Technically Philly: The Enterprise Center is raising a $50M growth capital fund for women- and minority-owned businesses

The Enterprise Center, the West Philadelphia-based nonprofit offering business education and capital resources, is officially launching its fund to support investments in women- and minority-owned businesses. Called the Innovate Capital Growth Fund and aiming to cap at $50 million, the plans for the fund were first announced over two years ago.

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Technically Philly: ‘Where you put your money matters’: Angel investor Teresa Esser explores new ways to drive social impact home

Teresa Esser wants people to “follow the money.” It’s a piece of advice she was given early on in her career in publishing, in the late ’90s when she imagined making a living as an academic writer. Instead, the MIT grad cut her teeth making cold calls and getting comfortable with rejection

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Ebony: Black and Mobile Brings Black-Owned Restaurants to Your Doorstep

In 2016, David Cabello took a huge risk. An undergrad student at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania at the time, he left school and decided to bet on himself. “I just knew I wanted to help my people,” Cabello tells EBONY. “My desire wasn’t geared towards restaurants. It wasn’t geared towards any specific type of business. I just wanted to help the Black community.”

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Technically Philly: Want to learn about blockchain, crypto and Web3 in Philly? Start here

When you think of Web3, you’re probably thinking cryptocurrencies, NFTs, privacy and some metaverse-adjacent topics — and you’re right. Whether you’re a newbie trying to learn more about those complicated topics or more experienced and looking to connect with fellow enthusiasts, Philly has a number of resources to check out.

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