Mikhail Bell

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Mikhail Bell is a founder at ParkerMather, a communications, strategy development and account management firm in Philadelphia, and a contributor to Technical.ly Philly. Prior to launching ParkerMather, Mikhail worked for a former president, lived in Albania, studied Italian and completed graduate studies in public policy. When he is not making to-do lists, the Hamilton College and George Mason alumnus enjoys reading, running and watching soccer.

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Delco coworking space HeadRoom celebrated ‘Suburban Innovation’ for #PTW15

May 5, 2015 10:37 am

Delco coworking space HeadRoom celebrated ‘Suburban Innovation’ for #PTW15

The event featured presentations from 14 entrepreneurs. “Entrepreneurial spirit and innovation is not defined by geographic boundaries,” said HeadRoom cofounder Dan Lievens.
‘If you’re not findable, you don’t exist’: Maggie Fox, SAP

Apr. 23, 2014 8:30 am

‘If you’re not findable, you don’t exist’: Maggie Fox, SAP

When it comes to digital communications, CEOs are often described as being behind the times. Fox explained that they often face three internal barriers. First, mid-level employees are slow to embrace culture change because they have competing responsibilities. Second, silos both concentrate important institutions and wall off departments from participating in culture change.
3 innovation lessons from former US CTO Aneesh Chopra

Apr. 16, 2014 12:30 pm

3 innovation lessons from former US CTO Aneesh Chopra

Speaking on April 10 at Phorum Philly, Chopra shed light three ways government, borrowing from the private sector, is constantly improving: incentives, humility and collaboration
Look for investors who understand your product: local attorneys talk VC

Apr. 11, 2014 10:30 am

Look for investors who understand your product: local attorneys talk VC

That was one point that Borghese made during a panel organized by Drexel University’s Entrepreneurship Association for Graduates and Alumni and Duane Morris, LLP. Hosted at Duane Morris' office in Center City, the Philly Tech Week panel "What Keeps Entrepreneurs Up at Night?" featured attorneys Borghese of Borghese Law, Neil Cooper of Conshohocken's Royal Cooper Cohen Braunfeld, Richard Cohen of Duane Morris and Joel Solomon of Center City's Clark Hill, who underscored some of the complications associated with accepting venture capital.
Show investors you’re going to do something ‘crazy’: Patrick Baynes

Mar. 17, 2014 8:30 am

Show investors you’re going to do something ‘crazy’: Patrick Baynes

It's a competitive environment for mid-stage funding, so you better be planning on doing something 'crazy' said PeopleLinx cofounder Patrick Baynes at last week's Startup Grind Philadelphia event.
Eventuosity: app from family team aims to make event planning easier

Mar. 4, 2014 10:30 am

Eventuosity: app from family team aims to make event planning easier

Initially, brothers Justin and Doug Panzer developed Eventuosity to make planning an annual hockey tournament trip to Wisconsin less onerous. Their mother helped bring reason to its development.
CancerLife tool lets patients update network on disease status

Feb. 14, 2014 12:30 pm

CancerLife tool lets patients update network on disease status

It’s a product of Healthy Platforms, a health technology company founded by Charlie Coltman in late 2010 when his friend Chris Mattioli needed a better way to communicate more effectively with family members following his Stage III cancer diagnosis.