heads of State and countless genuinely fantastic people, while sharing in the financial dreams of all his clients to the tune of over $884 Million Dollars in deal participations.
Mr. Spagnuolo has been recognized in over 278 major media publications such as Forbes Magazine, The South Florida Business Journal, The Palm Beach Post, The Sun-Sentinel, South Florida Business Leader Magazine, Fox Business News,, South Florida Opulence and The Associated Press. Louis Spagnuolo is a nationally sought after expert in Internet Monetization, with an emphasis on asset acquisitions that can be leveraged to generate future liquidity events.
Through, Mr. Spagnuolo controls over 4,000 intellectual property assets throughout 47 unique verticals. These assets include domain names, technology patents, trademarks, copyrights, telephonic properties and exclusive licensing rights.
Mr. Spagnuolo is also actively involved in a broad range of offline holdings, some of which include commercial real estate, petroleum stations, equity investments, hedge funds and family office endeavors.
Mr. Spagnuolo is a graduate of the University of Miami, where he earned a degree in Finance and previously held a recognized tenure at both The Royal Bank of Canada as well as two Venture Capital companies before becoming an Internet Entrepreneur.
6:00 pm Networking/Appetizers
7:00 pm Fireside Chat
7:45 pm Q & A
8:00 pm Networking
Louis Spagnuolo – Illuminati Trust, LLC (Chairman/CEO)
Hosted By
Dr. Lascelle A. Sweetland, Miami Chapter Director
Managing Director and founder of Laspainc Consulting. A seasoned operator whose direct approach to problems and/or opportunities is fact-based, agile, and hands-on. With the natural ability of identifying win-win situations rapidly, coupled with knowing and understanding all aspects of the business consistently delivers results needed for an organization to be successful. 
MBA from Texas Southern University in Energy Finance, MS in Environmental Policy, and a Doctorate of Education in Leadership and Management at St. Thomas University. Professor of Strategic Marketing, Strategic Planning and Internet Marketing at Carlos Albizu University. Business Management Entrepreneurship, Financial Management, and Marketing Management at Universidad Autonoma del Caribe School of Global Management in Miami Florida and in Barranquilla, Colombia. 
Prior Program Leader of The Startup Challenge and CREATE Accelerator at The Idea Center of Miami Dade College. CREATE Miami is an intensive experience that guides students through the venture creation process drawing from the Lean LaunchPad methodology and principles of human-centered design. A program to incubate the creation of more than 100 startups a year. Miami Dade College is the largest institution of higher education in the United States with more than 170,000 students. 
Founder of The i-LAB Startup Initiative a 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation that is focused on building entrepreneurship centers in urban communities and university sectors. The i-LAB Startup initiative is open to any entrepreneur from any university or community with any idea at any stage of formation. Every cohort entrepreneur teams apply to participate in the Venture Incubation Program, a 15-week integrated program that combines mentoring, workshops and community to help the teams move their startup ideas “further, faster.” Post-graduation select teams and other qualified applicants move onto the Launch Lab, a prototype co-working space and program of funded alumni ventures.
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Mark Bavisotto, CEO
Mark Bavisotto is a Partner in an Application development and Consulting company Successive Technologies.
He’s also the Regional Director for America East at Startup Grind and runs the local Chapter in Raleigh/Durham. 
Twitter: @startupbavs
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Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 200 cities and 98 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind.


July 26, 2017
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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9675 NW 117th Ave, Miami, FL, 33178, United States