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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 “It’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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RJMetrics launches new product [Startup Roundup] business

Jul. 30, 2014 2:15 pm

RJMetrics launches new product [Startup Roundup]

Plus: Details on DuckDuckGo founder Gabe Weinberg's new book, big name partners at Walnut St. Lab's new commercialization program and reasons why student entrepreneurs shouldn't leave for New York or San Francisco.
Use these free, locally built tools to make building mobile apps easier dev

Jul. 30, 2014 11:39 am

Use these free, locally built tools to make building mobile apps easier

Developer Michael Raber believes the next step in mobile apps is building tools like these, which speed up the development process. "These frameworks reduce the low level plumbing knowledge necessary for building enterprise-grade applications," he said.
Smarter Agent’s white-label real estate apps saw 4M+ downloads in 1 year business

Jul. 30, 2014 9:39 am

Smarter Agent’s white-label real estate apps saw 4M+ downloads in 1 year

The Collingswood, N.J.-based company powers mobile apps for national real-estate giants like Keller Williams, Sotheby's and Berkshire Hathaway.
VenturePact connects tech companies with outsourced product development business

Jul. 30, 2014 7:39 am

VenturePact connects tech companies with outsourced product development

The firm has helped big names like ESPN and Bonobos find outside software firms that can build the products they need. It's a pivot for the company, which launched in 2012 under a different model.
Here’s what teens built at Drexel’s annual Summer Music Tech program access

Jul. 29, 2014 11:29 am

Here’s what teens built at Drexel’s annual Summer Music Tech program

The free, weeklong program for 23 Philadelphia high schoolers produced everything from fruit keyboards to robot-controlled guitars.
GoodCompany to launch climate change-focused accelerator in 2015 business

Jul. 29, 2014 10:36 am

GoodCompany to launch climate change-focused accelerator in 2015

It's part of the White House's Climate Data Initiative, which asks the public and private sectors to tackle climate change using government data.
On-demand laundry service Washport launches in NW Philly, Main Line business

Jul. 29, 2014 9:49 am

On-demand laundry service Washport launches in NW Philly, Main Line

The service reminds us of the bike-focused Wash Cycle Laundry, though founder Raoul Bocchi says his direct competitors are laundry services like FlyCleaners and Washio.
These teenage sisters have taught robotics to youth around the world access

Jul. 29, 2014 8:29 am

These teenage sisters have taught robotics to youth around the world

Hannah and Rachael Tipperman are bringing their robotics program to Drexel for the second summer in a row.
Mobile app ‘Text.’ wants to be your answer to group messaging dev

Jul. 28, 2014 2:54 pm

Mobile app ‘Text.’ wants to be your answer to group messaging

Built in three hours at Indy Hall's Side Project Saturday event, the app is built to be "faster & more light-weight" than existing options.
Text your friends these ‘stickers’ designed by muralist Steve Powers creative

Jul. 28, 2014 10:10 am

Text your friends these ‘stickers’ designed by muralist Steve Powers

In case you need more ways to express yourself with your phone.