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

  • McKeever Conwell

    McKeever Conwell

    Mckeever E. Conwell, II, aka Mac, is a Baltimore native who attended Morgan State University, where he majored in Computer Science. In October 2009 Mac, along with 2 friends from college, decided to start his first tech startup, Given.to. The Given.to team went through two accelerators, Accelerate

  • Valerija Beares

    Valerija Beares

    Rija Beares is a Senior Associate in CBRE’s Occupier Brokerage division and leads CBRE’s Technology and Media Practice in the Greater Philadelphia region. Rija is a real estate advisor whose practice focuses on advising technology, media and hi-tech manufacturing businesses

  • Tom Olenzak

    Tom Olenzak

    Tom Olenzak is Director of Innovation and Corporate Development for Independence Blue Cross, as well as Managing Director of the Independence Strategic Innovation Portfolio. Independence is the leading health insurer in southeastern Pennsylvania serving more than seven million people nationwide,

  • David Maher Roberts

    David Maher Roberts

    David Maher Roberts is a specialist in the business of Digital Media and Data. He helps companies either as Non-Exec Board Advisor or by taking on a leadership role for specific projects. David's clients include Lebara, Visual DNA, Arts Alliance, Nominet Trust, Peter Gabriel (Gabble.com),

  • Morgan Berman

    Morgan Berman

    Morgan is the co-Founder and CEO of MilkCrate, a Philly-based tech company that runs the digital hub for the sustainability community.

    She is a multidisciplinary designer with a Masters of Science in Sustainable Design from Philadelphia University.

    The common themes of her work are

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