A little bit of workplace culture today, The Founder Factory is a project to inspire, mentor, and foster start ups in Philadelphia. From their web site:
The Founder Factory is an annual event created by Philly Startup Leaders, meant to help foster growth of an ecosystem of entrepreneurs, mentors, angels, VC’s, students, schools and government groups within the Philadelphia area. As a collaborative and engaging event, the Founder Factor helps to unleash Philadelphia’s entrepreneurial potential.
To encourage collaboration within the Philadelphia startup ecosystem, where people starting companies are encouraged and supported by successful entrepreneurs and mentors from the venture capital and university community.