Technical Business Growth Workshop For Makers who want to grow!

July 29, 2015
8:00am - 12:00pm
The Quorum—University City Science Center
3711 Market Street, Suite 800, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (map)
Free
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8:00 AM-  8:30 AM
Coffee and Registration
8:30 AM-  8:40 AM
Welcome & Introduction
Tony Girifalco, DVIRC
8:40 AM-  9:10 AM
The Community of Philadelphia Makers

A community of communities with Q&A

Andrew Dahlgren, introduced by Mike Cooper, Mayor’s Office of Manufacturing & Industry

9:10 AM-  10:00 AM
Maker Space Roundtable

What’s happening & what’s available for makers


Hear from providers and their users/clients


Laate Olukotun
, Next Fab Studios

Georgia Guthrie, The Hacktory

Mike Darfler, University City Science Center, DM+D


Facilitated by Andrew Dahlgren

10:00 AM-  10:15 AM
Break
10:15 AM-  11:15 AM
Resources for Business Growth Roundtable

Learn how to engage with service providers from other makers

Mark Trabbold, BTFP SEP

Margaret Berger Bradley, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Therese Flaherty, Wharton SBDC


Patricia Blakely
, The Merchant Fund


Thaddeus Squire
, Culture Works


Facilitated by Mike Cooper

11:15 AM-  11:45 AM
U.S. SBA

Small business resources & financing assistance, including the new LINC Program

Michael Kane, Deputy District Director Eastern PA

11:45 AM-  12:00 PM
Wrap Up