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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technically Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called β€œIt’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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Meet some of the 18 startups working from Wharton’s summer incubator business

6 hours ago

Meet some of the 18 startups working from Wharton’s summer incubator

The startups led by Wharton MBAs run the gamut β€” from offering credit to international students to selling wrinkle-free, women's travel-wear.
Engine Room: new web dev firm focuses on security business

7 hours ago

Engine Room: new web dev firm focuses on security

Engine Room builds secure websites for large public companies.
PhillyMag’s pick for Best Entrepreneur [Links Roundup] business

Jul. 25, 2014 9:09 am

PhillyMag’s pick for Best Entrepreneur [Links Roundup]

Plus: An energy company gets $260M in tax credits to open a facility in Camden, and Drexel's "Innovation Neighborhood" gets the Politico treatment.
Comcast seeks tech scene good will, but some aren’t having it business

Jul. 25, 2014 7:49 am

Comcast seeks tech scene good will, but some aren’t having it

Why Comcast's announcement of a new internship program irked members of the city's grassroots tech community.
Here’s one local group’s letter to the FCC on net neutrality civic

Jul. 24, 2014 11:29 am

Here’s one local group’s letter to the FCC on net neutrality

"Our Network believes the Open Internet plays a pivotal role in ensuring racial and economic equity in the 21st century," said the letter, co-signed by West Philly's Media Mobilizing Project.
This mobile chief moonlights as the stylist for tUnE-yArDs creative

Jul. 24, 2014 9:59 am

This mobile chief moonlights as the stylist for tUnE-yArDs

"The greatest moment was when she played Jimmy Fallon for the first time and I coordinated that whole styling," said Alina d'Aubermont, who runs Allin Interactive Latin America.
Drexel’s Youngmoo Kim taking sabbatical to work with Opera Philadelphia creative

Jul. 24, 2014 7:59 am

Drexel’s Youngmoo Kim taking sabbatical to work with Opera Philadelphia

The director of Drexel's ExCITe Center will spend the next year bringing tech to all aspects of the opera. "The way opera is produced hasn't changed much over the last 100 years," Kim said.
City of Philadelphia settles gun permit open data snafu for $1.4M civic

Jul. 23, 2014 1:11 pm

City of Philadelphia settles gun permit open data snafu for $1.4M

Consider it a costly growing pain, if you will, of the city's still young open data policy.
How a former cell phone salesman became a dev lead at Tonic Design business

Jul. 23, 2014 12:30 pm

How a former cell phone salesman became a dev lead at Tonic Design

An apprenticeship program at DmgCtrl (now Tonic Design) is out to prove that tech talent can be cultivated, no degree necessary. Mike Matranga was the local software firm's first "minion," running errands for staffers while he studied software in his downtime. "In a lot of ways, he's our greatest achievement," says a DmgCtrl founder.
Graphene Frontiers raises $1.6M Series B [Startup Roundup] business

Jul. 23, 2014 12:05 pm

Graphene Frontiers raises $1.6M Series B [Startup Roundup]

Plus: OneTwoSee builds a white label app for Bloomberg Sports, MissionOG lands former Mastercard CEO Gene Lockhart for chairman of the board and the latest in hiring news from companies like Azavea and KMeL Robotics.