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Max Ufberg

Max Ufberg

Max Ufberg is a freelance reporter in Philadelphia, where he's been living since 2008. A graduate of Temple University, Max has covered everything from books and business to boxing and blues. He's originally from Scranton, PA. Find him on LinkedIn here.

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Tech tax credits spared in Pa. budget negotiations business

Jul. 2, 2014 4:15 pm

Tech tax credits spared in Pa. budget negotiations

A budget proposal from the state House of Representatives would've put two key tax-incentive programs on hold.
State budget could ax key tax perks; local tech leaders push back business

Jun. 30, 2014 12:32 pm

State budget could ax key tax perks; local tech leaders push back

State lawmakers drafted a budget proposal last week that would freeze two major tax incentive programs. Local tech entrepreneurs say the cuts would hurt. A decision to fund the programs is expected by tomorrow.
Here’s a map of Philly’s residential permit parking zones dev

Jun. 20, 2014 1:21 pm

Here’s a map of Philly’s residential permit parking zones

The map is part of a bigger project for designer Lauren Ancona. “The greater project is going to be mapping all of the street parking in the city in terms of the information on the actual signs that are so confusing,” she said.
Nutter touts Philly tech scene in Friday event tour business

Jun. 13, 2014 5:50 pm

Nutter touts Philly tech scene in Friday event tour

A busy day of ribbon cuttings for Mayor Michael Nutter, followed by a "fireside chat."
Küdzoo: mobile app turns good grades into real-life perks business

Jun. 5, 2014 10:30 am

Küdzoo: mobile app turns good grades into real-life perks

“We reward students for their academic achievements,” says cofounder Logan Cohen in a Technical.ly Philly Q&A. “It’s all about increasing student engagement.”
Actualize.Me digital guidance counselor app wins EdTech Hackathon access

May 6, 2014 11:00 am

Actualize.Me digital guidance counselor app wins EdTech Hackathon

Second place went to the Online Budget Visualization app, which created a more easily digestible map of the School District’s budget data that was just released. Reading Pal — an app designed to track the books kids read and assess their progress — claimed third place.
Bill to post all city regulations online passes committe, vote next week civic

May 2, 2014 12:41 pm

Bill to post all city regulations online passes committe, vote next week

After a hearing Monday on a bill that would require city agencies to post any and all regulations online, it passed City Council committee and will face a final council-wide vote next week, said Jennifer Kates, legislative aide to councilwoman María Quiñones-Sánchez.
Meet the guy who helps maintain Conshohocken as a tech business hub civic

Apr. 21, 2014 8:30 am

Meet the guy who helps maintain Conshohocken as a tech business hub

Conshohocken, the tiny, 8,000-person town outside Philadelphia in suburban Montgomery County, has built a reputation as a more tax-friendly “semi-urban” tech business hub to greater Center City. Meet Paul McConnell, the Conshohocken Borough President who has made that a priority.
Should Pennsylvania lure video game developers with tax credits? [feature] civic

Mar. 10, 2014 12:30 pm

Should Pennsylvania lure video game developers with tax credits? [feature]

For the last five years, a group of fledgling video game developers have tried to lure big game studios to Philadelphia. Many have moved to build their own small teams, but new proposed state tax benefits have revived the conversation. Is this what Philadelphia gamers need?

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