University City: Philadelphia Start Up Accelerator Fosters Innovation

University City: Philadelphia Start Up Accelerator Fosters Innovation

DreamIt Ventures is an international startup incubator headquartered in Philadelphia. SInce its founding in 2007, the firm has launched more than 150 companies. Using a 12 week “business bootcamp,” the firm takes entrepreneur’s and their ideas and gives them the tools to succeed. Entrepreneurs in the program are given seed grant money to fund their […]

 

Technically Philly: DroneCast, The Flying Advertising Company That’s Shaking Things Up

Technically Philly: DroneCast, The Flying Advertising Company That’s Shaking Things Up

For 19-year-old Raj Singh, disrupting the norms of advertising is the name of the game. Singh, whose first name is really GauravJit but goes by Raj, came up with the disruption when he had the idea to attach a banner advertisement to unmanned aircraft systems. He calls it DroneCast. “When we first started my biggest fear […]

 

Center City: Curalate Pictures Bright Future in Philadelphia

Center City: Curalate Pictures Bright Future in Philadelphia

Apu Gupta didn’t specifically want to start a company in Philadelphia. It just happened that way. In May 2012, after unsuccessfully attempting to start a business that rented out people’s spare storage space, Gupta and his business partner, Nick Shiftan, came up with the idea to start Curalate, a business that helps other businesses promote […]