Technically Philly, a blog that follows digital developments in the City of Brotherly Love, showcased the dizzying pace of activity at Drexel and the law school in particular on Oct. 13.
A post entitled “Drexel Is Making Waves in Philly’s Entrepreneurial Community,” cites a number of upcoming events.
The post mentions the new Entrepreneurial Law Clinic launched this year by Professor Karl Okamoto, who heads the law school’s Business and Entrepreneurship Law Program.
The blog also mentions a Startup Weekend the law school hosts on Oct. 14-16, which allows inventors, entrepreneurs and other technophiles to collaborate on creating a web or mobile application over the course of 54 hours.
Sponsored by the Kauffman Foundation, Startup Weekends are held throughout the world to encourage developers, designers, marketers, product managers and enthusiasts to share ideas, form teams, build products and launch new enterprises.
The law school will host one of seven events being held in the U.S. and five worldwide during the same weekend; others will unfold in Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Slovakia and Tunisia, as well as Boston, Chicago, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco and San Juan, P.R.
Local technology and business leaders will participate as mentors and judges. The sponsoring organizations include Dell, Morgan Lewis, Volpe and Koenig P.C., the City of Philadelphia, the Corzo Center for the Creative Economy at the University of the Arts and the Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel Univeresity.
For more information: http://philly.startupweekend.org/
The blog also cites Drexel’s LeBow College of Business for its entrepreneurial program for undergraduates. LeBow and the law school offer a joint JD-MBA