Sarah Huffman

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Sarah Huffman is a Technical.ly reporter covering the Philly tech and entrepreneurship, with a focus on access and equity. She joined the newsroom in June 2022 by way of the Report for America program.

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How has digital access work changed since the pandemic — and what’s next?

Nov. 15, 2022 9:49 am

How has digital access work changed since the pandemic — and what’s next?

Support is at a high point, but broadband adoption remains a challenge, say these founders, nonprofit pros and civic leaders from several mid-Atlantic cities.
Working on new product ideas? Draw it out first, this Google designer says

Nov. 14, 2022 3:02 pm

Working on new product ideas? Draw it out first, this Google designer says

Kent Eisenhuth shared some of his tips for implementing drawing into UX design during a recent Technical.ly Slack AMA.
Why Down North Pizza plans to open a tech education space

Nov. 9, 2022 4:27 pm

Why Down North Pizza plans to open a tech education space

Muhammad Abdul-Hadi, the owner of the Strawberry Mansion pizzeria, announced his latest initiative to give back to the community.
Healthcare investing has changed since its early pandemic boom. What do founders need to know now?

Nov. 9, 2022 12:53 pm

Healthcare investing has changed since its early pandemic boom. What do founders need to know now?

Experts from Morgan Stanley, NewSpring Capital and Centerbridge Partners shared what trends they've seen in this tech space and what company leaders should do when looking for capital in 2022 and beyond.
Baltimore-based clean.io was acquired by global cybersecurity company HUMAN

Nov. 7, 2022 4:06 pm

Baltimore-based clean.io was acquired by global cybersecurity company HUMAN

The anti-malvertising company experienced a lot of growth over the last three years, including a $2.5 million seed round, before the acquisition.
‘Hybrid care is here to stay’ after the pandemic forced the adoption of telehealth

Nov. 7, 2022 2:32 pm

‘Hybrid care is here to stay’ after the pandemic forced the adoption of telehealth

But consider these ongoing challenges — and opportunities — per healthcare experts at the 2022 HealthKey Summit.
How did LIFT Labs Accelerator’s 2022 startups fare over 12 weeks?

Nov. 3, 2022 5:57 pm

How did LIFT Labs Accelerator’s 2022 startups fare over 12 weeks?

All 11 grads announced partnerships with Comcast affiliates, a first for the program.
Philadelphia’s eds and meds haven’t quite recovered from the pandemic

Nov. 3, 2022 7:30 am

Philadelphia’s eds and meds haven’t quite recovered from the pandemic

There's still a deficit of around 5,400 jobs in the sector. An Economy League analyst explains what might be going on.
In University City, office rent costs are up nearly 20%. That’s the highest for all US tech hubs

Nov. 2, 2022 3:06 pm

In University City, office rent costs are up nearly 20%. That’s the highest for all US tech hubs

But the prices are still relatively inexpensive when compared to other major cities, per CBRE's 2022 Tech-30 report analyzing major tech markets in the United States and Canada.
Wharton ranks high in PitchBook’s list of top 100 universities for startup founders

Nov. 1, 2022 2:50 pm

Wharton ranks high in PitchBook’s list of top 100 universities for startup founders

No surprise here, but University of Pennsylvania's business school has produced a whole bunch of venture-backed companies.