Kristen Gillette, Author at Technical.ly Philly

Kristen Gillette

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Kristen Gillette is a freelancer who has written for a wide variety of publications including Philly2Night.com, two.one.five. Magazine, and Cred Magazine, thINKingDANCE.net, the Philadelphia Dance Journal and more.The Temple University graduate was a fall 2012 multimedia intern for Technically Philly.

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Bootstrapping Philosophy: ‘investment is a tool, not a goal’ and 5 other reasons to self-fund your startup growth

Feb. 19, 2013 11:30 am

Bootstrapping Philosophy: ‘investment is a tool, not a goal’ and 5 other reasons to self-fund your startup

In December, the trio behind Firefly, the browser screen sharing service that spun off their Airtime for Email product, was the first to accept money from the Dorm Room Fund, the experimental, undergrad-managed startup investment portfolio backed by First Round Capital. So it could seem strange that before that cofounders Dan Shipper, Patrick Leahy and […]
Philadelphia University welcomes design, entreprenurial spirit to industrial legacy [VIDEO] uncategorized

Nov. 19, 2012 10:00 am

Philadelphia University welcomes design, entreprenurial spirit to industrial legacy [VIDEO]

For a small, industrial arts college founded in 1884 to improve textile manufacturing, the 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs at Philadelphia University use their fair share of technology. From product design with a new look at innovation to maker culture with an embrace of a connectivity to the web to art and fashion with […]
1 in 5 of the biggest websites online use WordPress: WordCamp Philly software development

Oct. 24, 2012 9:45 am

1 in 5 of the biggest websites online use WordPress: WordCamp Philly

The annual conference for developers in the popular open source content management system has grown alongside Wordpress itself. "[In 2006] it was blogging software," said one organizer. Now "You can build anything in WordPress."
EEB Hub aims to reduce commercial energy use 20% by 2020 growth

Oct. 8, 2012 11:00 am

EEB Hub aims to reduce commercial energy use 20% by 2020

The five-year, $129 million research initiative focuses on helping buildings in the Greater Philadelphia region become more energy efficient. The effort, which includes funding research and hosting educational events for stakeholders, is 20 months old and looking at its early impact.
The Reckoner!: year-old quirky ‘Thunderdome for decision-making’ [VIDEO] growth

Sep. 26, 2012 11:00 am

The Reckoner!: year-old quirky ‘Thunderdome for decision-making’ [VIDEO]

Nearly a year old, quirky, online debate forum The Reckoner! crossed the 300,000 total unique visitors mark this month. And that's with founder Dan Koch seeing it as a side project since he joined Old City mobile development shop appRenaissance
‘Spoiled’ app to avoid wasted food wins Lean Startup Machine Philly 2 honors uncategorized

Sep. 24, 2012 11:44 am

‘Spoiled’ app to avoid wasted food wins Lean Startup Machine Philly 2 honors

The second local iteration of Lean Startup Machine, the buzzy paid workshop and methodology that has entrepreneurs launch a business in just a three-day period, was held at Callowhill-incubator Venturef0rth this past weekend. First place was awarded to the team behind Spoiled, Ross Staszak‘s idea for an app that keeps the user from wasting food […]
What is a B-Corporation?: 5 reasons Azavea became one uncategorized

Sep. 7, 2012 2:06 pm

What is a B-Corporation?: 5 reasons Azavea became one

This report is done in partnership with Temple University’s Philadelphia Neighborhoods program, the capstone class for the Temple’s Department of Journalism. You’ve heard of the B-Corporation idea, certified businesses that put a priority on impact alongside profit. But let’s look at why you’d want to take on more oversight of your company. The national label, […]

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