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At #PTW19, encouragement for communities of color to consider lean startups purpose

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."
Recruiting startup JaneHires is moving into the impact space method

Feb. 17, 2017 9:06 am

Recruiting startup JaneHires is moving into the impact space

Aside from working with Back on My Feet, Wash Cycle Laundry and other local mission-driven employers, the startup is helping companies hone in on fair chance hiring practices.
How this Philly startup is stepping up in the face of the immigration ban method

Feb. 1, 2017 8:07 am

How this Philly startup is stepping up in the face of the immigration ban

Immigration advice startup Borderwise is offering to help low-income immigrant families with green card applications, and they're only charging a dollar.
Climate Ventures 2.0 will pluck two startups from an IDEO hackathon next month method

Jan. 30, 2017 12:15 pm

Climate Ventures 2.0 will pluck two startups from an IDEO hackathon next month

There are 10 spots in the water and agriculture startup accelerator. Two of those spots will be ventures from an IDEO hackathon.
How philanthropy introduced this Boston investor to Philly’s tech scene people

Oct. 25, 2016 12:45 pm

How philanthropy introduced this Boston investor to Philly’s tech scene

When GreenLight Fund cofounder John Simon brought the organization to Philly, the tech investor found a community of startups ripe for investment. But his philanthropy and business dealings aren't mutually exclusive.
Why City Hall’s startup ace Archna Sahay needs you to start talking about diversity people

Aug. 29, 2016 12:28 pm

Why City Hall’s startup ace Archna Sahay needs you to start talking about diversity

Sahay is a woman of color charged leading the city's innovation economy. She joined Technical.ly's public Slack for a conversation about diversity and inclusion.
Why systemic social change starts with retelling community narrative method

Apr. 7, 2016 12:39 pm

Why systemic social change starts with retelling community narrative

Here's what we can learn from a group of social entrepreneurs, community organizers and investors building an economic hub in West Baltimore.
There’s a social enterprise in Kensington rebranding tampons purpose

Feb. 15, 2016 2:23 pm

There’s a social enterprise in Kensington rebranding tampons

Cora uses a buy-one-give-one model and partners with women-run village factories in India that produce biodegradable sanitary pads.
A Baltimore-based social enterprise just landed in Philly purpose

Feb. 15, 2016 8:25 am

A Baltimore-based social enterprise just landed in Philly

After fishing $100,000 out of ABC's Shark Tank, Hungry Harvest has expanded to Philadelphia. The company employs a buy-one-give-one model to tackle food deserts.
Arts + Biz Council is now providing entrepreneurs with patent attorneys purpose

Feb. 12, 2016 10:34 am

Arts + Biz Council is now providing entrepreneurs with patent attorneys

The Council tapped attorneys from its own Philadelphia Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts program to jumpstart the initiative.

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