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Popular Mechanics discovers Philly’s startup scene

Popular Mechanics dubs Philadelphia a “Startup City.”

David Bookspan has watched Philadelphia’s tech scene bloom.

“When we started six years ago, the startup scene was a scene, but it wasn’t a thing,” said the DreamIt Ventures founder. “Now, the startup community is a very definite thing.”

As part of a series chronicling emerging tech scenes around the country, Popular Mechanics profiled Philadelphia and its startup community. It features Bookspan, NextFab’s Evan Malone and full disclosure, this reporter.

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Companies: DreamIt Ventures / NextFab
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