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STARTER'S REVIEW
December 2016 | Issue 15
ANNOUNCEMENTS
WHAT'S HAPPENING
UPCOMING EVENTS
W.A.S. BUZZ
ANNOUNCEMENT

Entrepreneurship Co-op Deadline is December 9th

Are you working toward taking your company to the next level? 

Apply for the entrepreneurship co-op for the opportunity to receive $15,000 in funding, mentorship from established entrepreneurs, and a dedicated workspace - all while earning co-op credits!

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ANNOUNCEMENT

[Video] A Recap of Drexel Startup Day 2016!

Watch the video for a recap of Startup Day! Congrats to the winning companies Oratio, AnneeLondon, and Boost Linguistics for winning the Baiada Business Plan Competition and to all of the companies who pitched at Startup Day. 

You can also check out our Startup Day 2016 Album on Facebook.

WATCH THE VIDEO
ANNOUNCEMENT

Roy Carriker is being published in Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice!

Congratulations to Professor Roy Carriker for his recent work, "The Case for Exposing Every Student to Entrepreneurship". It will be published in the prestigious Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice!

CONGRATS ROY
WHAT'S HAPPENING

West Philly Ventures is Starting Up This Winter & Spring!

This unique side-by-side class, offered in partnership with the Dornsife Center and our neighbors in Mantua, is starting up again!

Students in this class are given the opportunity to open a funky t-shirt shop in West Philly and manage the business’ growth into an umbrella brand of products. West Philly Ventures' mission is to revitalize the area and ease the pressures of gentrefication to local residents. 

Meet with your advisor and secure your seat in this class - you don’t want to miss this amazing opportunity!

WHAT'S HAPPENING

You'd Be Wise to Keep Tabs on the Winners of Drexel's Startup Day

Published on Technical.ly Philly

"... the highlight of the day was really a pitch competition featuring some pretty decent cash prizes. Among the winners are some familiar faces and names you might want to keep on your radar."

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Building a Business Through Social Media

Tips on how to build your business on #socialmedia.
 

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How Giving Back Helps You & Others

It's the season of giving! See how giving back to your community helps you and the people around you.

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Entrepreneurial Presidents [Video]

Find out a little bit more about our nation's previous presidents and their entrepreneurial endeavors!

WATCH NOW

Business Dining Etiquette

How you behave at the table says a lot about you. Here are some quick tips to help you nail your next business lunch!

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Don't miss out on these exciting events!

WED 12/14 5:30PM

PNTM #32: 3rd Annual Holiday Extravaganza

Philly New Technology Meetup (PNTM) supports the vibrant and growing Philadelphia tech community. Its goal is to help build a sustainable technology industry that drives innovation, economic growth, and creates positive change for Philly's local communities and the world.

In partnership with their sister organization Mobile Monday Mid-Atlantic, they'll be celebrating the year at their famous annual Holiday Extravaganza December 14, 2016, 5:30pm, at Netrality in the telcom hub of Philadelphia at 401 N. Broad Street.

There will be catered food, beer and wine, music, and guest speakers! There will be a demo area for very early stage tech companies (apply here).

Ticket Price: $10/person (includes all special features)

REGISTER HERE

Location

Netrality - 401 N. Broad Street Philadelphia, PA

Audience

technologists, entrepreneurs, academia, investors, service providers, and thought leaders

Special Features

Food
Beer & Wine
Guest Speakers
Tech Demo

TUES 12/20 8-9:30AM

Bootstrappers Philadelphia Breakfast

This is 5th year in Philly! Come join entrepreneurs who eat problems for breakfast.  At a Bootstrappers Breakfast® we have serious conversations about growing a business based on internal cashflow and organic profit: this is for founders who are actively bootstrapping a startup.

Ticket Price: $5/person (includes breakfast)

REGISTER HERE

Location

Duane Morris LLP | 30 S 17th St, Philadelphia, PA

Audience

Local Starters and Entrepreneurs

Special Features

Breakfast in Cafeteria!

*No Close School exclusive events at this time.
See what else is happening in Philly!

W.A.S. BUZZ

What Starters are Saying Online!

Entrepreneur @Entrepreneur

Inspiring, informing, and celebrating entrepreneurs since 1973. Please tweet @EntCommunity for questions and event live-feeds.

5 Steps to Launching a New Product in a Week | by @MDMJonathan

Damian Salas @damiansalasjr

Whistle While I Work. Husband, Father. Award Winning Corporate and HR Disrupter. Assistant Dean, Drexel University's Close School of Entrepreneurship

Awarded over 25K today @TheCloseSchool Startup Day '17 Proud and humbled by great #Entrepreneurs #drexelstartupday

Komalmehta @smallbutfierce7

The best dreams happen when you're awake. Don't let small minds tell you your dreams are too big

T-minus 8 days @TheCloseSchool #StartupDayScavengerHunt

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