Eamon Gallagher is a recognized leader in Philadelphia’s vibrant startup community, providing support to entrepreneurs informed by his knowledge of early-stage companies, recruiting talent, and investors to help pre-seed and seed stage companies deliver their first product, obtain first revenues, identify & hire talent, and raise capital.
Since 2016, Mr. Gallagher has overseen the ic@3401 incubator, a unique partnership between Drexel University and the University City Science Center that houses companies as part of the Science Center's Launch Lane and companies funded through Drexel’s Applied Innovation programs. The incubator represents Philadelphia’s largest group of funded, early-stage tech companies, where 85 companies have raised over $100 million since 2016. He also works in and with a variety of other Science Center and Drexel commercialization programs, including Launch Lane, Phase 1 Ventures, Global Soft Landing, and Global Startup Accelerator.
Previously, he practiced at a boutique firm in Philadelphia that handled business & corporate transactional law issues with emerging & high growth businesses. He also served as assistant director of Villanova University’s Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Institute, where he fostered cross-college learning and collaboration.
Mr. Gallagher previously a co-founded Philly New Tech Meetup, the largest, most-active tech meetup in the Philadelphia region for 5 years. He serves on the Digital Health Advisory Board for the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital & Technologies (PACT) and he previously served on the New Jersey Technology Council’s advisory board.
He earned his JD from the Drexel University Kline School of Law with a concentration in Business & Entrepreneurship Law, where he participated in Keiretsu Forum’s Due Diligence Fellowship program.