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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.

Sep. 19, 2017 12:58 pm

You don’t know Yuriy

Yuriy Porytko wants to be known as a street-smart tech investor. Broken promises, missing money and a lingering lawsuit say otherwise. What do you do when your community's most eager guide might be its most troubled?

Jul. 20, 2017 11:37 am

Famed Philly investor Pete Musser has a word of warning for Elon Musk

The aging patriarch of the Route 202 corridor sat down with Technical.ly for an exclusive interview.

Jun. 22, 2017 12:59 pm

The fairy godfather of Philadelphia startups

The godfather of Philadelphia startups is not an investor or a founder. He's a lawyer that believed in the entrepreneurial community before it became commonplace. He's Steve Goodman.

May 5, 2017 12:56 pm

What does a Philly success look like?

Defining “triumph” for Philadelphia’s scrappy tech community can be a very divisive task. For some, it’s already here. For others, we’re barely scratching the surface. Here’s one look at what Philly’s “Snap moment” could be.

Dec. 23, 2016 10:30 am

Philadelphia’s new weed economy is thriving

Cannabis marketing firms, magic foie gras and specialized business accelerators? The green rush has arrived.

Aug. 5, 2016 12:54 pm

All the stories the Police Department’s stop-and-frisk data release doesn’t tell

The Police Department took on the ambitious task of telling its own stop-and-frisk story through data. But how do you tell a story that has so many sides?

May 2, 2016 12:59 pm

The case for Philadelphia

How Philly's tech community is fighting to stand out.

Apr. 21, 2016 1:00 pm

The battle over civic innovation inside Philadelphia City Hall

The Office of Innovation and Technology rose to prominence under Adel Ebeid, the city's first Chief Innovation Officer. Now, with a new CIO, where will it go next?

Jan. 4, 2016 7:30 am

The life and death of the Dept. of Making + Doing

The youth-oriented makerspace on a booming University City corridor launched with much excitement and possibility in the spring of 2013, only to close nearly three years later. What happened?

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