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Why Philly’s Dropping Rents Are Great for Retaining Talented Millennials

Although Philadelphia is going through an obvious real estate boom, with cranes in the air throughout downtown and luxury homes sprouting up in previously unlikely neighborhoods, it’s […]

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Confidence Is Key to Raising Startup Cash, Say Philly Entrepreneurs

Speaking at Founder Factory (a daylong conference of local entrepreneurs presented by Philly Startup Leaders) yesterday, three Philly entrepreneurs shared their successes — and failures — in […]

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Attention Undergrad Startup Founders: Here’s How to Win $15,000

Jirsak/Shutterstock If you’re a Philly undergrad with a great business idea listen up — there’s an upcoming competition where you earn $15,000 in prize money. The […]

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Startup Execs on the Importance of Hiring Superstars, Not Duds

A panel of local startup executives and founders sent a clear message on Thursday: Hiring decisions can make or break a fledgling business. Speaking at Founder Factory (a […]

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Meet the Co-Founder of “Green Yelp”

It’s not everyday that a college thesis becomes a thriving business. But that’s just what happened to Morgan Berman after she graduated from Philadelphia University in 2014 with […]

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8 Takeaways From First Round Capital’s “State of Startups 2015” Report

Are we in the midst of a tech/startup bubble? Founders say so and also believe it’ll be much harder to get investment cash in the […]

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Stats Show that Philly is a Rising Tech Hub

By plenty of measures, Philadelphia’s technology and startup market is growing exponentially. While it still doesn’t rival the titans like San Francisco or New York, it’s […]

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Get Sage Advice from Startup Founders and Investors Next Week

If you’re working for a startup, thinking about launching a startup or just interested in the Philly startup scene — listen up. On Dec. 10, […]

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Startup Checklist: 10 Legal Issues Founders Need to Know

Startup founders make countless decisions about their businesses. Here’s a list of 10 legal issues that can make-or-break their businesses:

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Tonight: See 9 Tech Demos … And Drink Beer

Want to learn more about the local startup scene? Want to have a cocktail and celebrate the fact that a long week is already half […]

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You Don’t Need to be a Techie to Start a Tech Company

Pandora, Nerd Wallet and Tilt are all technology intensive businesses started by non-technologists. Startups and early stage companies need battle-tested leaders in such positions like […]

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Test Drive Your Tattoo With This Philly Startup

I’m embarrassed to say that I don’t have any tattoos. In a city like Philadelphia, I feel like I’m in the minority. It wasn’t that […]

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Temple Makes List of Top Colleges for Entrepreneurs

Temple University has been making great strides to support startups, and now the school has been recognized on a new Princeton Review ranking of the top […]

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Anti-Assault Wearable Roars to Crazy Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

If there was any doubt that Roar For Good would be a hit, the verdict is in: It’s a smash. The company recently launched its […]

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Philly Makes List of Richest U.S. Metro Regions

With its healthy ‘eds and meds,’ powerhouse pharmaceutical industry and fast-growing real estate sector, the Philadelphia metro region ranked No. 19 on a new Bloomberg Business list […]