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Aug. 22, 2013 12:50 pm

‘Recognize the community you’re in’: tips for entrepreneurs from Bob Moul

His advice? Get to know members of state and local government. It's advice that Moul has followed himself, helping lead the vision behind StartupPHL, the city's $3.5 million initiative to support the local tech scene.

Bob Moul at the city's StartUp PHL announcement, October 2012.

(Photo by Kait Privitera for City of Philadelphia)

Entrepreneurs don’t function in a vacuum, so they should recognize the community around them, said Bob Moul, CEO of Artisan Mobile and Philly Startup Leaders president, to the members of Drexel University‘s incubator summer prep program in a talk that was featured on Drexel’s Baiada Institute blog.

His advice? Get to know members of state and local government. It’s advice that Moul has followed himself, helping lead the vision behind StartupPHL, the city’s $3.5 million initiative to support the local tech scene. (For that and other reasons, we’ve pinpointed Moul as a tech leader who could run for mayor.)

Read nearly a dozen other pieces of advice from Moul’s talk on Drexel’s Baiada Institute blog.

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