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What Hillary Clinton’s Tech Plan Could Do for Philadelphia

Hillary Clinton dropped some big technology objectives last week when she released her all-encompassing “Initiative on Technology & Innovation” policy agenda. The ambitious list of […]

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Small Businesses: “We’re Here” for The DNC

Some local businesses are already going beyond Mayor Jim Kenney’s call to stay put and stay open when the Democratic National Convention comes to town. […]

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Hershey Co. Rejects $23 Billion Takeover Bid From Snack Giant Mondelez

Hershey Co.’s shares skyrocketed on Thursday, shooting up 15 percent to a record high of $111.87. News hit the market that the multinational snack conglomerate, […]

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With $10 Million in New Venture Funding, Philly’s LeadiD Becomes Jornaya

Five years ago, the startup LeadiD recognized a void in the sales lead marketplace — there was no transparency between companies buying and selling leads, […]

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Will I Get Cell Phone Service During the DNC?

With 50,000 guests projected to spend four days in Philadelphia this July for the Democratic National Convention, there’s a real chance we might achieve some […]

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And The Judges Are…

Because we know Philadelphia is bustling with great ideas and innovators eager to share their stories, Philadelphia magazine is calling on the city’s movers and […]

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Why Brexit May or May Not Matter for Philadelphia

While the U.K.’s unprecedented move to abandon the European Union in a referendum on Thursday sent global markets into turmoil, business leaders in the Greater […]

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Interview: How This Homegrown Philly Biotech Co. Is Leading the World On a Zika Vaccine

The Zika virus is showing no signs of slowing down. Most recently, the virus has caused an uptick in the number of women seeking abortions […]

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New Penn Center to Lead U.S. Alzheimer’s Disease Research Coordination

Philadelphia will soon be home to what may become the world’s premier center for Alzheimer’s disease research coordination. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine […]

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Report: CHOP Still One of the Best Children’s Hospitals in the U.S.

U.S. News and World Report once again confirms that the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is one of the best pediatric hospitals in the country. This […]

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Airbnb Hosts Rejoice: Company Will Soon Collect Pa.’s Occupancy Tax

Airbnb hosts and guests in Pennsylvania just got a break. Beginning on July 1st, Airbnb, will collect and remit hotel and tourist taxes, the state’s […]

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Shark Tank Says It Should Really Get to Philadelphia More Often

Shark Tank casting call at XFinity Live! Photo by Fabiola Cineas.  The critically acclaimed ABC show Shark Tank made its way to Philadelphia this weekend, […]

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The State’s Biggest Tech Investor Wants to Clear Things Up: ‘We Are Not Venture Capitalists.’

Benjamin Franklin Technology Partners, the group that invested $8.9 million in local technology-based companies last year is doing something new – it is trying to […]

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Shark Tank Will Be at Wharton This Weekend

Members of the University of Pennsylvania community will get a big chance to show off their entrepreneurial edge at a Shark Tank casting session this […]

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Go Residential and They Will Come: CCP’s Plan to Hook Foreign Students

The area at 15th and Hamilton streets may become “home sweet home” to the hundreds of international students the Community College of Philadelphia hopes to […]