Conversations in Tech - Philly

Conversations in Tech

Apr. 28, 2014 12:30 pm

Josh Kopelman is having his Pete Musser moment [feature]

For generations, Safeguard Scientifics CEO Pete Musser defined what it was to be in Philadelphia technology. Today, that work is being done by far many more people, but none more prominently than First Round Capital investor Josh Kopelman. Here's what that means.

Jan. 27, 2014 12:30 pm

Geographically cluster your innovation hub: DreamIt roundtable [VIDEO]

Watch our roundtable discussion with DreamIt Ventures cofounder David Bookspan, and managing partners William Crowder and Karen Griffith-Gryga, during which we discuss the rise of the rest and how to build an innovation industry.

Jan. 7, 2014 12:00 pm

Don’t optimize your business to raise capital: Apu Gupta

If you're moving your business to be close to investors rather than customers, you're doing it wrong.

Nov. 20, 2013 12:30 pm

No capital to build a business? That’s a “false argument”: Robert Moore

If you are building a technology entrepreneurship community, don't focus on the taxes or investment or other big intractable problems first. Instead, prioritize an organic community of real doers who can network and help each other.

Nov. 12, 2013 12:30 pm

“We need to grow another big tech company here”: Lucinda Duncalfe

In our Conversations on Tech video series, Lucinda Duncalfe talks about building Real Food Works in Philadelphia, how she'd grow a tech scene and what this region most needs to grow its tech scene to the next level.

Nov. 6, 2013 8:30 am

Do surging new tech hubs weaken Silicon Valley’s global dominance?

One might make the case that diffusing tech and innovation talent across the country could over time weaken the incredible unrivaled depth that Silicon Valley has, ultimately injuring our country's prominence by way of a global leader. But tech leaders say that's not the case.

Oct. 29, 2013 12:30 pm

Here’s how Philly tech fits into ‘the rise of the rest’

Tech scenes outside of Silicon Valley are flourishing in cities throughout the country, including Philadelphia. Rather than see that as a chance for competition with other regions, the rise of the rest in tech entrepreneurship can be a chance for Philadelphia's to last.

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