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Sean Blanda is an adviser to Technical.ly, the local technology news network, having cofounded its flagship Technically Philly in February 2009. He is a media consultant, engagement editor for Behance and lives in Brooklyn, NYC.

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Thank You: AppRenaissance and others help fund sign language interpreters at PTW uncategorized

May. 25, 2012 10:00 am

Thank You: AppRenaissance and others help fund sign language interpreters at PTW

And now for a bit of a public service announcement. As Philly Tech Week matures, Technically Philly is often faced with issues that we never even fathomed when creating the event. This year’s Philly Tech Week doubled the total amount of attendees from last year, and with a bigger tent comes a more diverse community. For […]
NextDocs:  “We want to establish how a larger company can thrive in the Philadelphia area”

May. 18, 2012 12:00 pm

NextDocs: “We want to establish how a larger company can thrive in the Philadelphia area”

It’s been a while since we’ve checked in with NextDocs, the growing King of Prussia-based company that provides compliance solutions to life science companies. In the past few months the company has ballooned to 126 current employees and is moving to a new office in Conshohoken that may or may not have a slide. “We intend to […]
We’ve uploaded over 1,000 Philly Tech Week photos on Facebook uncategorized

May. 11, 2012 9:30 am

We’ve uploaded over 1,000 Philly Tech Week photos on Facebook

We have a request for you, Philadelphia: tag yourself. On the Philly Tech Week Facebook page, we’ve uploaded every picture we’ve taken throughout the week and we want to know the names behind the smiling faces. Events include: Kickoff Breakfast photo booth – Thanks to the Urban Technology Project for manning and setting up the […]
SnipSnap wins Switch Philly [VC Roundup] business

May. 1, 2012 9:11 am

SnipSnap wins Switch Philly [VC Roundup]

Welcome to the VC Roundup, where we’ll parse through venture capital news related to Philadelphia-based private equity firms and the companies they fund. Subscribe to the roundup as an email newsletter. If you have any VC-related news to pass along to us, please drop us a line. MUST READS SnipSnap, the coupon clipping mobile application, emerged the […]
SnipSnap wins Mobile Monday’s 5th annual demo night business

Apr. 24, 2012 9:00 am

SnipSnap wins Mobile Monday’s 5th annual demo night

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Yagglo bests 17 other startups to win Philly Startup Weekend business

Apr. 23, 2012 8:30 am

Yagglo bests 17 other startups to win Philly Startup Weekend

After accepting the challenge of creating a startup in 50 hours over last weekend, 18 startups emerged to demo to a packed house at the University of the Arts Hamilton Hall
Philly Startup Weekend kicks off Philly Tech Week presented by AT&T

Apr. 21, 2012 9:29 am

Philly Startup Weekend kicks off Philly Tech Week presented by AT&T

Last night over 150 people met at Hamilton Hall at the University of the Arts with a simple but ambitious goal: create a startup in a single weekend. Kicking off the first day of Philly Tech Week presented by AT&T, Startup Weekend challenges designers, developers and “non-technical” attendees to put their heads together to create as many functioning […]
Fergie’s Pub: the site of The Switch Philly Happy Hour (presented by the City of Philadelphia Dept. of Commerce)

Apr. 18, 2012 1:30 pm

Fergie’s Pub: the site of The Switch Philly Happy Hour (presented by the City of Philadelphia Dept. of Commerce)

Switch Philly 3 Where: The Levitt Auditorium, Gershman Hall, Uarts, 401 South Broad Street, Center City How much: $10 When: April 25, 6 p.m. – 7:15 p.m. Buy Tickets All those demos are sure to make you thirsty. After judges Michael Nutter, Josh Kopelman and Ellen Weber pick a winning startup at Switch Philly, we […]
GoodCompany Group is seeking companies [VC Roundup] business

Apr. 17, 2012 8:55 am

GoodCompany Group is seeking companies [VC Roundup]

Welcome to the VC Roundup, where we’ll parse through venture capital news related to Philadelphia-based private equity firms and the companies they fund. Subscribe to the roundup as an email newsletter. If you have any VC-related news to pass along to us, please drop us a line. MUST READS Phillip Moyer of Safeguard has written a guest post […]
E-commerce companies staffing up across Philadelphia uncategorized

Apr. 16, 2012 11:00 am

E-commerce companies staffing up across Philadelphia

While the national job market is showing tentative signs of recovery, Philadelphia’s e-commerce sector is growing so fast, many local employers can’t hire talent quickly enough. According to Forrester research, e-commerce is expected to see double-digit growth through 2013 to a total of $240 billion in transactions, making online retail a wonderful option for a […]