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These 10 Black Women Are Transforming Philly’s Fitness Scene

Whether they’re entrepreneurs, yoga instructors, or mental health experts, black women are shaking up the health and wellness landscape in Philly. Here are 10 who should […]

Business

Black Girl Ventures’s Pitch Competition Is Coming to Philly This Month

Black Girl Ventures will make its way to Philadelphia this month to host its signature pitch competition. The DC-based organization is known for its commitment […]

Business

SXSW Day 4: 4 Philly Founders Share Their SXSW Takeaways

Philly entrepreneurs took SXSW by storm this week, and four of them — all first-timers to the conference — tell Philly Mag what it was like […]

Business

10 Philly Entrepreneurs Share Details of Their Morning Routines

We’re not sure there’s a formula for the perfect morning routine, but experts do agree that having some semblance of order in the early hours can […]

Business

These 13 Veteran-Founded Companies Are in Bunker Labs’s 2018 Launch Lab Class

Bunker Labs Philadelphia is at it again. The organization just announced its latest class of veteran founders who will participate in its Launch Lab accelerator. […]

Business

Here’s Where Penn Ranks for Its Number of Alumni Entrepreneurs

International branding company GraphicSprings, released findings this week that show where entrepreneurs got their start in terms of education. The company looked at more than […]

Business

It’s Happening: Benjamin’s Desk Merges With 1776

Philly-founded co-working network Benjamin’s Desk has announced that it will merge with Washington, D.C.-based public benefit corporation 1776. Both organizations say the merger will help […]

Business

A Philly Expat Returns From Silicon Valley to Talk Funding for Entrepreneurs of Color

It’s October, and I’m still reeling from the idiocy of the Google Manifesto. And just this week, a new report smacked me with some reality […]

Business

Here Are Philadelphia’s 2017 EY Entrepreneurs of the Year

Philadelphia’s entrepreneurs were recognized at the Kimmel Center Wednesday evening at the 2017 Greater Philadelphia Area EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards gala, and 11 walked […]

Business

Free Library to Help Entrepreneurs Make Better Pitches

The Free Library’s Business Resource and Innovation Center wants to teach Philly entrepreneurs a thing or two about pitching. Next week, the Parkway Central Library […]

Business

How the Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship Is Building a New Class of Philly Business Leaders

When I walked into the Institute of Hip-Hop Entrepreneurship’s third session one snowy Saturday morning in January, I was immediately greeted by the word hustle. […]

Business

The Biggest Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Airbnb’s Success

How did three young guys disrupt the hotel industry and create a company that’s now worth $30 billion? That’s the question at the heart of […]

Business

The City’s “Call for Ideas” Is a Call to Address Poverty

What if a solution to Philadelphia’s high poverty rate exists with its entrepreneurs? The city wants to find out. Through round five of its Call […]

Business

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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Curalate CEO: Kenney Needs to Support Tech Community

Mayor Michael Nutter was a staunch supporter of Philadelphia’s local tech scene. He helped launch StartupPHL, a seed fund and grant program that invests in early […]