Tagged Business & Entrepreneurs

Northeast Philadelphia Small Business Conference and Networking Event

Meet and hear presentations from the:Philadelphia Commerce Department, Mayfair Community Development Corporation, Small Business Administration, Small Business Center, Community College of Philadelphia, Tacony Community Development…

Patent and Trademark Basics for Entrepreneurs and Inventors

Do you want to protect your invention or your business brand? Would you like to find out more about how to do so via patents, trademarks, copyrights, or other forms of Intellectual Property ? The Free Library of Philadelphia is a…

First Look at Financials: Understanding Your Profits Before You Launch

**Please note date change.  We have postponed this event to avoid the impact of the NFL Draft Experience.  Please feel free to contact the Business Resource & Innovation Center with any questions.** Do you have an amazing…

Self-Employment Skills for Entrepreneurs

James Chan, PhD, owner of an independent business practice since 1983, will share hard-won lessons on how to start, run, and sustain a one-person business. This talk will benefit those who never feel right working for others, who are…

Expand Your Network: A Supplier Diversity Networking Event

Join the Independence Business Alliance and the BRIC to meet local LGBT business and nonprofit leaders and learn how supplier diversity can help grow your organization. Light refreshments will be served- a great opportunity to network…

Sam Calagione with Patrick E. McGovern | Ancient Brews: Rediscovered and Re-created

Sam Calagione is a beer expert and founder of Delaware’s Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, one of America’s fastest growing independent breweries. The star of the Discovery Channel program Brew Masters , he was a Small Business…

Introduction to Crowdfunding

This workshop will provide an introduction to crowdfunding including: What crowdfunding is and how it works The various forms of crowdfunding platforms How to build your crowdfunding campaign What you need to do to be successful…

RFC Bookshelf

The Regional Foundation Center informs the local nonprofit sector through research, resources and referrals, as well as housing Philadelphia’s largest publicly accessible collection of print and electronic resources on fundraising,…

RDS Business and Industry on the Web

Business & Industry is a broad-based business information database that focuses on facts, figures, events and market information about companies, industries, products and markets. It covers all industries and is international in scope.…

BusinessDecision

Based on Synergos Technologies, Inc. (STI) data and mapping technologies, BusinessDecision combines extensive consumer household data, market segmentation data, population forecasts and demographic data with state of the art mapping…

Best's Library Center

David Callahan | The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

Blending liberalism with old values, David Callahan’s many nonfiction books include Fortunes of Change , The Moral Center , and The Cheating Culture , a “meticulously researched, thoughtful and damning look at our broken moral compass”…

Joe Beddia | Pizza Camp: Recipes from Pizzeria Beddia

In conversation with Andrew Knowlton, Bon Appétit Joe Beddia is the owner and chef of Philly’s own Pizzeria Beddia, named by Bon Appétit as the best pizza in America. This distinction is not surprising, considering that he devoted the…

Leading Voices: Amanda Steinberg | Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms*

In conversation with longtime broadcaster and journalist, Tracey Matisak One of Forbes ’ 21 new American money masters, Amanda Steinberg is the founder and CEO of DailyWorth, a website devoted to helping women manage their financial…

Morimoto | Mastering the Art of Japanese Home Cooking

Acclaimed for creating cuisine that seamlessly blends Western ingredients with those of his native Japan, Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto is one of the culinary world’s brightest stars. After working his way up to the position of head chef…

LEADING VOICES: Valerie Graves | Pressure Makes Diamonds: Becoming the Woman I Pretended to Be

In conversation with Tracey Matisak One of Advertising Age’s industry-wide “100 Best and Brightest,” Valerie Graves is the nationally lionized creative director of such Fortune 500 accounts as Ford, AT&T, General Foods, and Pepsi. In a…

LEADING VOICES: Tracy Kidder | A Truck Full of Money: One Man’s Quest to Recover from Great Success

The “master of the nonfiction narrative” ( The Baltimore Sun ), Tracy Kidder is acclaimed for his unique “literary journalism” that emphasizes compelling narrative and personal voice in such bestselling books as The Soul of a New…

Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby | V Street: 100 Globe-Hopping Plates on the Cutting Edge of Vegetable Cooking

“Leaders in a food revolution that sees mainstream chefs putting vegetables at the center of the plate” ( Associated Press ), Philly natives and husband-and-wife team Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby are co-owners of Vedge, a local mecca for…