Startup Global Philadelphia

Tuesday, September 26, 2017    
8:15 am - 1:30 pm


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Temple University - Fox School of Business
Alter Hall, 1801 Liacouras Walk, Philadelphia, PA, 19122
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Tuesday, September 26 from 8:15am – 1:30pm | Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Join the Temple University Fox School of BusinessEuropean American Enterprise Council, the Global Innovation Forum, and the U.S. Department of Commerce for a forum to explore the opportunities and challenges for startups and small businesses in the global marketplace and to discover resources to help your globally-minded business succeed.

Agenda Overview

8:15 – 8:45 am Registration & Refreshments

8:45 – 9:00 am Welcome & Introduction

  • Councilman David Oh, Chairman of the Committee on Global Opportunities and the Creative/Innovative Economy
  • Ellen Weber, Executive Director, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute, Fox School of Business, Temple University

9:00 – 9:45 am Panel 1: Philadelphia Startups Going Global

Do you wonder what it takes to do business globally? Hear from local startups about their experiences navigating the global marketplace, the challenges they faced along the way, and how they found international success.

9:45 – 10:00 am Special Remarks: The Value of Global Connectivity

Dr. Ram Mudambi, Professor of Strategic Management, Fox School of Business, Temple University

10:00 – 10:45 am Panel 2: Tools and Strategies to Grow Internationally

Getting started in international business can be overwhelming, but there are a few key steps that can save time and money in the long run. Marketing and financing experts will give you tips to succeed in the global marketplace.

10:45 – 11:00 am Networking Break

11:00 am – 11:45 pm Panel 3: Legal Considerations for Global Startups

A little bit of advance planning can go a long way when it comes to navigating regulations and protecting your ideas in foreign markets.

11:45 – 12:30 pm Panel 4: Government Partners and Community Resources

There are numerous resources and services in the Philadelphia community to make your global journey successful. Federal and community partners will offer a snapshot of how they can help you grow your business through overseas sales and partnerships.

12:30 – 12:45 pm Takeaways

12:45 – 1:30 pm Closing Remarks 

This event is free and open to globally-minded entrepreneurs, investors and community partners.

RSVP using the form below to secure your participation.

Questions? Contact Claire Pillsbury, Global Innovation Forum, at

This event is in support of the Commerce Department’s Startup Global initiative, an effort to help more startup firms think global from the earliest stages of a company’s growth.


Bookings are closed for this event.