Philadelphia StartupDigest – October 17, 2011by StartupDigest on October 18, 2011
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What’s Going on in the Philadelphia Startup Community
SC — Innovation Town Hall
When: Mon Oct 17, 8:00am
Where: Quorum at the University City Science Center 3711 Market Street Suite 800 Philadelphia, PA 19104
A discussion on how federally-funded research and development, technology-based economic development, job-centric economic theory, and political leadership can be harnessed together, within Greater Philadelphia’s unique innovation ecosystem, to incentivize the expansion of manufacturing and job creation both regionally and nationally.
When: Mon Oct 17, 4:00pm
Where: Fidelity National Information Systems, 2 West Liberty Blvd Suite 300 Malvern, PA, 19355, USA
Agenda: 7pm – 7:45pm Q&A 7:45pm – 8:45pm Presentation 8:45pm – 9pm Keysigning
When: Tues Oct 18, 5:30am
Where: Quorum at the University City Science Center 3711 Market Str
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When: Tues Oct 18, 3:30pm
Where: The Downtown Club, Phila. PA 6th and Chestnut
Join a 13-year tradition of excellence where over 600 companies have presented their entrepreneurial opportunities to a select audience of venture capitalists, institutional investors, angel investors and expert service providers and have gone on to raise in excess of $1 billion in investment.
When: Wed Oct 19, 5:30am
Where: AT&T 900 Route 202-206 N Bedminster, NJ 07921
The NJTC Innovation Conference will highlight and promote innovations in technologies such as solar, smart grids, tele-health, mobile applications, tele-presence, and wireless spectrum. The program will feature a keynote speaker, a panel discussing the innovative technologies listed above and a panel of public policy experts discussing the government perspective on these technologies. The Conference will conclude with exhibits from innovative entrepreneurs, followed by a tour of GNOC.
When: Wed Oct 19, 5:00pm
Where: Hive76, 915 Spring Garden St Phila 19123
This is a weekly open house for Hive 76, where people drop by to work on software or hardware, and eat pizza. We also have our weekly scrum (planning) meetings at 7 PM on Wednesday’s, during our open hours.
When: Thurs Oct 20, 9:00am
Where: Indy Hall 20 North 3rd St, Unit 201 Philadelphia, PA 19106
Indy Hall Show and Tell is just what it sounds like, a show and tell of what’s going on at one of Philadelphia’s co-working facilities.
When: Sat Oct 22, 5:00am
Where: Huntsman Hall at the Wharton School University of Pennsylvania 3730 Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA
BarCampPhilly is an ‘Unconference’ – a day of programming collaboratively built by the people, for the people. The schedule board is cultivated the morning of the event, and is open to all attendees for contributions. Content is presented by programmers, creatives, suits, entrepreneurs and artists in workshop sessions, roundtables, talks, performances, audience participation sessions and everything in between.
When: Sat Oct 22, 5:30am
Where: Penn Law School Gittis Hall 213 & 214
Free Penn Law BootCamp.
When: Sat Oct 22, 8:00am
Where: AWeber Communications – 3103 Philmont Ave. Ste 200 – Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 – USA