1Philadelphia is a coalition of stakeholders working to make Philly the capital of equitable tech and innovation.Learn More
We know that access to careers in tech and innovation provide a viable pathway to sustainable wage careers and wealth creation. 1Philadelphia is a coalition of stakeholders working together to make our city a model of equitable tech and innovation, bringing together public and private partners to strengthen Philadelphia's workforce and build the next generation of innovators.
As a convener of the local tech community, we build critical partnerships between existing organizations and programs working to improve outcomes for underrepresented people. By focusing on multiplier initiatives that maximize impact we:
We can radically transform the landscape of opportunity in our city by focusing on three areas of impact: Community Cultivation, Talent Development, and Access & Upskilling.
Our mission is to strengthen collaboration among Philly's existing and emerging tech equity organizations.
Tech requires talent.
We will nurture our homegrown talent while attracting the best & brightest to Philadelphia.
We provide an accessible entry point and training ground for any Philadelphian who wants a career in tech.
At the heart of 1Philadelphia is a community of engaged stakeholders willing to take action for the betterment of our city. Speak to one of our team members to learn how you can invest in real outcomes that can change the trajectory of Philly.
Want to expand your knowledge and your network? Don't miss out on events hosted by 1Philadelphia, where you can learn from experts and connect with like-minded individuals who share your passion for tech!View Upcoming Events
Discover what's new with 1Philadelphia by checking out our latest blog posts and news updates, covering a wide range of topics that inspire and educate.
We sat down with Philly entrepreneur and EVA Facilitator Rudy J. Ellis to talk about the program, his experience, and why he wanted to get involved helping founders with the Early Validation Academy.
Taking place from November 17–19, 2022, Innovation Weekend was a series of events celebrating equity in Philadelphia’s tech and innovation community.