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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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City of Philadelphia ‘hopeful’ historic curfews will no longer be needed civic

Jun. 8, 2020 1:00 pm

City of Philadelphia ‘hopeful’ historic curfews will no longer be needed

1964 was the last time Philadelphia was under a citywide curfew. Here's a look at why they were just used for a week straight.
Philadelphia business leaders retreated in 1964. This time they must invest civic

Jun. 3, 2020 2:22 pm

Philadelphia business leaders retreated in 1964. This time they must invest

Fifty years ago, following civil unrest not unlike that of today, business and civic leaders took the city into an era of aggressive policing and economic decline. Now, we must again choose a path.
Meet the who’s who of local tech community builders: Philly’s 100 RealLIST Connectors access

May 28, 2020 12:59 pm

Meet the who’s who of local tech community builders: Philly’s 100 RealLIST Connectors

If you're just entering the Philadelphia technology and entrepreneurship scene, here's who you'd want to know.
City budgets are getting wrecked by a pandemic. Heed this caution into the fight civic

May 6, 2020 10:27 am

City budgets are getting wrecked by a pandemic. Heed this caution into the fight

Spending by local governments is quite different than the federal government. How the City of Philadelphia could confront a $650 million coronavirus-blamed deficit has lessons for all municipalities.
Technical.ly is deepening our journalism in Philadelphia this recession. Help us do it professional development

Apr. 21, 2020 12:45 pm

Technical.ly is deepening our journalism in Philadelphia this recession. Help us do it

We're introducing the Technical.ly Journalism Fund to help us expand our full-time and freelance newsroom focused on wealth and poverty in Philly. Here's a list of ways to get involved.
Meet 10 legendary innovators from our city’s past for the 10th annual Philly Tech Week growth

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? growth

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 growth

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 professional development

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.

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