May 17, 2021 12:11 pm
A pitch with teeth: Local power couple to appear on the ‘Shark Tank’ season finale
The robotics dinosaur company founder "Dino Don" Lessem, and his wife, nonprofit fundraiser Valerie Jones, will pitch the sharks on Friday, May 21 on ABC.
Apr. 1, 2021 9:03 am
Tourism is a powerful lever for change that has been untapped and underutilized
The COVID-19 pandemic has only enhanced the need — and the opportunity — for tourism to become a driving force for systemic change, says guest columnist Jonathan Coleman.
Jun. 26, 2020 10:23 am
Five-story entrepreneurship hub proposed for 52nd and Arch streets in West Philadelphia
The plan was introduced during a zoning meeting earlier this month, and the Women’s Opportunity Resource Center (WORC) may become one of the proposed hub's first tenants.
Feb. 26, 2020 8:58 am
Minority entrepreneurship is the antidote to persistent poverty
"If Greater Philadelphia is serious about equitable growth and becoming a national 21st-century leader, it cannot afford to continue relegating support for minority entrepreneurship to the back seat," says The Enterprise Center's Della Clark.
Jan. 6, 2020 3:18 pm
Meet the Philadelphians who made Forbes’ 30 Under 30 list for 2020
The annual list spotlights entrepreneurs who are “proof positive that the future will be new, exciting and profoundly different.”
Aug. 29, 2019 12:10 pm
Meet the Philly chef competing on the Chopped episode airing tonight and tomorrow
Germantown-West Oak Lane resident Kristol Bryant learned her culinary art at OIC — but the creativity and resourcefulness is all hers.
May 9, 2019 7:00 am
At #PTW19, encouragement for communities of color to consider lean startups
Entrepreneur Greg Sampson: "We should be able to come up with and have access to the opportunities that lead to the exponential growth that something like a driverless truck would create."
Dec. 9, 2016 11:08 am
Checking in with Mt. Airy’s Immigrant Innovation Hub
The entrepreneurship center for Philadelphia immigrants has been open for just about a year, and through it, Mt. Airy USA has learned — and accomplished — a lot.
May 24, 2016 3:31 pm
Two Wharton social entrepreneurs just got a Fast Company nod
Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao developed a kind of bacteria that can eat plastic waste and are winning all kinds of awards for it.
Apr. 4, 2016 12:34 pm
It’s lonely ‘round these parts — Where to find community for solopreneurs
In her new column, Social Good and the Solopreneur, Capture Greatness! founder Melissa Rowe shares practical tips with local change makers who are doing their part to make the world a better place.