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Agriculture has been and continues to be an integral part of Pennsylvania’s economy. According to a previous report published in 2021 by ESI, “Pennsylvania’s $81.5 billion agriculture sector supported 301,900 direct jobs and $14.5 billion in labor income.” Farms are located in all 67 counties within the state, providing necessary support to all Pennsylvanians in […]Read More
With the emergence and consistent advancements taking place in the automotive and technology sectors, electric vehicles (EVs) are a topic that is not only relevant, but a consistently necessary addition to the conversation regarding a more sustainable future. EVs are taking the world by storm, and staying up to date on the growing makes and […]Read More
Looking out of the window from the 4th floor of the history-laden Drexel Building, peering down at the action below never gets old. Everything from the commute to the hustle and bustle of Center City is exciting. There’s not a single place we would rather be than close to City Hall, which some consider the […]Read More
The Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) and Hunt-Pennrose Sharswood, LLC are redeveloping housing units in the Sharswood Choice Neighborhood of Philadelphia. Phase 3 of the multi-year redevelopment project brings 217 safe, […]
ImpactPHL Ventures Marks 5 Years: Seeding Tech and Innovation-Driven Impact for Philadelphia Region’s Future
ImpactPHL, a capital initiative of Ben Franklin Technology Partners, focuses on connecting investors, financial intermediaries, and financial advisors with resources to align capital for positive impact. ImpactPHL is celebrating its […]
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