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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Daniel Waldman

    Daniel Waldman

    Daniel Waldman is an accomplished public relations and digital marketing specialist with more than ten years of experience working with organizations big and small to develop and execute their communications programs. He began his career as an editor at Poetry.com, where he quickly discovered an

  • 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.

  • Seth Shuldiner

    Seth Shuldiner

    Seth Shuldiner joined the Maryland Venture Fund as an Investment Analyst in March 2013. Prior to MVF, Seth began his career working at Community Analytics, an angel-backed startup in the Baltimore area specializing in influence marketing and information services primarily for the healthcare

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