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Venture Café

Health Science Futures: Expanding What's Technically Possible

Thursday, Mar 28, 2024 | 4:00 PM-7:00 PM

Accelerating advances across research areas and removing limitations that stymie progress towards solutions.

4:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Marketing For Founders

In this session, Ariella Shoham, Aidoc’s SVP of Marketing and Chief of Staff, will lead you through:

  • The impact marketing had on Aidoc’s success in penetrating the US market
  • The relevance marketing had at each stage in the company’s growth
  • Best practices you should adopt to ensure you have the right marketing team ready at the right time

Hosted by: Ariella Shoham


5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Exploring the Future of Coworking at CIC

Discover the cutting-edge technology and inspiring workspace at CIC, Philadelphia’s premier coworking space for innovators and entrepreneurs. During this tour, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the state-of-the-art facilities and network with other like-minded professionals. Whether you’re a seasoned entrepreneur or just starting out, this tour is an excellent opportunity to gain new ideas, connect with other innovators, and explore the latest trends in coworking and innovation. Pre-register now to discover all that CIC has to offer!

Hosted by: Victoria Ha


5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Dr. Brownies: A Recipe for Plant-Based Innovation

How does a commitment to health consciousness inspire innovative entrepreneurship, especially when it leads to transforming dietary choices into a thriving business?

Meet Toni Lorraine, the visionary founder of Dr. Brownies, who transformed the phrase “NO WAY” into “YES, INDEED” through her innovative plant-based creations. In her own words, “It wasn’t just about the recipe; it was about embracing the entrepreneurial pivot, turning setbacks into opportunities for growth and innovation.”

This gathering offers a unique chance to engage with Toni and learn about her journey as a Philly founder. Discover how Toni blends passion, health, and business into every bite, driving us towards a more delicious, plant-based future.

Hosted by: Toni Lorraine Johnson


5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

Exploring Industry Trends with Founding Philly: AI Meets Life Sciences

Prepare to be fascinated by the interplay of artificial intelligence and biotechnology on the next Founding Philly Podcast episode. We’re exploring how these revolutionary technologies are not just coexisting but thriving together, creating unprecedented opportunities for innovation in Philadelphia’s ecosystem.

What’s in Store?

  • Innovator Insights: Engage with the masterminds blending AI with biotech to solve complex problems.
  • Startup Spotlights: Discover Philadelphia’s cutting-edge ventures where algorithms meet DNA.
  • Success in Synergy: Hear real-world stories of AI and biotech merging to create healthcare breakthroughs.

Hosted by: Zachary Brand


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