Marc Kramer, a serial entrepreneur, started and run over 20 ventures and written six books, runs the Private Investors Forum bringing Angel investors and entrepreneurs together. Marc has received such awards as the Inc. Magazine Entrepreneur of the Year and won the Small Business Journalist of the Year by the Center City Proprietors Association of Philadelphia. Marc, who has a master’s degree in management from Penn State University and a bachelor of Sciences in Journalism from West Virginia University.
Featured in Forbes, USA Today, Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc. Magazine, and the Huffington Post, Justin is an acclaimed entrepreneur, speaker, and consultant. The author of What Wakes You Up?, Justin’s led several successful ventures, most recently Millennial Marketing Strategy. Lafazan currently attends The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Eamon is an Associate at Weber Law, LLC, a law firm focused on general business, corporate and securities law in the greater Philadelphia area. While in law school, Eamon worked in Drexel’s Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, founded Drexel Law’s Transactional Law Team, and volunteered at Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts. He has also served as a Due Diligence Fellow for Keiretsu Forum Mid-Atlantic. Eamon’s first career was in corporate recruiting before he decided to return to school to pursue law. He earned a J.D. from Drexel Law with a concentration in Business and Entrepreneurship Law. He also holds a B.S. in Public Policy and a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Rhode Island.
Angelique is the Owner and Director at Raffevents, a boutique event planning company. She also has a decade of experience in sales and marketing (predominantly in the healthcare industry), and lived/worked abroad during her time at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Angelique designs, plans and manages successful events for corporate, non-profit and private events, as well as marketing campaigns for small and large businesses. She believes a critical half of communication is listening — a trait that enables her to plan her clients’ events “the way YOU want it”. She earned her Speech Therapy/Communicative Disorder degree from West Chester University, with a minor in Audiology. She speaks four languages and in her spare time donates her expertise assisting non-profits in event planning.
Ariel Kramer is president of Klover Communications. Her practice works with e-commerce, professional service and technology companies providing outsource director of marketing services by getting clients print, online, radio and television media opportunities, speaking engagements and develops and manages all aspects of social media. Ariel is a blogger for the Huffington Post. She has a BS degree from St. Johns University in New York.
Candace Kilstein is an entrepreneur and senior at Temple University’s Fox School of Business studying Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Economics. Candace most recently served as the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Film Industry Association where she coordinated film industry events in both Philadelphia and Pittsburgh while working with their lobbyist and board of directors to help increase Pennsylvania’s Film Tax Credit. During her time at Fox she interned with Saxon On Film as a speaker and author with a focus on the business of Hollywood. Saxon is an eight-time Oscar-winning producer known for films such as Philadelphia and Silence of the Lambs.