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UberX is live (and free) in Philadelphia this weekend

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Oct. 24, 2014 9:45 pm

UberX is live (and free) in Philadelphia this weekend

A major insurer of Philadelphia taxis just went bankrupt and Uber's taking advantage.
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Why this Penn Nursing student thinks mobile games can fight water scarcity civic

Oct. 23, 2014 7:38 am

Why this Penn Nursing student thinks mobile games can fight water scarcity

He's in the running for a $100,000 prize to make it happen.
Here’s a Storify of highlights from the Forbes Under 30 Summit business

Oct. 22, 2014 4:05 pm

Here’s a Storify of highlights from the Forbes Under 30 Summit

A who's who of civic and business leaders — from both the under- and over-30 sets.
Why these app founders took a break from Penn to focus on ‘Down to Chill’ business

Oct. 22, 2014 1:20 pm

Why these app founders took a break from Penn to focus on ‘Down to Chill’

The app aims to make hanging out with friends easier. Its founders say the decision to take a year off from school was an easy one.
Real Food Works CTO David Friedman leaves for another startup [Startup Roundup] business

Oct. 22, 2014 9:39 am

Real Food Works CTO David Friedman leaves for another startup [Startup Roundup]

Plus: With a new VP of marketing with experience in navigating acquisitions, is Clutch gearing up for one?
Check out ‘Peopledelphia,’ a photo project by Curalate’s Brendan Lowry creative

Oct. 22, 2014 9:01 am

Check out ‘Peopledelphia,’ a photo project by Curalate’s Brendan Lowry

Lowry also runs another popular Instagram account: the basketball-themed G1VE.
Jon Gosier is part of the team behind news site Ebola Deeply creative

Oct. 22, 2014 7:32 am

Jon Gosier is part of the team behind news site Ebola Deeply

The D8A cofounder is trying to fight Ebola misinformation both in West Africa and the U.S.
Watch this talk on why video games are world’s ‘most transformative art form’ creative

Oct. 21, 2014 10:27 am

Watch this talk on why video games are world’s ‘most transformative art form’

At the Gaming Expo at the Impact Hub, author and Smithsonian guest curator Chris Melissinos looked back on 40 years of video games.
Who we met at the TechGirlz fundraiser access

Oct. 21, 2014 9:01 am

Who we met at the TechGirlz fundraiser

A DreamIt founder, a Safeguard Scientifics analyst and more.
10 months after launch, here’s what CityCoHo has learned about coworking business

Oct. 21, 2014 7:36 am

10 months after launch, here’s what CityCoHo has learned about coworking

How the sustainability-focused coworking space plans to grow its membership in an increasingly crowded market.
How this Penn undergrad is disrupting volunteerism business

Oct. 20, 2014 12:37 pm

How this Penn undergrad is disrupting volunteerism

Tess Michaels's startup, Soceana, offers a new twist on philanthropy.
These Philly investors helped Bitcoin platform AlphaPoint close a $1.35M round business

Oct. 20, 2014 12:31 pm

These Philly investors helped Bitcoin platform AlphaPoint close a $1.35M round

The CEO of AlphaPoint has Philly roots.
Learn from Northeast civic tech leaders at Rise [Events Roundup] business

Oct. 20, 2014 9:34 am

Learn from Northeast civic tech leaders at Rise [Events Roundup]

Plus: a crash course for early-stage startups in term sheets and pitches.
Girl Develop It is launching in South Jersey access

Oct. 20, 2014 8:31 am

Girl Develop It is launching in South Jersey

Pamela Bey noticed that more and more South Jersey-based women were attending Girl Develop It Philly classes.
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