This small liberal arts school has earned a national reputation by pushing students to tackle diverse course loads and solve real-world problems. Whether they're directing a play, spending a summer doing research or designing a social media strategy for a local shop, these young people are forced to think big.
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.
A sojourn in Steel City stars a huge reuse project on the North Side, eats from different eras, a giant inflatable pickle and plenty of gorgeous vistas.
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.
Running September 12 to 23, this statewide event provides "speed dating for entrepreneurs." It's a chance to connect with exporting experts and take the leap into international markets.
The State has taken a first step towards modernizing its liquor laws with a new measure that will allow wine sales in grocery stores for the first time since Prohibition. But don't pop a cork just yet.
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.
Looking to get your business off the ground? Area entrepreneurs, researchers and grad students are invited to participate in a free 10-Week Boot Camp.
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.