Jun. 4, 2014 4:39 pm
Jail Education Solutions, Textizen and Village Defense each completed FastFWD, the Bloomberg Foundation-backed, public-private accelerator focused on companies tackling the issue of public safety.
May. 29, 2014 9:30 am
When Jim Querry left the City of Philadelphia after nearly 20 years of leading its mapping technology efforts, Chief Innovation Officer Adel Ebeid decided to rethink the city's GIS (geographic information systems) strategy.
May. 20, 2014 11:30 am
Driven by last year's deadly Market Street building collapse, the Nutter administration formed a commission to study the way Licenses & Inspections does business.
May. 19, 2014 10:30 am
SHIFT_DESIGN is one of ten companies that recently completed FastFWD, the social entrepreneurship accelerator backed by a $1 million Bloomberg Philanthropies grant. Each company demoed last Friday at First Round Capital.
May. 6, 2014 12:00 pm
It originally planned to move to Delaware, after Delaware governor Jack Markell called Webimax CEO Kenneth Wisnefski to lure him to the state.
May. 5, 2014 8:30 am
Five Philadelphia technology community representatives testified before the City Council Committee on Global Opportunities and Creative/Innovative Economy in April. Watch the testimony and hear what was reported to Council.
May. 2, 2014 12:41 pm
After a hearing Monday on a bill that would require city agencies to post any and all regulations online, it passed City Council committee and will face a final council-wide vote next week, said Jennifer Kates, legislative aide to councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez.
Apr. 29, 2014 10:30 am
Every single word that's spoken at a City Council meeting is recorded, but the transcripts -- all that data -- are stuck in user-unfriendly PDF format.