Tagged Business & Entrepreneurs

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…

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 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 Presented…

Creating Your Business Plan, Part 2

Part 2: The Nuts and Bolts of Any Business Plan In Part 1 in February, we discussed the challenges of learning the language and lingo of business.  Part 2 will concentrate on the planning process and the content of the written…

It's Net-Work!

“Networking” is not talking to strangers ...it’s about making friends. Participate in structured and interactive exercises, facilitated by  Anu Anand , President, Inner Springboard, to: Make…

Get Your Pitch On!

Join us for the launch of BRIC's new Pitch Corner! This interactive workshop will include pitching best practices, dos and don'ts, team activities, and information on the Pitch Corner. The Pitch Corner will be open until…

Framing Philly's Social Impact Scene: Where Business, Nonprofit, and Philly Meet

Whether nonprofit, for profit, or somewhere in between, Philly’s social entrepreneurs are engaging with technology to make the City of Brotherly Love a better place.  Join experts from some of the area’s top social…

Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant | Option B: Facing Adversity, Building Resilience and Finding Joy*

Join Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant, authors of Option B, as they talk about building resilience and moving forward after life’s inevitable setbacks. After the sudden death of her husband, Sheryl felt certain that she and her…

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

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…