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Brainfood with Square Founder Jim McKelvey

February 26 @ 6:30 pm 8:30 pm 

| $50

Solving the Tech Talent Shortage

 Join us as Mr. McKelvey discusses innovative solutions to the tech talent shortage.



  • 6:30-7:00pm – Registration & Networking
  • 7:00-7:30pm – Keynote Interview moderated by Marco Giberti
  • 7:30-8:00pm – Audience Q&A
  • 8:00-8:30pm – Wrap-up & Networking

More about the Speakers

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Jim McKelvey (Guest Speaker)

Jim McKelvey is a successful entrepreneur, artist, author and inventor. Co-founder of the groundbreaking mobile payments company Square, Mr. McKelvey helped set the stage for a major e-commerce disruption. His latest project, LaunchCode, is aiming to solve the tech talent shortage and create pathways to economic opportunity through apprenticeships and job placements.  In addition to his business ventures, Jim is a best-selling author and glassblowing artist.

Marco Giberti (Moderator)

Mr. Giberti is a successful entrepreneur and angel investor with more than 20 years of intensive experience in marketing and communications with focus on the media, internet and events industry. Over the course of his business career, Mr. Giberti has been awarded a number of distinctions in his field, including, among others, Entrepreneur of the year Award and was named one of the top 100 most influential people on the global convention and exhibition business by the Trade Show Week magazine. Mr. Giberti is a Harvard Business School OPM Graduate, and member of YPO, the Young Presidents Organization.


Brainfood @ The LAB is a monthly, hands-on discussion with successful entrepreneurs, investors, and CEOs from around the world. These monthly gatherings will help local startups and entrepreneurs understand the opportunities and challenges of launching and growing a business. Every participant will leave with a wealth of new ideas and key, practical advice to advancing one’s own entrepreneurial career.  


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February 26
6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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The LAB Miami


The LAB Miami
400 NW 26th Street, Miami, FL 33127 United States