Media and Entertainment Entrepreneurs to Meet Active Investors in Miami, FL, on October 27, 2011

October 06, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Media News
FundingPost ( is proud to announce its upcoming Media and Entertainment Investing Conference, in Miami, FL, on October 27, 2011, sponsored by the University of Miami and Ambrose. FundingPost will be heading back to Miami to introduce early-stage investors in the Media and Entertainment Industries to Entrepreneurs in the music, television, video game, film, design, and animation fields…either on the creative content side or the technology that supports it, like video streaming or compression technology. The panels of investors will address trends in early-stage investing, hot sectors, the best and worst ways to get their attention, as well as additional advice on how to grow your business. For more information or to register:

Investor Speakers include:

  • Alan McGlade, Principal, Digital Entertainment Ventures
  • Gil Hermon, Managing Partner, The Florida Value Fund
  • Ben Wirz, Director, Knight Foundation
  • Allan Grafman, Partner, All Media Ventures
  • Bryan Ciambella, Liquidity Works
  • David Freschman, Managing Principal, Innovation Ventures
  • Tom "TK" Kuegler, General Partner, Wasabi Ventures
  • Michael Bassick, Co-CEO, PalmStar Media Capital
  • with more to be announced

  • "We're excited to be bringing our Media and Entertainment Investing Conference to Miami next month," said Joe Rubin, Director, FundingPost. "We are looking forward to introducing deal-seeking Investors to entrepreneurs in the music, television, video games, film, design, animation, and digital media industries."

    To register to attend either event, visit:

    With over 10,000 CEOs and 700 Venture Capital Funds attending events in 20 cities nationwide; a Printed Dealflow Magazine; and a deal-exchange website with over 7,700 VC & Angel Investor members and over 133,000 companies, that has, on average, made an introduction of an Investor to an Entrepreneur every business day since its inception; FundingPost believes that it is important to reach investors in every medium possible - both online and offline! For more information: (

    Founded in 1997, Ambrose provides an outsourced human resources, payroll and benefits solution tailored to the needs of technology and sophisticated start-up companies. The company provides a suite of products and services supported by dedicated HR Associate and Specialist teams. Ambrose's core purpose is to enable small businesses to focus on their own core activities. For additional information about Ambrose, please visit

    The Launch Pad opened in August 2008 as part of the Toppel Career Center and offers career guidance, resources, and advice to entrepreneurs, innovators, and inventors at the University of Miami. One basic goal of The Launch Pad is to show University of Miami students and alumni that starting a new venture is a legitimate career path. A second key goal is to encourage every UM student who wants to start a new venture - either for profit or not for profit - to do so in South Florida and thereby contribute to the economic and social growth of our region. For additional information about The Launch Pad, please visit

    Heather Coull