- Freelancer John Steele writes for Keystone Edge on the growing local currency movement, in which three suburban communities are encouraging the use of a town-specific form of money to develop local purchases.
- Keystone Edge also has a Q&A with Erik Wesner, the author of a new book that includes insight on vibrant entrepreneurial Amish communities.
Below, Science Cheerleader launches new project, GSI Commerce scores (or some other basketball pun) and more.
MIGHT BE OF INTEREST
- The New York Times writes up state and university-related incubation spaces, including Innovation Works in Pittsburgh.
- The Associated Press reports that a federal judge says a Downingtown man has the Constitutional right to name his company ‘I Choose Hell Productions.’
- The Scientist magazine gives love to Science Cheerleader Darlene Cavalier and her new, related ScienceforCitizens.net project, connecting non-scientists with research projects.
GIVE A GLANCE
- The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that King of Prussia based e-commerce development and management company GSI Commerce has extended its contract with the NBA through 2017.
- The Times Tribune reports that D.G. Yuengling & Son, the country’s oldest brewery, is launching a major social media and traditional marketing campaign.
- Philly Tech News writes that Philly-area companies were more than well-represented at Microsoft’s Life Sciences Innovation Awards 2010.
- Keystone Edge also has a Q&A with Alexandra Wenger, the Harrisburg-area teen who has launched a growing website called DressDibs — which allows friends to claim dresses — after trekking to Philadelphia to find the perfect prom gown only to find another girl had done the same thing.
- The Chamber of Commerce shares video from a recent event of theirs of actor Robert Redford speaking about the value of developing creativity in a workforce.
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