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Feb. 11, 2020 12:46 pm

Philly tech lives on Slack. Here’s how hiring, networking and IRL relationships are born on the app

From new roles to new friendships, you can find it all in locally focused Slack workspaces: "It just happens to be where people are hanging out," one founder told us.

Feb. 7, 2020 4:46 pm

These are Philly’s 25 best-read stories of all time

In honor of the close of this news site's first decade, we simply must say: So, so many maps. Plus, what happened to the subjects of a few top stories since we wrote them.

Dec. 4, 2019 3:05 pm

Here’s your comprehensive 2020 guide to Philadelphia’s coworking spaces

Looking for office space in the new year? Check out this quick snapshot of all your options — more than 30 companies in all, with some operating multiple locations.

Nov. 26, 2019 12:52 pm

Inside University City’s push to get those without four-year degrees into STEM careers

Is there room for less-skilled workers in one of Philadelphia's fastest-growing industries? Here's a look at programs for folks outside the traditional talent pipeline.

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?

Aug. 30, 2019 2:09 pm

Is unlimited PTO bullsh*t? We asked Philly companies about their policies

When building a flexible time-off policy, intentionality, trust in employees and clear communication of expectations are paramount, say local HR managers.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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