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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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Meet 10 legendary innovators from our city’s past for the 10th annual Philly Tech Week creative

Feb. 17, 2020 3:27 pm

Meet 10 legendary innovators from our city’s past for the 10th annual Philly Tech Week

These 10 historical figures with local roots were involved in some big moments, and we’ve paired them with prominent venues that speak to them throughout Philly Tech Week 2020 Presented by Comcast.
Philadelphia prayed for a tech unicorn with a household name. Now what? business

Jan. 20, 2020 12:43 pm

Philadelphia prayed for a tech unicorn with a household name. Now what?

goPuff, the Callowhill-based on-demand delivery startup, reportedly got a $750 million investment from SoftBank. It may be the first billion-dollar company from Philly you've actually heard of. Here's why that matters.
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.

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