Economists working it, a free Stanford digital photo class, and the KIZ deadline
Your weekend reading is right here.
Tech industry hiring in-house economists to explain consumer behavior.
Goodbye, Ivory Tower. Hello, Silicon Valley Candy Store.
Check it out, via The NYTimes
Addressing hunger with a pay-what-you-can café in Philly
When EAT Café opens its doors, owner Jones-Craven hopes that everyone will feel comfortable at the table.
Get the story, via The Atlantic CityLab
Back to School
Learn digital photography with this free online course from a Stanford Professor.
New skills after the jump, via DIY Photographer
KIZ applications due September 15
If you’re located in the KIZ, less than 8-years old, and focused on tech or life-sciences, you may be eligible for up to $100,000 annually from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Get the details, via the DCED
Need more info on KIZ’s? Check out our post with maps of Philly’s KIZs.
StartupPHL is the City of Philadelphia’s platform for supporting entrepreneurship and startup activity.
All events and applications noted in this newsletter are for informational purposes only and not an endorsement. We encourage readers to perform due diligence for any programs listed here.