Reach Technology’s Journey From England Came Through an All-American Philly Tailgate

A year ago, Jonty Ward, Chief Commercial Officer of Reach Technology Group, couldn’t pinpoint Greater Philadelphia on a map – not that he should have been expected to. Ward grew up in Sheffield, England, where his growing software solutions company is based.

Now, Ward has been to a Philadelphia Eagles game – “we won” – wears a Philadelphia 76ers shirt to work, and speaks with local pride when it comes to touting the region’s economic and community […]

The Chamber’s FY23 Pennsylvania Budget Summary Includes Grants to Support Select Greater Philadelphia’s Business Attraction Efforts

This session in Harrisburg, the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (the Chamber) successfully advocated for a cut in the Corporate Net Income Tax rate, additional funding for schools, economic development funding for business attraction, and an increase in the R&D tax credit, among other issues. Notably, Select Greater Philadelphia will receive grants to market the region for business attraction. Learn more and view the full summary below.

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia FY23 Pennsylvania Budget Summary 

Overall Budget 

The Pennsylvania General Assembly approved a General Appropriations Bill (Senate Bill 1100) that spends almost $43 billion in state funding and just […]

Regional Leaders Praise Greater Philadelphia’s Culture, Cuisine, and Quality of Life

Life sciences companies looking to locate in Greater Philadelphia consider many factors in their decision making, from accessibility and connectivity to opportunities to collaborate and achieve their company’s vision. Another factor is the quality of life available to their employees. The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is developing a series of testimonial videos with Greater Philadelphia’s leaders describing the region’s attributes.

Among the region’s leaders who have already shared their perspectives are Chellie Cameron, CEO, Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport, Chief Aviation Representative, City of Philadelphia – Division of Aviation; Roland Kolbeck, Ph.D., chief scientific officer at Spirovant […]

CEO of Comcast-IBC joint venture Quil discusses beta testing its next product and ‘hiring like crazy’

The digital health joint venture formed by Comcast Corp. and Independence Blue Cross is set to launch its second product early next year.

Article from Philadelphia Business Journal 

Best Children’s Hospitals 2021: Here’s where CHOP ranks, according to U.S. News & World Report

For a third year in a row, CHOP placed second in annual ranking of the country’s top children’s hospitals.

Article from Philadelphia Business Journal 

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Forbes names 4 Philadelphia-area companies among nation’s 100 best employers for new grads

Four Philadelphia-area companies are among Forbes’ top 100 list of America’s Best Employers for New Grads

Article from Philadelphia Business Journal

June 7th, 2021|Awards/Rankings, Livability, Regional News Roundup|Comments Off on Forbes names 4 Philadelphia-area companies among nation’s 100 best employers for new grads
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