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

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’) feature

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.
Amplify Philly drew 3,500 fans at SXSW. But what exactly does it mean? feature

Apr. 3, 2019 2:20 pm

Amplify Philly drew 3,500 fans at SXSW. But what exactly does it mean?

During the 2019 edition of the megaconference, a hodgepodge coalition of Philadelphia champions put on a show. This is how they do it differently than everyone else — and whether that's a good thing.

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