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17 young tech leaders Philly should fight to keep civic

Dec. 18, 2014 12:44 pm

17 young tech leaders Philly should fight to keep

LEADERSHIP Philadelphia's latest group of “Connectors and Keepers” features entrepreneurs like RJMetrics CEO Robert Moore and Wash Cycle Laundry's Gabriel Mandujano. Here's the full list of tech community members who made the cut.
Why 2 in 3 recent college grads decided to stay: Campus Philly report civic

Dec. 5, 2014 8:59 am

Why 2 in 3 recent college grads decided to stay: Campus Philly report

Campus Philly's “Choosing Philadelphia” report examines how to get college students to stick around — and what's already working.
Nearly all the startups in this DreamIt Ventures class may stay in Philly business

Dec. 4, 2014 1:49 pm

Nearly all the startups in this DreamIt Ventures class may stay in Philly

The tide seems to be turning for Philadelphia when it comes to holding on to startups that come to the city for the DreamIt accelerator. What changed?
Can helping college entrepreneurs slow tech brain drain? [Technical.ly Podcast] business

Sep. 5, 2014 8:30 am

Can helping college entrepreneurs slow tech brain drain? [Technical.ly Podcast]

Ahead of next week's Start. Stay. Grow. Summit in Philadelphia, this month's Technical.ly Podcast explores efforts to hang on to young entrepreneurs after they graduate.
More jobs here than those with degrees in tech, engineering and math: Campus Philly annual meeting

Dec. 16, 2011 10:30 am

More jobs here than those with degrees in tech, engineering and math: Campus Philly annual meeting

Better tying employer needs with degrees conferred at regional universities is a major next step in a broad, years-long effort to bolster retention at and broaden awareness of higher learning opportunities in and around Philadelphia. That was a primary claim from Deborah Diamond, the president of regional brain drain combatant Campus Philly, at the nonprofit’s […]
Fifth more college graduates will stay today than in 2004: Links

Dec. 25, 2010 8:30 am

Fifth more college graduates will stay today than in 2004: Links

Shout Out: New Campus Philly Study Reveals That More Students Are Staying In The Region After Graduation [uwishunu]  — “From an April-May survey of 4,600 students, 48
% 
of 
non‐native
 Philadelphian college students
 reported 
staying
 in
 the 
region compared
 to 
29
%
 in 
2004.

 And 83% of respondents said they would 
recommend
 Greater
 Philadelphia as a place […]
David L. Cohen, Comcast Executive Vice President, talks Comcast, taxes and startups access

May. 7, 2010 11:54 am

David L. Cohen, Comcast Executive Vice President, talks Comcast, taxes and startups

David L. Cohen doesn’t run Comcast. He didn’t run the Rendell mayoral administration either, and he doesn’t run the University of Pennsylvania or the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, nor does he have any of the titles that put him as the figurehead of any of the organizations that his fingerprints are on. But he’s […]