You are invited to StartUP FIU’s Cohort 3 Application Launch Party! Wifredo (Wifi) Fernández, the Associate Director of StartUP FIU and co-founder of The Lab Miami, will lead the discussion on how to apply to the StartUP FIU Empower Accelerator program.
Come network with fellow students, faculty, alumni, and members of the community that are also interested in startups, entrepreneurship and innovation.
We will be celebrating the opening of applications for Cohort 3 and advisors and StartUP FIU team members will be available to help you with questions regarding the application and the program. Roundtables on entrepreneurial subjects such as social entrepreneurship, artificial intelligence and design thinking will be available for those who are interested.
Come out for a fun evening with us, where you can bring friends, business partners, fellow idea creators and where you can potentially meet new team members or future friends. We look forward to having you attend!
*Food will be provided.
5.30 – Meet & Greet
6.30 – Opening Remarks
6.45 – Application Q&A
7.45 – Round Table Activities
About Wifredo Fernández
Wifredo “Wifi” Fernández is the Associate Director of StartUP FIU. He is also the Co-Founder of The LAB Miami, a startup community hub in Wynwood. Previously, Wifredo was Founding Director of The Idea Center at Miami Dade College, a student startup incubator. He serves on the Board of Trustees of OurKids, which manages the foster youth system of care in Miami-Dade/Monroe counties. He is a guest lecturer in the City Sciences Master’s program at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid and is an adviser to the Urban.Us fund. Wifi was a Teach For America corps member in Washington, D.C., where he taught five different grade levels of Spanish, Math and Social Studies. He was selected to the Young American Leaders Program at Harvard Business School and is a graduate of the Miami Fellows Leadership Program. He holds degrees from American University and the University of Pennsylvania.
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