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Seed Philly
1650 Arch Street Suite 1906

  • Start Date: Thu Feb 28, 2013
  • Starts at: 06:00 PM
  • Ends at: 08:00 PM


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Gabriel Weinberg

CEO, DuckDuckGo

Mike Levinson

CEO, WizeHive

About the Event

The Founder Institute is coming to Philly!

...and to introduce us to Philly, we're holding several events so that you can learn more about the program and meet some of the team. Join us for this informational event where you can meet the local Directors, ask questions, and learn how you can launch a startup with the Founder Institute's help.

Who Should Attend the Information Session?

  • Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company.
  • Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder. 
  • Anyone interested in learning about the Founder Institute program.

What is the Agenda?

  • Welcome and Socializing
  • Introduction to the Founder Institute
  • Q&A about the Founder Institute
  • Attendee Introductions
  • Discussion

FI-Philly is being brought to you by entrepreneurs and mentors Herb CohenBob Solomon, and Mike Krupit.

Guest speakers for the first event include:



Gabriel Weinberg, CEO & Founder, DuckDuckGo, Angel Investor

Gabe WeinbergGabriel Weinberg is the CEO and founder of DuckDuckGo, a search engine. Previously he founded NamesDatabase, which was sold to in 2006. Weinberg was educated at MIT, with a B.S. in Physics and an M.S. in Technology and Policy. He is also an active angel investor and blogger.

Mike Levinson, CEO & Founder, WizeHive; Founding Partner, DreamIt Ventures 

Mike LevinsonMike Levinson is a Founding Partner at DreamIt Ventures and co-founder and CEO of WizeHive, an SaaS productivity tool growing 100% year over year; and an active angel investor with a portfolio of over a dozen technology companies. Before DreamIt, Mike co-founded PTS Learning Systems, a company focused on corporate technology education and electronic performance support tools. Under his leadership, the company grew into a highly profitable international organization with over 200 employees and revenues of $30 million until he sold it 1999.

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