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STARTER'S REVIEW
October 2016 | Issue 13
ANNOUNCEMENT
WHAT'S HAPPENING
UPCOMING EVENTS
W.A.S. BUZZ
ANNOUNCEMENT

Espresso and Entrepreneurship Event at Saxbys

Join us for a FREE interactive Ciao Philadelphia event at Saxbys Coffee Headquarters! The event will feature espresso tasting and discussions about coffee & entrepreneurship. Hear guest speaker, Greg Listino, General Manager of espresso machine manufacturer Rosita Bisani, speak about entrepreneurship in the coffee industry and culture in Italy versus the US.

Ciao Philadelphia aims to appreciate the Italian cultural heritage, connect the region with contemporary Italy, and open doors for even more economic and academic exchanges.

 

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ANNOUNCEMENT

Startup Day 2016 - Get Fired Up!

Network with Philadelphia's up-and-coming entrepreneurs, compete for over $25,000 in cash prizes, and learn professional skills from prominent speakers at the Close School's biggest entrepreneurship event of the year, Drexel Startup Day! Showcase your ideas and participate in the the Fast Pitch Competition and find out the winner of the Baiada Institute Business Plan Competition.

Leading up to the event, WIN PRIZES through the Startup Day Ticket Scavenger Hunt! Follow @TheCloseSchool on social media and keep an eye out for clues to find exclusive tickets hidden on campus to redeem prizes at Startup Day!
 

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WHAT'S HAPPENING

Starter's Review Interview with HipCityVeg Founder, Nicole Marquis on CBS Philly

Nicole Marquis, Founder of HipCityVeg, discusses her passion for healthy, positive lifestyles, and how it led her to the competitive business of operating restaurants in this edition of the Starter's Review series on CBSphilly.com.

WHAT'S HAPPENING

Tern Wins First Annual Stellar Startups!

Congratulations to our own Tern Water for earning the first annual Stellar StartUps Award for Product/Service!

Following a sold-out cocktail reception and panel discussion at the new Pennovation Center in West Philadelphia, Tern was announced the winner of their division at the Stellar Startups event! Finalists also included Go Puff, an app created by former Drexel students that offers a convenience delivery service.

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Starting at the Close School

The Close School is home to many unique opportunities that'll help you stand out from the rest through workshops, programs, and experiential learning!

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Failure Isn’t Always What it Seems

At the Close School, we know failure isn't always what it seems. See how the region's top entrepreneurs learned from their failures and moved on.

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Power Through Procrastination

You vs. procrastination vs. deadlines - does this sounds familiar? Find out how to stay on track, and keep yourself focused.

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Co-Ops VS Internships

Learn the difference between co-ops & internships and the benefits of each in this infographic.

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Don't miss out on these exciting events!

TUES 10/18 5:30-8:30PM

Espresso and Entrepreneurship

Join us for this interactive CIAO Philadelphia event with Saxbys Coffee! The event will feature espresso tasting, a discussion of coffee+entrepreneurship, and highlight a guest speaker who will talk about entrepreneurship in the coffee industry in both the US and Italy.
 

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Location

Saxbys Headquarters (2300 Chestnut)

Audience

Everyone!

Special Features

Free Food!

TUES 10/21 4-6:30PM

Perfect Pitch - How to Resonate Well with Investors

Join a select group of students from across the Philadelphia region for this intense investor pitch workshop. Taught by angel investors, this workshop will help you understand what's most important when pitching to investors.
 

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Location

Gerri C. LeBow Hall, Room 033, 3220 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Audience

Undergrad & Graduate Students

Special Features

Free Food!

TUES 10/25 5:30-8PM

Entrepreneurship Improv

What happens when you get a bunch of startups in the room each of whom has a specific set of challenges and problems? The answer is – you get help! Come to this first-ever unique event, Entrepreneurship Improv, where founders will be able to share, collaborate, brainstorm and work to solve current challenges that are facing them.

 

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Location

Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship - 3230 Market St (Pearlstein Building) - 4th floor

Audience

Everyone!

Special Features

Free Food!

WED 10/26 8AM-6PM

Mid-Atlantic Angel Capital Expo

The Angel Capital Expo is the premier gathering of the angel capital community. It was created to foster collaboration among angel groups, as well as reach out to the larger investment community. Join this event now in its fourth year on Drexel's campus!
 

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Location

Bossone Research Center, 3140 Market Street, Philadelphia

Audience

Undergrad / Grad / International Students, Faculty, & Staff

Special Features

Free Food!

TUES 11/1 5:30-7:30PM

Intellectual Property (patents, trademarks, copyrights) for Your Startup

A startup's intellectual property is one of its most important assets in a startup. Learn the ins and outs of intellectual property strategy including how to setup patents, trademarks, and copyrights.
 

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Location

Bossone Research Center, 3140 Market Street, Philadelphia

Audience

Undergrad / Grad / International Students, Faculty, Staff, & Alumni

Special Features

Free Food!

W.A.S. BUZZ

What Starters are Saying Online!

Richard Branson @RichardBranson

CEO of Virgin Enterprises

Faced with an enormous challenge? Find people to help you & dive in together http://virg.in/ZpKje  #MakeASplash

Melissa Stewart @MelissaOnline

SheOwnsIt.com Founder

Self-Employment: Should you work for yourself? (infographic) http://goo.gl/GNKNou  via @irfanahmad1989

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