altAlternative Paths to Funding Beyond Venture Capital
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
5:30 - 8:00 p.m.
Quorum - University City Science Center

The ever-changing economic and business landscape has created new and compelling funding alternatives for today's entrepreneurs, but navigating these new paths and determining the right course can be ever-more complex.  From start-up to high-growth stage, this program will look beyond the traditional paths for funding and discuss how entrepreneurs have approached alternative funding options.  More


Founded in 1996, the Alliance of Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is the mid-Atlantic region's largest organization dedicated to fostering high-growth businesses founded or led by women.  Learn More




Alternative Paths to Funding Beyond Venture Capital
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Quorum - University City Science Center

Straight Talk Series: Design Thinking 101: Focus on the User, Empathy & Prototyping to Innovate Your Business
Thursday October 23, 2014
Philadelphia University

Coffee and Convo
Friday, November 7, 2014
Corner Bakery, King of Prussia

Click Here for Event Details



Gold Sponsors:

Pepper_Logo.jpg      First_Niagara_Image.jpg

Silver Sponsors:
Duane Morris LLP · EisnerAmper LLP · Blank Rome
Safeguard Scientifics

Academic Sponsors:
Drexel University-Close School of Entrepreneurship
Rowan University-Rohrer College of Business
Philadelphia University 

Fellows Sponsor
The Higgins Group, Inc.



AWE was proud to host the 5th Annual We Own It Summit in Philadelphia on May 1st and 2nd, 2014.  Summit attendees enjoyed networking, keynotes, and salon discussion on a global scale.

Read Philadelphia Business Journal Article
View Photos from the Event
Highlight Video



PSLU Bootcamp  
Take your idea from zero to startup in 90 days!  More

Fox School of Business appoints Ellen Weber as Assistant Professor and Executive Director of The Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute  Press Release

2015 Fellows Program  Read Article
AWE is accepting nominations for the 2015 Fellows program.  Deadline for submissions is October 6, 2014More

IMPACT 2014 Conference
Build Your Network at the IMPACT 2014 Conference: Robin Hood Ventures Invites AWE Entrepreneurs to Participate.  More

Philadelphia's own Robin Hood Ventures named in Top 10 Most Active Angel Investors
AWE sends our congratulations to Robin Hood Ventures Executive Director and AWE Board Member, Ellen Weber.  More

Pennsylvania Conference for Women
October 15, 2014 - PA Convention Center
AWE has partnered with other membership-
based women’s organizations and business groups as a Supporting Organization for the Pennsylvania Conference for Women.  AWE Members receive early bird pricing.  Contact the AWE Office for the discount code. More

AWE Members Top Smart CEO Brava Awards List  More