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Does Philadelphia have enough resources to support entrepreneurs of color?

Oct. 2, 2019 6:08 pm

Does Philadelphia have enough resources to support entrepreneurs of color?

When we asked industry leaders, founders and funders, they often answered quickly: No. So what's needed to change that?
Inside the IRL social lives of Philly’s Reddit moderators

Jul. 2, 2019 3:32 pm

Inside the IRL social lives of Philly’s Reddit moderators

"With meetups there's a name to a face, so I feel like you're seeing someone as who they really are, as opposed to who they are when they're hiding behind a screen": A look at where the local Reddit community meets.
Expanding and empowering: How NextFab evolved over a decade

Jun. 21, 2019 3:29 pm

Expanding and empowering: How NextFab evolved over a decade

In honor of its 10th anniversary, we asked NextFab employees and members how they think the makerspace network has changed over the last 10 years.
When do Philadelphia tech companies get their first ‘local’ customer?

Jun. 5, 2019 1:14 pm

When do Philadelphia tech companies get their first ‘local’ customer?

Technical.ly asked 20 CEOs, and no surprise, there are a lot of early local customers. Here's what we're seeing as the trend.
Philadelphia slayed its brain-drain beast. Now what?

Jun. 3, 2019 12:45 pm

Philadelphia slayed its brain-drain beast. Now what?

This city has added 68,000 (diverse) college graduates since 2000, outpacing nearly every city in the country. Now it's on to the next challenges: poverty, income inequality and retaining the best.
5 trends in growing startup cities from the last decade that you should understand

May 25, 2019 9:56 pm

5 trends in growing startup cities from the last decade that you should understand

Startup culture as commodity, income inequality and (much!) more.
Why you should totally call yourself a technologist (but never a ‘techie’)

May 22, 2019 9:57 am

Why you should totally call yourself a technologist (but never a ‘techie’)

It has everything to do with the origins of the word, and your expertise with the technology you use.
Philadelphia is as unequal as Colombia. Will a minimum wage boost help?

May 20, 2019 1:15 pm

Philadelphia is as unequal as Colombia. Will a minimum wage boost help?

Yes. These are the whats and whys from a conversation with city leaders and urbanist Richard Florida ahead of an Election Day ballot question.
7 organizations offering digital literacy resources in Philadelphia

May 14, 2019 10:22 am

7 organizations offering digital literacy resources in Philadelphia

These nonprofits, city offices and university programs connect residents to broadband access and power their job hunts.
Why the Digital Literacy Alliance’s third grant round is all about the 2020 census

May 13, 2019 1:32 pm

Why the Digital Literacy Alliance’s third grant round is all about the 2020 census

This is the first year the U.S. Census will be conducted almost entirely online. Here's how the 19-organization coalition hopes its focused grantmaking will help shrink the digital literacy gap.

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