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We convene the community throughout the year with a suite of signature programs and events

Nucleus 2019
Nucleus 2019

Annual events and reoccurring programs

Whether convening a small group for a monthly roundtable discussion or an annual celebrating attracting hundreds of people, we offer a stead stream of programs and events to keep the community connected.

Annual Events

RAIN Conference

Our RAIN Conference serves as a platform for organizations that support entrepreneurship to share information and capabilities as a means to reduce barriers to the region’s innovation community.

Nucleus Awards

Nucleus convenes the region’s leaders, innovators, groundbreakers and champion networkers to share a fun and unique evening that celebrating three honorees representing excellence in Commercialization, Convening and Cultivation.

Innovation Showcase

Our Innovation Showcase previews the most promising technologies, founders and startups in Greater Philadelphia and supported by the Science Center's Commercialization Programs.

Reoccurring Programs

Coffee & Capital

Coffee & Capital is a monthly program convening a small group of entrepreneurs with an investor for an informal Q&A session. Our speakers represent angel investors, venture capitalists and different government sources. Typically Coffee & Capital is scheduled for the 4th week of the month.

Smart Talk

Smart Talk offers startups and growing companies a look at best practices and business strategies through panel discussions and presentations by seasoned entrepreneurs and funders. Smart Talk is scheduled for the second week of the month.

1 Million Cups

hosted by Quorum

Every third Wednesday morning of the month, two startup companies present their businesses in six minute presentations that are followed by 15-20 minutes of questions, feedback and advice from an audience of their peers. Join to network, learn about exciting startups, and support new business owners!

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