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Philly311’s new chief wants to get city agencies to use more data civic

Sep. 24, 2018 7:26 am

Philly311’s new chief wants to get city agencies to use more data

On the first floor of City Hall, 60 employees handle 800,000 cases a year. There’s “a lot of room for growth” on how the city can put that data to work, says Executive Director Graham Quinn.
How this Portland native made a cross-country move to Philly and hit the ground running creative

Jun. 13, 2018 1:29 pm

How this Portland native made a cross-country move to Philly and hit the ground running

Sabina Leybold is a world traveler, risk taker and just might have the bragging rights to being more dedicated to networking than any other Philly transplant.
This former Hollywood producer moved to Philly and is putting an app together access

Aug. 24, 2016 12:59 pm

This former Hollywood producer moved to Philly and is putting an app together

Sandra Smith used to produce movies with Vince Vaughn. Now she's joining the Philly tech scene by way of a Pittsburgh-based dev shop.
Why this former Box staffer ditched Silicon Valley for Philly business

Jun. 17, 2016 12:38 pm

Why this former Box staffer ditched Silicon Valley for Philly

South Jersey native Sarah Noderer is eager to build up the Philly tech scene.
How the Barnes got this Brooklyn technologist to move to Philly creative

May 25, 2016 12:56 pm

How the Barnes got this Brooklyn technologist to move to Philly

After 17 years at the Brooklyn Museum, Shelley Bernstein joined the Barnes Foundation on May 16 to explore new intersections of art and technology.
Meet startup founder Ross Kukulinski, who’s leaving Silicon Valley for Philly business

Nov. 30, 2015 9:58 am

Meet startup founder Ross Kukulinski, who’s leaving Silicon Valley for Philly

Kukulinski, who's moving because of his wife's gig at Temple, said he considered staying in Silicon Valley to build his startup but that “family always comes first.” Plus, his company, Yodlr, is in the business of connecting distributed teams.
Why this 3D printing startup moved from LA to Philly business

Nov. 2, 2015 11:02 am

Why this 3D printing startup moved from LA to Philly

Drexel, the alma mater of one of the company's cofounders, sold Orange Maker on University City.
How the Philly tech scene helped this Mint.com dev build a new parking app dev

Sep. 30, 2015 8:04 am

How the Philly tech scene helped this Mint.com dev build a new parking app

Amit Rao moved from Silicon Valley to Philly two years ago and is now a big believer in the local tech scene. ParkSnap, its website reads, is “Crafted with love in Philadelphia.”
Why this founder left Cleveland for Philadelphia dev

Aug. 13, 2015 11:28 am

Why this founder left Cleveland for Philadelphia

Joan Soskin graduated from Cleveland tech accelerator Flashstarts. Now she's looking for her next venture in Philly.
This civic hacker and cofounder just moved to Philly from Wisconsin creative

Jun. 26, 2015 12:24 pm

This civic hacker and cofounder just moved to Philly from Wisconsin

After being immersed in Madison's tech scene, Steve Faulkner moved to Philadelphia for his fiancé's medical residency. We talked to him about why he's excited to be here.

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