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Philly EY Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist Pool Is Tech Heavy for the First Time

Now in its 31st year, the coveted Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year awards boasts another impressive list of entrepreneurs, and in Philadelphia, the […]

Business

Meet the Queen of Airbnb in Philly

Jen Jordan is arguably Philadelphia’s busiest Airbnb host. She drives around the city — from Fishtown to Fairmount to South Philly — cleaning bathrooms, making […]

Business

Meet the CEO Who Turned His Love of Data Into One of Philly’s Most Successful Startups

What started in 2008 with two data geeks in a stinking hot, non-air conditioned attic in Collingswood, N.J., has blossomed into a business with 120 […]

Business

Most Co-Founder Marriages End in Divorce

Sometimes business divorces happen over office locations, sometimes things get tense when your frozen yogurt co-founder gets arrested for assault, and, sometimes co-founders split when […]

Business

Military Veterans Turned Entrepreneurs Have Space of Their Own in Philly

Dan Tobon sees plenty of similarities between his time in the Army and his new life as an entrepreneur. The founder of Starchup – basically a GrubHub for laundry […]

Business

5 Things I Learned at the Philly New Technology Meetup

As the founding editor of BizPhilly, I’m finding myself at more and more tech meetups. They’re generally a good time with food, beers and lots […]

Business

Do I Start a Business or Get a Job? Sage Advice from Stephen Tang

Excited about Philly’s innovation boom over the last five or 10 years? Well the University City Science Center has been funding entrepreneurs and advancing innovation […]

The Scene

Benjamin’s Desk Opens The 8th Floor

Benjamin’s Desk celebrated innovation last week with a cocktail party on “The 8th Floor,” its new work and party space at 1701 Walnut Street. Benjamin’s […]

Articles

ThinkFest Video: Josh Kopelman

The growing start-up community in Philadelphia is a major point of interest in this interview with First Round Capital founding partner, Josh Kopelman, and Philadelphia […]