Coming form the West Coast and settling here, what do you think makes Philadelphia’s technology community unique?
It is off the beaten path. For folks who want to be part of startups and folks who are looking to invest in startups the whole ecosystem is undiscovered here. There’s a lot of talent born and raised here that likes this area. We have great institutions here and an untapped base of talent here. By offering a more robust ecosystem, we’re giving them a chance to do something different. What is in that ecosystem? Funding is the first question. But there is a lot of funding in this area. Theres Ben Franklin Technology Partners, there’s NextStage Capital, Osage Ventures, First Round … There’s a whole bunch of folks that would love to fund companies in their back yard. I don’t think it’s a shortage of capital. Do you think it’s a matter of some of the older entrepreneurs not mentoring the younger ones? I’m not sure that I buy into that. A lot of folks are participating. Myself and Josh Kopelman and Mel Baiada and lot of other folks have done well as entrepreneurs and are looking for an avenue
- I understand I get a Peer Review Form mailed to me to file a complaint through the West Coast District Dental Assn. Cant I just talk to the Peer Review Chair directly to expedite the procedure?
- I understand I get a Peer Review Form mailed to me to file a complaint through the West Coast office; can’t I just talk to the Peer Review Chair directly to expedite the procedure?
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