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White Gay Male Business Owners Aren’t a Vulnerable Minority in Philly

Here’s a blunt fact: When it comes to business ownership, white gay men in Philadelphia are not vulnerable minorities. They are not collectively marginalized by […]

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LGBTQ&A: Crystal Fox

Crystal Fox is a longtime Gayborhood businesswoman and executive chef of Bocconcini. We chat with the entrepreneur on running her own venture and supporting queer […]

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Report: Comcast Is Pennsylvania’s Most Valuable Company

A new report from Broadview Networks claims Philadelphia-based Comcast Corporation is Pennsylvania’s most valuable company.

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LGBTQ&A: Zachary Wilcha

Zachary Wilcha is the first-ever executive director of the Independence Business Alliance (IBA), Greater Philadelphia’s LGBT chamber of commerce. We chatted about the organization’s recent […]

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Aramark Says It’s Staying in Philly

Aramark is keeping is headquarters in Philadelphia, the company announced this morning. It might not, however, stay in the same Center City skyscraper currently topped […]

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Comcast-Backed Firm Invests in Groupon

Honestly, we’d long thought Groupon had passed from being an exciting new thing to a stale joke about spending too much money to buy a […]

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Penn, Drexel Place Finalists in “Coolest Startups” Competition

Penn has placed three finalists into Inc. Magazine’s Best College Startup of 2016 competition. Drexel added a fourth, making Philly-based teams one-fourth of the competition’s […]

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Philly Firm Picked to Renovate the Alamo

Remember the Alamo? The old Texas mission is historic, but the area surrounding it feels less so — overgrown with hotels and office buildings. Now a […]

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BioTelemetry Makes $15.5M Offer for VirtualScopics

BioTelemetry, the Malvern-based company formerly known as CardioNet Inc., has announced it its intention to buy VirtualScopics Inc., a leading provider of clinical trial imaging […]

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Pa. Unemployment Stays at 4.6 Percent

Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate stayed at 4.6 percent in February — unchanged from the month before, and lower than the 4.9 percent national unemployment rate.

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Philly to Host Tech Conferences

Philly will play host to a couple of tech conferences this summer, helping showcase the burgeoning local scene.

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Philadelphia Scientific’s Owner Has a Bright Idea: Electric Roads

With the exception of Tesla, electric cars haven’t gotten very far with the American car-buying public — or manufacturers for that matter. One reason? Keeping […]

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Philly CFOs Confident in Biz Growth

More than 90 percent of Philadelphia’s chief financial officers say they’re optimistic about the growth of their business in the next six months, a new […]

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Report: Pa. Ranks Eighth in Tech Employment

Pennsylvania ranks eighth among U.S. states for the size of its tech-oriented workforce, a new report says. The Cyberstates 2016 report was produced by CompTIA. […]

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Proposal Would Automatically Seal Minor Criminal Records

Hot on the heels of a new state law that makes it easier to seal old, minor criminal records — as well as new Philly rules […]