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Young Professional Board

Embarc Collective helps Tampa Bay's startup talent build bold, scalable, thriving companies.

As Young ProfessionalBoard members, you will contribute to building a thriving startup community and specifically serve as advocates for member companies and the organization at large.

The objectives of the Young Professional Board are to create a vibrant network of opportunities for top talent for Embarc Collective member companies and leaders in the business community.

Gain the Opportunity to

As a part of the Young Professional Board, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Create a meaningful roadmap to support Embarc Collective in its formative years
  • Develop a network of rising, motivated professional talent as future investors, board members, potential startup founders and team members
  • Create an inclusive board that represents the diversity of Tampa Bay
  • Gain early access to rising technology trends and access to influential startup stakeholders
  • Receive professional growth and leadership opportunities, including speaking engagements for Associate Board members through Embarc Collective events
  • Promote tech entrepreneurs to the greater business community
  • Participate in social and philanthropic opportunities in Tampa Bay

How many meetings will I attend a year?
There will be 4-6 Young Professional Board meetings each year. Members must be present at 75% of the meetings.

What is the cost to join?
To join the Young Profesional Board, there is an expected fundraising goal of $500 per year. Funds can be given individually, through a corporate donation or match, or raised through a network.

What is the term length to be a board member?
The term length is two years. Members will be recruited every year so that terms are staggered.

What are we looking for in an Associate Board Member?
You are a rising professional with 15 or fewer years of professional experience, are passionate about Tampa Bay, the growth of local tech entrepreneurs, and rising technology trends.

What professional growth opportunities will be available to me as a board member?
Embarc Collective hosts over 100 events a year. There will be opportunities to be an attendee or guest speaker at events.

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Join the Young Professional Board

Submit your formal application by Friday, December 4, 2020.