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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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Can Philly tech companies help raise the minimum wage? business

Apr. 27, 2017 12:25 pm

Can Philly tech companies help raise the minimum wage?

A handful of tech companies have joined Wage Change, which is fighting to increase the minimum wage.
Cool talk alert: What is Ethereum and why did banks and corporations form an alliance around it? dev

Apr. 27, 2017 10:10 am

Cool talk alert: What is Ethereum and why did banks and corporations form an alliance around it?

Happening Tuesday, May 2 at Industrious, this event may just help you understand, once in for all, what exactly blockchain is.
These 4 tech platforms might just change Philly for the better civic

Apr. 26, 2017 12:43 pm

These 4 tech platforms might just change Philly for the better

Gerrymandering, access to community organizations and vacant local government seats got the Code for Philly treatment.
HealthVerity raised a $10 million Series B business

Apr. 25, 2017 1:32 pm

HealthVerity raised a $10 million Series B

The health IT company got backing from its Series A investors, plus bicoastal firm Foresite.
Benjamin’s Desk new spot is right by the Divine Lorraine building business

Apr. 25, 2017 12:07 pm

Benjamin’s Desk new spot is right by the Divine Lorraine building

North Broad real estate hype monsters, eat your heart out.
That time ROAR for Good’s Anthony Gold got in trouble with a union boss business

Apr. 25, 2017 10:52 am

That time ROAR for Good’s Anthony Gold got in trouble with a union boss

At 16, Gold was determined to climb the ranks at Acme but a surprise encounter changed his trajectory.
Former US Senate candidate Katie McGinty has entered the VC world business

Apr. 25, 2017 10:36 am

Former US Senate candidate Katie McGinty has entered the VC world

McGinty is now a partner in University City-based Militia Hill Ventures, which focuses on life science companies.
12 Philly designers you should be keeping an eye on creative

Apr. 24, 2017 12:51 pm

12 Philly designers you should be keeping an eye on

From product to UX to industrial, here are some creative minds killing it in Philly's design community.
Bob Moore is the new president of Philly Startup Leaders business

Apr. 24, 2017 10:09 am

Bob Moore is the new president of Philly Startup Leaders

Here's what the new prez aims to accomplish at the organization, which will turn 10 this year.
A Philly startup got picked to help collect leftover food during the NFL Draft business

Apr. 21, 2017 9:21 am

A Philly startup got picked to help collect leftover food during the NFL Draft

It's part of a decades-old push for lowering the environmental impact of events within the NFL.

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