This investor conference is for companies with solid business plans, proven management, that are reaching milestones and have momentum. In the audience will be a unique mix of high net worth investors, family offices, private equity and venture capital funds
I-9 and Employment Law – John Polson, Fischer Phillips
Limited to 70 attendees, The Investor Conference is a confidential and intimate forum for getting deals done and professional education. Companies are vetted beforehand to ensure quality investment opportunities and the conference format provides immediate feedback from accredited and institutional investors. The luxury resort environment at Pelican Hill is world class and facilitates deal making, networking and genuine relationship building. Every conference features select subject matter experts that will cover the best and latest in financial market trends, tactics, and best practices.
Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, First Choice Healthcare Solutions (FCHS) is implementing a defined growth strategy aimed at building a network of localized, integrated care platforms comprised of non-physician-owned medical centers of excellence, which concentrate on treating patients in the following specialities: Orthopaedics, Spine Surgery, Neurology, Interventional Pain Management and related diagnostic and ancillary services in key expansion markets throughout the Southeastern U.S.
KaloBios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTC:KBIO) is an emerging biopharmaceutical company led by seasoned specialty pharma executives and is dedicated to advancing medicines for patients with neglected and rare diseases while employing innovative and transparent pricing models. KaloBios is a turnaround story, having emerged from bankruptcy in Q2, 2016 with $14 mil in institutional capital and is now led by Dr. Cameron Durrant, an established turnaround specialist in early stage biotech.
KaloBios uniquely identifies development candidates which are likely to benefit from FDA incentives, therefore enhancing potential economic benefits while reducing the burden to recover development costs via unit pricing. Lead compounds in the KaloBios portfolio are benznidazole for the treatment of Chagas disease in the U.S., lenzilumab for rare pediatric and orphan blood cancers such as CMML and JMML, and ifabotuzumab (formerly KB004), which has numerous therapeutic applications including treatment of rare pediatric tumors.
Mr. Leo focuses on the day to day management of Primary, which includes compliance and risk management, in addition to the origination and execution of investment banking transactions. John Leo acquired Primary Capital in July 2007. Prior to acquiring Primary, Mr. Leo was the founder, Chairman and majority owner of American Union Securities, Inc. (AUS), which focused on investment banking, mergers and acquisitions in China.
Scott Lopez is a former Marine Corps Officer, F/A-18 fighter pilot, public affairs officer and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu World Champion. He is the founder of and a registered representative at Primary Capital LLC. He earned his MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and holds the Series 63, Series 79, and Series 82 securities licenses.
Amit Singh is a shareholder in Stradlings Corporate and Securities practice group and is a member of the firms Mergers & Acquisitions and Emerging Growth practice groups. Amit has extensive experience advising emerging growth companies and the investors that finance them. His practice primarily concentrates on venture capital and private equity transactions, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, employee benefits and executive compensation, intellectual property sale and licensing transactions, and general corporate law. Education:New York University School of Law, LL.M., 1999 University of California, Hastings College of the Law, J.D., 1998 San Jose State, B.S., 1995
Phytonix Corporation, an industrial biotechnology company, produces biofuels from carbon dioxide. It offers n-butanol, a solution for an array of fuels and chemicals, including jet fuels, bio-based plastics, and synthetic rubber. Phytonix Corporation was formerly known as Planktonix Corporation and changed its name to Phytonix Corporation in February 2011. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
Phyllom BioProducts is a plant biotechnology company based on our 3 ps of Products, Platforms and Proteins. During 2015 Phyllom launched a number of products to address unmet market needs for effective and environmentally friendly treatments against invasive agricultural, forest, ornamental, livestock and turf insect such as Emerald Ash Borer, Goldspotted Oak Borer, Japanese Beetle, Darkling Beetle and others
Resonant is creating innovative software, intellectual property (IP) and a services platform that has the ability to increase designer efficiency, reduce the time to market and lower unit costs in the designs of filters for radio frequency (RF) front-ends for the mobile device industry. The RF front-end (RFFE), is the circuitry in a mobile device responsible for analog signal processing and is located between the devices antenna and its digital baseband.
Potomac International Partners, Inc. (Potomac or the Company) is an international business development and advisory firm. The Company advises foreign and domestic clients on business development, market entry, current affairs, federal and state government relations, and the impact of current and potential legislation on business. The Company interprets and incorporates government policies into business strategies for its clients. Potomac is an action-oriented firm, with a focus on developing opportunities and solving problems for its clients.
GoDigital Media Group (GDMG) is an Intellectual Property rights management and monetization business. Its digital first operating subsidiaries provide best-of-breed capabilities in IP acquisition, distribution, protection and collection. This enables GDMG to monetize music and video rights better than their prior traditional media owners. As of 2016 GDMG has four wholly owned and controlled operating units and three partially owned and non-controlled units.
The U.S. based private Media Company Animagic Media Group, is seeking to raise up to $5 million. Animagic is a broad based media company that creates, develops, produces, and acquires engaging high value content. It monetizes its content throughout the entire landscape of growing digital channels, devices and traditional media opportunities; which includes digital and broadcast channels, internet and mobile streaming, television, AR/VR, games, feature films, toys and merchandising. The Company has diversified platforms for revenue generation through its Production, Distribution, Licensing and Merchandising divisions.
SuperDate is the next evolution in online dating. The first and only app of its kind. SuperDate is bringing back the date; the tradition of connecting two people through a common activity. Users can view a variety of fun and interesting date ideas and after indicating which ones they are interested in, they can view and message other people who are up for the same thing.
John Polson is a Director and Partner with Fisher Phillips, a national labor/employment law firm with 350+ lawyers in 33 offices throughout the country. The Firms clients range from Fortune 100 companies to emerging growth and start-up entities. Johns practice focuses on advisory and transactional matters involving labor and employment. He chairs the Firms Staffing Practice Group and Co-Chairs the Gig Economy Practice Group. John is a Director for the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations and chairs NAPEOs Legal Advisory Committee. Education: Loyola Law School, J.D., 1991, University of South Florida, B.S. Finance, 1987.
Keeling Technologies Inc. (Company), is developing the worlds first intelligent in-ear monitors with perfect reference sound (linear) in a partnership with LucasFilm THX®.The goal is to bring to market the holy grail of sound, with the first ultra-high-tech and high-end luxury and in-ear monitor for top-tier recording Artists on stage and professional studios.
Island Car Company is building electric cars in Newport Beach, California. Our focus is the small electric car market, ride sharing platform and Neighborhood Electric Vehicle (NEV) market. Our vehicle platform delivers Zero emissions with the ability to be automated. The Jolle is our first classic car. The body design attracts more interest and a high value to generate profits. Our key markets are private individuals and resorts in Florida and California. NEV are a growing segment of the car industry as people opt to drive electric locally and ride share or rent for the longer journeys.
Foothills Exploration, Inc. (OTCQB: FTXP), based in Denver, Colorado, is a growth stage oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) company with focus and expertise in acquisition and development of onshore and offshore properties. The Companys assets are located across well- established plays in the Rocky Mountain and Gulf Coast regions. Foothills strategy is to build a balanced portfolio of E&P assets through two core initiatives. The first is to actively focus on acquiring dislocated and underdeveloped production and development properties then maximizing those assets to create shareholder value. The Companys second initiative is to generate high-impact oil and gas exploration projects.
My Mobile Watchdog, Inc. (MMWD) creates mobile phone applications for parents to protect their children from mobile threats, strangers and Trojan applications that steal their data and compromise their safety. MMWD has proven that Smartphone parental controls can protect children. For parents concerned about these threats to their childrens safety, My Mobile Watchdog is the only patented, award winning, lawenforcementendorsed product on the market.
Inspired by intrinsic quality and value, Mark believes that a garment is defined by its finish and that the inside is as important as the outside. From a young age, this obsession with finishing steered Mark beyond simply accepting what was the best – to understand the very origins of what made it the best. Turning this passion into a career, Mark graduated from the esteemed Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City, earning a degree in Menswear Design & Tailoring. He continued his studies in Rome, Italy where he worked with the most iconic fashion houses. Mark contributed to Giorgio Armani, Valentino, Gucci Groups Yves Saint Laurent, and Calvin Klein. He simultaneously earned a degree in International Trade and Fashion Marketing at the American University in Rome. In 2010, he created the Mark Pomerantz brand. With singular focus, Mark has grown a luxury goods house that produces rare and ephemeral items that share a provenance with being the best. His integrity sewn into every detail, there is no limit to the creativity and quality of a Mark Pomerantz design.
At Mota, we create new exciting experiences that directly resonate with consumers ever-changing needs. Our passion for technology, innovation, and human fulfillment drives us to the forefront of global marketplace. Mota is dedicated to offering a better world through its diverse products covering wearable technology, portable power, sound and video, integrated appliances, computing, personal care, and mobile accessories. Motas portfolio of global consumer brands includes Mota, Tamo, JetJat, Giga, Pico, ProLive, Jojo, Lily Signature. Mota currently operates in three continents and its products are sold in more than 100 countries.
Oomba, Inc. is a specialized media gaming and software development company. Oomba revolutionizes how people organize sports and games with its cloud-based tournament and league management system for eSports and other forms of competition. Oomba recently entered an asset purchase agreement with GameWorks Entertainment, LLC, a premier entertainment and gaming venue. GameWorks venues provide a premiere entertainment and gaming experience with its dynamic roster of classic and modern attractions, such as arcade games, bowling, billiards, laser tag and virtual reality along with American cuisine and a wide range of craft beers and cocktails. GameWorks operates nine locations in large metropolitan areas across the United States.