COVID-19 / Finance / Health / Philadelphia / Roundups

Links: World Series tech scene match up, city stimulus management in “disarray” and More

DEFINITE READS Philadelphia Business Journal’s Peter Key shares two interviews and their comparisons between the technology startup communities of Philadelphia and the 67th ward. The Inquirer’s Mike Armstrong reports on a rash of more ugly numbers related to employment and Philadelphia’s business tax burden. Inquirer City Hall reporter Marcia Gelbart reports on a fairly startling […]


After the jump, more World Series economic impact math, you’re going to be hired in health care and ten more stories to chew on, including our best read piece of the week and a video pick me up.



One final thought: We avoided this last week because it’s a tad out of our coverage, but it’s too good to ignore and picking up 190k views on YouTube in a week ain’t too bad.
In the spirit of needing a Phillies pick-me-up after last night’s tough World Series loss, we bring you “Ill State of Mind,” the really great Philly-centric remake of the noted Jay-Z song “Empire State of Mind” by previously unknown NeeKo that has made its way across the blogosphere. Want a tech angle? Let’s say it’s about how much his snap-quick growth in regional popularity is tied to social media like another young emcee from the region.

Every Friday morning, we make sure you didn�t miss anything with Friday Tech Links.

Companies: PECO

Before you go...

Please consider supporting Technical.ly to keep our independent journalism strong. Unlike most business-focused media outlets, we don’t have a paywall. Instead, we count on your personal and organizational support.

3 ways to support our work:
  • Contribute to the Journalism Fund. Charitable giving ensures our information remains free and accessible for residents to discover workforce programs and entrepreneurship pathways. This includes philanthropic grants and individual tax-deductible donations from readers like you.
  • Use our Preferred Partners. Our directory of vetted providers offers high-quality recommendations for services our readers need, and each referral supports our journalism.
  • Use our services. If you need entrepreneurs and tech leaders to buy your services, are seeking technologists to hire or want more professionals to know about your ecosystem, Technical.ly has the biggest and most engaged audience in the mid-Atlantic. We help companies tell their stories and answer big questions to meet and serve our community.
The journalism fund Preferred partners Our services

Join our growing Slack community

Join 5,000 tech professionals and entrepreneurs in our community Slack today!


Here’s how the global tech outage impacted many of the vital systems across the mid-Atlantic region

Why Benefits Data Trust fell apart despite millions from philanthropy and government contracts

This Week in Jobs: Fall from the coconut tree and check out these 22 career opportunities

From Big Tech to a big bank, this leader puts innovation at the forefront of her entire career

Technically Media