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Philly Is One of the Worst Cities for Women Entrepreneurs, Study Finds

Women entrepreneurs in Philadelphia don’t have it easy. In fact, they have it pretty hard compared to women living in most of the country’s other […]

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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 […]

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Black Women Startup Founders Are Raising More Venture Dollars, Study Finds

In 2016, a groundbreaking analysis from the demographic study ProjectDiane revealed a bleak statistic about black women founders: a measly 0.2 percent of all VC […]

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AOL Co-Founder Steve Case: For Philly to Rise, the Startup Community Must Hang Together

It had been three years since AOL co-founder Steve Case stepped foot in Philadelphia to tour the city’s startup community. In 2015, the entrepreneur-turned-investor brought […]

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Comcast’s New Lift Labs Accelerator Is Gearing Up for Its First Cohort

Applications for Comcast’s new Lift Labs accelerator powered by Techstars are due a little over a month from now, and the organization will give local […]

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A New Crowdfunding Platform for Women Entrepreneurs Just Launched in Philly

Philadelphia is the country’s fourth best city for women in tech according to a new study—now the city wants to do more to support its […]

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15+ Hustlers Who Racked Up at the Philadelphia Eagles Parade

Thursday’s Eagles parade was the opportunity of a lifetime for many of the city’s eager hustlers. With an estimated 3 million people in the city, […]

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Coffee Drink Created in Philly Dorm Will Appear on Shark Tank This Weekend

When Jordan DeCicco was a point guard for the former Philadelphia University men’s basketball team, he concocted Super Coffee as an alternative to sugary energy drinks, […]

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Key Tips for Starting a Side Hustle From 7 Philly Entrepreneurs

The grind never stops in Philadelphia, and with our new Super Bowl champion status, you might even feel empowered to work even harder. And right now […]

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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 […]

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Philly’s Snarky Tea Just Won Big on Shark Tank

Another Philadelphia company is about to experience the ever-welcome Shark Tank bump. On Sunday, Snarky Tea founder Jenni-Lyn Williams struck a $150,000 deal on the […]

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Philly, Vote Now to Bring Back Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Tour

AOL co-founder Steve Case is bringing his Rise of the Rest tour back, and Philadelphia has another big opportunity to be in the campaign’s spotlight. […]

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Wharton Prof Says VCs Keep Women-Led Startups From Raising More Money

It’s 2017 and the gender gap in venture capital funding is only widening by the minute. Last year, venture capitalists invested $58.2 billion in male-led […]

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IHHE Sends Off Inaugural Class, Awards $30K in Pitch Competition

On Sunday, Philadelphia’s Institute of Hip Hop Entrepreneurship wrapped up its inaugural business program with a pitch competition at Union Transfer where three students walked […]

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For Ryan Howard, It’s VC Spring Training

Former Phillies slugger Ryan Howard really sees a future for himself among entrepreneurs. Last month, we learned that the former National League MVP and World […]