Business

Participate in targeted business bootcamps for early stage entrepreneurs, get hands-on advice from experts and learn from local leaders on their biggest mistakes and what they've learned.

Friday, October 2 10:30am–6pm

Track Day Events

  • Entrepreneur Boot Camp

    Geared towards early stage entrepreneurs, this fast paced boot camp will feature experts ready to teach you the basics of starting your business.

    Friday, October 2, 10:30am–12:30pm
  • Lunch&Learn: Workshop Your Business

    When starting a business, there’s usually not a lot of money, but a ton of questions. Wish you could hire a consultant or expert to help you perfect your business without a big paycheck? These Lunch&Learn workshops are perfect for the early stage business owner looking to get specific feedback and advice for their business.

    Friday, October 2, 12:30pm–4:00pm
  • #Failfest

    In this off-the-cuff, unfiltered and unapologetic event, we’ll hear from a variety of speakers about their past failure(s) and what they’ve learned along the way. Sometimes it takes a lot of failed attempts before you get to that one-in-a-million idea that will launch you to success.

    Friday, October 2, 4:00pm–6:00pm

Speakers

  • Adam Plotkin

    Adam Plotkin

    Adam Plotkin is a Partner at ff Venture Capital. A life-long technology early adopter and enthusiast, Adam spent several years prior to joining ff Venture Capital in business development, advisory and operational roles with a number of startups in New York and Los Angeles.

    Previously, Adam

  • Smitha Gopal

    Smitha Gopal

    Smitha is the CEO of Eyemaginations, a Baltimore company that creates visual patient education software to help doctors and patients communicate with each other. Prior to joining Eyemaginations in 2006, Smitha worked at a boutique investment bank. She earned an MBA from the Wharton School of the

  • Jeremy Feinberg

    Jeremy Feinberg

    Jeremy Feinberg is a principal with the firm and has served as tax manager since 2012. Mr. Feinberg has over a decade of tax and accounting work experience. Mr. Feinberg's expertise includes: (a) tax planning, (b) tax and financial accounting, (c) business valuations, (d) business

  • Stephen Babcock

    Stephen Babcock

    Stephen Babcock is the lead reporter with Technical.ly Baltimore. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune, Baltimore Fishbowl, and the Rio Grande Sun of Espanola, N.M. He enjoys big roadtrips, mid-size cities and small bars.

  • Patrick Rife

    Patrick Rife

    Patrick Rife has always followed a creative thread throughout his life. Although relatively new to entrepreneurship, Patrick's early work as an artist and musician greatly influence his entrepreneurial pursuits. For him, being an entrepreneur goes hand in hand with creating a vision that

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