The Sponsors


With a powerful array of network resources that includes the nation's fastest mobile broadband network, AT&T is a leading provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet and voice services. A leader in mobile broadband, AT&T also offers the best wireless coverage worldwide, offering the most wireless phones that work in the most countries.

Entrepreneurship/Investment Track Sponsor

Morgan Lewis provides comprehensive transactional, litigation, labor and employment, regulatory, and intellectual property legal services to clients of all sizesfrom global Fortune 100 companies to just-conceived startups across all major industries.

Media/Transparency Track Sponsor

Tropo is a powerful yet simple API that adds Voice, SMS, Twitter, and IM support to the programming languages you already know.

The mission of the Center for Public Interest Journalism is to advance the practice of public affairs journalism in the Delaware Valley.

Access/Policy Track Sponsor

Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged.

In the digital age, a computer and Internet access are necessities, yet 41% of Philadelphians lack these basic tools. The Freedom Rings Partnership – led by the City of Philadelphia, Urban Affairs Coalition and Drexel University – has responded by launching KEYSPOT, an initiative that delivers free Internet access, training and technology at more than 70 sites, or KEYSPOTS, citywide.

Design/Development Track Sponsor

Wharton Computing is responsible for the technology driving connected learning across the School – advancing the rigorous research and learning required to generate new business knowledge and understanding.


Chariot Solutions is an enterprise application development consulting firm. We build and integrate the critical software applications that run our clients businesses.

T-Mobile USA is a national provider of wireless voice, messaging, and data services capable of reaching over 293 million Americans where they live, work, and play.

The Science Center offers lab space, office space, and support services in Philadelphia for entrepreneurs, start-ups and established companies

PHD Virtual Technologies is transforming data protection in virtual IT environments with comprehensive backup VMware software.

The Comcast Internet Systems Engineering team is focused on managing and further developing the company's high-speed Internet service.

Dell Boomi is the market-leading provider of on-demand integration technology and the creator of AtomSphere®, the industry's #1 Integration Cloud. is the serious news source from WHYY, the NPR member station and TV station serving the Delaware Valley area.

Saxbys award-winning, locally roasted coffee, gourmet espresso beverages and friendly shop atmosphere create an experience designed to elevate the senses.

As technologists and business specialists, we know first-hand the cutting-edge software, applications, and technology trends that are relevant to your technology staffing and specific industry staffing needs. Whether its application development, infrastructure, or mobile resources, we guarantee the best and brightest to help you deliver on your projects.

Thousands of organizations have turned to TriNet for human resources, benefits, payroll, workers' compensation, and strategic human capital services. As their trusted HR advisor, TriNet helps these companies contain HR costs, minimize employer-related risk, and relieve the administrative burden of HR.


TicketLeap is the fastest growing ticketing company in the U.S. for small-to-midsize events, helping thousands of event organizers increase their sales and simplify their ticketing.

Committed to bringing jobs to Philadelphia, the City actively works to make Philadelphia a leading choice for business and a desirable place for employees to live. We also offer education and training for both businesses and jobseekers.

The Corzo Center for the Creative Economy at the University of the Arts links art, innovation and business.

Cloud-based platform and conversion experts that empower marketers to quickly and easily optimize their website. Free from IT constraints.

Dedicated Hosting solutions from Razor provides you with a lightning-fast server and rock-solid stability.

SeaChange International is a global leader in multi-screen video and one of the largest software companies worldwide. The Company provides innovative, Emmy award-winning solutions and services for back office, advertising, content, in-home devices and broadcast.

Springboard Media is the largest Apple Specialist in Philadelphia, featuring award-winning Sales and Service departments. In addition to the full line of Apple computers and iPods, we sell printers, scanners, accessories, peripherals and more.

Philadelphia's Moore College of Art & Design educates students for careers in the visual arts.

Yelp is a website that connects people with great local businesses.

GPCC is the premier advocate of the region’s business community, representing members in 11 counties across three states with one voice.

Micro Strategies Inc. extends the value of business information and intellectual assets through innovative technology solutions.

Email Marketing Software used by over 110,000 businesses, bloggers & nonprofits.

Maker of Krispy Kreme doughnuts, coffee and other delicious treats.

Makers of the Xbox 360, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Windows and the Windows Phone.

Safeguard Scientifics provides growth capital and operational support to entrepreneurial and innovative life sciences and technology companies.

Local Philadelphia news, weather, traffic, entertainment and health information.

Established in 1918, the Fox School of Business, Temple University has a distinguished tradition of preparing business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs for successful careers. Today, it is the largest, most comprehensive business school in the greater Philadelphia region.

Skai Blue Media is a full-service public relations agency based in Philadelphia. We bring together experience from high profile PR firms in New York and Los Angeles in addition to maintaining close relationships with media outlets, business networks, writers, and decision-makers throughout Philadelphia.

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) is a metropolitan transportation authority [2] that operates various forms of public transit—bus, subway and elevated rail, commuter rail, light rail, and electric trolley bus—that serve 3.9 million people in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

Novotorium is for entrepreneurs who strive to grow their businesses. It provides the environment, advice, services, and funding that are needed to accelerate an emerging company.

NextFab Studio is a membership-based, high-tech workshop and prototyping center - it’s Philadelphia’s “gym for innovators.


Goliath Technologies is focused on systems management software for IT organizations that address the evolving challenges of managing physical, virtual and cloud infrastructures.

Our Mission: to be the spark that intersects talent and opportunity for the betterment of the civilized world. To this end, MissionStaff was established, and today, boldly marches forward in its quest for global staffing domination.

Aspect Consulting, Inc. provides Data Warehousing and Data Management consulting services along with customized Application Development for clients across multiple industries.

Hive76 is a community of makers and crafters organized around a shared workspace. We enable our members to invent, build, collaborate, and share skills. We promote science education and the do-it-yourself spirit in our greater community to enable people to make things awesome and make awesome things.

The Ubuntu Pennsylvania team focuses on distributing, advertising, and demonstrating Ubuntu in the state of Pennsylvania.

Since 1995, Dataprise has helped more than 5,000 organizations across the Mid-Atlantic make best use of their business technology.

A Social: Media, Business & Life Conference.

Your Marketing Exec works with client firms as a confidential advisor. We strive to understand your business situation and needs, and then determine the best path to move forward. We follow a disciplined analytic process, and blend in creativity, experience and intuition to produce dynamic strategies.

The Philadelphia Area Computer Society meets monthly at the Giant Food Store in Willow Grove, PA. PACS is a computer user group where members fix problems, share knowledge, and learn from each other. All platforms and levels of experience are supported. Guests are welcome to attend.

Interphase Systems is a leading management and technology consulting organization.

A global leader in the Media and Entertainment and ecommerce industries, Empathy Lab creates strategies, experiences, and programs for companies seeking success in the digital landscape including on the web and in mobile, social, tablet and smart TV.

Defined Clarity builds, designs, and supports Learning Content Management.

Benjamin's Desk is a planned Rittenhouse Square professional coworking facility featuring a more corporate office environment.