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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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Simply Good Jars tapped for New York-based food innovation accelerator business

Apr. 15, 2019 9:55 am

Simply Good Jars tapped for New York-based food innovation accelerator

As part of its participation in Food-X, the company gets access to mentorship, networking and a $65,000 investment.
You can now back Philly startups with crypto — but there’s a catch business

Apr. 12, 2019 12:05 pm

You can now back Philly startups with crypto — but there’s a catch

The token sale for the GO Philly Fund, a joint initiative of Ben Franklin Technology Partners and EPAM Systems, is now live.
Power Moves: Growing a local beachhead, a CEO’s exit and other shifts in the Philly tech force business

Apr. 12, 2019 7:05 am

Power Moves: Growing a local beachhead, a CEO’s exit and other shifts in the Philly tech force

Tracking the ups and downs of the local ecosystem — or, how a Federal Donuts lunch helped this New York company build its Philly team.
If elected, this 26-year-old scientist could bring a STEM voice to City Council civic

Apr. 10, 2019 1:53 pm

If elected, this 26-year-old scientist could bring a STEM voice to City Council

We spoke to cancer researcher Adrián Rivera-Reyes — the youngest candidate vying for an at-large council seat — about healthcare, evidence-based decision-making and the tech community.
danceLogic blends coding and choreography for young girls of color dev

Apr. 9, 2019 2:55 pm

danceLogic blends coding and choreography for young girls of color

At Parkside's West Side Cultural Center, a program is helping young women make graceful strides to a career in tech, the Inquirer reports.
Reimagine your city with this grant program for young civic innovators civic

Apr. 9, 2019 9:51 am

Reimagine your city with this grant program for young civic innovators

Past winners have deployed public audio systems, mentorship programs or interactive bus stops in cities where the Knight Foundation has a presence — including Philly. Apply by May 12.
With backing from Capital One, this startup is working on an edtech platform for refugees business

Apr. 8, 2019 4:33 pm

With backing from Capital One, this startup is working on an edtech platform for refugees

There's one Philly name in the top 30 teams in the running for the global IBM Watson AI XPRIZE competition: edtech company Choosito.
Looks like Looker is stopping in Philly for its JOIN 2019 tour. Here’s why it matters dev

Apr. 8, 2019 1:09 pm

Looks like Looker is stopping in Philly for its JOIN 2019 tour. Here’s why it matters

The Santa Cruz, Calif.-based data analytics company will be in town to chat about how clients are using its products.

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