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October 20, 2023

MED Week 2023 Recap

PIDC joined our partners, including the City of Philadelphia, in hosting several events to celebrate Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week and provide local businesses and entrepreneurs resources to help them start, grow, and expand. Unlocking the Path: A More Equitable Philadelphia The Philadelphia Navy Yard, managed by PIDC, was proud to host Councilmember Katherine Gilmore

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Black-Owned

August 24, 2022

PIDC Clients You Need to Know – Millennial Business Owners

This month, we’re recognizing our incredible PIDC clients who are millennial business owners. Millennials have contributed greatly to the new and innovative landscape of the business model as we know it – from embracing digital media to getting creative with e-commerce. Millennials were a big driver of Philadelphia’s population growth prior to the pandemic. According

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60 Stories

June 29, 2018

DUROSS & LANGEL

Duross & Langel was founded back in 2004 as a small store, with the goal to create and develop natural spa and skin care products. The Center City based company hand makes soaps, skin and hair care products and candles that will take your sense of smell to new heights and leave your skin squeaky

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60 Stories

June 29, 2018

YIKES

Since 1996 YIKES, Inc. has built creative, proven web design and development solutions for businesses, nonprofit, and healthcare organizations. In 2010, PIDC helped YIKES purchase a larger office space and relocate to E. Girard Avenue in Fishtown. This collaborative, results-driven Philadelphia agency prides themselves on outstanding quality of work, professionalism and unsurpassed customer service.  Professionals

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60 Stories

April 25, 2018

FINANCIAL INTEGRITY RESOURCE

Led by spouses Phillip M. Harris and Jeanette Hernandez Harris, Financial Integrity Resources Management (FIRM) is a proud certified minority-owned and woman-owned business.  Sixteen years ago, the Harris’ founded FIRM with the desire to educate their communities in order to foster a new culture of savings and investment. FIRM specializes in fostering creative vehicles for preserving

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60 Stories

February 1, 2018

COMMUNITY MARKETING CONCEPTS

Community Marketing Concepts (CMC) is committed to connecting their client’s messages to their targeted customers.  Founded in 1995 by Linda Chandler, President and CEO, Linda proudly leads her minority and women-owned family business located in the Overbrook section of Philadelphia. The marketing, public relations and communications agency focuses on connecting clients’ messages to their targeted

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60 Stories

February 1, 2018

MAMA’S WELLNESS JOINT

Located in a historic building at 11th and Pine Streets is Mama’s Wellness Joint.  Founded by Paige Chapman, an accomplished, Philly-born Yoga instructor and Doula, Mama’s Wellness Joint  provides Philadelphia area women and families with a range of alternative wellness workshops, yoga and movement classes meant to address the holistic needs of women, men, and

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60 Stories

February 1, 2018

GRACIE PAINTING

Located in Fishtown, this husband and wife interior and exterior painting company has grown tremendously over their past 17 years.  Maude Martin and Terrence Dowd of Gracie Painting, LLC have a team of five employees, contracting work ranging from painting to power washing to concrete and masonry coating, all serving the Greater Philadelphia Area. PIDC’s

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60 Stories

February 1, 2018

DON PEDRO MEAT MARKET

Owned by Pedro Vitor and his wife Daniela Costa Vitor, Don Pedro Meats and Market is a bustling butcher shop and grocery store on Castor Avenue in the Oxford Circle section of Northeast Philadelphia. The store caters to the local Brazilian, Dominican and Columbian communities, offering a wide variety of high quality meat products, sausage

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60 Stories

February 1, 2018

REPLICA GLOBAL

Replica Global was founded in 2009. Replica is in the business of providing high quality print, graphic and duplication services, web, multimedia marketing materials, and post-press services.  Established as a small black and white copy shop with a client base that was exclusively law firms in the center city area, Replica has grown to one

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60 Stories

February 1, 2018

THE TACTILE GROUP

image src=’https://pidcphilablog.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Tactile-Marc-Coleman-pidc-60th-1100×462.jpg The Tactile Group is a 14-person team, located in Philadelphia’s Midtown Village.  Founded in 2004 by Marc Coleman, it initially focused on graphic design for print media, but has grown into a web development and creative services company specializing in website design, application development, and content management systems.  During the past 14 years,

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60 Stories

February 1, 2018

CASA PAPEL

Situated on corner of 2nd and Brown Streets along a commercial corridor in Northern Liberties section of the city is Casa Papel, a boutique paper design and print company owned by business partners, Cecilia Torres and Nestor Torres.  Casa Papel is welcoming with its picturesque storefront and walls lined with over 325 kinds of paper

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