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Innovation and Tech

Information on the eds/meds and tech sectors

A thriving tech start-up ecosystem

Philly StartUp Leaders is a large and active community of startups. Their StartUp Guide is a helpful tool to navigate the region’s startup ecosystem, learn more about what tech startups are here, and other resources that benefit entrepreneurs.

Philadelphia is an emerging tech city

The city itself added 8,000 new tech jobs since 2013, amounting to a noticeable expansion. Average tech worker salaries in Philadelphia are around $80,000 per year.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners

This technology-based economic development program is one of the nation’s longest running, and provides early-stage and established companies with funding, business and technical expertise, and access to a robust network of resources.

Entrepreneurship + Tech

For entrepreneurs, Philadelphia is an attractive location to start a company. With tens of thousands of tech workers, Philadelphia’s tech scene is a tight-knit community that finds collaboration and innovation from within.

Philadelphia is in Top 5 of US metropolitan areas by median MOIC

MOIC (multiple on invested capital)