5 Reasons Startups Are Setting Up Shop in Philadelphia

August 27, 2015

From PhillyMag.com: More and more new entrepreneurs are choosing to start companies in Philadelphia compared to other cities — and it’s easy to see why. When we first brought our technology company to the U.S. from India in 2011, finding a home for our North American headquarters involved a long and exhaustive search for locations across… Read More >

Technology and Entrepreneurship Flourish in Chester County

August 3, 2015

Chester County, Pennsylvania has received numerous recognition this year as a place where technology and entrepreneurship flourish – including topping the list of Pennsylvania’s tech hubs as determined by Find the Home and reported by the Daily Local News.  Chester County also ranked #5 on the most recent list of the nation’s top ten mega-sized… Read More >

Girls Still Lag Behind Boys at Math, Study Finds

March 9, 2015

Ashley Oddo Project Coordinator The Wall Street Journal recently reported that despite efforts to close the gender gap, females are still behind their male classmates academically in math and science courses, and therefore are failing to choose STEM pathways throughout college and into the workforce. “Much of the continued gap in math performance in particular… Read More >

What You Think About Millennials is Wrong

February 23, 2015

Cherie Wright Director, Hire One The Washington Post recently reported that an expansive study by IBM on generational workplace attitudes and personalities found that some not-so-flattering preconceived notions about the rising “Millenial” generation were unfounded: “Let’s go over a few of the most common preconceptions about the millennial generation, those currently aged 21 to 34 who… Read More >

As Oil Prices Fall, Who Wins And Who Loses?

October 17, 2014

Will Williams Technology and Program Coordinator – Smart Energy Initiative Despite ongoing conflicts in the Middle East, oil prices are now at a seven year low — good for consumers and a blow to some of the West’s most worrisome geopolitical adversaries. But on a greater scale, weak oil markets represent global economic uncertainty and the potential for… Read More >

Chester County Posts Highest US Wage Growth

October 9, 2014

Marybeth DiVincenzo Senior Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer This article from Bloomberg.com highlights several diverse factors making Chester County a desirable place for companies to start or relocate to. Great to see our county in the national spotlight! From Bloomberg.com: “The economic success of Chester County, Pennsylvania, isn’t just a result of being home to companies… Read More >

German Companies Helping Less-skilled US Workers

September 25, 2014

Krista Kiehl Project Consultant, MACC/DC (www.maccdcpa.org) Faced with immediate job openings that require skilled workers, US companies are finding ways to bridge the skills gap including looking to Germany as a leader, not only in apprenticeships, but in developing skilled talent in a ways that fit the culture of American companies and workers. From Philly.com:… Read More >

Inspiring Girls to Pursue STEM

September 18, 2014

Patti VanCleave Project Manager, Health Care Connect and CCEDC’s youth initiatives TeenLife’s Guide to STEM Careers is loaded with great resources for educators, parents and students – digital publications, college resources, volunteer opportunities, etc.  I just read the Guide to STEM Programs.  Check out the Why STEM is Important NOW and Inspiring Girls to Pursue STEM… Read More >

Women-run Start-ups Want to Simplify Your Life

September 15, 2014

Mary Fuchs Director, ideas x innovation network (i2n) Last week, three women-run start-ups received kudos at the TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco: “The annual TechCrunch Disrupt event in San Francisco this week was a haven for all things innovation. Dozens of startups pitch, and a pool of judges, including investors, engineers and even Yahoo… Read More >

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