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Members - $45, Guests - $55

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017
5:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: The Mill Auditorium
1007 N. Orange Street
Wilmington, Delaware  19801
United States
Contact: Maureen Waddington

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“Entrepreneurship & Innovation”

Thursday, March 23, 2017

5:15 PM - 8:30 PM 


The Mill Auditorium

1007 N. Orange Street

Wilmington, DE  19801 


You are invited to join your fellow Beacon Members at the Delaware Subgroup's Meeting on






It promises to be fast-paced, informative, and entertaining.


Check out the plans for the evening and then lock it into your calendar ... you won't regret it.



Get answers to questions that you have (or should have) about turning your entrepreneurial skills into a thriving innovative business!


  • What key breaks got your process kicked off?
  • What do you need the most when starting a new business?
  • What are the biggest pitfalls and challenges?
  • What type of financial support is available to startups in Delaware?
  • What do financial backers want to see in a startup?
  • and many many more!!!





This event will feature 2 separate panel discussions that explore the evolution of startups and the needs that they have at various stages.





5:15 to 5:45 PM



5:45 to 6:30 PM

Panel 1"Entrepreneurship Panel"


6:45 to 7:30 PM

Panel 2"Infrastructure and Capital"


7:30 to 8:30 PM

Networkingwith heavy hors d'oeuvres and beverages of your choice

(Cash Bar - beer on tap or wine $5)



Here is a list of the Moderators and Panelists for this event

(click each name to read more about the panelist)


Panel 1

Mona ParikhModerator

Tech Community Liaison at the University of Delaware's Horn Program in Entrepreneurship

Rita Chang

Founder of Thimble

Founder of Droppanel

CEO & Co-Founder of Carvertise

Founder of Technically

CEO & Co-Founder of The Mill


Panel 2

Dan FreemanModerator

Director of the University of Delaware's Horn Program in Entrepreneurship

Managing Partner of SeventySix Capital

Of Counsel, Wilmington Delaware Office of Drinker Biddle and Reath

VP of Marketing Communications at the University Science Center

COO of Delaware Founders Initiative

Director of Intergovernmental Relations & Special Projects at Delaware Economic Development Office (DEDO)



Check out this great new collaborative workspace right in the heart of Wilmington's business district.  There is plenty of time for networking before and after the panel discussions, 


Come early for networking before the panel discussions.


Panel Discussions will be held inTheatre N (on the first floor), and Networking will continue in The Mill (on the 4th Floor) after the panel discussions.  


Enjoy the great company as well as heavy hors d'oeuvres and cash bar (cash only, no credit cards). Beverages include your choice of wine or beer ($5 each) or complementary water and coffee.

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Members - $45,   Guests - $55