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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 Gordon

    Tom Gordon

    Tom Gordon is a Managing Director for Silicon Valley Bank, a member of SVB Financial Group. Tom leads a dedicated team of professionals in the Philadelphia office serving the Life Science, Technology and Clean Tech markets in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The Philadelphia team also works closely with

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