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Plus: Wash Cycle Laundry's hiring practices and Osage University Partners invests in a Silicon Valley cybersecurity startup.
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NYC fine art marketplace Lofty now has a Philly staffer doing at-home appraisals creative

Nov. 25, 2014 8:30 am

NYC fine art marketplace Lofty now has a Philly staffer doing at-home appraisals

It's the first market that the Peter Thiel-backed startup is expanding to. It hired a Main Line-based auction startup founder to run its regional operations.
This 8-year-old led a session on iPad movie production at BarCamp creative

Nov. 25, 2014 7:30 am

This 8-year-old led a session on iPad movie production at BarCamp

She wasn't the only kid who participated in a session. Plus: We asked BarCampers what their favorite sessions were.
At Drexel, watching stem cells pick their fate — in 3D dev

Nov. 24, 2014 10:29 am

At Drexel, watching stem cells pick their fate — in 3D

A Drexel researcher is developing a one-of-a-kind software tool that lets biologists look at cell division up close and in three dimensions.
LivingFrame makes your bouquet look like a still life creative

Nov. 24, 2014 8:32 am

LivingFrame makes your bouquet look like a still life

It's designed with 3D CAD software and manufactured by the Port Richmond-based Ceramic Shop.
Venturef0rth is raising a seed fund business

Nov. 24, 2014 7:32 am

Venturef0rth is raising a seed fund

New Venturef0rth owner Marvin Weinberger is targeting graduates of DreamIt Ventures and DreamIt Health. By giving them access to (a little) capital and office space, he hopes they'll stay in Philly.
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.
Drexel, two other Pa. schools get $750K to grow state’s video game industry business

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.
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.
Comcast built a talking TV guide business

Nov. 21, 2014 7:31 am

Comcast built a talking TV guide

It's a way for blind or visually impaired to explore the "1,000-channel universe," said Comcast's VP of Accessibility Tom Wlodkowski.
GroundLink wants you to ditch Uber business

Nov. 20, 2014 12:44 pm

GroundLink wants you to ditch Uber

Except it's more expensive and doesn't offer on-demand rides in Philly yet.
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.
You can now lend money to Philly businesses with Kiva Zip civic

Nov. 20, 2014 10:47 am

You can now lend money to Philly businesses with Kiva Zip

The City of Philadelphia has taken an especially hands-on approach with the lending program, housing the local Kiva Zip program manager within the Commerce Department.
Philly’s collaborative spirit is its greatest strength: MilkCrate’s Morgan Berman business

Nov. 20, 2014 8:00 am

Philly’s collaborative spirit is its greatest strength: MilkCrate’s Morgan Berman

CEO Morgan Berman explains how MilkCrate is helping bridge four very separate worlds: geeks, designers, sustainability wonks and entrepreneurs.
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.
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