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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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This startup wants you to take a month-long sabbatical creative

Jan. 17, 2019 12:58 pm

This startup wants you to take a month-long sabbatical

Amble founder Ilyssa Kyu says her company takes creative professionals on burnout-ridding trips to some of the country's most beautiful places.
The Union League’s investing club backed these startups with $2.2M business

Jan. 17, 2019 11:15 am

The Union League’s investing club backed these startups with $2.2M

The 2018 report from Broad Street Angels says it reviewed over 150 companies, ultimately backing a group of seven.
Power Moves: The long, winding journey of one dev manager business

Jan. 16, 2019 1:25 pm

Power Moves: The long, winding journey of one dev manager

Plus, healthcare pro Marion Leary changes focus, and how did 1776 lure a company away from WeWork?
This coliving company is launching in Philly — fueled by a $300M funding round business

Jan. 16, 2019 10:05 am

This coliving company is launching in Philly — fueled by a $300M funding round

A company called QUARTERS (all caps, all theirs) is planning to expand across the U.S., with Philly as one of the target cities. “Philadelphia is a must-go for us,“ said the company's CEO.
Here’s what participants got out of Dreamit’s first cybersecurity-focused accelerator business

Jan. 16, 2019 7:09 am

Here’s what participants got out of Dreamit’s first cybersecurity-focused accelerator

The SecureTech program led to 80 percent of companies gaining customers or developing points of contact, said Managing Director Bob Stasio.
Thursday: What went down at CES 2019? business

Jan. 15, 2019 1:10 pm

Thursday: What went down at CES 2019?

On Jan. 17, head to Venture Café in University City for a recap of the global trade show from Philly attendees and event veterans.
Tech investor Richard Vague mulls a White House bid civic

Jan. 15, 2019 10:05 am

Tech investor Richard Vague mulls a White House bid

The Gabriel Investments managing partner told Philly Mag he'd done a series of focus groups with voters across the country. Vague 2020?
8 email management tips from Philly tech leaders business

Jan. 14, 2019 1:10 pm

8 email management tips from Philly tech leaders

Inbox Zero vs. Inbox Infinity. Auto-responders. Management apps. How do we measure a clean inbox — and how do we get there?
Media tech company Piano raises $22 million, plans office in The Bourse business

Jan. 14, 2019 12:45 pm

Media tech company Piano raises $22 million, plans office in The Bourse

New York-based Piano, makers of a media monetization platform, plans to take its Philly team from 30 employees to 55 by the end of the year.

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