November 3, 2022
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Beharkis Grand Hall in the Creese Student Center
3210 Chestnut Street
Choose your own path at Drexel’s premier Entrepreneurship Festival! Students, graduates, and entrepreneurs are all welcome to join a deep dive into the world of Creative Entrepreneurship and focus on the achievements of content creators, youtubers, tiktokers, animators, graphic designers, bloggers, social media innovators, influencers and more!
The proving ground expo
A marketplace where visitors can meet our student entrepreneurs, learn about their ventures, and buy their products.
creator student panel
A discussion with current Drexel students, Liam Halsey, Paige DeAngelo, and Sasha Cole, who are crushing it in the creator world of entrepreneurship.
Mentor meetup Luncheon
the creator’s convention
An interactive space that will give visitors an immersive experience as they actively engage with student creators and their creative processes.
fast pitch Competition
Do you have an idea? How effectively can you sell your idea to a team of investors in just 2 minutes? The winning idea receives $500.
Keynote Speaker, Jason Feifer
Editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine and author of “Build for Tomorrow, An Action Plan for Embracing Change, Adapting Fast, and Future-Proofing Your Career”
drexel startup funds competition
The final round of the Fall Drexel Startup Funds competition where students compete for monetary awards to fund their ideas.
PRESENTATION OF NO CODE INNOVATION CHALLENGE WINNER BY GRAPHITE GTC
Graphite GTC will be choosing one idea to build using their No Code Innovation platform in one day.
judge deliberation, announcement of awards
Entrepreneurs from different industries and verticals are expected to be in attendance in a number of roles including exhibitors, students, speakers, and roundtables.
editor in chief of Entrepreneur Magazine
Jason Feifer is the editor in chief of Entrepreneur magazine, author of the book Build For Tomorrow (out September 2022), a startup advisor, and host of two podcasts: Build For Tomorrow (yes, same name as the book) a show about the smartest solutions to our most misunderstood problems; and Problem Solvers, about entrepreneurs overcoming the odds in their business.
FREE BOOK for Keynote attendees!
Bring together top talent to discuss creative entrepreneurship!
LEAD ANIMATOR AT WELCOME TO TIME SQUARE
FOUNDER & CEO OF AER COSMETICS
FOUNDER OF LADCAST
PROVING GROUND EXPO
A marketplace where visitors can meet our student entrepreneurs, learn about their ventures, and buy their products. Are you an entrepreneur with a business idea you would like to share or a maker with a product that you are selling? Apply to be a part of Proving Ground!
The Creator’s Convention is an interactive space for Creators to actively engage visitors with hands-on opportunities at Startup Fest 2022. Videographers, Animators, Recording Artists, Photographers, Social Media experts, etc…. – anyone who is a “Creator” is welcome to set up a booth.
RSVP Now to be entered into a raffle to win a pair of Aonic 40 Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphones, by Shure – an industry leader in Sound Audio Quality since 1925, valued at $250. Each person who RSVPs and attends will be entered. The winner does not need to be present at the time of the drawing to win.
Pitch Video Competition
Idea “Fast Pitch” Competition
Want to be a part of Startup Fest?