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Thank You, Philadelphia. We Amplified Philly.

Less than two weeks ago, a group of Philadelphians — representing more than 40 different companies and organizations — packed their bags, boarded planes and […]

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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 […]

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SXSW Day 3: 7 Ways Philly Can Become a Leader in Tech Diversity and Inclusion

A major theme hanging over SXSW this year was diversity and inclusion. After attending the conference last year, Mayor Kenney lamented how white SXSW was. […]

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I Love My Job: La Colombe CEO Todd Carmichael on His Multiple Near-Death Experiences

Todd Carmichael is Philadelphia’s biggest fan. The La Colombe cofounder and CEO threw his support behind the city this month with a big contribution to […]

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SXSW Day 2: How Philly Stands Out at the Trade Show

In 2017, an estimated 74,519 people stopped by the legendary SXSW trade show, the place where some of the world’s most cutting-edge innovations are debuted. […]

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SXSW Day 1: Philadelphia Doesn’t Want to Be the Silicon Valley of Anything

Philadelphia wants the world to know that it’s not the Silicon Valley of anything, and down in Austin, Philly entrepreneurs are practically screaming this out […]

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Here’s What Philly Has Planned for SXSW 2018

SXSW 2018 kicks off in just two weeks on March 9, and Philly will have another big opportunity to show the country what it has […]

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Philly, It Is Almost Time for SXSW 2018

SXSW is just a little over a month away — the big event kicks off on March 9 this year — and Philly has been […]

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14 Philadelphia Women Who Amplified Philly at SXSW

As Philly’s presence at SXSW comes to a close this week, it’s time to recognize the women who championed Philadelphia at the conference all week […]

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SXSW Day 5: Scenes From the Music Showcase

After the SXSW tradeshow came to a close, Philadelphia was out in full force on Tuesday night at the Amplify Philly official showcase held at […]

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SXSW Day 4: Philly Knows How to Mix and Mingle

A build-your-own cheesesteak bar and a set by legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff were two highlights of Amplify’s Philly’s VIP event hosted at the Old School […]

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SXSW Day 3: Scenes From the Tradeshow

It’s the morning of March 12th and the 1800 block of the Austin Convention Center is buzzing with activity as 15 startups from Philadelphia put […]

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SXSW Day 2: Mayor Kenney Keeps It Real on Immigration

The Trump administration has been looming over SXSW this year — there was a well-attended discussion titled “A Conversation With the Failing New York Times” […]

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SXSW Day 1: Philly Can Become a Smart City

Philly has officially settled in at SXSW, and we can’t say we miss the northeast weather. On Friday, March 10th, our first full day of […]

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Look, Philly Is In Austin for SXSW 2017

Since 4 a.m. on Thursday morning, Philadelphians have been boarding planes to make their way down to Austin, Texas. The “215 is officially in the […]