Philly Tech Week Event: Breakfast with Software Industry Veteran, Tim Buckley

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Philly Tech Week Event: Breakfast with Software Industry Veteran, Tim BuckleyEvents

by brad on April 7, 2013 with 0 comments

Join us for a breakfast discussion with software industry veteran Tim Buckley. We’re very excited to welcome Tim Buckley to Seed Philly. Tim is the CEO of Xtium, a former executive of Red Hat and Visio, and has spent his career working with emerging technology companies. As part of Philly Tech Week’s schedule, Tim will …

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Called to testify in front of City Council

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Called to testify in front of City CouncilUncategorized

by brad on October 10, 2012 with 0 comments

A few weeks ago, I was asked by Councilman David Oh to testify before the Philadelphia City Council Committee on Global Opportunities and Creative/Innovative Economy, specifically about the state of the Philly startup ecosystem.  I’ve spent the past couple of weeks thinking about what to say, and I’ve asked for input from just about everyone who’s …

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Get your project plans in ASAP for Drexel’s Senior Design course

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Get your project plans in ASAP for Drexel’s Senior Design courseSoftware

by brad on June 26, 2012 with 0 comments

Seed Philly has finalized an amazing partnership with the Drexel Computer Science Department – at Drexel, all CS and SE seniors are required to complete a three term software engineering project, in which teams of 4 to 7 students are required to specify, design, implement and test a substantial software project. Projects are often conceived …

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Tech Crunch in Philly

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Tech Crunch in PhillyEvents

by brad on June 21, 2012 with 0 comments

On June 19th, Seed Philly sponsored the Tech Crunch Mini Meetup at the Fieldhouse at 12th and Filbert. Read Tech Crunch’s review here. Overall, the night was pretty awesome. A few hundred people showed up to network and meet with Tech Crunch writers, and more than a few Philly area startups were interviewed for future …

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Lesson Learned Part 2- Why we’re cancelling Entrepreneur Summer Camp events & How you can make a more vibrant community

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Lesson Learned Part 2- Why we’re cancelling Entrepreneur Summer Camp events & How you can make a more vibrant communityEvents

by brad on June 13, 2012 with 0 comments

Part 2 of Lesson Learned: The final reason to cancel Entrepreneur Summer Camp and my call to action Too many events and/or a lack of perceived value. Maybe Philly doesn’t have the ecosystem to support the kind of programming we attempted to provide… I have one important observation: in other cities, people are willing to pay …

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Lesson Learned: Fail Fast & Fail Cheap (part 1)

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Lesson Learned: Fail Fast & Fail Cheap (part 1)Events

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This morning we decided to cancel much of the remaining events of Entrepreneur Summer Camp, including next week’s BDSM For the Entrepreneur (Biz Dev, Sales & Marketing) event.  We still plan to hold a few of the Summer Camp events, including the Summer Camp Not-a-Hack-a-Thon Entrepreneur Sleepover June 27 & 28 at Novotorium (and the prize money still applies).  …

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Seed Philly partnering with Temple University and US Navy to teach STEM education

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Seed Philly partnering with Temple University and US Navy to teach STEM educationEducation

by brad on May 25, 2012 with 0 comments

I’m proud to announce that Seed Philly is partnering with Temple’s MESA program to teach entrepreneurship to students at Seed Philly.  Over the past few months, various volunteers from the Seed Philly community have been helping to teach coding skills to Philadelphia area high school students through Temple’s MESA program.  Over the summer, we plan to expand …

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Coming Soon: Entrepreneur Summer Camp!

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Coming Soon: Entrepreneur Summer Camp!Education

by brad on May 9, 2012 with 0 comments

Novotorium and Seed Philly are coming together to give you a summer of programs, events and mentoring, focused on helping you build a better start-up or move your emerging young company forward. You’ll work with and learn from an experienced team and dozens of skilled and influential partners from technology, business, media, government, and academia. …

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Membership in the community

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Membership in the communityEducation, Inspiration

by brad on March 6, 2012 with 0 comments

In order to grow at a manageable pace, membership in Seed Philly is by invitation only. We’ll expand slowly as resources allow. Don’t worry, if you’re the right fit for our community, we’ll find you soon enough. Once we’ve worked through all the kinks in the information-collecting process, existing members will have the ability to …

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