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 8:30am–7pm

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

  • 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

  • Stephen Tang

    Stephen Tang

    Dr. Tang became President and CEO of the University City Science Center, the nation’s oldest and largest urban research park, in 2008. Dr. Tang is the first president in the Science Center’s history to have not only led a company through venture funding and an initial public offering,

  • 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

  • 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

  • Jordan Brock

    Jordan Brock

    Jordan Brock studied art history at Kenyon college. After graduation, Jordan studied ceramics as apprentice to master potter Richard Bennett. Jordan then set out on his own and started making and selling porcelain dishware. Jordan eventually became disenchanted with the prospect of being a

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