StartupPHL Newsletter #47

2016 Highlights, Podcasts, Space Photos and More

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Looking back on memorable moments of 2016, the annual Philly Geek Awards takes top billing for us at StartupPHL. PGA is the rare Philly event that authentically captures the essence of what makes Philly, Philly: A true celebration of collaboration, love, diversity and these crazy cats! Photo By: Clever Girl Photography

Check Out StartupPHL’s Favorite Things From 2016

Your weekend reading is right here.

Podcasts For 2017

As we consider resolutions for the new year, one might be to consume content from more diverse channels. To get you started, try these exceptional women-hosted podcasts for entrepreneurs.

Full List, via Entrepreneur

Mobile Tech In India

Gain insight into one of the world’s largest markets as you plan your global domination strategy for 2017.

Details, via Harvard Business Review

Eye Candy From The Sky

Take a break from contemplating your existence, the year that was, and what lies ahead for 2017, by scrolling through these stunning space photos.

Images, via Wired

StartupPHL Spotlight

Delivery of medical care with the patient in mind — technology at its best. Lariq Byrd‘s life changed forever in 2015, when he was hit by two stray bullets and left without feeling in most of his body. Today, he is working with students from Sidney Kimmel Medical College and Philadelphia University at the Comcast Collaboration Studio to develop custom technology.

MUSE Consulting is the consulting arm of Wharton’s premier undergraduate marketing club. They provide market research, strategy, competitive analysis, detailed marketing plans and other related consulting services for both large companies and startups around Philadelphia. The firm is looking for interested companies in need of services for the spring semester. Projects will start in January. Please contact Lacey Chaum or Richie Lou if you’re interested.

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