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Angel Rich: Black People in Philly Must Create a Tech Underground Railroad

Tech pioneer Angel Rich has been named “The Next Steve Jobs” for breathing life into a movement that seeks to bring financial freedom to those […]

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Dear White Male Investors: Your Time Is Running Out

On Thursday, Philly Tech Week brought together three of the country’s leading investors — Josh Kopelman, First Round Capital founding partner, Arlan Hamilton, Backstage Capital […]

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Anatomy of an Exit

Philly Tech Week (April 27th to May 5th), that annual celebration of our bustling, burgeoning innovation sector, always gets us thinking about the exit — […]

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32 Philly Leaders Share Their Can’t-Miss Philly Tech Week Events

Philly Tech Week kicks off on Friday (!!!), and the organizers over at Technical.ly are putting on quite the show for 2018. There’s an impressive […]

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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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It’s Time to Dump Facebook and Google, Says Philly Internet Privacy Guru

The #DeleteFacebook movement has some of us wondering whether Facebook will be around in five years. We turned our backs on MySpace, but can we […]

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Philly Has the Worst Tech Economy of All Amazon HQ2 Finalists, Says Washington Post

This month, the Washington Post published its magnum opus on Amazon’s HQ2 competition. The publication created a thorough index to determine how the 20 finalists […]

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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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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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Dear Philly Startup Community: Black Women Are Not Here to Save You

This week, Philly Startup Leaders welcomed marketing guru Kiera Smalls as its new and second-ever executive director. Across social media, people in Philly’s startup, tech and government communities congratulated […]

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Think You Know Philly? Design Your Own Tour (and Make $$$) Through This New App

Some say the key to traveling is visiting friends in foreign places, but how many of us just happen to have buddies conveniently located in […]

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Philadelphia Is the Nation’s 4th Best City for Women in Tech

Fintech company SmartAsset just released its annual women in tech study, which ranks the country’s leading cities for women in the industry. This year, Philadelphia […]

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What Philly Can Learn From Miami’s BlackTech Week

This month I had the opportunity to speak at Miami’s 2018 BlackTech Week for the first time, and after the experience, it’s clear that Philadelphia, […]

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Philly Tech Companies Benefitted Big From State Tax Credits in 2017

2017 was another big year for local companies benefitting from Keystone Innovation Zone tax credits. And for the second year in a row, companies in […]

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Comcast Is Now Taking Applications for Its New Startup Accelerator

Comcast announced this week that it’s now officially taking applications for seats in its LIFT Labs accelerator. Techstars will run the program at the new […]