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City gov is looking for tech-enabled solutions to promote tap water use civic

Feb. 12, 2020 10:45 am

City gov is looking for tech-enabled solutions to promote tap water use

The winning company will receive up to $34,000 to pilot its proposed solution through June 2020.
Former Code for Philly leader Charlie Costanzo is running for Code for America’s National Advisory Council civic

Feb. 11, 2020 11:50 am

Former Code for Philly leader Charlie Costanzo is running for Code for America’s National Advisory Council

Local brigade alumni currently hold two of the nine seats on the Council.
The City is granting $150K to founders in Philly Startup Leaders’ accelerator civic

Jan. 31, 2020 12:27 pm

The City is granting $150K to founders in Philly Startup Leaders’ accelerator

Plus, a list of the 20 entrepreneurs who made it into PSL's inaugural idea-stage Founded in Philly cohort.
The City is surveying residents about what they find important about open data civic

Jan. 30, 2020 11:00 am

The City is surveying residents about what they find important about open data

The goal is to help Philly's Office of Innovation and Technology "continue prioritizing open data and making it as meaningful as possible for city residents," CIO Mark Wheeler said.
Philly has more growth in young college degree holders than Boston and NYC civic

Jan. 17, 2020 3:03 pm

Philly has more growth in young college degree holders than Boston and NYC

And tech and engineering degrees are on the rise, according to Campus Philly's 2019 report.
The Philly airport is piloting face-scanning technology on some international flights civic

Jan. 15, 2020 10:58 am

The Philly airport is piloting face-scanning technology on some international flights

PHL is testing three facial recognition programs and will implement one in the spring for some international travelers.
Why this data center on North Broad has its own ZIP code civic

Jan. 9, 2020 12:53 pm

Why this data center on North Broad has its own ZIP code

The home of one of the largest internet hubs in the Northeast has a cool connection to the city's old-school mail system.
The City is looking for private-sector tech proposals on how to reduce trash and waste civic

Dec. 16, 2019 2:43 pm

The City is looking for private-sector tech proposals on how to reduce trash and waste

Want to help Philly reach zero waste by 2035? The Pitch & Pilot program has up to $34,000 to help you work on a tech solution.
Here are the numbers behind the City’s workforce plan: Fueling Philadelphia’s Talent Pipeline civic

Nov. 25, 2019 10:24 am

Here are the numbers behind the City’s workforce plan: Fueling Philadelphia’s Talent Pipeline

The tech industry employs about 15,000 people, with one of the highest salary bases in the city.
Economy League report: ‘Is Philadelphia Heading for a Recession?’ civic

Nov. 22, 2019 12:47 pm

Economy League report: ‘Is Philadelphia Heading for a Recession?’

Certain signs point to yes, but Philly weathers economic downturns better than other cities, according to the nonprofit think tank.

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