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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

  • Rick Nucci

    Rick Nucci

    Rick has been an entrepreneur in the Philadelphia area since 1999. He's currently the co-founder & CEO of Guru, which helps companies centralize their collective knowledge. Prior to Guru Rick was the Founder and CTO of Boomi, which defined and led a new segment as the industry’s first cloud

    @ricknucci
  • 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
  • Yasmine Mustafa

    Yasmine Mustafa

    Yasmine Mustafa is a tech entrepreneur and community leader. Championing the underprivileged has been a core part of her identity since her family was rescued from the Persian Gulf War. After numerous immigration woes, she graduated summa cum laude with an Entrepreneurship degree from Temple

    @myasmine
  • 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,

  • Jake Stein

    Jake Stein

    Jake is co-founder and CEO of Stitch. Previously, he was co-founder of RJMetrics, which was acquired by Magento in July 2016. Before RJMetrics, Jake worked in venture capital, started a landscaping business in high school, and was the 44th ranked table tennis player under 21 in New Jersey; achievements of

    @jakestein

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