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Event Highlights

POSTPONED: Startup Happy Hour & Vendor Expo


Our Start-Up Happy Hour & Vendor Expo gives entrepreneurs access to the companies and services focused on supporting startups. Enjoy food, drinks, door prizes and networking opportunities as you connect with the region’s innovation ecosystem.

Digital Trends Shaping the Future of Business


While business leaders recognize the importance of adapting to new technology to remain relevant in the digital age, true success of an organization is linked to more than just technology – it is hinged on its people. Enterprises must focus on enabling people – consumers, employees and ecosystem partners – to do more with technology. Hear from Accenture and other industry experts as they explore how businesses can build actionable strategies based on the trends presented in the 2016 Accenture Technology Vision report.

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Coffee & Capital: Ben Franklin Technology Partners


This month’s Coffee & Capital brings Mark S. Trabbold, Director of Business Development, Technology Commercialization at Ben Franklin Technology Partners to Quorum for one of their Meet Ben Sessions.  As an early stage capital investor in technology sectors, Ben Franklin Technology Partners has helped launch over 300 new products and processes.  Entrepreneurs are invited to join us for an informal Q&A over coffee and a light breakfast and learn more about what Ben Franklin’s investments can do for your technology-focused start-up in the Philadelphia region!

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Intergalactic Geographic Retrospective


June 16-July 30th

Intergalactic Geographic has been the universe’s premier scientific after-cultural journal for over 3,000 years. Come take a look at some of the top work by our varied history of galactic journalists. Photographers, holographers, dark mirror reporters, and primetime superstars in retrospective spanning thousands of years!

Join the current senior editors Pat Aulisio and Josh Burggraf as they showcase the choicest morsels of our highly esteemed publication.

Opening Reception:
Thursday, June 16th, 5-8PM

Closing Reception:
Saturday, July 30th, 5-8pm

Esther Klein Gallery (EKG)
3600 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

KIZ and R&D Tax Credits: Incentives to stay and grow in PHL


In 2015 alone, 239 early-stage companies across Pennsylvania received close to $18 million in KIZ Tax Credits. Be part of the statistic!

Jennifer Leinbach, Executive Director at Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority & Office of Technology & Innovation at the PA Department of Community & Economic Development and Sarah Spishock, Program Manager for KIZ and R&D Tax Credits will cover KIZ & R&D Tax Credit eligibility requirements, what your company should know before applying, how to complete the application and what happens after the September 15 deadline.

Registration and Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
KIZ & R&D Tax Credits 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

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Save the Date: RAIN


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