Category: Entrepreneurship
Jun 16

Day in the Life: Reviving Altoona on two wheels

Steven McKnight is part of a new generation of young professionals bringing fresh energy to the world of economic and community development. In this first installment of a new series, we follow him as he bikes around Blair County, forging connections and spreading the word about the region he loves.

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May 15

"This is Our Erie"

The community in this Northwestern PA city is rallying together, pushing through the tough transition from assembly line to high tech, from divestment to development, and from frustration to hope.

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Apr 17

Up in the Valley

Like many Pennsylvania regions, the Greater Susquehanna Valley is working hard to attract and retain companies and talent. Thanks to a robust young professionals organization, a dedicated economic development community, stellar higher ed institutions, cool towns and fun breweries, they're on their way. Join us on May 17 in Mifflinburg for Gather Up: Susquehanna Valley, a networking event and celebration of the region.

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Apr 3

A major player in Philly tech moves on

After 10 years at the University City Science Center, Steve Tang is leaving to tackle a new opportunity. A child of immigrants, cancer survivor and trained engineer, he offers a unique perspective on Philadelphia's growth and why it's important to make sure less affluent parts of the city aren't left behind.

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Feb 27

A Philly company disrupts the home pregnancy test

It's been 40 years since the first home tests hit the market, which means innovation is long overdue. This PA startup has developed a flushable, biodegradable, compostable product that offers the gift of ease and discretion to women everywhere.

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