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Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink is a co-founder and editor of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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Cira Centre Tetris media coverage: 200+ links for Philly Tech Week kickoff creative

Apr. 18, 2014 9:30 am

Cira Centre Tetris media coverage: 200+ links for Philly Tech Week kickoff

The Arcade at the Oval featuring Cira Centre Tetris sure got lots of media attention for the Philadelphia technology community. Here is a roundup of the items we saw.
Don’t go viral, ‘get helpful’ for your content strategy: Wil Reynolds dev

Apr. 15, 2014 11:00 am

Don’t go viral, ‘get helpful’ for your content strategy: Wil Reynolds

Don’t focus your content marketing strategy on quirky metaphors or drawn-out puns or animal pics. Do create helpful, evergreen content that is relevant to your brand.
Why ‘Start It Up Delaware’ is leading Wilmington as the First State’s tech hub civic

Apr. 14, 2014 12:30 pm

Why ‘Start It Up Delaware’ is leading Wilmington as the First State’s tech hub

Delaware technologists want to join the national trend of vibrant local tech entrepreneurship hubs. A state-backed group called Start It Up Delaware is working on Wilmington as the gateway to its own success.
Investing today takes ‘Capital, counsel and community’: David Freschman business

Apr. 14, 2014 10:30 am

Investing today takes ‘Capital, counsel and community’: David Freschman

First it's about the money, then comes a need for mentorship, followed by a desire to connect with a broader portfolio, said Early Stage East founder and longtime investor David Freschman
This is a photo of a “N3rd Street” sign being put up today creative

Apr. 10, 2014 2:20 pm

This is a photo of a “N3rd Street” sign being put up today

Spotted by Yikes Inc. cofounder Tracy Levesque today, the official N3rd Street nickname sign was added to the intersection of 3rd and Spring Garden streets.
Rocking the suburbs: how the city’s boom will create regional balance business

Apr. 8, 2014 12:30 pm

Rocking the suburbs: how the city’s boom will create regional balance

Today's urban enthusiasm around tech entrepreneurship is a big change from the suburban dominated 1990s-era tech business boom here. Does that make today's city focus a trend or a trick?
You really ought to be following the HAHAxPara street art scavenger hunt creative

Apr. 8, 2014 11:30 am

You really ought to be following the HAHAxPara street art scavenger hunt

In case you aren’t already, here’s your final reminder that you really ought to be following the HAHAxPara street art scavenger hunt that is running people around the city this week for Philly Tech Week.
These are the fascinating results from the first ever Philly tech CEO survey business

Apr. 7, 2014 12:30 pm

These are the fascinating results from the first ever Philly tech CEO survey

What is the greatest regional success for IT business in the last five years? What is the region's identity for tech startups? These and other questions headlined the first tech startup CEO survey, led by Technical.ly Philly in partnership with the Center City District
PECO Crown Lights to celebrate Philly Tech Week tonight creative

Apr. 4, 2014 12:00 pm

PECO Crown Lights to celebrate Philly Tech Week tonight

The animation on the PECO Crown Lights, with Nintendo Game Boy and Tetris inspiration, was designed by a pair of Old City video game development company cofounders, Will Stallwood of Cipher Prime and Parker Whitney of Flyclops.
Coworking spaces die in threes: Transfer Station is latest business

Mar. 28, 2014 8:30 am

Coworking spaces die in threes: Transfer Station is latest

The Transfer Station in Manayunk will close this month, its founders announced, following last fall's closure of Bristol-based Business Casual Coworking and the October shuttering of 3rd Ward in Kensington. What do they have in common? They were all big.