Business Plan Challenge

Free Business Plan Bootcamp set for Feb. 18

Want expert advice on crafting a short business plan and pitching your company to investors? Mark your calendars and sign up for our free Miami Herald Business Plan Bootcamp.

Melissa Krinzman, co-founder of Krillion Ventures, which invests in early-stage tech-enabled companies, will moderate a panel of investors and entrepreneurial experts. Confirmed speakers include serial entrepreneur Steven McKean, who is the former CEO of Acceller, Adam Smith, a partner in Medina Capital, a private-equity fund for growth-stage companies, Benoit Wirz, director of venture investments for the Knight Foundation, and Leandro Finol, entrepreneur, investor and director of Miami Dade College’s new Idea Center. There will be plenty of time for Q&A with the audience so bring your questions.

The bootcamp will be Wednesday, Feb. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Miami Dade College’s Chapman Center on the Wolfson Campus. Space is limited, and registration is required. Sign up at

Questions? email and put bootcamp in the subject line.

Nancy Dahlberg