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Business

The startup and business community conversation. Think: venture capital, startups, bootstrapping, entrepreneur stories.

Track Day Events

  • Small Business Week Celebration Event

    CNBC's The Profit and Comcast Business invite you to celebrate Small Business Week.

    Thursday, May 4, 10:00am–2:00pm
  • Technical.ly Introduced: A curated B2B Event

    There are a surplus of opportunities in Philadelphia to meet local startups. The real challenge for some of these successful entrepreneurs is meeting their next client, the decision makers at large corporations. Join us and get the opportunity to meet some of these large businesses and pitch your product or service to members of their purchasing departments.

    Thursday, May 4, 12:30pm–3:30pm
  • Technical.ly Introduced: Curated founder connections

    Meet face to face with seasonal founders to provide you advice, guidance and some of their very own past experiences to help you make your next step.

    Thursday, May 4, 3:30pm–7:00pm
  • #Failfest

    In this off-the-cuff, unfiltered and unapologetic event, hear from a variety of speakers as they share stories of their past failure(s) and what they've learned along the way. Sometimes it takes a lot of failed attempts before you get to that one-in-a-million idea that will launch you to success.

    Thursday, May 4, 6:30pm–9:30pm

Speakers

  • Revital Hirsch

    Revital Hirsch

    Revital Hirsch is an Investor in Residence with Saul Ewing LLP and an Associate at local venture firm SCP Vitalife. Ms. Hirsch has substantial experience in evaluating business plans and investor presentations, reviewing and negotiating term sheets, and modeling the impact of various financing

    @SaulEwingTech
  • Roopak Majmudar

    Roopak Majmudar

    Roopak studied Computer Engineering and has an MBA and an MA in International Studies from the Wharton School. Roopak is the founder of 2 companies and been involved with numerous other startups, mostly of the failing variety. He is now the Chief Technical and Strategic Advisor to the Head of

    @roopakmaj
  • Rakia Reynolds

    Rakia Reynolds

    Rakia Reynolds is the founder of Skai Blue Media, a multimedia public relations agency with an all-star roster of lifestyle, technology, non-profit and fashion clients. As a leader in the industry, she is highly sought after by companies to provide expertise in creative development, branding, marketing and

    @rakiareynolds
  • Robert Moore

    Robert Moore

    Robert J. Moore is the head of Magento Analytics at Magento Commerce and the Chairman of Stitch. He was previously co-founder and CEO of RJMetrics, a SaaS business intelligence company with the mission of inspiring and empowering data-driven people. RJMetrics was acquired by Magento Commerce in 2016.

    @robertjmoore
  • Ricky Solorzano

    Ricky Solorzano

    Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer of BioBots, Ricky Solorzano, built the prototype BioBots 3D bioprinter in his dorm room after he was frustrated by the high cost and inaccessibility of equipment. Ricky continues to lead the development of next generation products by uniting robotics, software,

Track Collaborators

  • University of Pennsylvania

Track Presented by

  • Saul Ewing
  • The Yard

Track Supported by

  • University City Science Center
  • Zendesk
  • Ben Franklin Technology Partners
  • Pilot
  • Community College of Philadelphia