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

  • Melissa Burk

    Melissa Burk

    Melissa Burk has been a licensed Property and Casualty and Life and Health Insurance Broker since 1995. She is a Certified Insurance Counselor (CIC), is currently in the process of earning the Certified Risk Manager (CRM) designation, and, in addition, is pursuing the Certified Information Privacy

  • 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.

  • 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

  • Deborah Tillett

    Deborah Tillett

    Deb Tillett currently serves as the President and Executive Director of ETC (Emerging Technology Centers). Ms. Tillett is responsible for management and oversight of the City of Baltimore’s Technology and innovation center. In that role she provides the guidance, leadership and resources

  • David Warnock

    David Warnock

    David is Senior Partner with Camden Partners and co-founded the firm in 1995. He has over 25 years of investment experience and focuses on investments in the business and education sectors. Prior to founding Camden Partners, David was with T. Rowe Price Associates, where he served as President of

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