Stephen Babcock, Author at Technical.ly

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Stephen Babcock is the Assistant Editor for Technical.ly. Stephen Babcock began reporting for Technical.ly in Baltimore in 2014. A graduate of Northeastern University, he moved to Baltimore following stints in New Orleans and Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Baltimore Fishbowl, NOLA Defender, NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune and the Rio Grande Sun.

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Big companies halted campaign contributions after the Capitol insurrection. Here’s what it means for business and democracy civic

Jan. 15, 2021 2:17 pm

Big companies halted campaign contributions after the Capitol insurrection. Here’s what it means for business and democracy

Corporate America drew a line in the sand after Jan. 6's violence, and Republicans' continued support of overturning the election. It brought a new wave of corporate social responsibility seemingly overnight.
PPP is back in 2021. Here are the details on getting a second small business loan civic

Jan. 8, 2021 11:34 am

PPP is back in 2021. Here are the details on getting a second small business loan

The Paycheck Protection Program is reopening for businesses on Jan. 11. This time, community financial institutions are going first and businesses can seek a second loan.
What’s next for the economy? and 11 more themes in Technical.ly’s 2021 editorial calendar growth

Jan. 4, 2021 12:39 pm

What’s next for the economy? and 11 more themes in Technical.ly’s 2021 editorial calendar

From the future of the workplace to lessons on resilience and holding companies accountable for racial equity pledges, Technical.ly will devote extra coverage to these timely topics this year.
The new COVID-19 relief bill from Congress means a second round of PPP, and more for small businesses civic

Dec. 22, 2020 2:16 pm

The new COVID-19 relief bill from Congress means a second round of PPP, and more for small businesses

Yes, businesses that received an early Paycheck Protection Program loan can now apply for another. Here's a look at what's in the $900B bill to help struggling small business owners, from CDFIs to FSAs.
COVID-19 vaccines look to be on the way, but hurdles remain to end the pandemic civic

Dec. 7, 2020 7:26 am

COVID-19 vaccines look to be on the way, but hurdles remain to end the pandemic

Experts from Johns Hopkins University break down the technology behind the leading vaccine candidates, trial results so far, and plans for distribution.
‘This is a moment for huge, radical thinking’: Guy Raz on entrepreneurship and economic growth growth

Oct. 2, 2020 12:16 pm

‘This is a moment for huge, radical thinking’: Guy Raz on entrepreneurship and economic growth

The author and podcast host of "How I Built This" offers insights from hundreds of interviews with entrepreneurs.
On misinformation and the 2020 election, ‘the call is coming from inside the house’ civic

Sep. 25, 2020 11:37 am

On misinformation and the 2020 election, ‘the call is coming from inside the house’

At the Technical.ly Developers Conference, The New York Times opinion writer-at-large Charlie Warzel talked about how misinformation spreading on social media is manipulating America's polarization and 2020's cascading crises.
Backstage Capital’s Arlan Hamilton on building by deconstructing access

May 21, 2020 7:04 am

Backstage Capital’s Arlan Hamilton on building by deconstructing

In the keynote to close out Introduced|Virtual, the investor focused in on authenticity and superpowers.
Pivots, hires and marketing during a crisis: Here’s what any biz leader can learn from these 5 promising startups growth

May 11, 2020 3:11 pm

Pivots, hires and marketing during a crisis: Here’s what any biz leader can learn from these 5 promising startups

At Introduced|Virtual, founders at gettacar, Sorcero, clean.io, Second Chances Farm and Abridge AI talked navigating company changes and how they're thinking about the future.
Equity and stock options, shared vision and experience: How early employees get ownership in startups growth

Feb. 25, 2020 11:15 am

Equity and stock options, shared vision and experience: How early employees get ownership in startups

On the benefits offered for joining a startup from its earliest days, from the perspective of mid-Atlantic founders and employees.

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