Business

Participate in targeted business bootcamps for early stage entrepreneurs, get hands-on advice from experts and learn from local leaders on their biggest mistakes and what they've learned.

Wednesday, April 22 7:30am–6pm

Track Day Events

  • Entrepreneur Boot Camp

    Geared towards early stage entrepreneurs, this fast paced boot camp will feature experts ready to teach you the basics of starting a business.

    Wednesday, April 22, 8:30am–11:00am
  • Lunch&Learn: Workshop Your Business

    When starting a business, there’s usually not a lot of money, but a ton of questions. Wish you could hire a consultant or expert to help you perfect your business without big paycheck? These Lunch&Learn workshops are perfect for the early stage business owner looking to get specific feedback and advice for their business. In these hands-on, interactive workshops, learn from professionals how you better your business with feedback that is specific to you.

    Wednesday, April 22, 11:30am–2:30pm
  • #Failfest

    In this off-the-cuff, unfiltered and unapologetic event, we’ll hear from a variety of speakers about their past failure(s) and what they’ve learned along the way.

    Wednesday, April 22, 3:00pm–5:00pm
  • Business Conference Day Happy Hour

    Join us for our Business Conference Day Happy Hour. Network with current and aspiring entrepreneurs and startups. We'll have organized networking activities to allow you the opportunity to meet everyone and make some solid new contacts.

    Wednesday, April 22, 5:00pm–7:00pm

Speakers

  • Leon Degtar

    Leon Degtar

    As the Controller at Tonic Design Co., Leon Degtar is a unique combination of dreamer and analyst. His career has included a range of financial positions, including business management consultant, a tax professional, an auditor, and a public & private accountant; his experience in technology,

  • Rebecca Lopez Kriss

    Rebecca Lopez Kriss

    Rebecca Lopez Kriss uses her passion for civic engagement to enhance regional economic development efforts.

    Rebecca has been with the Philadelphia Department of Commerce for four years and in that time she supported the creation of the Startup PHL Call for Ideas program and worked

  • Anita Dorf

    Anita Dorf

    Anita Dorf is a senior marketing executive who has worked within the cable, satellite and telecommunications fields for more than 15 years. She currently serves as Comcast’s Northeast Division Vice President of Marketing for Business Services, responsible for all development, implementation

  • Ethan Mollick

    Ethan Mollick

    Prof. Ethan Mollick studies innovation and entrepreneurship, and the ways in which an individual’s actions can affect firms and industries. His research includes early-stage entrepreneurship and crowdfunding; the way in which communities of users come together to innovate; and the factors

  • Erica Nardello

    Erica Nardello

    As social strategist, Erica gets to do what she loves – channel her experience with retail, healthcare, and municipal clients to launch a new social media capability at O3 World, while sharing the agency's award-winning culture and innovation with the world through digital and traditional

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