Philadelphia promotes itself as a friendly place to do business. But we also hear in our reporting that opportunities for funding, networks and other resources are harder to come by — both locally and nationally — if you're a person of color.
This 10-part series was written to highlight Black and Latinx entrepreneurship in Philadelphia, including the inequities these founders face so they can be addressed — as well as explores what resources do exist to support their growth, and what more is needed.
The series asked: What's working in supporting Black and Latinx founders? What isn't? It was underwritten by PIDC, Philadelphia's public-private economic development corporation, and Ben Franklin Technology Partners, a state-backed funder of early-stage and established technology firms.