July 29, 2020
Startup Pitch Spotlights
presented by Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT LABS
1:05 PM & 4:23 PM
Join Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs at Amplify Philly @ Home to see local startups workout their pitch with industry stakeholders & experts who will provide feedback and connections to resources to support their next steps.
How to Talk About Fear at Work:
2020 as a Case Study for Founders and Teams
presented by Philly Tech Week
How to talk about fear at work: 2020 as a case study for founders and teams, a fireside chat between SEER CEO Wil Reynolds and Technical.ly CEO Christopher Wink. This year has brought a pandemic, a major recession and one of the most consequential movements on racial equity of a half-century. Hear tips, philosophies and approaches for talking honestly about stress, trauma and resilience.
How Cultural Context Influences Innovation Districts
presented by CIC & Science Center
We often see entrepreneurship as strongly linked to certain individual, and societal, characteristics. These might include the types of learning experience and career pathway aspirations cultivated in students and graduates; risk tolerance and a willingness to see failure as a learning experience; the role and prominence of the citizen volunteer. Many of these cultural characteristics manifest differently in different countries, regions, or even cities. This panel will speculate the extent to which some of these differences might enhance (or hinder) an innovation ecosystem and the lessons we can learn to maximize the vitality of our innovation districts.