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The University City Science Center

Giving international companies a soft place to land in Philadelphia

Thanks to an exciting University City Science Center program, businesses seeking a foothold in the U.S. are choosing Philadelphia. These firms are pioneering groundbreaking technologies, transforming sectors such as oncology and wind power.


On the Ground: The Future of Chinatown

This ethnic enclave has beaten the odds and remained a vibrant, beloved, distinct neighborhood. As the forces of development and gentrification encroach, can Philadelphia's Chinatown strike a balance between growth and preservation?

DreamIt Ventures founders, from left, Mike Levinson, David Bookspan and Steve Welch

Dreaming big at Philly's top tech accelerator

Last week, the latest class of startups entered DreamIt Ventures' tech accelerator. These fledgling entrepreneurs could be building the next billion-dollar company or learning to fail fast -- the next 90 days will say a lot.

JOIN's Jennie Sparandara

Q&A: JOIN's Jennie Sparandara

Flying Kite chatted with the organization's director about the importance of collaboration, the skills gap and Philadelphia's unique workforce challenges -- and opportunities. Starting with her time in the Mayor's Office, this passionate leader witnessed the interconnectedness of human capital issues, and is working to tap the region's canniest employers and most aggressive advocates to solve the jobs riddle.

Aweber's new headquarters

Statewide Spotlight: Pennsylvania's coolest workplaces

Whether they're employing flexible desks, cutting-edge technology, natural light, green space or multi-story slides, these five companies have integrated smart design into every aspect of their offices. 

Greenbuild 2013 at the Convention Center

Greenbuild brings global leaders to town -- and shows them what Philly has to offer

Innovators in green building and design from around the world recently descended on our fair city, sharing their expertise and checking out the city's growing stable of sustainable architecture.

Grassroots Gaming Conference

It's game on at Philadelphia's second annual Grassroots Gaming Conference

Philadelphia Game Lab wants to help build a local gaming industry that better reflects the diversity of Philadelphia. The organization recently received a $384,000 grant from the state to fund a year-long apprenticeship program.

PHS Pop Up Garden

From the Editor: Why have an Avenue of the Arts when you can have a city of arts?

Inga Saffron's recent piece in the Inquirer asks if we have outgrown the arts district model of urban development.

University City Science Center

A tag-team effort to foster the next generation of startups

Philadelphia's entrepreneurial ecosystem is coming of age. Now it's just a matter of playing to the region's strengths: life science, health care, community and enthusiasm.

Stephen M. Goodman

Q&A: Stephen M. Goodman

A conversation with an entrepreneurship elder-statesman -- and one of the city's greatest cheerleaders. 

Peter Cappelli at the JOIN(t) Action Forum

JOIN(t) Action Recap: Talking jobs and making connections

This interactive event brought together employers, nonprofits and thought leaders to talk workforce development.

Philly Stake

PHILLY 3 FOR ALL: Local music, local food and local jobs

It's another exciting week in Philly with Make Music Day, the latest Philly Stake dinner and a job fair for recent grads sponsored by Campus Philly.

Creative Biz

From the Publisher: Why do creative businesses choose Philadelphia?

A recent panel discussion asked successful entrepreneurs to examine their reasons for locating locally. Their insights could help Philadelphia attract the next big company.


On the Ground Update: iMPeRFeCT Gallery needs your help

This fledgling neighborhood institution is raising money to keep their doors open. Make a donation to support the arts and Germantown's growing creative community.
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