StartupPHL Newsletter #48

Fresh Inspiration and Content for 2017


Jim Kenney’s first year as Mayor of Philadelphia has been an eventful one. Read more about the progress that has been made, including some shout outs to the tech community, in the Administration’s First Year Report.

Your weekend reading is right here.

Must-Reads For Venture Investors

There are some clear standouts among the preferred blogs and newsletters of top VC investors. Find out what they’re skimming each morning, and add a few of these to your reading list!

Full List, via Ramen Profitable

Best Podcasts For Self-Improvement

Don’t have time to dedicate to journaling or reading self-help books? You can certainly find a way to fit podcasts into your routine — morning commute, background noise at the office, and in your earbuds at the gym are all options. Check out these suggestions.

Pick Up Some Wisdom, via The Wall Street Journal

Federal Resources Available

From Philly’s very own John Lee at Osage: A reminder that you should take advantage of the federal R&D tax credit — it could mean big savings for your company!

Details, via Medium

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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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.

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