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Scenes from Entrepreneur Expo 2016

Over 75 companies and 1,500 people showed up to the eighth-annual Philly Startup Leaders bash.

The crowd at Entrepreneur Expo 2016, estimated by Philly Startup Leaders to be around 1,500. (Photo by Roberto Torres)
Nearly 80 startups, 1,500 attendees and one mayor.

The local tech community gathered at 23rd Street Armory Wednesday night to trade business cards, have a beer or two and hear what Mayor Jim Kenney had to say about the growth of Philadelphia’s tech community.

Mayor Kenney speaks to local startup founders at Entrepreneur Expo 2016. (Photo by Roberto Torres)

Mayor Kenney speaks to local startup founders at Entrepreneur Expo 2016. (Photo by Roberto Torres)


The event, now in its eighth year, was organized by Philly Startup Leaders and sponsored by law firm Baer Crossey McDemus.
Here’s a quick photo tour of what went down.

Video games on display

Cipher Prime’s Will Stallwood challenged onlookers to a game of Tailwind, the company’s most recent title.

Will Stallwood, from Cipher Prime, challenged onlookers to a game of Tailwind, the company's most recent game.

(Photo by Roberto Torres)

It was May 4

Shoutout to all the Star Wars fans out there. Local communications firm Broadpath had it covered.

Local comms firm Broad path did not overlook Star Wars Day in its booth.

(Photo by Roberto Torres)

There was a food truck

Tacos! Attendees lined up for Mexican delicacies from a local food truck inside the venue.

Attendees lined up for Mexican delicacies.

(Photo by Roberto Torres)

And you could explore your genome

Biomeme founder Max Perelman showed off the company’s mobile DNA lab.

Max Perelman, founder of Biomeme, showed off the company's mobile DNA lab.

(Photo by Roberto Torres)

Companies: Philly Startup Leaders

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