Philadelphia means “brotherly love” in Greek, hence its nickname. Economic diversity (pharmaceuticals, health care, education and service industries), as well as an expanding public transportation and highway system, is boosting the area’s growth.
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June 2018 — If there is one thing to take away from Philadelphia’s business market it is that higher education and healthcare — or as the locals call it, “meds and eds” — are two major sweet spots. Philadelphia and its surrounding region are home to numerous...read more
May 2018 — In 1776 Thomas Jefferson presented his latest project, the Declaration of Independence, to be signed a mere 11 blocks from the Invest: Philadelphia office. The second paragraph of this famous document states boldly, “We hold these truths to be self-evident,...read more
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Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf and Executive Director Josh Greenberg of Capital Analytics When: January 17, 2018 Where: Temple University - Center City Campus, Philadelphia Website: https://jhp.org/programs/jewish-business-network/ What: JBN January Power Lunch...read more
January 2018 — Back in October, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national health emergency. While the national rate of drug overdose is 16.3 per 100,000 people, that number is more than double in Pennsylvania: 36.5 per 100,000 people. In 2016 alone, drug...read more