How to Build a Great Team of Developers for Your Tech Startup

People and entrepreneurs pitch their ideas to me every single day. When they do, one thing is consistent: They don’t know how to code. I watch them spend months trying to find developers to join their team for equity, without success more often than not. Every entrepreneur has “the next big thing”, and they think […]

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Unisys and Walnut St. Labs Partner for Innovative Prototyping Contest

Walnut St. Labs, an Innovation Lab in West Chester, PA, is partnering with Unisys Corporation to hold a product prototyping competition. The prototyping competition, to be held at Walnut St. Labs across five weeks starting on April 15, will be geared towards user interface and user experience designers. The winners of the competition will receive […]

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FemmeHacks Female Coding Hackathon Recap

On Friday, February 27, 2015, female students from Drexel University, University of Pennsylvania, Temple University, Rutgers University, and Bryn Mawr College gathered together to compete in the FemmeHacks Hackathon. 125 total women expressed interest in the competition and the event was sold out. Over 36 women showed up to the Hackathon and 7 teams presented projects […]

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Pilot Philly High School Hackathon Recap

On Friday, January 30, high school students from around the area gathered together for a 24 hour Hackathon at University of Pennsylvania. The goal of the 100 students was to create a new web or mobile application under 24 hours within the following categories: Most creative Most useful every day Best education app Best social […]

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What the Future Holds for the Philadelphia Technology Ecosystem

If you live in Philadelphia or if you move to Philadelphia and you start a new company, you’ll notice there are plenty of networking events that you can go to. During these events you’ll meet lots of wonderful people, smart people, passionate people, and you’ll hear a lot about the “tight-knit, tech community in Philadelphia”. […]

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