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ThinkFest Recap: Abbi Jacobson on Comedy and Female “Knuckleheads”

ThinkFest is streaming live all day. Watch ThinkFest here. ThinkFest got off to a laugh-filled start Friday morning with an appearance by Broad City’s Abbi Jacobson, […]

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ThinkFest Features Philly’s Brightest Thinkers

Good morning, Philadelphia and happy National Nachos Day. Here’s what you need to know today: It’s ThinkFest today! Join Philly Mag on the Drexel campus, […]

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Michael Nutter and Tom Wolf Are Coming to ThinkFest. Are You?

Click to read more stories from this week’s Philadelphia Sunday. Not a subscriber? Sign up for free! Quick show of hands: Is Philadelphia moving in […]


ThinkFest Preview: Sam Schwartz

Innovation comes in many forms. Sometimes it’s driven by huge players like Comcast, Google or Amazon. Sometimes it’s driven by small startups hoping to disrupt the marketplace. Sam […]


ThinkFest Preview: Brigitte Daniel

Brigitte Daniel works for the cable company in town. No, not Comcast. It’s Wilco Electronics, a Fort Washington, Pa.-based provider of cable TV, high-speed Internet and […]

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ThinkFest Preview: Meet Three Millennials Chronicling Today’s Philly

You’ve likely scanned one of their blog posts, liked one of their Instagrams or drooled over one of their gorgeous videos, but this year’s ThinkFest will […]

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ThinkFest Preview: How One Philly Doctor Is Working to Reverse Blindness 

Philadelphia is a hub of brilliant ideas — the draft latte and Spruce Street Harbor Park, to name just a few of our favorites — and […]


ThinkFest Preview: Todd Carmichael

Todd Carmichael isn’t your typical CEO. White shirt, tie and stiff attitude? Not a chance. Try T-shirt, jeans and a baseball cap instead. Oh and […]


ThinkFest Preview: Michael Nutter Looks Back On His Eight Years In Office

It’s hard to believe, but Mayor Michael Nutter has less than three months left in office.

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ThinkFest Preview: Abbi Jacobson Discusses Her Journey From Broad Street to Broad City

Philly-born comedian Abbi Jacobson will sit down with local author/producer Jennifer Weiner during ThinkFest to chat about her journey from Philadelphia to becoming one of the most […]


ThinkFest Preview: Neil Blumenthal on How Startups Can Thrive

Neil Blumenthal knows a thing or two about launching a successful startup. The co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, Blumenthal has brought hip eyewear to the […]


ThinkFest Preview: Farah Jimenez on Rethinking How We Solve Social Problems

Farah Jimenez doesn’t shy away from massive, intimidating, systemic problems. Last year, the Republican was tapped to tackle Philadelphia’s educational woes as a member of the School Reform Commission. […]

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The Lineup for ThinkFest 2015 Is Confirmed!

Planning the lineup for ThinkFest takes about six months, so you can imagine how exciting it is for us to finally announce that all the […]

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Join Gov. Wolf, Mayor Nutter, Abbi Jacobson, Todd Carmichael, and More at ThinkFest 2015

To state the obvious: Philadelphia is not a city that has a wide reputation for innovation. (Still waiting for those Metrocards!) But while we might […]


ThinkFest Videos: On Philly Street Art, the New Comcast Tower, and Drexel’s Neighborhood Vision

ThinkFest was filled with innovative voices discussing Philadelphia’s evolving landscape. Below are just a few video selections from speakers who were at the event: urban […]