The Equity Test

The Enterprise Center, Equity Alliance and Drexel’s Nowak Metro Finance Lab have co-created a plan to revive small, minority-owned businesses on Philly’s 52nd Street Corridor. Here’s why it matters

By Bruce Katz

Philly’s Ultimate 2022 Do Good, Feel Good, Give Good Gift Guide

This Philadelphia holiday gift guide checks all of the boxes.

By Jessica Blatt Press and Maggie Press

Rewriting the Story of American Entrepreneurship

Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director introduces a new playbook for funding and supporting small business owners in America — especially much-overlooked minorities

By Bruce Katz

Vet-Owned Businesses in Philly

Support these dozen-plus local businesses opened by local veterans after their military service

By Roxanne Patel Shepelavy and Katherine Rapin

Generation Change Philly: The Better Business Builder

Philadelphia tech entrepreneur Chris Cera builds and runs software companies. But he also advocates for tax policies that allow small businesses to thrive, creates model work environments — and promises not to bail for the suburbs.

By Natalie Pompilio

Business for Good: Lluna

A Philadelphia-born, Comcast-boosted app helps improve employees’ quality of life — and employers’ quality of work

By Courtney DuChene

Development for Good: Kensington Neighborhood Trust

An innovative model for community-business development provides opportunity for current and new residents to thrive in a Philadelphia neighborhood experiencing both investment and crisis

By Christina Griffith

SEPTA’s Success Story

The transit agency’s experiment with free Anywhere Passes for employees at three institutions has been a rousing success. Now, Philly 3.0’s engagement director says, it’s ready to go big

By Jon Geeting