Paige Gross, Author at Technical.ly Philly

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Paige Gross joined the Technically Media team as Philly’s lead reporter after spending two years as a breaking news and crime reporter. She’s a graduate of Temple University where she studied journalism and history, and edited the student-run newspaper, The Temple News. Paige loves anything having to do with true crime, cooking or cheesy television shows. She’s currently trying to stop drinking so much coffee, and kind of failing.

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15-year-old web dev firm P’unk Ave was just acquired by Yes&

Nov. 24, 2021 4:03 pm

15-year-old web dev firm P’unk Ave was just acquired by Yes&

The now fully remote company says its Philly presence is still important. All employees will be joining under the Yes& umbrella.
Amid The Great Resignation, here’s what the hiring process looks like at 4 tech companies

Nov. 23, 2021 4:43 pm

Amid The Great Resignation, here’s what the hiring process looks like at 4 tech companies

The soft skills like culture fit and communication might be more important than hard tech skills these days. Check out insights from hiring leads at growing Philly companies.
Lessons learned from the City of Philadelphia’s 8th Innovation Academy cohort

Nov. 22, 2021 1:47 pm

Lessons learned from the City of Philadelphia’s 8th Innovation Academy cohort

Nineteen managers from different City departments met this year to learn the foundation of innovation — Identifying stakeholders, opening up lines of communication and remembering to ask yourself the "why" behind your work. Check out the Twitter thread with takeaways from Philly Director of Innovation Eliza Pollack.
After a racist incident at Azavea, what does accountability look like?

Nov. 18, 2021 6:02 pm

After a racist incident at Azavea, what does accountability look like?

A 2016 incident in which an executive used the n-word at the Callowhill-based software company was recently surfaced in a Billy Penn report. It's leaving former employees, partners and others in Philly's tech scene considering the company's reputation.
Machine data and analytics company Circonus raised a $10M Series B, with plans to add Philly-area execs

Nov. 17, 2021 12:05 pm

Machine data and analytics company Circonus raised a $10M Series B, with plans to add Philly-area execs

The company's split between Philly and Maryland, but operates primarily remotely. It aims to put down more Philly roots next year, while doubling the size of its team.
Philly released an interactive dashboard showing where its open data is used around the world

Nov. 16, 2021 1:41 pm

Philly released an interactive dashboard showing where its open data is used around the world

Since 2015, the City's open data program has been accessed by 606,000 users in the US and by 661,000 users worldwide, the dashboard states.
How I Got Here: From Army police officer to a software engineering career at Vanguard

Nov. 15, 2021 4:43 pm

How I Got Here: From Army police officer to a software engineering career at Vanguard

"I always believed in life as a journey, and careers are stepping stones in that journey," the applications engineer said. He joined us for a Veterans Day edition of the Technical.ly Slack AMA.
AI-driven cyberbullying prevention company Kidas raised $2 million in a pre-seed round

Nov. 11, 2021 4:02 pm

AI-driven cyberbullying prevention company Kidas raised $2 million in a pre-seed round

Founder Ron Kerbs made fundraising connections while at Wharton and taking part in the LIFT Labs accelerator.
Which coding bootcamp is right for you? Consider these 15+ Philly tech training programs

Nov. 11, 2021 1:56 pm

Which coding bootcamp is right for you? Consider these 15+ Philly tech training programs

A roundup of current resources for adults (and kids) who are interested in entering a career in tech or fine-tuning their existing skills.
Philly creators: This grant program is giving out $100K to Black artists working in any medium

Nov. 10, 2021 5:21 pm

Philly creators: This grant program is giving out $100K to Black artists working in any medium

Creators in the region are eligible to apply for Black Music City grants between $1,000 and $3,500. 

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