2016 Stellar StartUps

Sep 29, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Pennovation Works, Philadelphia, PA
Event Summary

Join Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com for the inaugural Stellar StartUps Awards, giving recognition to the start up community in and around Philadelphia.

Event Details

Philadelphia Media Network is excited to recognize the Start Up Community at one of the region's newest co-working spaces in the City of Philadelphia. 

Selected by an outside panel of judges, the inaugural class of honorees represents bright and cutting edge entrepreneurs who are daring and dedicated to creating products and services that improve people's lives while also fueling the economic growth of the company. 

When: Thursday, September 29, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Where: The Pennovation Center, 3401 Grays Ferry Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Complimentary on site parking.

Tickets:
$65, includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and open beer/wine bar - SOLD OUT. Wait List Available

VIP Opportunities Available:

Angel Investment Premium Seating - $799.00 - SOLD OUT
Reserved VIP area for six guests
Includes high top table and seating
Branded area with headshot and/or company logo
Bottle of champagne to toast your success

Private Equity Premium Seating - $1,599.00 - SOLD OUT
Reserved VIP area for six guests
Includes high top table and seating
Branded area with headshot and/or company logo
Bottle of champagne to toast your success
Eighth page color advertisement in Stellar Startup Awards Section
 

Venture Capital Premium Seating - $3,499.00 - SOLD OUT
Reserved VIP area for ten guests
Includes lounge area with couch seating
Branded area with headshot and/or company logo
(2) Bottles of champagne to toast your success
Quarter page color advertisement in Stellar Startup Awards Section


Agenda:

5:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. 
Registration, networking, cocktails & hors d'oeuvres

6:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. 
Opening remarks by Amy Buckman, Manager, Public Relations and Special Events and Terrance C.Z. Egger, Publisher and CEO, Philadelphia Media Network

6:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Welcome by Josh Kopelman, Co-Founder and Entrepreneur, First Round Capital, Infonautics, Half.com and TurnTide 

6:45 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
From Ideas to Industry Leaders Panel Discussion. Hear stories from successful entrepreneurs about their journey to launch their business, including successes, challenges and what their future holds.

Panelists include:
Diane Mastrull, Small Business Reporter, The Philadelphia Inquirer (Moderator)
Jess Edelstein, Founder, PiperWai Natural Deodorant 
Aaron Krause, CEO, Scrub Daddy, Inc. 
Dr. Keith Leaphart, Docpreneur, Replica Creative and Founder, Wallsome

7:30 p.m. - 8:15 p.m.
Awards presentation recognizing Stellar StartUps with first-time reveal of category winners!


Congratulations Finalists!
Finalists listed in alphabetical order. Selected by a third party judges' panel.

College Students
Help U Store It
Project One
ThirdEye Technologies

Healthcare
Arcadian Telepsychiatry
The Forerunner Group
ImMAGE Biotherapeutics
Lilu, Inc.

Just Plain Cool Idea
FundPhotos
Renterval
Shovelution

Products/Services
goPuff
G Squared Partners
Tern Water

Technology
Gridless Power
Roar for Good
Social Detection, Inc.
StratIS

Women/Minority Entrepreneurs
The Grayson School
MilkCrate
My Fair Trade Lady

Special section and additional opportunities:
In addition to the event, finalists will be acknowledged in the Sunday Inquirer's 9/25 edition, followed by post-event coverage in print in the Sunday Inquirer's 10/2 edition. To place a congratulatory advertisement alongside coverage, please contact Jackie Monturano at jmonturano@philly.com

Sponsorship Opportunities available. 
Contact Fran McKeever at fmckeever@philly.com

 

Event questions?
Contact Jennifer Wolf, Director of Special Events at jwolf@philly.com

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Pennovation Works
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Grays Ferry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA, 19146

Sep 29, 2016 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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