Startup PHL Newsletter #52

City Employee Workspaces, The World’s Richest 8, Improving Globalization

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Innovation is for everyone.

Harold Epps and Dawn Summerville hearing from Microsoft about the transformative collaboration between MSFT and the City of Boston.
Check out what MSFT is up to in Philly at the new Reactor space in University City.

Your weekend reading is right here.

Being good does pay off…

The Better Business, Better World report shows how the Global Goals are a compelling growth strategy for business. Learn more about them.

 Better Business, Better World, via BSDC

Midsize Cities Are Entrepreneurship’s Real Test…

Midsize cities (.5 to 5 million) are where most people live, work and play and will continue to do so in the future. What does that mean for scaling up urban entrepreneurship?

Read about it, via Harvard Business Review

The 5 Ways You Can Build a Thriving Startup World in Your Community

Cities take time to become great, but one person or organization can be an inflection point. For entrepreneurs outside of Silicon Valley, here are 5 tips on how to ensure that your city is next in line!

See the list, via Entrepreneur

StartupPHL Spotlight

The eighth annual Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC) is now accepting applications. The application period closes Wednesday, February 8, 2017. 

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