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.”
Penn neuroscientist named to MIT innovators list [Links Roundup]
CyclePhilly mobile app has logged more than 5K trips [Links Roundup]
How Indy Hall changed me [Links Roundup]
How Macquarie blends tech-fueled financial services with global opportunity
Philly Tech Week 2014 presented by AT&T media roundup
Let’s create a worldwide N3rd Street movement: ideas from community meeting
Why Love Park Robotics works out of NextFab Studio [NPR]
This apprenticeship program is opening the door for candidates with nontraditional backgrounds
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