Hector Dávila Jr.

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Hector Davila Jr. is Technical.ly's fall 2019 editorial intern. He was born and raised in North Philadelphia and graduated from Eastern University with a journalism degree and a minor in communications. He has previous experience reporting as an editorial intern at Philadelphia magazine and held the position of sports editor for The Waltonian college newspaper. Hector deeply enjoys hands-on experiences, whether it's volunteering for the community or crafting a new project. It’s easy for him to find a good book to read, and a strength (or weakness) he has is an obsession for information. His dream is to travel the world and one day to report internationally.

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These 5 Philly corporations have innovation centers to incubate future products and processes

Oct. 23, 2019 2:12 pm

These 5 Philly corporations have innovation centers to incubate future products and processes

Here’s a look at how some local companies are applying new solutions to old challenges via place-based hubs.
Philadelphia apparently ranks 2nd in this list of best cities for STEM diversity

Oct. 22, 2019 1:11 pm

Philadelphia apparently ranks 2nd in this list of best cities for STEM diversity

But it still has "a long way to go," according to several local technologists and diversity-focused community organizers.
These 64 young pros made Leadership Philadelphia’s 2019-2020 Keepers cohort

Oct. 18, 2019 2:27 pm

These 64 young pros made Leadership Philadelphia’s 2019-2020 Keepers cohort

We spot a dozen or so tech folks in the professional development program's latest mix, plus 10 (!!!) Comcast employees.
Tech startups: Launch Lane accelerator is now accepting apps for its inaugural cohort

Oct. 17, 2019 2:15 pm

Tech startups: Launch Lane accelerator is now accepting apps for its inaugural cohort

Benefits will include an up-to-$50,000 investment, a year of free desk space at ic@3401 and introductions to investors.
Here’s how 11 startups grew during the second LIFT Labs Accelerator

Oct. 11, 2019 3:06 pm

Here’s how 11 startups grew during the second LIFT Labs Accelerator

At least one of the media, entertainment and connectivity companies is moving to Philly, and several inked deals with Comcast and other big players, thanks to the 13-week bizdev program.
A new flexible workspace is moving into the Fashion District

Oct. 11, 2019 10:51 am

A new flexible workspace is moving into the Fashion District

The 47,000-square-foot space will be Industrious' third Philly installment when it opens in Q2.
CIC will host 36 startups in need of ‘space, support and opportunity’ — for free

Oct. 9, 2019 7:03 am

CIC will host 36 startups in need of ‘space, support and opportunity’ — for free

The University City coworking space is accepting apps to join the 2020 cohort of its 36for75 program, which provides companies with free rent, programming and networking for 75 days (get it?).
IBX opened its new public-facing innovation center

Oct. 3, 2019 4:23 pm

IBX opened its new public-facing innovation center

The health insurance provider's Center for Innovation is meant to engage both employees and community members and features open lounge areas, meeting rooms, standing desks, a cafe, a pitch room and a game room.
Apps are open for Philly Startup Leaders’ new idea-stage accelerator cohort

Oct. 1, 2019 1:43 pm

Apps are open for Philly Startup Leaders’ new idea-stage accelerator cohort

The recently rebranded Founded in Philly program will host its first 20 to 30 aspiring founders this February through April.
On the Market: Manage Bryn Mawr College’s new makerspace

Sep. 29, 2019 3:48 pm

On the Market: Manage Bryn Mawr College’s new makerspace

Plus, the City of Philadelphia is launching a service design studio, and the "new" DuPont is hiring for an innovation community developer.