Financial Executives Group Meeting
Thursday, November 12, 2015
7:30am - 10:00 a.m.
Manufacturers Golf & Country Club
Member Cost: $27.50
Guest of Member Cost: $32.00
(Hot Buffet Breakfast included)
Starting the Business You Always Dreamed About
(One hour CPE credit)
Marc Kramer, president of Kramer Communications and executive director of the Private Investor’s Forum, is a past Inc. Entrepreneur of the Year and author of six books. He will talk about how to come up with ideas for new ventures, evaluate those ideas and raise capital. Marc’s ventures have been backed by Angels, institutional venture capital, state grants and corporate venture capital raising from $25,000 to over $3 billion.
Marc Kramer, President of Kramer Communications
Marc Kramer is serial entrepreneur and president of Commercial Deposit Insurance Agency, which insures business bank accounts against cyber theft of funds. Marc is also president of Kramer Communications that provides strategic planning, Internet marketing, sales and communications, business plan development, and content service strategy and project management. Along with Kramer Communications, Marc runs the Private Investors Forum bringing Angel investors and entrepreneurs together.
He was project faculty member at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, Global Consulting Practicum and Executive Education an adjunct professor at Drexel University, adjunct professor at Temple University, mentor faculty at the National University of Singapore, and a professional speaker and lectures on topics such as Internet marketing, marketing, sales networking, corporate entrepreneurship and turning around distressed companies.
Marc founded Prompt Payment, a financial services company, which provided funding to the suppliers of Fortune 1000 companies and was acquired by Leaf Financial. Marc is also the founder of ExpertSpeakers.net, which marketed business professionals to trade associations and corporations to speak to their members and employees and was acquired by SpeakerMatch. Marc is a former partner at USWeb, the world’s largest Internet consulting firm, prior to that was president of Mixed Media Works, and an interactive company that produced such web sites for Rosenbluth International and CoreStates Bank among others.
Before joining MMW, Marc started the Eastern Technology Council, the second largest business technology council in the U.S., with over 1,000 corporate members. He also launched and ran Technology Times, the second largest business technology newspaper in the U.S.; the Pennsylvania Technology Transfer Center; the Institute of Biotechnology and Advanced Molecular Medicine; the Penn State Technology Development Center and the Pennsylvania Private Investors Group, the country’s first formally organized investor angels network.
Marc has also served as president/CEO of Business Philadelphia and Seven Arts, two large regional magazines.
Approved for CPE credit by the PA State Board of Accountancy!
Guests may register and pay via credit card by phoning Maureen Waddington or Linda Volz at 215-393-3144.