Are you getting summer anxiety yet? You know, that feeling where you’re freaked that summer is going to end too fast. Quell it with these events. Plenty of intercity play this week, by the way.
This week: Meet four Brooklyn startups, learn about edtech and the investment opportunity it carries, hear former Governor Ed Rendell talk about how infrastructure is important to Philly’s future and enjoy a cookout with Boston’s Fundraise.com.
Angel Education: Ed Tech: Hear about the emerging edtech market from three local edtech entrepreneurs: Emily Foote of Apprennet, Michele McKeone of Autism Expressed and Betty Hsu of Professor Word. GoodCompany Group cofounder Garrett Melby will moderate. Tuesday, 4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Quorum at the University City Science Center, 3711 Market Street, 8th floor. University City. RSVP. Free.
Infrastructure Global Positioning Strategy Event: Learn more about the third arm of the Economy League‘s World Class Greater Philadelphia initiative. Former Pa. governor Ed Rendell will keynote. Thursday, 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Independence Visitor Center, Liberty View Ballroom (2nd Floor) 599 Market Street. Old City. RSVP. $25 presale.
Geeks on a Train – Brooklyn Startup Demo Night: In a partnership between Technical.ly Philly and the Brooklyn Tech Meetup, meet four Brooklyn startups: MONTAJ, Advisoray, GetGlue and BuzzTable. Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. First Round Capital, 4040 Locust Street. University City. RSVP. Free.
Fundraise.com meets Philadelphia BBQ: Boston-based social fundraising platform Fundraise.com is going on a national tour to meet local startups. Represent Philly’s tech scene at this BBQ. Sunday, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Venturef0rth, 417 N. 8th St. Callowhill. RSVP. Free.