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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Belinda Kilby

    Belinda Kilby

    Belinda Kilby has been a visual artist for as long as she can remember. Belinda earned dual degrees in Art from SU and Art Education from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, which led her to teach art for Baltimore City Public Schools for ten years. In 2010 she began creating drone aerial

  • 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

  • James C. Foster

    James C. Foster

    James C. Foster is the Co-Founder and CEO of ZeroFOX, The Social Risk Management Company. Foster is an industry veteran and a world-renowned thought leader on cyber security. He’s published over a dozen books, holds patents, has spoken on Capitol Hill about the increase in international cyber

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