Friday, November 11, 2011

Philadelphia is becoming an Emerging Tech City

Some of you may be scratching your heads after reading this post's header, but there are others who are nodding in agreement.

When you think of thriving regions for technology start-ups, Silicon Valley and NYC both come to mind; right? How about Philadelphia? It's not a typical candidate for this particular business field ... until now.

Philadelphia has always been looked at as an underdog town. Whether it was portrayed through Rocky movies in the '70s and '80s, or through general national perception that Philly is just a gritty, blue-collar city. Although the latter may be true (in a sense), there is a new class growing in the heart of our great city; the creative class.

And with the city's recent approval of small business flexibility, the playing field is being groomed for more successful start-ups to maintain profitability in Philadelphia during their younger years; which is the true test of contenders and pretenders.

This article should help shed some light.

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