Apply for the GREAT Tech Awards by Aug. 1 · “Technology companies headquartered in the US states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Connecticut are encouraged to apply to win a UK expansion package in one of six sector categories: education, finance, health, internet of things, lifestyle, and media. The award winners from the six categories will be chosen by a panel of judges representing the finest tech industry leaders, influencers, and entrepreneurs.”
How Data Analysis Helps Police Departments Fight Crime [Forbes] · This piece looks at the “Smart Policing Initiative” around the country and focuses on Philadelphia’s crime analyst program, which we covered here.
iCore Networks’ Robust Unified Communications Services Gets it Done for Dynamic, Fast Growing Pennrose [press release] · iCore Networks, a cloud computing company based in McLean, Va., has an office at 15th and Market Streets.
Philly honored for small business development [Philly Tribune] · “The report profiles Philadelphia’s micro-lenders that have helped thousands of local businesses start, expand and thrive. Two micro-lenders, Entrepreneur Works and FINANTA, have been successful in implementing peer lending programs. The peer lending model brings group of individuals together to provide capital in a group setting, while also delivering business education to build entrepreneurial and managerial skills.”