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Philly Tech Week 2012

Switch Philly 3: wrap-up video and photos of Philly Tech Week 2012 startup demo event business

Jun. 20, 2012 10:30 am

Switch Philly 3: wrap-up video and photos of Philly Tech Week 2012 startup demo event

We’re still excited by the numbers coming back from Philly Tech Week 2012: more than 10,000 attendees at 88 events across 8 days. One of those events, hosted by Technically Philly, was the startup demo presentation event Switch Philly. Watch a recap of Switch below or in full-resolution at Vidder. Peep photos of the event […]
Domino!: indie game developer Flyclops launches iOS version of a classic uncategorized

May. 16, 2012 12:15 pm

Domino!: indie game developer Flyclops launches iOS version of a classic

In the world of classic games turned mobile apps, it seems as though every possible game had been digitized. But FlyClops cofounder Parker Whitney found the Dominoes offering lacking, as Technically Philly reported, deciding that he should just build the turn-based version of Dominoes he’d want to play, himself. Yesterday, Whitney and cofounder Jake O’Brien rectified the […]
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 […]
Aweber developers discuss ‘return on integration’ and Kanban project management [VIDEO] uncategorized

May. 8, 2012 9:30 am

Aweber developers discuss ‘return on integration’ and Kanban project management [VIDEO]

Huntingdon Valley-based email marketing company AWeber Communications aimed to put on display its 40 person development team during the second annual Philly Tech Week presented by AT&T. As a member of the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, Aweber staff took root in a Chamber conference room on South Broad Street to host two conversations on […]
Bootstrappers Breakfast: Mike Krupit of Novotorium brings national meetup to Philadelphia uncategorized

May. 7, 2012 9:00 am

Bootstrappers Breakfast: Mike Krupit of Novotorium brings national meetup to Philadelphia

Entrepreneurship and investment need not be inextricably linked. That’s something of the bailiwick of Mike Krupit, the seasoned suburban entrepreneur who is now the general manager of Langhorne-based incubator Novotorium. Krupit kicked off the Philadelphia Boostrappers Breakfast with a chatty group of 30 entrepreneurs at Elephant and Castle in Center City during Philly Tech Week. […]
Sheltr.org mobile add-on, LGBTRights.me star at ‘News’ Hackathon during Philly Tech Week dev

May. 3, 2012 12:04 pm

Sheltr.org mobile add-on, LGBTRights.me star at ‘News’ Hackathon during Philly Tech Week

Six projects made it to the judging phase at the end of the fourth annual BarCamp NewsInnovation, which like last year again featured a hackathon focused on informing communities, particularly underserved ones. A mobile add-on to Sheltr.org, a web resource for accessing Philadelphia social services that had been built at a previous hacakthon, won top […]
Frankford CDC, Rep. Tony Payton graduate 5 residents in computer literacy training during Philly Tech Week uncategorized

May. 2, 2012 10:30 am

Frankford CDC, Rep. Tony Payton graduate 5 residents in computer literacy training during Philly Tech Week

Five Frankford residents completed a three-day computer literacy certification program hosted during Philly Tech Week in partnership between state Rep. Tony Payton and the Frankford CDC. The five residents celebrated with a small graduation ceremony last Thursday. The residents who completed the course were the following:
PhillyHistory.org posts historical technology photos for Philly Tech Week uncategorized

May. 2, 2012 9:00 am

PhillyHistory.org posts historical technology photos for Philly Tech Week

To celebrate the second annual Philly Tech Week presented by AT&T, the Department of Record’s PhillyHistory.org highlighted a handful of technology shots. Some of the shots are featured currently here, including the above shot of Water Department computers in August 1959 at 29th and Cambria. Here are some others linked up: http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=114363 http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=116389 http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=116371 http://www.phillyhistory.org/PhotoArchive/Detail.aspx?assetId=116378 […]
What It Takes to be a black tech entrepreneur: Philly Tech Week lunchtime panel uncategorized

Apr. 27, 2012 11:00 am

What It Takes to be a black tech entrepreneur: Philly Tech Week lunchtime panel

Entrepreneurship is hard, regardless of color, Defined Clarity cofounder and CMO Bruce Marable reminded those gathered at WHYY for the fourth Philly Tech Week Lunchtime Series event, “WHAT IT TAKES To Be a Black Tech Entrepreneur.” Despite the challenges the four panelists mentioned, many of the approximately 100 people in attendance raised their hands when […]
Use this web app to see what city properties are tax delinquent: PlanPhilly and Inquirer project uncategorized

Apr. 27, 2012 10:00 am

Use this web app to see what city properties are tax delinquent: PlanPhilly and Inquirer project

Philadelphia has the worst property tax delinquency problem among big cities in the country. That’s what freelance journalist and former Inquirer City Hall reporter Patrick Kerkstra told an audience of about 60 people who gathered at WHYY as he demonstrated the tax delinquency web application he helped create to document the issue. He says there are […]