Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida (EDC) is a nonprofit organization that leverages its vast resource network to provide early stage science and technology companies the tools they need in order to grow and succeed. EDC provides mentoring and business incubation to new and existing high-growth potential companies and helps entrepreneurs across multiple industries, accelerate their growth, creating a vibrant, innovation-based economy in our region. 

Research Park at Florida Atlantic University (RPFAU) is the only state university affiliated research park in South Florida, and is home to 22 high tech, high wage companies and 5 support organizations.  In addition, the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University operates the premier c. Scott Ellington Technology Business Incubator (TBI) in our region which is managed by a very successful regional economic development engine, Enterprise Development Corporation of South Florida (EDC). 


Angel Capital Association (ACA) is the North American trade association of angel groups and private investors that invest in high growth, early-stage ventures. The Angel Capital Association provides professional development for angel groups, family offices and private investors, delivers services and benefits to support the success of ACA member portfolio companies and serves as the promotional voice for the North American angel community and the public policy voice for the US professional angel community.

Florida Venture Forum (FVF) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization that is supported by locally by private companies, service providers, venture capitalists and academic institutions. The goal of the Forum is to help ensure the success of entrepreneurial ventures by offering expert counsel, educational advice and managerial assistance.