The 17 Coolest Co-Working Spaces In America [Business Insider] Old City coworking stalwart Indy Hall gets a shout on this list. Not that we needed anyone to tell us about the spot’s coolness, but it never hurts.
Technology aims to improve lung transplant odds [Philadelphia Inquirer] The Inquirer profiles work being done at the University of Pennsylvania and five other medical centers.
36 Hours in Philadelphia [New York Times] Ecommerce shop Kembrel‘s brick and mortar store gets a nod in this popular New York Times feature.
A new business connects diners, restaurants, and healthful meals [Philadelphia Inquirer] The Inquirer reports that the Conshohocken healthy meal delivery service Real Food Works is raising $1 million and that Gabriel Weinberg, founder of search engine DuckDuckGo, and his wife are customers. We reported on Real Food Works when it launched this summer.
An Hour in the Life of a One-to-One Teacher in Baltimore [Technically Baltimore] From our sister site, a look inside a “one-to-one” classroom, in which there’s one advanced technology device for each student.
innovation nation: the science center turns 50 [Flying Kite]
DREXEL INTRODUCES KIOSK THAT DISPENSES MACBOOKS FOR STUDENT USE [press release]
5 GREAT TECH COMPANIES TO WATCH IN 2013 [Huffington Post via Artists & Instigators] Iowa-based Dwolla, one of local investment fund Artists & Instigators‘ portfolio companies and a Paypal competitor, gets mentioned on this HuffPo list of tech companies to watch, along with big names like Dropbox and Eventbrite.
PhillyInc: What happens when seed capital fails to make start-ups sprout? [Philadelphia Inquirer] “According to data crunched by CB Insights, just four in 10 companies that raise seed capital go on to complete a Series A round, which can range from $1 million to $10 million. Seed-stage rounds are generally less than $1 million.”