Let’s VOTE: The Democratizer

Can Crowdpac’s 30-year-old Liz Jaff, an heir of subversive royalty, do for politics what Uber has done for transportation?

By Larry Platt

Meet the Disruptor: Gabriel Weinberg

Paoli's DuckDuckGo is taking on Google (with help from Edward Snowden). How'd that happen?

By Malcolm Burnley

Welcome, Fellow Citizens

A new idea for Philadelphia's new age

By Larry Platt

Meet The Disruptor: Molly Hayward

The 27-year-old Fishtown entrepreneur hopes to jumpstart a movement by getting women to think about their periods in a new way—while helping girls across the globe

By Larry Platt

Ideas We Should Steal: Parking Signs That Make Sense

Nikki Sylianteng got fed up with parking signs that required a law degree to comprehend. So she designed better parking signs, and cities are taking notice.

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Can This Wayne Entrepreneur Save The NFL From Itself?

It’s harder than ever to be a sports fan and socially conscious. Here’s a way to return to the days when watching a game felt wholesome.

By Larry Platt

Meet the Disruptor: Alejandro Gac-Artigas

26-year-old Alejandro Gac-Artigas, CEO & Founder of Springboard Collaborative, is disrupting local education—and getting results

By Rosella LeFevre

Meet the Disruptor: Morgan Berman

Entrepreneur Morgan Berman turned her masters thesis into the sustainable living app MilkCrate through a combination of personal passion and deliberate collaboration. Now she’s expanding beyond Philly—and making payroll

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy

Meet The Disruptor: Yasmine Mustafa

The 33-year-old entrepreneur couldn’t speak English when she came to the States from Kuwait as an eight-year-old. Now she’s developing fashionable safety jewelry for women and spreading a message of kick-ass empowerment

By Larry Platt

How To Speak American

With no formal training in phonetics or ESL, West Philly’s Rachel Smith has built a growing YouTube audience teaching foreign-born speakers how to talk like a native. The secret? Her friendliness and…opera

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy