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After Atlanta violence, Asian American entrepreneurs call for ‘solidarity in movements’

Mar. 22, 2021 3:51 pm

After Atlanta violence, Asian American entrepreneurs call for ‘solidarity in movements’

Members of the Philly biz community are dealing with complex feelings after several lives were taken in Atlanta. They're calling for these next steps.
COVID-19: Time to take ‘serious’ games seriously

Mar. 11, 2021 1:23 pm

COVID-19: Time to take ‘serious’ games seriously

A local social entrepreneur and a gov consultant argue for the potential for educational video games to help governments that are embracing technology and innovation.
Philly’s Department of Commerce launched Zoom With Us, a virtual one-on-one program to support biz owners

Mar. 10, 2021 4:38 pm

Philly’s Department of Commerce launched Zoom With Us, a virtual one-on-one program to support biz owners

Twice a month, the Office of Business Services is (virtually) setting up shop to help guide entrepreneurs through the pandemic and growth.
While link-sharing issues are being handled in Philly, the COVID-19 vaccine rollout faces cybersecurity risks

Mar. 10, 2021 3:42 pm

While link-sharing issues are being handled in Philly, the COVID-19 vaccine rollout faces cybersecurity risks

There are a handful of steps software makers handling scheduling could take to make the process more secure, a Temple cyber expert tells Technical.ly.
Philly gov says it’s addressed the issue of link-sharing for FEMA vaccine site appointments

Mar. 9, 2021 3:48 pm

Philly gov says it’s addressed the issue of link-sharing for FEMA vaccine site appointments

The City of Philadelphia is using PrepMod, a registration software recommended by the CDC, to schedule vaccine appointments. But it previously allowed residents to forward along links to non-eligible people.
A group of activists and researchers shut down Terrorgram at a critical moment. Here’s how

Mar. 5, 2021 2:17 pm

A group of activists and researchers shut down Terrorgram at a critical moment. Here’s how

"Our goal was to give communities floored by the events of Jan. 6 a direct, meaningful way of taking action against far-right radicalization, and the collective response was swift and overwhelming."
Small biz owners: See the new Paycheck Protection Program updates

Feb. 22, 2021 3:43 pm

Small biz owners: See the new Paycheck Protection Program updates

In a push for racial equity, five new reforms for COVID-19 emergency loans have been announced by the Biden administration.
How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card on pandemic response

Feb. 18, 2021 7:26 am

How are we doing? Philly might want to hide its latest ‘just recovery’ report card on pandemic response

The nonprofit leaders who responded to Generocity's second Just Recovery Self-Assessment this winter offered almost uniformly terrible ratings in response to questions about public health, community engagement and economic resiliency.
In partnership with Technical.ly, PACT will organize Philly Tech Week 2021 Presented by Comcast

Feb. 10, 2021 7:00 am

In partnership with Technical.ly, PACT will organize Philly Tech Week 2021 Presented by Comcast

It’s a trial to focus on existing strengths during a virtual 11th annual edition, to be held May 7 through 15, 2021.
What is a wage tax, and how did the pandemic affect Philly’s?

Feb. 8, 2021 12:03 pm

What is a wage tax, and how did the pandemic affect Philly’s?

A quick explainer on the income-based tax that pays for city services, and how employees who live in the 'burbs can apply for a refund if they've been working from home.

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