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ImpactAlpha, April 16 – The story a city tells itself can shape what happens in the next chapter. In Philadelphia, the NFL’s Eagles and the NCAA’s Villanova Wildcats set a high bar for the city’s innovators, entrepreneurs and investors. The championship trophy they are chasing: inclusive prosperity for the city’s growing and diverse population. >>REGISTER NOW:

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! #Featured: ImpactAlpha original The Patriots (and Vikings and Falcons) underestimated the Eagles, just as investors have misjudged Philadelphia and other cities like it. An underdog Super Bowl victory provides an all-too-easy opportunity for metaphors and deep thoughts, but indulge us — it’s only been 24 hours. ImpactAlpha’s Dennis Price joined other happy Philadelphians in

An underdog Super Bowl victory provides an all-too-easy opportunity for metaphors and deep thoughts. C’mon, it’s only been 24 hours –indulge me. Last night, I joined other happy Philadelphians in the streets to celebrate the Eagles first Super Bowl victory. Philly sports fanatics are having a hard time kicking their rowdy reputation, and last night didn’t

New Revivalists is a series from ImpactAlpha and Village Capital profiling the people, places and policies reviving entrepreneurship — and the American Dream. New Revivalist: Margaret Bradley is director of investment partnership, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, a state-backed economic development investor that manages ImpactPHL VenturesPlace: PhiladelphiaMission: ImpactPHL Ventures raised $15 million from seven universities, health insurers, pension funds

Greetings, ImpactAlpha readers! #Featured: ImpactAlpha Original Philadelphia rings the bell on a 21st-century revival. Almost 250 years ago, Philadelphia incubated a world-changing startup: the United States of America. The rest is, well…history. Now, Philadelphia is incubating a locally-driven, 21st-century revival that could become a model for other post-industrial U.S. cities. In 2018, ImpactAlpha is going all

Almost 250 years ago, Philadelphia incubated a world-changing startup: the United States of America. The rest is, well…history. Now, Philadelphia is incubating a locally-driven, 21st century revival that could become a model for other post-industrial U.S. cities. The city finds itself rising on national lists: Leading startup city. Next in tech city. Top cities for social

Reinvestment Fund, a Philadelphia-based community-development finance institution (and GSG Honors awardee), is providing $1.1 million in debt to construct a two-phase rooftop-solar project at Philadelphia’s Navy Yard. It’s being touted as the first community solar project in Pennsylvania, and one of only 25 in the U.S. The former navel base and shipyard turned business park in South