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Scenes From the Inaugural PHL Innovation Picnic

Thursday evening could not have been a more perfect time for Philadelphia’s innovation crowd to descend upon the Navy Yard to bask in the sun […]


WATCH: Eight Pitches From Philadelphia’s Shark Tank Casting Call

On Wednesday morning, hundreds of hopefuls toting products and presentations of all sorts lined up outside Xfinity Live! for Shark Tank’s annual Greater Philadelphia casting call. […]


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 […]


Thrilled About How Far Philly Tech Has Come? Celebrate at the PHL Innovation Picnic

Ten Philadelphia tech organizations are collaborating to host the first-ever PHL Innovation Picnic later this month. In fact, it’s happening next Thursday, June 29th. The […]

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Here’s Why Brookings Thinks Philly’s Innovation Scene Isn’t Competitive Enough

A new report released on Thursday by the nonprofit Brookings Institution tries to tackle a major, eternally looming question for Philadelphia: With all of the […]


Josh Kopelman on Being a VC: Luck Plays a Big Role

Monday night, Philadelphia’s entrepreneurship community got treated to a refreshingly honest discussion as part of Philly Tech Week 2017 about the emotional and hopeful journey […]


One City in Pennsylvania is Poised to Crush the 21st Century …

I came to Pittsburgh to see the future. On a blustery late-winter morning with a light whorl of snowflakes falling near the banks of the […]


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 […]


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. […]


Here’s Where Vanguard Will Set Up Its Philly Office

It’s official: Vanguard will open a satellite office in Philly and now we know exactly where. The Malvern-based company will house its innovation center at […]


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? […]


Happening Right Now: Free Lunch At The Porch

Hey, if you’re looking for somewhere to grab lunch today, the folks at The Porch at 30th Street Station are offering free football-themed food from […]


This Is the Best Part About Jefferson’s New Health Design Lab

This week, Thomas Jefferson University announced the opening of  The Vault Health Design Lab, a prototyping and maker space designed to spur collaboration between students, […]


Mayor Kenney Op-Ed: Tech Is Key to Philadelphia’s Growth

When I think about where Philadelphia has the greatest potential for growth, I am instantly drawn to the tech industry, and I am not alone. […]


Franklin Institute’s Virtual Reality Exhibit Is Much More Than an Exhibit

On Tuesday evening, I traveled to Tanzania and spent some time at a refugee camp. There, I experienced what it was like to fall asleep […]