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Hack media business models at Church&State [Events Roundup]

Plus: meet SevOne cofounder and Osage Ventures partner Michael Phelan.

The former Philadelphia Inquirer/Daily News building. (Photo by Flickr user gary grissom, used under a Creative Commons license)

eventsWe’re hosting a media business hackathon this weekend.

Plus: Former Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell and others are speaking at The Atlantic’s event on energy policy this Tuesday. Get tickets here.


Weekly Startup Meetup at WSL: Michael Phelan
Meet Michael Phelan, who cofounded Wilmington, Del.-based SevOne. SevOne raised $150 million last year, one of the single biggest raises in the Philly region in recent memory. Phelan is also a parter with Osage Ventures.
Tuesday, Sept. 23
9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Walnut St. Labs, 23 N. Walnut St. West Chester.
RSVP. Free.


Business and editorial collide in this hackathon focused on bringing together the media and business communities. Philly is a co-organizer of this event.
Friday, Sept. 26 to Sunday, Sept. 28
various times

WHYY, 150 N. 6th St. Old City.
RSVP. Free.


Build Guild Philly
Hang with “web folks” in this monthly meetup. Plus, this month: free books and a free round of drinks.
Wednesday, Sept. 24
6:00 p.m.

Khyber Pass Pub, 56 S. 2nd St. Old City.
RSVP. Free.

Companies: SevOne /

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