Disruptor 50 Roadshow Philly: Actionable insights from the most disruptive business minds

About

Next Stop: PHILADELPHIA | October 24, 2018

Since 2015, nearly $3 billion dollars in Venture Capital has flowed to hundreds of Philadelphia startups, while job growth outpaces the national average, the city’s food scene earns increasing national attention, and the Eagles brought home their first Super Bowl crown. Things are looking up in the city of brotherly love, and now is a great time for the city’s entrepreneurs to seek new opportunities and take new risks in pursuit of building the Disruptors of tomorrow.

The CNBC Disruptor 50 Roadshow will deliver engaging discussions on a range of issues that are top of mind for Philadelphia entrepreneurs who are trying to grow their businesses, find investors and attract and retain top talent.

Who Should Attend

Entrepreneurs, small-business owners, start-ups and VCs who want to:

• Learn how to transform big ideas into successful companies.

• Gain insider access to the latest trends and technologies.

• Build their network and discover new business opportunities.

• Discover and test out hacks to take their business to the next level.

Speakers

Click on the speaker for more information.

Julia Boorstin
Julia Boorstin is CNBC's Senior Media & Entertainment Correspondent

READ MORE
Julia Boorstin
Senior Media & Entertainment Correspondent, CNBC
Jennifer Carroll
Jennifer Carroll is the executive chef and partner at Spice Finch

READ MORE
Jennifer Carroll
Co-Executive Chef and Partner, Spice Finch
Jim Cramer
Jim Cramer is host of CNBC's "Mad Money" and Co-Anchor of "Squawk on the Street"

READ MORE
Jim Cramer
Host, "Mad Money w/ Jim Cramer;" Co-Anchor, "Squawk on the Street," CNBC

Donna De Carolis
Donna De Carolis is the founding Dean of the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship

READ MORE
Donna De Carolis
Dean, Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, Drexel University
David Hall
David Hall is a Partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund

READ MORE
David Hall
Partner, Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, Revolution
Kevin O'Leary
Kevin O'Leary is Chairman of O'Shares Investments

READ MORE
Kevin O'Leary
Kevin O'Leary, Chairman, O'Shares Investments
David Perry
David Perry is President, CEO, and Director of Indigo

READ MORE
David Perry
President, CEO & Director, Indigo
Eric Garcetti
Christine Raetsch is Duolingo's first Head of People

READ MORE
Christine Raetsch
Head of People, Duolingo
Maureen Sullivan
Maureen Sullivan serves as COO of Rent the Runway

READ MORE
Maureen Sullivan
COO, Rent the Runway
Agenda (subject to change)

The Keys to Building and Scaling an Amazon-Proof Business

Maureen Sullivan, COO, Rent the Runway*
TBA

Delicious Disruption: Food innovation from seed to table

David Perry, CEO, Indigo Agriculture*
Jennifer Carroll, Co-Executive Chef and Partner, Spice Finch
TBA

Philly’s Got Talent: Competing with Silicon Valley

Christine Raetsch, Head of People, Duolingo*
Donna de Carolis, Dean, Drexel University Close School of Entrepreneurship; CNBC Disruptor 50 Advisory Council Member
David Hall, Partner, Rise of the Rest Seed Fund

The Big Deal: A conversation with Kevin O’Leary

Kevin O'Leary, Chairman, O’Shares Investments

*A 2018 CNBC Disruptor 50 Company

Registration

 

Venue

Down Town Club

600 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Sponsors
CONTACT

 

Are you looking for more information? Please contact the following: