Funded in Summer 2010 through a Corzo Incubator grant of $2700, BLUE:RED:YELLOW was started by Elissa Meyers, an ID graduate, along with a group of UArts students and alumni who had become interested in textile design, local production, and a concern for the environment. The textiles (shirts and scarves) and accessories (apothecary bottle necklaces) they create and sell speak to this concern. Meyers describes B:R:Y: http://vimeo.com/14917827.
The Milken-Penn GSE Education Business Plan Competition (EBPC), launched in 2010, is the first business plan competition to focus exclusively on educational ventures. The Milken Family Foundation and the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (GSE), entities committed to innovation and excellence in education, formed this partnership with the intent to nurture entrepreneurial activity in the education space.
The 2014 application period is open from December 2, 2013 to January 15, 2013.
Even though you might be distracted by the holiday marketing blitz, the beginning of the new year offers some of the best opportunities to showcase a new product or service. During this 90-minute session, you'll learn:
Small But Mighty Arts is set to pilot its micro-grant program by awarding a group of Philadelphia artists with funding to continue and complete a creative project and put their work out into the community.
Micro-grants are increasingly important to artists. Many artists have been $200 – $1,000 away from the next significant step in their creative careers. Awarding them with much needed funding and doing so sooner can also help to maintain the momentum of their creative work.
How much do you know about money and music, and the copyright laws, licenses and agreements that frequently determine who gets paid, and how much? Take one – or all – of these quizzes and see how you measure up!
Each quiz has 10 questions that get progressively more difficult. For each question you get right, you get a point. If, perchance, you get some questions wrong, we will provide you with information about the correct answer. You’ll see your score at the end, and you’ll be able to download a report or share the results with your friends.
Even with a strong social media strategy and a perfect content marketing plan, the way you address your audience online could fail to inspire your biggest fans. In this 90-minute session, you'll learn:
Join us to help plan next year's Philly Tech Week 2014!
Philly Tech Week is a week-long celebration of technology and innovation in Philadelphia. The week of events is intended to grow the impact of this innovative region through programming focused on technology, collaboration and improving Philadelphia.