Today PIDC joined with Mayor Michael A. Nutter to announce a range of investments in Philadelphia’s startups and entrepreneurs through Startup PHL, an initiative of the City of Philadelphia’s Commerce Department, PIDC, and First Round Capital to provide funding for … Continue reading →
PIDC is excited to participate in the 30th Anniversary of Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week sponsored by the City of Philadelphia. Philadelphia’s MED Week is full activities and workshops to celebrate minority businesses.
On August 22, 2014, 32 Philadelphia entrepreneurs, the largest class for Philadelphia so far, graduated from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses education program at the Community College of Philadelphia, bringing the total number of scholars to … Continue reading →
Carmana Designs, Ltd. was founded by the husband and wife team of Carmen and Anna Maria Vona in 1981 with a passionate commitment for doing things the right way. The name is actually an incorporation of the first two names … Continue reading →
Philadelphia is home to thousands of businesses that contribute to the success of its economy. Family owned businesses are a big part of that story and PIDC is an avid supporter at keeping them growing strong for generations to come.