September 29, 2017
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PIDC COMMUNITY CAPITAL AWARDED $1 MILLION IN GRANT CAPITAL BY THE CDFI FUND

The CDFI Fund of the U.S. Department of Treasury has announced that PIDC Community Capital has been awarded $1 million in grant funding to support small business lending and technical assistance for small businesses. A total of $208.7 million was awarded to CDFIs across the country to increase lending and investment activity in low-income and economically distressed communities. Continue Reading →

September 29, 2017
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STARTUP PHL INVESTS IN AMINO

startupAmino, a Philadelphia company headed by two veteran software-company founders, Will Luttrell and David Bookspan is recruiting dozens of engineers and managers to build a system they say will use blockchain-style electronic ledgers for advertisers and content publishers to take control of digital ad spending from middlemen, fraudsters, and Google and Facebook. The company recently received a $1.75 million investment from StartupPHL to build up its product and team. Continue Reading →

September 29, 2017
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HELP BRING AMAZON TO PHILLY!

amazonAs we are certain you are well aware by now, Amazon has announced they are looking for a location for their new second headquarters.  Here at PIDC we have been working hard with our partners at the City of Philadelphia on Philadelphia’s proposal to become the home of Amazon’s HQ2 and the company’s next 50,000 employees. Like Amazon, Philadelphia thinks big and delivers results! Continue Reading →

August 29, 2017
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PHILADELPHIA WATER DEPARTMENT AND PIDC STORMWATER MANAGEMENT HIGHLIGHTED

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Launched in January 2012, the Stormwater Management Incentives Program (SMIP) grant program is designed to be a catalyst for transforming large, commercial impervious properties that generate high volumes of stormwater runoff and burden the city’s sewer system and waterways, into properties that build and maintain green stormwater management practices. These practices include rain gardens, vegetated infiltration basins,porous asphalt, and green roofs. Continue Reading →

June 26, 2017
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MEET PIDC’S NEW TEAM MEMBERS

AVSPIDC is excited to welcome a group of talented new members to its staff. Each brings exceptional experience to PIDC and will work hard to carry out our mission of driving growth to every corner of Philadelphia. Continue Reading →