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Connect the Circuit by P’unk Ave: website campaign to complete 9-county bicycle trail network uncategorized

Jun. 8, 2012 9:30 am

Connect the Circuit by P’unk Ave: website campaign to complete 9-county bicycle trail network

From a press release: “[T]he Mayor and other officials announced the “Connect the Circuit” campaign to complete  the network of pedestrian and bike trails currently throughout the 9 county area (Pennsylvania and New Jersey).  When the trail network is complete, it will measure 750 miles long. Along with the announcement, the Circuit Coalition unveiled a […]
WeWorkinPhilly directory of creative, technology, business community; launches with ‘word-of-mouth’ growth uncategorized

Jul. 11, 2011 10:00 am

WeWorkinPhilly directory of creative, technology, business community; launches with ‘word-of-mouth’ growth

The publicly-edited guide to the region’s creative, business and technology community dubbed WeWorkinPhilly.com has surpassed 400 people. Launched last Wednesday by Indy Hall co-founder Alex Hillman and developer Linus Graybill, the project uses the Citizentry framework, led by Reid Beels for a community guide in Portland. Today Hillman shared some word-of-mouth growth numbers, including 420 […]
Zivtech launches Houston Command Center open source glue for Drupal, Salesforce, other connectivity [VIDEO] uncategorized

Jun. 20, 2011 11:00 am

Zivtech launches Houston Command Center open source glue for Drupal, Salesforce, other connectivity [VIDEO]

A demo of Houston Command Center, a tool designed to integrate common local and cloud-based systems, has been released by Zivtech, the Old City Drupal design shop behind the project. “The main idea behind Houston is to create a single application out of a couple of disperate systems,” said Zivtech co-founder Alex Urevick-Ackelsberg. “The whole […]
Phila.gov business services portal to add 75% of licenses and permit applications online by 2012, interactivity uncategorized

Jun. 15, 2011 11:00 am

Phila.gov business services portal to add 75% of licenses and permit applications online by 2012, interactivity

Before its second birthday in November, the City of Philadelphia’s Business Services Center website will add more interactivity and have the majority of licenses and permits available, officials tell Technically Philly. “The portal was the first step in the overhaul of Phila.gov, collecting and sharing all business-related information for business users, rather than asking them […]
FoundedinPhilly.com from Gabe Weinberg serves as community stake in the ground uncategorized

Sep. 29, 2010 9:00 am

FoundedinPhilly.com from Gabe Weinberg serves as community stake in the ground

It’s about perception. Sensing that the perception of Philadelphia’s startup community in the minds of entrepreneurs hasn’t grown with the community itself, Duck Duck Go founder and Hacker Angel Gabe Weinberg launched this week a very small, very simple stake in the ground. FoundedinPhilly.com is nothing but a few logos and a block of text, […]
Switch preview: How to game Packlate uncategorized

Sep. 27, 2010 12:30 pm

Switch preview: How to game Packlate

Switch Details: When: 10/6. 6 p.m. Where: Levitt Auditorium, University of the Arts Price: $9 Click Here to Get Tickets If you’re planning a vacation in the next few months, your Switch ticket will likely pay for itself. At Switch, not only will Packlate CEO and founder Steve Barsh show off how Packlate works, but he […]
Philly.com sports portal possibly hit with malware attack uncategorized

Apr. 30, 2010 2:00 pm

Philly.com sports portal possibly hit with malware attack

Updated, 3:20 p.m.: According to a statement from Philly.com, the site has confirmed that a widget on the site contains code that is “not recognized by Google,” and was thus misinterpreted as malicious code. It hopes Google will remove the “malware” warning soon. “We do know that it was that code, we found the code […]
Friday Q&A: Austin Lavin, formerly of myfirstpaycheck.com

Apr. 2, 2010 1:00 pm

Friday Q&A: Austin Lavin, formerly of myfirstpaycheck.com

Austin Lavin is excited. During his phone conversation with Technically Philly we can nearly hear the 25-year-old smile through the phone. His excitement is well-founded. Austin, along with his 19-year-old sister Celeste, just sold their first company: myfirstpaycheck.com. The siblings founded the Ardmore-based Web site in 2007 when then-15-year-old Celeste Lavin began looking for her first […]
With new owner, Scribnia to move to Canada, New York uncategorized

Apr. 1, 2010 2:00 pm

With new owner, Scribnia to move to Canada, New York

After a long trial separation, it looks like Scribnia and Philadelphia are breaking up. To refresh your memory, the author rating service was founded by Dartmouth grads Russell D’Souza and Jack Groetzinger during last year’s DreamIt Ventures class. Before their time at DreamIt was up, the duo sold the company and went on to found […]