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Philly’s Impact Economy to Get $15M Boost With ImpactPHL Ventures

Ben Franklin Technology Partners celebrated the one-year anniversary of its ImpactPHL investment collaborative on Thursday with the unveiling of its largest funding initiative to date: a […]

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I Love My Job: Ben Franklin Tech Partners CEO RoseAnn B. Rosenthal

RoseAnn B. Rosenthal has been at the helm of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania — one of country’s leading tech-focused economic development institutions […]

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I Love My Job: Turn5 Founders Steve and Andrew Voudouris

Not many people can say they started a successful business in high school, but brothers Andrew and Steve Voudouris can actually boast that Turn5 — […]

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Philadelphia City Council Says “No” to Wolf Tech Tax

Since Governor Wolf proposed the reinstatement of the “tech tax” in his Pennsylvania budget proposal, tech leaders across Philadelphia have rallied against it, and on […]

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Philly Millennials With Top Jobs and Good Teeth, Your Dating App Has Arrived

Everyone’s favorite dating app to hate — The League — has officially made its way to Philadelphia, and it’s why you got a flood of […]

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Philly Tech to Rally Against Wolf Budget Proposal

The tech industry has hit a rough patch with Governor Tom Wolf. To close a $3 billion deficit in the Commonwealth’s 2017-18 budget, Wolf has […]

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New York VC Gayle Jennings O’Byrne on Tech Scene: “There’s Nothing Philly Can’t Do”

Philly Tech Week this year gathered thousands of people around 100 events, and one person who stood out from the crowd was Gayle Jennings O’Byrne. […]

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The City’s Latest “Call for Ideas” Is All About Philly Youth

Philadelphia’s Department of Commerce just opened up its sixth round of StartupPHL’s Call for Ideas, and this time around, the grant program is calling for […]

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Bob Moore: 5 Ways to Make Your Tech Accessible

When you’re building a technology company, time is precious and knowledge is one of your most valuable assets. This keeps most founders on the lookout […]

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Philly ER Doc Wins Big for Creating a Real Tricorder

Final Frontier Medical Devices, a team led by Paoli-based ER doctor Basil Harris, just won the global $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPrize competition for creating […]

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10 Ways to Push Philly Tech Past the Tipping Point

WeWork’s first “Future of Philly” event this week gathered a sizable crowd to discuss the future of Philadelphia tech. And the panelists who led the […]

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10 Philly Startups to Watch in 2017, According to the Biggest Tech Leaders

As we said farewell to 2016, BizPhilly put a call out to the tech community: Which local startups are you most excited about for 2017? […]

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Kickstarter Campaign Launches for LGBTQ Dating App “Sapiens” Geared at Being All-Inclusive

A new queer tech startup based in Philadelphia and New York plans to tackle gender inclusivity, harassment, body positivity, safe sex and feminism with a […]

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Verizon, City Could Tussle Over Fios Franchise Agreement

Verizon says it’s fulfilled its contractual obligations to roll out Fios to the entire city. Philadelphia isn’t so sure. Earlier this month, the city asked […]

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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.