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Christopher Wink

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Christopher Wink is a Cofounder, Chief Executive Officer and Publisher of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. In that capacity, he is a co-organizer of Philly Tech Week, Baltimore Innovation Week, Delaware Innovation Week and other events that bring smart people together. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here and curates a personal monthly newsletter of ideas and links here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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Introducing ‘Off the Sidelines,’ a new podcast series about startup investing business

Nov. 27, 2019 9:21 am

Introducing ‘Off the Sidelines,’ a new podcast series about startup investing

Technical.ly partnered with Project Entrepreneur, a program by UBS, for the 10-episode pilot season.
Save the dates: Our 10th annual Philly Tech Week happens May 1 to 9, 2020 media

Oct. 22, 2019 1:51 pm

Save the dates: Our 10th annual Philly Tech Week happens May 1 to 9, 2020

From a kickoff party to a closing Signature Event, we'll honor hundreds of years of big ideas and future thinking with the theme "Innovation Been Here." Help us plan at the #PTW20 Launch Nov. 19 at Quorum.
When do Philadelphia tech companies get their first ‘local’ customer? business

Jun. 5, 2019 1:14 pm

When do Philadelphia tech companies get their first ‘local’ customer?

Technical.ly asked 20 CEOs, and no surprise, there are a lot of early local customers. Here's what we're seeing as the trend.
Philadelphia slayed its brain-drain beast. Now what? civic

Jun. 3, 2019 12:45 pm

Philadelphia slayed its brain-drain beast. Now what?

This city has added 68,000 (diverse) college graduates since 2000, outpacing nearly every city in the country. Now it's on to the next challenges: poverty, income inequality and retaining the best.
5 trends in growing startup cities from the last decade that you should understand civic

May 25, 2019 9:56 pm

5 trends in growing startup cities from the last decade that you should understand

Startup culture as commodity, income inequality and (much!) more.
Why you should totally call yourself a technologist (but never a ‘techie’) dev

May 22, 2019 9:57 am

Why you should totally call yourself a technologist (but never a ‘techie’)

It has everything to do with the origins of the word, and your expertise with the technology you use.
Philadelphia is as unequal as Colombia. Will a minimum wage boost help? civic

May 20, 2019 1:15 pm

Philadelphia is as unequal as Colombia. Will a minimum wage boost help?

Yes. These are the whats and whys from a conversation with city leaders and urbanist Richard Florida ahead of an Election Day ballot question.
On combating resistance as a technology lead dev

May 20, 2019 9:55 am

On combating resistance as a technology lead

If you're trying to make change at your company, here's a piece of advice from the VP of strategic research for Salesforce.

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