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Apr. 22, 2014 12:30 pm

Here’s what the first $100k in StartupPHL grants got done

The first group of StartupPHL grants funded a local STEM challenge, 10 internships at local tech companies and a youth entrepreneurship program that was able to up its enrollment by more than 20 percent.
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Barcamp News Innovation // Comcast digital literacy workshops [EVENTS] access

Apr. 22, 2014 7:30 am

Barcamp News Innovation // Comcast digital literacy workshops [EVENTS]

This week: A live coding session with a Scala expert, the annual Barcamp journalism conference and Comcast's digital resource fair.
Meet the guy who helps maintain Conshohocken as a tech business hub business

Apr. 21, 2014 8:30 am

Meet the guy who helps maintain Conshohocken as a tech business hub

Conshohocken, the tiny, 8,000-person town outside Philadelphia in suburban Montgomery County, has built a reputation as a more tax-friendly 'semi-urban' tech business hub to greater Center City. Meet Paul McConnell, the Conshohocken Borough President who has made that a priority.
What the “Twitter Tax Break” battle should mean in Philadelphia business

Apr. 18, 2014 12:30 pm

What the “Twitter Tax Break” battle should mean in Philadelphia

In the last three years, the city of San Francisco has struggled to balance the success of the profitable tech businesses that call it home, the talent who have come to live there and its existing residents who feel pushed out. Philadelphia can learn from the experience.
‘Gray hair does not mean senile’: how seniors fit into digital access access

Apr. 18, 2014 11:30 am

‘Gray hair does not mean senile’: how seniors fit into digital access

Older Americans, like those with disabilities and other access challenges, are not often included in conversations about increasing web inclusivity. They should be.
Philly hacker’s nostalgia bracelet for astronauts wins NASA Space Apps NYC dev

Apr. 18, 2014 10:30 am

Philly hacker’s nostalgia bracelet for astronauts wins NASA Space Apps NYC

Leslie Birch's team built a bracelet called Senti8 that connects astronauts with the smells they love on Earth. The team hacked an e-cigarette to distribute the scent. They won Best Use of Hardware and now they're up for the global prize.
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