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How Skyless Game Studios is using video games to demystify City Hall dev

Jul. 7, 2015 1:33 pm

How Skyless Game Studios is using video games to demystify City Hall

The team at Skyless Games Studios is developing City Hall, a game that puts the user in charge of their city's government.
Here’s why these social impact investment deals fell through business

Jun. 30, 2015 12:23 pm

Here’s why these social impact investment deals fell through

After committing $500,000 for GoodCompany Group startups, Investors' Circle invested about half that. Here's why impact investing can be so tricky.
What a cross-country train trip taught me about entrepreneurship creative

Jun. 17, 2015 12:17 pm

What a cross-country train trip taught me about entrepreneurship

Comcast's Danielle Cohn hopped aboard the Millennial Trains Project last month. Here's what she learned about the importance of making new connections.
How this socially-minded web dev firm doubled in size over the last 18 months business

Jun. 9, 2015 8:03 am

How this socially-minded web dev firm doubled in size over the last 18 months

After spending years at the same size, Message Agency, a 20-year-old dev shop that serves nonprofits, just went through its biggest growth spurt yet. Founder Marcus Iannozzi explains what was holding him back and how he moved past it.
Scholly gets major boost from nonprofit launched by Obama access

May. 8, 2015 7:34 am

Scholly gets major boost from nonprofit launched by Obama

As a young black man who grew up in a low-income household, Scholly CEO Chris Gray said the partnership with the My Brother's Keeper Alliance is especially important to him.
Social entrepreneurs can work out of Impact Hub for free this month business

Apr. 2, 2015 9:35 am

Social entrepreneurs can work out of Impact Hub for free this month

The socially-minded coworking space in Kensington is accepting applications until April 6.
This electrical engineer built an open-source headlamp for doctors in developing countries dev

Feb. 19, 2015 11:44 am

This electrical engineer built an open-source headlamp for doctors in developing countries

Doctors in developing countries often have to postpone treatment when it gets dark. When lights break, it's hard to get new ones. Amanda DelCore has a solution.
Wash Cycle Laundry just got a $450K loan, but what’s interesting is how they’ll repay it business

Feb. 16, 2015 12:29 pm

Wash Cycle Laundry just got a $450K loan, but what’s interesting is how they’ll repay it

Wash Cycle Laundry has created jobs for “people who need a second chance,” and a New York City foundation is taking note.
Philly’s collaborative spirit is its greatest strength: MilkCrate’s Morgan Berman business

Nov. 20, 2014 8:00 am

Philly’s collaborative spirit is its greatest strength: MilkCrate’s Morgan Berman

CEO Morgan Berman explains how MilkCrate is helping bridge four very separate worlds: geeks, designers, sustainability wonks and entrepreneurs.
Data-driven solutions shine at Penn’s social impact hackathon dev

Nov. 7, 2014 12:45 pm

Data-driven solutions shine at Penn’s social impact hackathon

At Penn's "Hack the Change," students worked with participating NGOs. "The very nature of the event ... guaranteed that the project and the hard work we put in would meet a real need," said one student hacker.

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