November 12, 2014
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STARTUP PHL: NEW INVESTMENTS, NEW FUNDS, AND NEW GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

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

September 11, 2014
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CELEBRATING MINORITY BUSINESSES

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.

September 11, 2014
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FOURTH COHORT OF SCHOLARS GRADUATE FROM 10,000 SMALL BUSINESSES PROGRAM IN PHILADELPHIA

      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

September 11, 2014
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A LOOK INSIDE PIDC CLIENT CARMANA DESIGNS, LTD.

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

August 13, 2014
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INTERNS: OUR FUTURE LEADERS

PIDC had the pleasure of working with a great group of interns this summer. Each was professional, insightful, and eager to contribute to PIDC’s mission.