These Penn grad students want to build virtual prisons, Airbnb for driveways and more (Technically Philly)

Posted on November 24, 2015 — Kat Hinkel

By Ben Porten / CONTRIBUTOR The best and brightest of Penn’s faculty, staff and student body slugged it out last week at the AppItUP competitionto see who had the best idea for an app. Winners ranged from virtual prisons to driveways rented by the hour to fitness wearables that actually work. Now in its third year and…

President’s Innovation Prize

Posted on November 17, 2015 — Kat Hinkel

If you are a senior graduating from Penn this year, you may have heard about the President’s Innovation Prize (PIP). If not, read on. The PIP is an award of $100,000 given to a team of graduating seniors to develop a for-profit company that “does good” in the world. Full-time students graduating this semester or next are…