Category: Features
Sep 16 Bethlehem

Lesson #4: Don't live in Dilbert's world

In the next installation of our "Incubating Innovation" series, Wayne Barz encourages technology-minded founders to embrace the sales side. For a growing company, building a skilled sales force is at least as important as the ability to develop new products.

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Aug 26 Cofounders_WilliamDuckworth_AaronGoldstein_BeccaGoldstein_CollinHill

The Lifestages of an Entrepreneur

Like humans, companies start small and evolve. But instead of birth, childhood, adolescence and adulthood, they mature from intellectual capital to incubation, bootstrapping to venture capital, startup to established enterprise. We take a look at that process via four Philly companies.

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Aug 22 IMG_3735 (1)

The Farm at Bartram's Garden cultivates community

Every year, this four-acre plot in Southwest Philadelphia produces 12,000 pounds of food, welcomes 10,000 school kids, employs 22 high school interns, hosts 45 families in a community garden, distributes 80,000 seedlings, supplies 50 farmstands and welcomes 1500 volunteers. And that's only the beginning.

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Aug 16 Pittsburgh_fs4

The new faces of economic development

Across the state, the task of helping communities thrive financially, socially, architecturally and culturally is passing to a new generation. And if the five women under 40 profiled here are representative of that next wave, Pennsylvania is in good hands.

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