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 9:30am–5pm

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

  • Lida Zlatic

    Lida Zlatic

    Lida Zlatic was born in a country that no longer exists: the former Yugoslavia! She grew up speaking Croatian, majored in Latin and Greek, and taught Spanish. She recently took up Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and thinks that's a perfect excuse to learn Portuguese next. She is one of the founders of

  • 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

  • Yair Flicker

    Yair Flicker

    Yair Flicker is the President of SmartLogic, a custom web/mobile software development company based in Baltimore. He also runs operations for TeamPassword, is Treasurer of Bikemore, and is on the board of Emerging Technology Centers.

  • Stephen Auvil

    Stephen Auvil

    Stephen Auvil is the senior vice president for technology transfer and commercialization at the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO). In this role, he is responsible for overseeing TEDCO’s funding programs. He is also responsible for other programs that foster the transfer of

  • 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

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