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By Nikki Cabus

eMerge Americas 2018 | Call for Speakers

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eMerge Americas, the premier tech conference connecting North America and Latin America is looking for executives to present in 2018. The call for speakers is now open, looking for content that solves real-world problems in these main areas:

  • Digital Enterprise
  • The Digital Economy
  • Digital Society


eMerge Americas 2018 is scheduled for April 23 & 24 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Thousands of attendees will be wanting to hear from you if your company or startup aligns with these themes:

  • IOT
  • Smart Cities
  • IT Integration
  • Marketing Technology
  • Cyber Security
  • E-commerce



About eMerge Americas

eMerge Americas in the premier technology event connecting Latin America, North America & Europe. It is a unique convening of global enterprises, leading startups and government leaders focused on innovative digital solutions transforming industries.

Thousands will embark on the eMerge journey in 2018. For some, the path leads directly to WIT (Women, Innovation & Technology). For others, it’s the Startup Showcase that brings them to Miami. But it’s the unexpected moments that make the journey worthwhile. The chance conversation with a key investor. The panel discussion that sparks an idea. At eMerge, there’s always something more to explore.

By Nate Hendriksen

eMerge Americas: Hackathon 2017

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Experience the Rush

eMerge Americas is proud to team up with Wyncode, South Florida’s leading code educator, for the 2017 eMerge Americas Hackathon. This year’s Hackathon is all about showcasing the eMerging MiamiTech scene and the incredible developers in the ecosystem. Both startups and individuals are welcome to sign up and one team will win a chance to hang out with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak in addition to cash prizes up to $6,000!

The Hackathon takes place Saturday, June 10th starting at 8 am through Sunday, June 11th at 2 pm at Wynbase, Wyncode’s brand new code campus in the heart of Wynwood. The Hackathon runs for 24 hours.

Why Sign Up?

Each team that participates in the Hackathon will have the chance to win awesome prizes, including $6,000 in cash and a meet and greet with Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak. Throughout the event, participants will get the chance to hang out and code with the best developers, companies, and startups in South Florida. All 24 hours of the event will be spent in the brand new, state of the art Wynbase code school campus in the hearth of downtown Wynwood. And to top it all off, food will be provide, including lots of snacks, drinks, and caffeine.


How to Sign Up

Company Teams

Groups of up to five (5) current employees of a single company can form a team for the Hackathon, and join by:

  • Registering using the “Company” ticket and inviting up to four (4) additional coworkers to the group
  • Joining a group via an invitation from a coworker
  • Joining a group by searching for a Company Team name

Free Agents

If you would like to join the Hackathon outside of a company team, you will need to register as a Free Agent. You will then need to pass a coding challenge to receive an invitation to the Hackathon. If invited, you will be allowed to form a team with other free agents the day of the Hackathon, or you will be randomly assigned to a team.

By Nikki Cabus

eMerge Americas Startup Showcase

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Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in eMerge Americas Startup Showcase- Deadline March 31st

125 startups in three tracks will be invited to participate in this year’s Startup Showcase, held at the eMerge conference.

Finalists will pitch to a panel of investors for a chance to win up to $175,000 in prizes.

Choose Your Track

University — 5 finalists

Early Stage — 10 finalists

Later Stage — 10 finalists


General Eligibility

Companies which provide products and/or services that are:

 Innovative | Software | Hardware | Mobile | Web Based

In the following sectors:

Health | Media & Entertainment | Finance | Education | eGov/Smart Cities | Logistics | Hospitality/Travel

Required documents:

Executive summary | Pitch deck | Financials

Optional documents:

Videos | Investor Deck | Business Plan

eMERGE AMERICAS is a 2-day technology conference in Miami, connecting innovators, investors and thought leaders through summits, workshops,  and networking.

It is the platform for the advancement of technology, a forum for idea exchange, and a launch pad for innovation connecting Latin America, North America, and Europe.

The conference will be held on June 12 + 13 at the Miami Beach Convention Center with Keynote Speaker Steve Wozniak

eMerge Americas 2018 | Call for Speakers
eMerge Americas: Hackathon 2017
eMerge Americas Startup Showcase