BusinessCivic

Nov. 21, 2014 10:31 am

Drexel, two other Pa. schools get $750K to grow state’s video game industry

Drexel will use the state funding to expand its Entrepreneurial Game Studio.
Advertisement
Phew, all mayoral candidates have websites and Twitter accounts now [Links Roundup] civic

Nov. 21, 2014 2:34 pm

Phew, all mayoral candidates have websites and Twitter accounts now [Links Roundup]

Plus: The latest from crowdfunded makerspaces at two public schools.
Jobs: Senior Android Developer at Rain Everywhere, Web Application Developer at Pliner Solutions, more dev

Nov. 21, 2014 9:29 am

Jobs: Senior Android Developer at Rain Everywhere, Web Application Developer at Pliner Solutions, more

Technical.ly's Jobs Roundup is a weekly series that shares local and regional tech job postings. See the Technical.ly Jobs Board for the most up-to-date listings.
Hear what Jack Dorsey and Peter Thiel had to say when they were in Philly [Technical.ly Podcast] business

Nov. 20, 2014 11:19 am

Hear what Jack Dorsey and Peter Thiel had to say when they were in Philly [Technical.ly Podcast]

The cofounders of Twitter and Paypal talk pitches, Ferguson and the future.
Student entrepreneurship is ‘not a science': Weiss Tech House panel business

Nov. 20, 2014 7:29 am

Student entrepreneurship is ‘not a science': Weiss Tech House panel

Wednesday evening's panel convened a handful of Philadelphia's most successful college entrepreneurs, offering lessons learned.
Graphene Frontiers can now mass produce graphene [Startup Roundup] business

Nov. 19, 2014 3:28 pm

Graphene Frontiers can now mass produce graphene [Startup Roundup]

Plus: Neat Company has a new CEO and Venturef0rth's community manager leaves to start her own venture.
Why Bryn Mawr College is writing Wikipedia entries on women in STEM access

Nov. 19, 2014 10:31 am

Why Bryn Mawr College is writing Wikipedia entries on women in STEM

As of last year, 90 percent of Wikipedia editors were male. Hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon is one way to "reassert the importance and visibility of the marginalized, affirming their place in history," wrote the project's director.
Use this West Chester-built app to update your iCal with one line of text dev

Nov. 19, 2014 8:31 am

Use this West Chester-built app to update your iCal with one line of text

Clay Zug's specialty: super simple apps.
10 of 40 Philadelphia charter school applications are STEM focused access

Nov. 19, 2014 7:31 am

10 of 40 Philadelphia charter school applications are STEM focused

A reflection of STEM education's growing popularity.
This Drexel prof built an easy-to-program robot: LocoRobo business

Nov. 18, 2014 12:43 pm

This Drexel prof built an easy-to-program robot: LocoRobo

Borne of his own frustration with robots, Pramod Abidchandani and three Drexel undergrads built a robot that even a first-grader can program. They're affordable, too.
Munchies delivery service goPuff expands to Washington, DC business

Nov. 18, 2014 10:29 am

Munchies delivery service goPuff expands to Washington, DC

How does goPuff compete with the other on-demand delivery services? A significantly lower delivery fee, for one.
Philly entrepreneurs: Steve Tang is your man in Washington civic

Nov. 18, 2014 8:30 am

Philly entrepreneurs: Steve Tang is your man in Washington

A Commerce Department official advised entrepreneurs to speak to Tang, who serves on a federal advisory board, if they want to make their voices heard in D.C.
NextFab to open new makerspace at Kensington’s Impact Hub creative

Nov. 18, 2014 7:32 am

NextFab to open new makerspace at Kensington’s Impact Hub

Consider it an inspired re-use of a space that has not been open to the public since 3rd Ward suddenly shut down last fall.
Find out what mapping tools the City of Philadelphia uses [Events Roundup] civic

Nov. 17, 2014 1:53 pm

Find out what mapping tools the City of Philadelphia uses [Events Roundup]

Plus: This Saturday, a full day of video games with the N3rd Street Gamers.
Why PHMC’s sleek new headquarters is really about recruiting business

Nov. 17, 2014 12:51 pm

Why PHMC’s sleek new headquarters is really about recruiting

"Space like this encourages young, interested, committed people to come to work in public health," said PHMC President & CEO Richard Cohen.
Philadelphia Police Department gets $320K federal grant to expand data science program civic

Nov. 17, 2014 11:15 am

Philadelphia Police Department gets $320K federal grant to expand data science program

The department will test a crime-fighting strategy known as "hypothesis testing."
More stories

Featured Person

David FreschmanInvestor

David Freschman

Featured Organization

OpenPlans

OpenPlans

Featured Organization

Philadelphia Science Festival

Philadelphia Science Festival