Startup Broward is a county-wide organization dedicated to supporting and expanding the Broward County, Florida Startup Ecosystem in an effort to spur economic growth and boost innovation.

We help coordinate initiatives by public and private sector organizations in support of local entrepreneurship. We also organize diverse types of programming to educate, engage and inspire ecosystem participants.


Marc Lissade

Marc is a developer and digital marketing expert with more than a decade of small business consulting under his belt.

A proud graduate of the FAU College of Business  Leadership & Entrepreneurship inaugural  program, Marc also holds multiple degrees in finance, computer science, marketing and management.

Marc’s drive to spread the startup gospel far and wide is instructed by his extensive experience as a startup founder and entrepreneur.

JC Carrion

Juan Carlos describes his entrepreneurial journey as a chance to grow and to share his experiences and adventures with others.

Juan Carlos holds a degree in Computer Science. He is a graduate of the StartupNow Incubator Program from the InnovationHub@BrowardCollege. He is also the founder and CEO of Hom3bound.com: A data-drive mortgage marketplace geared for first-time home buyers.

Edouard Gilles

Edouard Gilles lives by a mission which is to empower, motivate and uplift individuals to achieve a whole mind, body, and nutrition. To pursue such a mission, he utilizes his background as a fitness coach, meditation instructor and motivational speaker to empower individuals to embark life with a holistic paradigm.

The gateway to pursuing his deep desire is through media and entrepreneurship. Utilizing these two mediums of creation, he has founded multiple companies since the 10th grade.

He is currently the founder of a technology start-up, Priceless Capture, to help foster collaboration between content creators and entrepreneurs for the monetization of original content and promotion of brands. He serves as the host of the Unlimited Power Show, a personal development show that serves as an educational platform for mental, physical and mental health. His true purpose is to empower the millennial generation by providing a platform for passionate individuals to share their talents, expertise, and voice.
He is currently pursuing a degree in information technology management at Florida Atlantic University. The convergence of media, technology, and purpose is his way of contributing to the world and leave a mark on the hearts of generations to come.