Founders Forum

Founders ForumEstablished in 1985, Founders Forum is a non-profit organization dedicated to the needs of entrepreneurs within the Brevard community. The organization’s mission is to serve the community by fostering the success of new and existing businesses, creating an environment where entrepreneurs are motivated, educated, and encouraged to exchange ideas and information vital to business growth.

The Founders Forum hosts five dinner meetings each year with topics ranging from financing and marketing to operations and the presentation of entrepreneur of the year award. Attendees have the opportunity to develop business relationships with fellow entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists and other business professionals. Each meeting also presents the opportunity to network with successful community industry leaders who serve as keynote speakers or panel members and provide their business expertise on numerous aspects of entrepreneurship.

Businesses and entrepreneurs seeking financing can apply to make a brief presentation about his or her company to a diversified audience of local investors and financial institutions; business leaders; business development professionals and fellow entrepreneurs. Presenters also receive a critique of their funding presentation by members of the Founder’s Forum Board of Directors. These presentations are limited to one per meeting.

Founders Forum meetings offer extensive opportunities to:

Network with successful community industry leaders who serve as keynote speakers or panel members and provide their business expertise on numerous aspects of entrepreneurship such as:
– Evaluating business and marketing plans
– Seeking venture and seed capital
– Obtaining SBA financing
– Uncovering exceptional local investment opportunities
– Learning from business success stories within our community
– Access potential financing and business partners.

Founders ForumDevelop business relationships with fellow entrepreneurs, investors, venture capitalists and other business professionals.

Each meeting provides an entrepreneur seeking financing the opportunity to make a brief presentation about his or her company to a diversified audience of local investors and financial institutions; business leaders; business development professionals and fellow entrepreneurs.

Join us and enjoy the expertise and knowledge that business professionals – who have experienced continued success within the community – can impart to you. Founders Forum provides the perfect blend of interest, education and exchange of ideas!

Dinner meetings are open to the public at a pre-registered fee of $25. Registrations can be made at the organization’s website, or you can call (321) 757-8909.

To find out more about Getting Involved, visit: www.foundersforum.com

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