Tag Archives: Philadelphia

The Price brothers used pig noses and Philly can-do spirit to build a national advertising brand

You might not have heard of Oink Ink Radio, but you’ve definitely heard at least a few of the commercials being churned out by the brains of co-founders (and brothers) Dan and Jim Price. Oink Ink, which specializes exclusively in radio ads, is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2017. Over that time, the company has gone from occupying a tiny space at Philly’s legendary Baker Sound Studios to becoming a national player with offices in New York and Los Angeles.

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Why angel investors are willing to bet it all on promising startups, and how you can get in on the action

angel investors

When you invest in the stock market, you have help. The risk of losing your money is mitigated by mounds of data that inform your decisions, and there’s a decent chance your risk will be rewarded. When you invest in real estate, you benefit from a stable market and the ability to sell at any time. But when you’re an angel investor putting money into a startup, all you have is an idea, a team and a gut feeling.

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How Meryl Levitz built Visit Philadelphia into a marketing powerhouse and ignited Philly’s tourism

Visit Philadelphia

As the president and CEO of Visit Philadelphia, Levitz’s job is to let the world know Philadelphia is much more than Rocky and cheesesteaks (not that there’s anything wrong with Rocky and cheesesteaks). She and her team are behind the development of Visit Philadelphia’s growing online presence, creating memorable and effective marketing campaigns, and launching myriad mutually beneficial partnerships.

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