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, 7:30am–10:00am
  • 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, 10:30am–1:30pm
  • #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, 2:00pm–4:00pm
  • 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, 4:00pm–6:00pm

Speakers

  • Jeff Bodle

    Jeff Bodle

    Jeffrey P. Bodle is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice and its Emerging Business and Technology Practice. Mr. Bodle is a corporate and securities lawyer whose practice focuses on representing emerging businesses and other high-growth private and public companies throughout

  • 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,

  • Andrew Hamilton

    Andrew Hamilton

    Andrew Hamilton concentrates primarily in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling. He works with both public and private companies in industries as diverse as energy and clean technology, computer software,

  • Chris Reif

    Chris Reif

    Chris Reif is SVP, Creative & Innovation at Allen & Gerritsen & co-founder of A&G Labs, the agency’s innovation unit. It's there that A&G explores beyond the surface of emerging social and mobile platforms — and partners with clients who aren't afraid to

  • Omar Mencin

    Omar Mencin

    Omar Mencin, DBA, Director of Investment Partnerships, Investment Group, works on sourcing and evaluating investment opportunities as well as managing Ben Franklin’s activities with the Project Liberty Digital Incubator. He also supports the further development of the Investment Group’s

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