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3 ethical considerations of civic tech results

Nov. 26, 2018 11:48 am

3 ethical considerations of civic tech

Some local gov staffers and technologists see potential in tech's role as a tool for civic engagement. Some, a booster of efficiency. What trends should Philadelphians watch out for?
This year, Generocity is playing a bigger role in Philly Tech Week. Help us plan PTW19 purpose

Nov. 15, 2018 9:40 am

This year, Generocity is playing a bigger role in Philly Tech Week. Help us plan PTW19

The series returns May 3 through 11. Want to make your mark on the week by planning an event or becoming a partner? Meet us for a public planning session on Dec. 5.
Hack for North Philadelphia at #QuestHacks next week purpose

Oct. 25, 2018 9:27 am

Hack for North Philadelphia at #QuestHacks next week

Calling all journalists, technologists and North Philly residents: Collaborate for a cause Nov. 2 and 3 at the Code for Philly-led Community Digital Solutions Day.
Peep Hopeworks ‘N Camden youth’s heat maps of the country’s biggest donors purpose

Oct. 17, 2018 11:00 am

Peep Hopeworks ‘N Camden youth’s heat maps of the country’s biggest donors

Fundraising platform DonorPerfect provided the data for the tech education nonprofit to illustrate.
MilkCrate is now building apps for nonprofits results

Oct. 16, 2018 12:15 pm

MilkCrate is now building apps for nonprofits

In the past few years, the tech startup and B Corp has shifted from running a single sustainability-focused app to helping mission-driven organizations reach their digital goals.
Why it matters that the Commerce Department’s new website is easier to read results

Oct. 15, 2018 1:31 pm

Why it matters that the Commerce Department’s new website is easier to read

As part of the larger phila.gov overhaul, Philadelphia's portal for business owners is now easier to navigate, and its reading level dropped by several grades.
Tech Impact is merging with its second nonprofit in two years results

Sep. 26, 2018 11:38 am

Tech Impact is merging with its second nonprofit in two years

The IT-for-nonprofits org's ED, Patrick Callihan, offered similar advice as he did in 2016: Organizations considering a merger should take things slow.
Investors must move beyond innovation to achieve impact funding

Sep. 25, 2018 7:14 am

Investors must move beyond innovation to achieve impact

Ben Franklin Technology Partners President and CEO RoseAnn Rosenthal writes about the business community's embrace of the injunction to "do well by doing good."
Tech nonprofits: Take this survey to help the Philly startup community track its inclusivity efforts results

Aug. 20, 2018 10:48 am

Tech nonprofits: Take this survey to help the Philly startup community track its inclusivity efforts

You can't solve for a lack of diversity if you don't have the data to describe it first.
Why this $10-per-month internet plan is so popular in Philly results

Aug. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

Why this $10-per-month internet plan is so popular in Philly

Comcast's Internet Essentials program serves nearly 200,000 low-income Philadelphians.

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