Morning readers, here are some ideas for how to spend your week.
This week: Discuss the intersection of technology and city planning, talk about bootstrapping over breakfast and ask a venture capitalist anything. Also, hear from Alexa von Tobel, CEO of financial planning company LearnVest, on Thursday morning. It’s $25 and all proceeds go to nonprofit TechGirlz.
PlanningCamp: Learn about how technology and city planning intersect in this unconference from New York City civic app shop OpenPlans. (Philly’s Aaron Ogle is now OpenPlans’ CTO.) Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Impact Hub, 1227 N. 4th Street. Kensington. RSVP. $15, includes breakfast, lunch and coffee, but event organizers say: “Let us know if the price of the ticket might prevent you attending.”
Bootstrappers Philadelphia Breakfast: Talk bootstrapping with other entrepreneurs in this monthly meetup. Tuesday, 8:00 a.m. Elephant and Castle Restaurant, 1800 Market Street. Center City. RSVP. $5.
Philly TechBreakfast: ASK A VC Special! Telework Portfolio, Riide, Bokeh Fire: Ask them anything: representatives from local venture capital firms will be on hand in this special edition of the monthly startup demo event. Thursday, 8:00 a.m. LeBow College of Business at Drexel University, 3220 Market Street. University City. RSVP. Free.-30-
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See an art show about online dating [Events Roundup]
Join FemmeHacks, Philly’s first hackathon for female students [Events Roundup]
Why Deacom’s team prioritizes collaboration and continuous improvement
How to start a career in tech [Events Roundup]
How Penn Medicine uses big data [Events Roundup]
Visit the Dept. of Making + Doing’s first exhibit (and sale) [Events Roundup]
Engineers have Vistar Media’s Philly office all to themselves
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