Philadelphia University is helping to drive a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Philadelphia region, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge and U.S. Assistant Secretary for Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams wrote in the Nov. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer. PhilaU’s Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce and the PhilaU Blackstone LaunchPad to foster entrepreneurship are “helping to cement Philadelphia’s lead position as a hub for innovation,” they said.
Ridge, CEO of Ridge Global, was the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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