Startup Bootkamp 
Early Stage 
Entrepreneurs & Founders
Startup Bootkamp is scheduled for October 12th in Philadelphia, PA @ 1776. As the Northeast Corridor’s largest network of entrepreneurial incubators, 1776 is accelerating the explosion of startup activity and the transformation of legacy institutions. We exist to help entrepreneurs succeed and to reach their maximum potential

This one day nationally known workshop will give you tremendous insight into the world of startups, venture capital and entrepreneurship. This wildly impactful raw delivery experience is made for aspiring entrepreneurs and early stage founders alike. Whether you want to launch a startup, raise money from investors or create a better go to market strategy, this bootkamp is for YOU! 

This is a full day workshop and happy hour networking bonus. This event will have limited space, so be sure to secure your spot now before it's too late!!!
Here's What You Get:
  • 9am-10am - Business Round Table - Get to know everyone's business model and strategies. Meet like minded entrepreneurs in the local area and grow your personal network.
  • 10am-12pm - Cover the first half of the Bootkamp curriculum (beginner essentials)
  • 12-12:30pm lunch break 
  • 12:30-5pm Finish the second half of the Bootkamp curriculum (advanced material) and "Pitch Perfect" the art of story telling w/ raising capital from investors
  • (BONUS #1) 5-7pm Networking Happy Hour with all attendees and speakers to socialize, mingle and network. Location: Tavern On Broad (200 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19102)
  • The day will consist of startup secrets only veterans are aware of, common mistakes entrepreneurs make and how to avoid them, special "Golden Nuggets", tons of amazing strategies you can implement immediately to help your business grow!
  • There will be limited seats available due to classroom size, so be sure to secure your spot right now by using the form on the right!!! 
  • Early bird tickets will be available until October 2nd for only $100! Be sure to grab them now!
  • Need more social proof? Please see 200+ testimonials below with the video listed along with my LinkedIn profile. This will be the best startup workshop you ever attended and the value is tenfold, easily. 
  • (BONUS #2) You will be added to a private LinkedIn group with all current/past bootkampers around the country to share ideas, get advice, network and stay connected
  • (BONUS #3) Ronak Patel, CEO of Sunflower Lab, will be unpacking the process of developing mobile apps and launching in new markets
  • (BONUS #4) Greg Seltzer and Kimberly Klayman from Ballard Spahr will be presenting on legal matters regarding early stage startups
  • NOTE: VIP packages are available on the right side of the screen at check out. This will get you 4 hours of a deep dive in YOUR business going over strategies, investor deck, etc. Note: one package per company is allowed (no need to buy multiple if you have co-founders)
  • Whether you are considering taking the leap to become a full time entrepreneur or you launched a startup recently - this workshop is for you! This pragmatic educational experience will save you thousands of dollars and years of time by avoiding common mistakes! Many founders apply what they have learned and have instantly seen positive results for their business. Do NOT miss this opportunity.
Secure Your Startup Bootkamp Spot Now!
Early Bird Tickets $100 - Until  October 2nd
Regular Tickets $150 - Until October 9th
Last Minute Tickets $200 - Until October 12th

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Here is a summary of what will be covered:

‣ Are you ready to take the leap?
‣ Characteristics of good founders 
‣ Wantrepreneur Vs Entrepreneur   
‣ Positives and negatives 
‣ Legal for startups
‣ Building (app, hiring, traction, etc.) 
‣ Mentors and guidance   
‣ Competition 
‣ Customers 
‣ Branding 
‣ Marketing 
‣ Sales 
‣ Monetizing 
‣ Timing 
‣ R&D 
‣ Strategy 
‣ Prioritizing 
‣ Flexibility 
‣ Market (tam, sam, som) 
‣ Hustling - How to do it right 
‣ Business Development 
‣ Equity - Splitting the pie 
‣ Social Media 
‣ Scrappy / Frugality 
‣ The important terms 
‣ Raising capital (angels, VC, crowdfunding, etc) 
‣ Pitching & Investor Decks - The art of story telling 
‣ Venture Capital 
‣ Advisory board   
‣ Accelerators 
‣ Hiring and culture 
‣ Scaling 
‣ Acquiring and Exiting 
‣ Still want to be an entrepreneur?   
‣ And much much more
Phil Castro
Event Organizer & Instructor
Phil's Bio

Phil Castro has won awards like 35 Under 35, Startup of the Year, Big Idea Awards, Most Innovative Entrepreneur, etc. Also, he has been featured in Forbes, Inc., Huffington Post, Crain’s, ABC, Tribune, BuzzFeed, TastyTrade, BuiltIn, ChicagoInno, RedEye, Voyage, etc.

Phil is a serial entrepreneur and startup veteran from Chicago. Launched multiple successful small businesses of his own and worked for multiple venture backed startups (under a $250M venture capital umbrella) since 2008.

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They have all the ingredients to take our customers from conception, through design, development, quality assurance, and deployment. Once launched, they continue to help our customers create a web presence, drive traffic, and build their business. The right combination of skills with business domain experience across a multitude of industries makes Tekyz your ideal partner.

Broening Oberg Woods + Wilson

Boww Law represents clients large and small – from insurance companies and government entities to startup companies and licensed professionals. We adhere to the values of hard work and integrity, the same values that have earned longstanding success for our clients and our firm.
Lowenstein & Sandler

With over 180+ business attorneys, Ballard Spahr helps startups with anything from entity formation, capital raising, and regulatory compliance to sophisticated mergers, acquisitions, and other liquidity events. They are there to assist you from the friends and family round to exit.
Sunflower Lab

Always putting their clients first, Sunflower Lab strives to deliver the most value to every client; whether it's a startup or fortune 500 company. They assist their clients with solving the hardest technology problem they might have.
Still not completely sold about attending Startup Bootkamp? 

Don't just take my word for it! There are 200+ testimonials you can view; so please take 10 minutes and check out this quick video along w/ my LinkedIn recommendations to see what past attendees had to say from over 20 cities. The proof is in the pudding. 
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