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“In the time I have been a part of this amazing Venture Café community, I have never felt more welcomed and well informed about so many different opportunities Philadelphia and the world has to offer.”
Allyson Yu
Student, Ambassador
“The Ambassador program has given me the opportunity to connect with like-minded people who have entrepreneurial ambitions while also allowing me to learn how event programming works.”
Arnab Sircar
Student, Ambassador
“I love my Office Hours which provide me with a weekly opportunity to engage in a give and take with entrepreneurs, as we learn from each other. I highly recommend this forum for your startup journey!”
Carolyn Hochstadter
Managing Attorney, E. Carolyn Hochstadter Dicker LLC, Office Hours Mentor
“With the support and the knowledge gained because of the Venture Café and Startup Roundtable, I have taken a crazy idea to launch. I could not be more thankful that we have a resource like this here in Philadelphia.”
Zave Smith
Co-Founder and CEO at xBound, Co-Founder at Xhilarate, and President of Zave Smith Photography
“Venture Café has been an incredible resource for the hospitality and cultural immersion brand my twin sister and I run, Urbanity Lush! They have helped us grow our audience, presentation and other business skills. We have found their OnRamp program the most valuable for up and coming entrepreneurs like us!”
Lola & Tayie Oladapo
Co-founders, Urbanity Lush
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