Christopher Wink

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Christopher Wink is a Cofounder, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. In that capacity, he is a co-organizer of Philly Tech Week, Baltimore Innovation Week, Delaware Innovation Week and other events that bring smart people together. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here and curates a personal monthly newsletter of ideas and links here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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Rise of the Rest: The Steve Case interview

Sep. 27, 2022 10:33 am

Rise of the Rest: The Steve Case interview

The Aol cofounder, Revolution investor and “Rise of the Rest” champion is out with a new book. Can the local startup ecosystems he champions survive the pandemic?
Recruiting is a lot like sales — especially against bigger opponents

Sep. 26, 2022 7:30 am

Recruiting is a lot like sales — especially against bigger opponents

Half of tech jobs are now done remotely. Economic slowdown or not, every tech recruiter is competing against the big tech monsters of their nightmares.
Your company’s founding date is bullshit

Sep. 19, 2022 7:30 am

Your company’s founding date is bullshit

Some entrepreneurs want their companies to seem older. Others strive to be younger. All are stories.
Is copyright ‘fundamentally incompatible with the internet’?

Sep. 12, 2022 7:30 am

Is copyright ‘fundamentally incompatible with the internet’?

A new book from journalist Glyn Moody argues copyright is hurting the creators it’s meant to help. He calls on entrepreneurs and innovators to find new models forward.
Why exactly do tech jobs matter?

Sep. 6, 2022 9:00 am

Why exactly do tech jobs matter?

Globally competitive work commands high wages, and each tech worker supports an additional 4.4 local jobs, according to new research.
Why do companies invest in employer brand marketing?

Aug. 29, 2022 7:47 am

Why do companies invest in employer brand marketing?

This talent brand director considers it "the front lines" of hiring. Here's how to craft your own company's story to attract prospective employees.
What will international hiring mean for local tech ecosystems?

Aug. 25, 2022 12:01 pm

What will international hiring mean for local tech ecosystems?

In this special four-part report, Technical.ly investigates how IT outsourcing and international hiring represent a new wave in tech company building. This is part four, focused on the gains and losses in the shift to global.
After 10 years in Charm City, here’s what’s next for Technical.ly

Aug. 25, 2022 11:16 am

After 10 years in Charm City, here’s what’s next for Technical.ly

In the summer of 2012, we started reporting on the technologists and entrepreneurs shaping Baltimore’s economy. Here’s a look at what we’ve learned over a decade of change.
What should business leaders keep in mind to hire abroad ethically?

Aug. 24, 2022 1:26 pm

What should business leaders keep in mind to hire abroad ethically?

In this special four-part report, Technical.ly investigates how IT outsourcing and international hiring represent a new wave in tech company building. This is part three, focused on rules for compensation.
Why are tech firms hiring so much internationally — and where?

Aug. 23, 2022 1:43 pm

Why are tech firms hiring so much internationally — and where?

In this special four-part report, Technical.ly investigates how IT outsourcing and international hiring represent a new wave in tech company building. This is part two, focused on how cost and specialization factor in.