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Entrepreneur Boot Camp

Wednesday, April 22

Geared towards early stage entrepreneurs, this fast paced boot camp will feature experts ready to teach you the basics of starting a business.

From figuring out what insurance your business will require, to getting investors, finding the right team and deciding between a private office space and coworking; you’ll leave with a solid understanding of your next steps towards making your startups dreams reality.

We’ll have networking before & after the program so you can meet other entrepreneurs and ask one on one questions with our speakers.

Students & startups can attend free!

Breakfast will be provided.


*Subject to Change

  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration, Networking & Breakfast
  • 9:00 - 9:05 a.m. Welcome & Sponsor Remarks
  • 9:05 - 9:30 a.m. Bootcamp Session #1 w/5 mins Q&A
  • 9:30 - 9:55 a.m. Bootcamp Session #2 w/5 mins Q&A
  • 9:55 - 10:20 a.m. Bootcamp Session #3 w/5 mins Q&A
  • 10:20 - 10:30 a.m. How to Choose Between Coworking and Private Office Space - Valerija Beares, CBRE
  • 10:30 - 10:40 a.m. Lightning Presentation #2
  • 10:40 - 10:50 a.m. Lightning Presentation #3
  • 10:50 - 11:00 a.m. Lightning Presentation #4
  • 11:00 - 11:30 a.m. Networking

This event is a part of Philly Tech Week's Business Conference Day. Check out the full list of Business Conference events.



  • Valerija Beares

    Valerija Beares

    Rija Beares is a Senior Associate in CBRE’s Occupier Brokerage division and leads CBRE’s Technology and Media Practice in the Greater Philadelphia region. Rija is a real estate advisor whose practice focuses on advising technology, media and hi-tech manufacturing businesses throughout every stage of their lifecycle.

    Rija goes beyond finding cool and creative spaces for her clients - She delivers tailored, cost effective real estate solutions by focusing on her clients’ broader strategic initiatives surrounding growth, funding, employee recruitment and culture.