Date & Time
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
8:15 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
Alter Hall, 1801 Liacouras Walk
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Tuesday, September 26 from 8:15am – 1:30pm | Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
Join the Temple University Fox School of Business, European 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.
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.
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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.