Category Archives: Blog

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 […]

Succeeding by Helping Others Succeed

In honor of Female Founder Month, Comcast NBCUniversal is featuring women innovators and founders throughout the month of May. This is a guest blog contributed by J. Kelly Hoey, speaker, investor, and author of “Build Your Dream Network.” She was also named one of the most influential women on Twitter. In the summer of 2010, […]

Philly Just Launched Its Own “Dreamers // Doers” Chapter

There’s now a new Philly community for female entrepreneurs who want to support one another through the ups and downs of the entrepreneurial journey. Dreamers // Doers just launched this week and bills itself as a high-impact female-focused collaboration and co-mentorship community focused on increasing the number of successful ventures started by women. The Philly […]