Civic News

Philly’s tech employment declined in 2021 amid ‘a big reshuffling’

May 23, 2022 6:00 pm

Philly’s tech employment declined in 2021 amid ‘a big reshuffling’

The caveat: So did that of every other major US metro.
Why so many Pittsburgh tech companies are buying new office space

May 23, 2022 1:06 pm

Why so many Pittsburgh tech companies are buying new office space

Concessions — aka benefits and discounts offered to tenants to move into new space — are at a record high, JLL Pittsburgh reports.
City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department is launching a Tech Industry Partnership

May 20, 2022 2:47 pm

City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department is launching a Tech Industry Partnership

Modeled on existing partnerships focused on hospitality and manufacturing, Technical.ly is supporting the launch of a quarterly stakeholder gathering on tech employment. The first is Tuesday, May 24.
Ladybug Festival swarms back to Wilmington

May 20, 2022 8:30 am

Ladybug Festival swarms back to Wilmington

Plus, a roundup of upcoming Delaware happenings and recent entrepreneurship and education Power Moves.
Project Waves and Enterprise Community Development are partnering to provide $1M in free internet

May 19, 2022 3:48 pm

Project Waves and Enterprise Community Development are partnering to provide $1M in free internet

The organization is continuing to expand its free internet services with a model that focuses on multi-dwelling units.
Could Pittsburgh be a space tech hub? 3 innovators make the case

May 19, 2022 3:20 pm

Could Pittsburgh be a space tech hub? 3 innovators make the case

While local space tech companies like Astrobotic are looking beyond Earth for innovation now, others like multinational corporation Bosch and homegrown AgTech firm Fifth Season see applications of their technology in space down the road.
Economy League’s GPLEX 2022 is poised to take 150 Philadelphians to Detroit

May 18, 2022 4:33 pm

Economy League’s GPLEX 2022 is poised to take 150 Philadelphians to Detroit

Greater Philadelphia Leadership Exchange Director Kiersten Mailler says the two cities should be considered "cousins."
Here’s a chance to apply for a device that can help your child navigate a disability

May 17, 2022 12:08 pm

Here’s a chance to apply for a device that can help your child navigate a disability

The What I Wish for My Child campaign is the IMAGE Center of Maryland’s latest way of offering children and young adults with special needs the opportunity, via a free medical device, to live more independently.
DC just launched a new Community Internet Program for affordable broadband

May 16, 2022 4:55 pm

DC just launched a new Community Internet Program for affordable broadband

The new initiative will allow providers to freely use DC's rooftops as long as they commit to providing district residents with affordable internet.
These Pennsylvania tech companies each just got up to $100K in tax credits

May 16, 2022 7:30 am

These Pennsylvania tech companies each just got up to $100K in tax credits

The hope is that the tax benefits will encourage more residents to engage in entrepreneurial activity within R&D clusters throughout the state.