Will Pop-Ups Save Philly’s Food Scene?
It’s getting harder for independent restaurants to survive. Could the sharing economy of pop-ups help preserve diversity in our food businesses?
19 Black-Owned Businesses in Philly That Give Back
Celebrate Black History Month—and beyond—by supporting Black-owned businesses that do cool stuff while also doing good
Guest Commentary: Accelerating Inclusive Recovery
Philadelphians were already financially strapped before the pandemic hit. The Chamber of Commerce CEO says it’s time for a public-private recovery plan to put people back to work
The Virus and the City: Biden’s Next Move
The president has made efforts to equalize the playing field for Black-owned businesses doing work with the federal government. It’s cities, Drexel’s Metro Finance director says, that are modeling how to make that happen
Business For Good: Aequo Fund
The new program aims to take on the failings of the finance world by providing capital (and more) to promising minority and women developers
The Virus and the City: What’s Next for Latin-Owned Businesses?
Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director on lessons learned from three U.S. cities about how minority-owned firms can come back stronger from Covid-19
Business for Good: Ray’s Reusables
A Brewerytown resident’s pandemic-era business aims to limit plastic waste and bring sustainability to people where they live
The Virus and the City: Get Ready for the Biden Stimulus
The Democrats' control of the Senate means trillions of recovery dollars are coming. Drexel’s Metro Finance Lab director explains how cities should plan for the influx of cash.