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2:59 pm

Thursday Gathering 5/28

May 28 @ 2:59 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 5/28/2020) We host a free virtual gathering each Thursday from 3-8pm with the goal of connecting innovators and using innovation to improve the human condition. The gathering is free and open to all members of the innovation community who have ideas, talent, resources, and/or passion to contribute and want to participate in a full […]

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3:00 pm

Why Getting Stories of Innovation Right Matters More Than Ever Amid Fake News

May 28 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) Fake news and misinformation travel faster than scientifically accurate information. Besides, social media platforms have become major de facto publishers channelling such content without editorial oversight. This session will focus on why, more than ever, it is essential for entrepreneurs to communicate about their innovations, using engaging content based on facts […]

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Global Cafe Experience

May 28 @ 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 5/28/2020) Join the Venture Café Global community to meet fellow innovators and make things happen.

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3:15 pm

What’s the Next Move? A Discussion on Workforce Development

May 28 @ 3:15 pm - 3:45 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) Join a conversation with experts and researchers on workforce development in this series that highlights the next steps in job and career placement. Hear from companies, organizations and individuals on how they have adjusted to the ever changing environment and what opportunities may exist due to our local challenges […]

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4:00 pm

Podcast Club

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) Join CICers Crystal and Grace every week as they discuss podcasts that showcase the highs, lows, and plateaus of business featuring the stories and expertise of a diverse pool of thinkers. This week, we'll be chatting about Side Hustle Pro's recent episode with Monique Greenwood, owner and CEO Akwaaba […]

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IMPACT: The Podcast Series in partnership with Venture Café Philadelphia

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) IMPACT: The Podcast, where you can listen and be heard. Launched in the midst of COVID-19, IMPACT the Podcast is a platform of action. Monthly, guests are invited to share how they are working to move the Greater Philadelphia Area forward. Tanya Morris and Neferteri Strickland serve as host […]

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Opening the Artist Studio to Creative Practice

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) Learn more about the Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST) and its impact on artists’ creative practice. Join artists Syd Carpenter, Karina Puente, and Douglas Witmer, as well as Michael Mergen, POST coordinator, to hear how POST offers a behind-the-scenes look at a day in the life of a visual […]

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4:45 pm

Social Innovations Journal and Institute Pitch Event

May 28 @ 4:45 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) We drive change by elevating the work of Greater Philadelphia’s social innovators. We do this through education, mentoring and community building. We believe that supporting people with the best ideas to address society's most difficult problems is the way to create robust, scalable solutions.

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5:30 pm

Practice Your Pitch

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) Join Aron Starosta and Eamon Gallagher for a practice pitch session where you can have feedback on your pitch. To reserve your slot, please click here to book your pitching time. 

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6:00 pm

#VCjawn Book Club: Option B

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) Join us for our May #VCjawn Book Club where we will discuss Option B: Facing Uncertainty, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy by Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant.

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6:45 pm

Artist’s Studio Tour: Deirdre Murphy, curated by Angela McQuillan

May 28 @ 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 06/28/2020) Deirdre Murphy in conversation with Angela McQuillian will discuss the foreshadowing of the current pandemic in her large scale painting series titled, Oculus made during her BioArt Residency at Integral Molecular.

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7:30 pm

Global Virtual Toast

May 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) Join us at 7:30pm in our Global Cafe space for a toast to cap off the evening! BYOB encouraged!

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8:00 pm

Venture Cafe After Dark : Max Swan, sponsored by CIC Philadelphia

May 28 @ 8:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT

(Link will go live on 05/28/2020) Please join us after the 05/28 Virtual Thursday Gathering for a musical performance with local Philadelphia artist, Max Swan. Max Swan is a saxophonist, vocalist, and producer from Philadelphia by way of Perkasie, PA. Swan channels influence from the likes of Stevie Wonder, James Blake, Donny Hathaway, and Michael Brecker. Max's […]

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