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Roberto Torres

Roberto Torres

Roberto Torres became Technical.ly Lead Philly Reporter in May 2016. Prior, he was a freelance contributor to Technical.ly and Al Dia News. The native Venezuelan moved to Philadelphia in 2015 after reporting on research at his alma mater, the University of Zulia. Whenever he's not fencing deadlines, he can be found standing in line at Overbrook Pizza in West Philly, running Netflix/Hulu marathons with his wife or reading news from Venezuela.

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Josh Kopelman revealed as investor in Backstage Capital’s accelerator business

Mar. 22, 2019 1:40 pm

Josh Kopelman revealed as investor in Backstage Capital’s accelerator

Founder Arlan Hamilton said Kopelman has helped Backstage "in ways no one ever knew." The investor said in an email that his involvement is a personal one, not related to First Round Capital.
This new feature from Postmates wants to gamify food delivery business

Mar. 22, 2019 11:30 am

This new feature from Postmates wants to gamify food delivery

It's called a Postmates Party: You have five minutes to order from the same places nearby users are ordering from. What's in it for you? Free delivery.
Here’s a list of 75 career-building resources for Philly women in tech business

Mar. 21, 2019 12:46 pm

Here’s a list of 75 career-building resources for Philly women in tech

We asked local women in tech to share resources that have helped them advance on their career path — from books to podcasts to mentorship programs.
N3rd Street Gamers partners with Overwatch publisher for national amateurs’ tournament business

Mar. 20, 2019 12:40 pm

N3rd Street Gamers partners with Overwatch publisher for national amateurs’ tournament

Amateur players from Philadelphia, Denver, Boston, Arlington and Washington, D.C. will be able to compete for prize pools of up to $50,000.
Peep these vertigo-inducing drone shots of the Comcast Technology Center business

Mar. 20, 2019 9:46 am

Peep these vertigo-inducing drone shots of the Comcast Technology Center

The 1,121-foot-tall building looks dashing in these photos from local company Philly By Drone.
This Jefferson ER doc says ‘making people healthier is a creative pursuit’ creative

Mar. 20, 2019 7:43 am

This Jefferson ER doc says ‘making people healthier is a creative pursuit’

Dr. Bon Ku, who heads up the Health Design Lab at Thomas Jefferson University, laid out healthcare's design problems at Fortune's Brainstorm Design conference in Singapore.
Report: Backstage Capital shifts focus to accelerator, lays off staffers business

Mar. 19, 2019 1:22 pm

Report: Backstage Capital shifts focus to accelerator, lays off staffers

The Los Angeles-based venture firm, celebrated for its focus on underrepresentation, lost two anchor funders to its $36 million fund. One local member of the national team is being let go.
This Doylestown company will set up a digital ad network at 25 Minor League Baseball parks business

Mar. 19, 2019 10:39 am

This Doylestown company will set up a digital ad network at 25 Minor League Baseball parks

The “Allegiant Airline Network, powered by ISM Connect” will be up and running in 25 stadiums around the country beginning in April. Play ball!
Comcast’s LIFT Labs is launching a new meetup group for female founders and funders access

Mar. 18, 2019 2:47 pm

Comcast’s LIFT Labs is launching a new meetup group for female founders and funders

The first event will feature reps from over a dozen investor and entrepreneurship organizations.

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