Innovation

  • October 26, 2012

    Nutter to launch city-backed 'seed fund' for local startups

    The city of Philadelphia wants to bankroll local startups with a new city-backed seed fund.
  • October 23, 2012

    Doximity: 'A secure Facebook for doctors'

    Here's Doximity in action, according to CEO Jeff Tangney. "An emergency room doctor had a patient come in, took an X-ray and had some weird...
  • October 23, 2012

    Philly Tech Meetup launches new 'Fireside Chats' series

    Here's the $481-million question: How can Philly build a more vibrant innovation ecosystem? Philly Tech Meetup is taking a stab at that question...
  • October 22, 2012

    UPenn's Green Fund casts wide net for sustainable ideas

    Corporations, meh. Governments, not so much. When it comes to large-scale sustainability efforts in the U.S., universities are leading the charge. Th...
  • October 12, 2012

    Philly's newest social media company wants to make text sexy

    In this socially networked world, text is king.Status updates — tiny dispatches from friends, family, strangers — are the atomic unit that keeps the s...
  • October 11, 2012

    Young Involved Philly lines up behind three worthy initiatives

    A civic-minded group of young Philadelphians has awarded small grants to propel three projects that aim to make their city more livable and just.
  • October 9, 2012

    Philly app-makers want to protect night bikers

    A South Philadelphia company wants to employ smartphones for yet a another purpose, asconvenient safety lights for urban bicyclists.
  • October 9, 2012

    Lucky Ant brings power of numbers to Philadelphia

    You've heard of Kickstarter, but what about Lucky Ant? Today the hyper-local crowd-funding operation branched out from New York and started hel...