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Next Gen @ Philadelphia Powered by Capital One

Saturday, October 20th, 2018 MakeOffices at 17th & Market

 

About Next Gen @ Philadelphia

Next Gen @ Philadelphia powered by Capital One is the premier event to connect with fellow game-changing entrepreneurs, tech enthusiasts, and business minds from the Philadelphia area. Next Gen @ Philadelphia provides the resources you'll need to grow and succeed along your journey, both personally and professionally. Join fellow change-makers for a day packed with 1-on-1 mentorship, a live investment pitch competition, team collaboration, and more. Apply today to reserve your spot!


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Why You Should Come to a Next Gen Event?

  • NETWORK with venture funds like DFJ, Bessemer, and more.

  • Get MENTORED by the founders of billion dollar brands.

  • CONNECT with executives and recruiters from Facebook, Google, Walmart, & Blackrock.

  • LISTEN to incredible keynote speakers and panelists.

  • PITCH your startup to a panel of leading investors and VC firms for funding.

  • MINGLE with other bright entrepreneurs who are passionate in the areas of technology, social entrepreneurship, politics, and more.


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Mentoring: Mentor sessions can be reserved day of at the venue.

Pitching: You can apply to the pitch competition after reserving your ticket.

Parking: There is paid parking available and limited free parking in the surrounding area.


Speakers

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Adrian France 

CCO and Co-Founder of the Odyssey, Entrepreneur Coach

Wayne Kimmel

Founder and Partner at SeventySix Capital, Author, and Named “Top Innovator” by Philadelphia Magazine

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Nick Pirollo

CTO of Scholly, Shark Tank alum, and Forbes 30 Under 30 2016

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Jess Edelstein

Founder of PiperWai Deodorant, Shark Tank alum, and Forbes 30 Under 30 2018

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Zak Slayback

Career Expert, Author, Owner of Get Ahead Labs and Partner at 1517 Fund

Antonia Dean

VP of External Relations for Venture for America


Schedule

*Schedule subject to change*

9:30 AM: Registration Opens (Please arrive by 10:15 AM latest. Early-bird mentoring available.)

10:30 AM: Opening Remarks from Joe Westcott | Delaware Market President, Capital One

10:45 AM: Next Gen @ Philadelphia Kick-Off

11 AM: Midwest to Millions: Featuring Adrian France (Co-Founder, Odyssey Media)

12:30 PM: Life of a Young Founder: Shark Tank, F30u30, and Crating your Narrative | Featuring Nick Pirollo and Jess Edelstein | Moderated by Zak Slayback

1:15 PM: Lunch @ MakeOffices | Presented by City Tap House

2:00 PM: A Conversation with Wayne Kimmel, SeventySix Capital

3:15 PM: Pitch Competition Final Round

4:00 PM: Pitch Competition Awards and Closing Ceremonies

Thank You to our Food Sponsors

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Next Gen @ Philadelphia Partners

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Previous Next Gen Event Mentors

The sign-up process for 1:1 mentoring sessions will occur on-site during the event.

  Rishi Thomas   Fundraising & Student Entrepreneurship

Rishi Thomas

Fundraising & Student Entrepreneurship

  Baily Hancock   Career Guidance & Networking

Baily Hancock

Career Guidance & Networking

  Laura Youngkin   Storytelling & Communication

Laura Youngkin

Storytelling & Communication

  Lauren Pfeifer   Fundraising

Lauren Pfeifer

Fundraising

  Robert Mai   Fundraising

Robert Mai

Fundraising

  Max Le Merle   Finance & Los Angeles Networking

Max Le Merle

Finance & Los Angeles Networking

  Kyle Herron   Scaling & Product-Market Fit

Kyle Herron

Scaling & Product-Market Fit

  Brandon Wynn   Business Process & Creating Action Plans

Brandon Wynn

Business Process & Creating Action Plans

  Hilary Hartling   Brand Strategy

Hilary Hartling

Brand Strategy

  Austin Stofer   Culture & Team Building

Austin Stofer

Culture & Team Building

  Rob Ryan   Storytelling

Rob Ryan

Storytelling

  Nic Clar   Design & Customer Experience

Nic Clar

Design & Customer Experience

  Chris Clifford   Fundraising

Chris Clifford

Fundraising

  Taylor Johnson   Blockchain & Development

Taylor Johnson

Blockchain & Development

  Felix Hartmann   Cryptocurrency & Trading

Felix Hartmann

Cryptocurrency & Trading

  Bennett Quintard   Operations

Bennett Quintard

Operations

  Jonathan Maxim   Marketing & Growth Hacking

Jonathan Maxim

Marketing & Growth Hacking

  Steve Meyers   Legal

Steve Meyers

Legal


Previous Next Gen Speakers

  Gerard Adams   Founder, Elite Daily

Gerard Adams

Founder, Elite Daily

  Jason Feifer   Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Magazine

Jason Feifer

Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Magazine

  Peter Shankman   Founder, HARO

Peter Shankman

Founder, HARO

  Adrian France   Co-Founder, Odyssey Online

Adrian France

Co-Founder, Odyssey Online

  Brandon Steiner   Founder, Steiner Sports

Brandon Steiner

Founder, Steiner Sports

  Tobias Harris   NBA Forward, Detroit Pistons

Tobias Harris

NBA Forward, Detroit Pistons

  Nigel Eccles   CEO, FanDuel

Nigel Eccles

CEO, FanDuel

  David Rose   Founder, Gust

David Rose

Founder, Gust

Including NFL Athletes, Shark Tank stars, Forbes 30u30 Honorees, and more!



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Previous Partners, Recruiters, and Sponsors include...

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