Philadelphia Startups List

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Matt Monihan

UX Designer at @rjmetrics.

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Dan Mall

Founder @no-chains • Worked at @big-spaceship • Studied at @drexel-university

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Dan Godla

Experienced Director for large healthcare IT company. Project managment experience for complex technical / data projects. Founded OfficePickem & ThoroughCare.

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Andrew Antar

Founder @BrownVentureLabs • Studied at @BrownUniversity • ui/ux product designer • entrepreneur From Philadelphia, Now living in Mountain View, CA

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Kyle Martin

Co-Founder and VP Product @snipsnap.

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David Walsh


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Jedi Wright

UX Architect offering extensive information architecture, responsive web & user experience design. Founding member & advisor of several startups.

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Alexander Kipphut

@ticketleap Design lead; Working to build beautiful products and evocative brands. Visual Design/UI/UX

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Brad Baer

Co-Founder of @zokos. I used to design stadiums & build houses made of cellophane. Now I build sites that helps you have amazing friend-funded parties.

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Ryan Hobbs

Idea cultivator, visualizer and problem solver. His work as Art Director and UX Designer allows him to consistently develop his understanding of the world.

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Avi Zuber

5+ years in "startup development". I work hard as a team player/team leader and love it. I love designing and learning. UX/UI/Design/Dev/Prodcut.

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Dan Hauk

Co-founder @cucumbertown. UI/UX product design. Featured Tumblr theme designer. Portfolio of work for international & national brands. Currently at @automattic.

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Aaron Frazin

Founder and CEO @charlie-app a @dreamit-ventures backed company. Kauffman Global Scholar 2012 @ewing-marion-kauffman-foundation

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Maximilian Maksutovic

Software Lead for @biomeme, Composer, Instrumentalist, Recording Engineer, Studied at @california-institute-of-the-arts @sonoma-state-university

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Phil Thomas DiGiulio

Co-Founder, VP Product @wellcomemat. Launched first video platform in 2006. Creator helping companies transform good ideas into great products. Say hello!

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Joseph Santoro

DC/LA Superconnector @forbes @MoxieStrategy @StartupGrindDC @ADmapco Creative Strategist, Media2.0Sensei, Political Wonketeer, Entrepreneurial Techie, Neuro PhD

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Michael Walczyk

Designer / Android Engineer @stublisher-inc, Interned at @zoic-studios, Worked at @id-tech-camps

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Elijah Murray

CTO & Cofounder @lenda. @500startups Graduate. UXD background; full stack developer; Buying low, selling high since age 12.

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Brian Peacock

Design & Dev at @brighttag . Founder of @fastfig. Studied @lafayette-college College.

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Jonathan Dobbertin

Founder @callgrader, @cityvoice, and @bluematch. @dreamit-ventures alum. Beer lover, beard grower, bean counter.

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Sanghoon Kwak

Founder @slidejoy • Product Manager @quantcast, Software Engineer @oracle-corporation • Studied at @stanford-university, @wharton-school

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Chanelle Henry

Director of UX at @bluewolf, Co-Founder of Pavo and @parlez. Worked at Apple; Consulted with United Nations WFP, Western Digital, and GlaxoSmithKline.

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Jeremy J. Roberts

Co-Founder of PointView • past Technical Director at LonMark • strategist | technologist | presenter | programmer | leader | creator | poor golfer but likes it.

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Nicole Kelner

CEO & Founder Nicole Kelner Designs. Design enthusiast. Winner of Alibaba's Women Empowerment Award.

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Jody Ferry

UX / UI / Product Designer

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Eric Wight

Worked at @the-walt-disney-company, @nbc-universal • Studied at @carnegie-mellon-university, @school-of-visual-arts

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Carolina Garzon Mrad

Multidisciplinary designer with training in integrated design and several years of experience in User Experience, Service Design and Graphic Design.

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Ben Shi

Engineer & designer, UPenn grad, 4 years of design experience

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Michael O'Boyle

Full Stack Rails Developer, Freelance CTO, Designer, Startup Advisor

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Phil Hayes

CoFounder Head of Product @SkillsetMe

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Laura Shema

• Studied at University of Pennsylvania, @maryland-institute-college-of-art

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Sacha Best

Co-founder and CTO of Moor Games

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Todd Zaki Warfel

Data geek and UX Designer of cloud-based SaaS apps: @reframer-2 collaborative research/analytics, FootPrints customer support app, Comcast VoIP w/visual VM.

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Emily Foong

UPenn graduate with experience in graphic design, UI/UX, and SEO looking to make a big impact on a small team before returning to Wall Street

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Sophie Liu

Wharton MBA 2013; Co-founder of myGallist app & Focused on project management, operations, product development, business development, marketing

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Shouvick Basak

Founder @gridplex-networks-llc • Worked at @schlumberger, @university-of-pennsylvania-1 • Studied at @university-of-pennsylvania, @birla-institute-of-technology

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Heather Lowe

13 yrs at Bay Area startups | marketing and product background + MBA/finance. | payments, real estate, higher ed, food/health sector experience

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Steven Streisguth

Studied at @university-of-the-arts

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Catriona Cornett

User Experience Designer with a passion for making people’s lives better through design.

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Shawn Mirza

Founder @cleancoin • Worked at @sei-investments , @seventysix-capital • Studied at @drexel-university

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Philip Tribe

Co-founder at Partcle. MSE in Integrated Product Design, UPenn. Design Engineer with Smart Design. Previously cofounder at Lokalty

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Rachel Cichowicz

I am passionate about building great products, creating excellent user experiences, & helping people live/work smarter. Studied at @penn_state, @CityUniLondon.

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Shruti Saxena

Upenn Masters (Systems Engineering);Worked at a startup;Hardworking and Creative;Oil Painting;Speech Signal Separation;Fast Learner;Made a working prototype of a washer dryer combo.

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Karen Man

Bioengineer from University of Pennsylvania; working at Epic, the leader in EMR software in the U.S.; interested in the push for digitizing healthcare

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Aimee Kim

Product Designer. University of Pennsylvania, BS Mechanical Engineering w/minor in Fine Arts. Solidworks, Maya, Matlab, Adobe CS

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Daniel Diazdelcastillo

Founder @kompact, @gps-extractor @us-naval-research-laboratory @nasa-goddard @DrexelAutonomousSystemsLab @drexel-university @johns-hopkins-university

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Edward R. Mazurek

Web Developer at @drexel-university and @biomeme. Maker at NextFab Studio. Able to take on multiple roles. @williams-college College.

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Jane Lilly Warren

Co-founder and Creative Director of @matchbook-magazine

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Karan Hiremath

Management and Technology Student @ University of Pennsylvania; Studying CompSci and Management; Worked @ @office-of-naval-research and @basecamp-ventures

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Charu Jangid

Currently building the future of SDN @GencoreSystems. Pursuing Computer Science, Marketing & Statistics @Penn. Previously @microsoft and @Booz.

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Jacob Brenza

Ivy League Bioengineering Graduate looking for position in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, health care, consulting, programming, or data processing/analysis.

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Claudia Wynn

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Keanan Barbour-March

Strategist, Consultant, & Researcher

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Undergraduate at @wharton-school Business @ UPenn. Aspiring Entrepreneur, Web Designer, Great Learner.

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Doug Roche

Studied at @university-of-california-los-angeles, @carnegie-mellon-university

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Jean Kim

Designer and Illustrator; University of Pennsylvania, BA Fine Arts, Communication Design; Hackathon experience; web, mobile, print, interactive design

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Dilip Rajan

Wharton '15, tech strategy, marketing, and business development

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Anna Couturier

Worked at @beacon-lively, @paul-morelli-design • Studied at @university-of-pennsylvania, @temple-university

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Allison Dollar

Worked at @osmosis-2

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Charles Harrison

marketing and brand strategy, consumer insights, and innovation

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Bharani Mani

Founder of, 12 years of work experience in building software products, including mission critical real time stock quote & telephony applications

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Gotce Peev

CTO, GeoTraffic Networks

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Legarlin Li

Student at UPenn. Full stack generalist. Strong design sensibilities. Interned at Microsoft and NewsCred.

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Kassandra Sparks

Swarthmore Honors Economic Anthropology, experience in social enterprise ops & mgmt (Ashoka, Clinton Global Initiative), co-founder of hip-hop arts initiative,

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Chris Vasquez

Flexible skillset allows for participation in the creation process from market research to prototyping and user testing to development and launch

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Matt Price

Major in Animation and Business Minor at @philadelphia-university University; freelance animations for The NFL, The Brooklyn Brothers, Stand Up 4 NYC, and Oink Ink Radio

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Emma Hong

Undergrad at Penn. Majoring in philosophy, politics and economics. Minoring in computer science. Chinese and Spanish speaker.

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Ani Channarasappa

Founder at etrackr, full stack developer, and Penn State graduate

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andrew warshaver

CMU Comp Sci. Competition Programming - topcoder, ACM ICPC World Finals. Experience at 2 big data startups. Full stack and system architecture experience.

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Brandon Snuggs

Swarthmore College CS, Fluent in Python, Basic knowledge in C, C++, and C#,

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Justin Lee

UPenn Digital Media Design, interaction and information design, storyteller

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Igor Leygerman

A designer with love for a simple & clean user experience

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Jason Prunty

UX Product Designer - specializing in the building of software platforms

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Derek Jobst

University of Pennsylvania Computer Science, Experienced in Web Design/Development and Video Production.

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Bill Goodwin


Husband, Dad & Designer of good stuff for kids and families.

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Dan Gaidula

RISD MFA 2004, full-stack generalist and Art Director; Managed 16-person creative group at Lincoln Financial, AD for Martha Stewart + DeBeers.

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Paul Haupt III

Head of Design for @peoplelinx. UX/UI junkie. Avid outdoorsman. Lego enthusiast. Foodie. Tube amplification+heavy riffage. Creation/Destruction/Evolution.

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Jonathan Strate

Front-end software engineering lead. Strong background in UI development and UX design. Masters in engineering. Work published in IEEE Transactions.

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Brielle Rae Weinstein

Founder @brielle-rae-design-co Art director with strong client and presentation skills focus on brand development.

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Edmond Dougherty

Founder of Ablaze and Wavecam. Electronic and software product design. 13 cool patents. Prof at Villanova. Worked on Skycam, Wavecam & your new idea.

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Jason Dietrick

Interactive Designer and Illustrator. Extensive design experience in interactive, branding, print and social media. Hardworking, passionate, pleasant.

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Dan Hopkins

Haverford College Computer Science major

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Milos Rujevic

I have had exposure in corporate, start-up, and project environments.

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Andy Das

Built and sold companies. MS and MBA with 4.0 GPA

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Alexa Forney

Self-motivated Drexel Product Design graduate with strong digital media skills & will to learn on the go.

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Frank Z

front end web programmer. JavaScript

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Nick Fly

Engineering Student at Drexel University. Freelance Web Designer & Developer.

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Al Rivera

Highly motivated self-starter with both entrepreneurial and corporate managed experience. Web/Biz Dev with a passion to learn bleeding edge web techniques.

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Oren Panitch

Self-starter front-end developer who excells in mobile development and front-end engine developer.

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Ed Davis

Penn State Engineer, maker, interested in M2M/M2C and the Internet of Things, driven to create.

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Orry Baram

Front-End Developer at Fancy Hands

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Michael Shasanya

CEO of Nuristur, Graduate of the Daymond John academy, Strong business background, Network with Mike Kusak, First start-up social media,

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Kristin Mosby

UX Designer at Vanguard; Worked at SAP, Dow Chemical, and City of Philadelphia.

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Matt Jennings

Passionate, modern front end developer with a drive to deliver nothing but quality. Strong desire to learn, explore, and contribute to success.

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Yosh Talwar

Full stack engineer / visual designer

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Mark Gregory Valente

Managing Partner - Swagger Agency Inc.

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Tim Beitz

Practicing UX/UI Design, Thinking in Code. CompSci + Graphic Design + Behaviorial Psych.

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Kevin C. McCarthy

Owner of Code & Arrow and Shuttergap Photography. Designer. Developer. Photographer. Student of life.

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Alex Lapinski

Full Stack Developer, Focus on High Quality UI / UX with application / system. Passion for cutting edge technologies and solid design / planning.

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Alex Banks

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Leon Do

Healthcare provider, designer, mHealth developer, web wrestler, always thinking about sustainability, DIY tinker and always questioning the Socratic method.

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Charlie Dolan


CTO, at Sequoia Waste while studying MIS @villanova-university. Strong business background, able to bridge the gap between management and tech development.

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Jason Zimmer

Customer Experience, Marketing and Product focussed entrepreneurial MBA.

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John Barclay Walsh

Co-Founder and CTO at Easypose, LLC IT Systems Administrator and Web Developer at PRO-MIC Corporation

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Ryan Epp

Full Stack Developer with an affinity for Ruby on Rails, javascript, and Java. Aspiring designer. English minor.

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Alexander Mayes

UX / Product Designer at @curalate. Visual story teller at heart. Agency and large corporation work. Digital nerd. Loves technology.

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Philip Borda

Directors of a small web design studio. Animation director and artist

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Jonathan Avery

Lead Designer & Product Developer @colabination.

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Taylor Cohen

CEO & Co-Founder Backpac • Worked at, @the-cooper-foundation-cooper-university-healhcare • Studied at @rowanuniversity

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Michael Tobia

Front End Web Developer • Studied at @seton-hall-university

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Minji Kwon

Graduate of University of the Arts with a BFA in Graphic Design. Have experienced both startup and ad agency culture.

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Phillip Mimms

Founder Humanaliens. Worked with Jeffrey Campbell shoes, Nasty Gal and Privileged shoes. Strong background in fashion design and visual arts.

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Stephen Harris

Solutions Developer

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Yu Ching Hung

User experience strategy, web and user interface interaction design.

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Shehryar Mazhar

Senior fashion industry management major at Philadelphia University, associate consultant at Commonwealth Proper, strong background in sales/production through internships

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Matt Williams

Designer and cofounder of Skyscraper Solutions and OrderDeck.

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Darrin Knode

Front end

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Harry Michel

Founder @eye-able • Studied at @ursinus-college

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Bryan McAnulty

Founder/Art Director at @velorastudios & @clear-goals-2. Co-host of @brightlounge. Designer, developer, musician, entrepreneur and traveler. Always improving.

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Julian Zarate

Clear craftmanship with high standards.

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Dave Burns

Director of Operations at RealWinWin

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vincent bungy

Founder ARTMUZO • Studied at @california-state-university-sacramento, @bowie-state-university

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UX/Front End Developer who believes that a good app or site starts with the users first.

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Patrick Macomber

Multidisciplinary creative whose as comfortable leading big strategic projects as he is jumping in and designing the experience. Yet finds time to play his PS4.

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Alex Newman

Designer // Developer // Product Manager // UX Enthusiast

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Ameer Carter

Forging my path to victory. Co-founder of Feels. 2015 BFA Candidate for Service Design @ SCAD. Worked at AOL, Reebok, and Microsoft.

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Robert Boka

Web Developer, Entrepreneur, Tech Geek, Founder

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Vincent Matyi

Senior User Experience Leader with strong design, business, and software background. 

ID 707609

Nishtha Dalal

Drexel University, Senior, Web Developer, primarily front-end with emphasis on user experience

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Rina Krevat

UPenn Digital Media Design with Fine Arts and Math minors, interested in bringing a digital skill-set to the world of entertainment;

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Jeffrey Davis

CG Generalist, Compositor, and Motion Graphics artist. I create high quality visual effects for every employer I work with.

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Luke Luber

UX/UI Designer with a focus on mobile applications. Strong background in digital and print. Art Institute of Philadelphia grad 2008.

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Lucas Kriebel

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Hardik Amin

Business Innovation / User Centered Designer

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Sean Trapani

Creative Problem Solver.

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Jeffery Nelson

UI/UX Designer and entrepreneur with a self starter attitude and a passion for telling compelling stories.

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Daniel Langer

UPenn CS major, minoring in entrepreneurship. Worked at Google, but I'm looking for something smaller... I'm looking to help build a company.

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Ken Pitney

Founder of @kensumer. I enable state-of-the-art technology mixed with design, w/ the goal of creating extraordinary value to both buyers & sellers.

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Frankelly Valdez

Hello, my name is Frankelly Valdez. I’m a designer and developer who dabbles in music and photography, and enjoys creating things.

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Lon Sulgrove

Founder STYCZ • Worked at @unisys-corp • Studied at @southwestern-college

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Andy O'Dore

Philadelphia-based interactive art director, designer, thinker.

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Ryan Katrina

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Tyler McIntyre


A young tech entrepreneur with vision and ability.

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Shane Pisko

DEsigner, developer, ideator, concept vigilante, and innovation addict

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Chad Long

IT graduate with entry-level experience in Web Development and Systems Administration, looking to learn and contribute.

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Eddie Adolf

Art Director/Sr. Designer

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John Thompson Jr.

Founder @complex-concepts-media-group-llc, @inkyou-net

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Najiyyah Shabazz

Founder @dear-laney

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lindsey bell

Front end designer with experience managing content & social media.

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P R Khan

Award-winning graphic, web & UI designer. Entrepreneur enthusiast. Architect. Tech

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Kate Robbins

Creative Director, Designer, Problem Solver, Motivator.

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Matthew Quatrani

On my way.

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Ashley Pillsbury

Independent Antique Broker Former Buyer, Merchandiser Planner & Allocation Analyst for TJX Companies Design, Fashion, Art lover

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Marketing Expert - strategy, multi-channel marketing, eCommerce, and analytics

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Chris Pallé

Christ-following, family-loving, {human} experience craftsman. Helping build @theuxworkshop.

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Anthony J Thompson

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Mike L. Perry

NBC Sports Network graphic designer, print and digital designer, BFA Tyler School of Art, Temple University

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Brian Schwartz

Over a decade of national brand experience, I visually bring to life a brand promise, a new product launch & an entrepreneur’s dreams from conception to launch.

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Guillaume Colomb

Game Designer / Narrative Designer Focus on storytelling and Gameplay. Worked for @atari, @ubisoft.

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John T. Kim


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Jon Gosier


Serial tech entrepreneur, investor in frontier markets, and data scientist. Founder of: @appfrica @d8a-group @market-atlas

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Ron Michael Zettlemoyer

Application architect; user advocate.

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Web Designer and Front-End Developer. Fanatical about details and clean, usable design. ([email protected])

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Jason Pijut

Creative Director/Digital Mercenary, Worked With Wikipedia Co-Founder Larry Sanger & Patriots' Quaterback Tom Brady, Winner Of Multiple Design Awards

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Donte Ennis

Founder & CEO of upcoming start up Qwesky; Internet Entrepreneur, Self-taught computer programmer, and freelance graphics designer.

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John Daily

excellent at design and concept construction

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Jake Culp

17. Squarespace Freelance Designer / Developer. Learning.

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