Monthly Archives: June 2017

A Fresh, Data-Based Approach to College Applications

Philadelphia Startup College Money Search Offers A New View School is out for the summer and for some high school students that means it’s time to begin the college search. This process can be arduous with some many factors to consider: Reputation, degree programs, location, culture, and, of course, cost.  Financial aid expert Debbie Schwartz […]

Getting Lost in Consumption: 10 Founders Who Are Changing the Way You Eat

This is a guest blog contributed by Jillian Rinehimer from the Dreamers // Doers network. You know it’s an exciting time to be obsessed with food when #foodie is a frequently trending hashtag. But with so many options and fly-by-night trends, it can also be difficult to navigate your eating habits. Marrying technology, travel, science, […]

Vet-Founded Startup Reimagines Contractor Services

Maintaining your yard just got a little easier thanks to a Philly startup In an antiquated and heavily cash-based market, GROUNDiT streamlines lawn care to benefit both consumers and landscape companies. The veteran-founded startup has modernized the way homeowners find landscaping service through seamless mobile work requests. “Our early positioning was as Uber for landscaping,” […]

Comcast quietly launched a network that could make Philly a ‘smart cities’ leader

It’s called machineQ, a low-power, wide-range network optimized to enable IoT technologies. Consider it an investment in Philadelphia’s civic infrastructure. Building a “smart city” takes four core ingredients. The first three: a strong culture of civic engagement, a deep pool of tech talent and the support of private and public institutions. But unlike their counterparts […]

It’s a Wrap: Female Founder Month Celebration Video

Comcast NBCUniversal is proud to share our final Female Founder Month story of 2017, a unique video experience created by women from around the world. To celebrate Female Founder Month with Startup Grind and its global entrepreneur community, Comcast NBCUniversal partnered with Seenit to curate inspirational video messages from women from around the world. And, […]

The Power of a Strong Network

In honor of Startup Grind’s Female Founder Month, Comcast NBCUniversal is featuring women innovators and founders throughout the month of May. We are proud to share these stories about women who are disrupting industries and changing the world. Felecia Hatcher is a fearless entrepreneur, author and speaker dedicated to breaking down barriers in the tech […]