It’s Almost Time for the Second Annual PHL Innovation Picnic

The sun will eventually come out, and when it does, it’ll probably be just in time for the PHL Innovation Picnic. You know, that Navy Yard event that basically everyone in Philly’s startup community attended last year? It’s back for a second year next month, and tickets are already on sale.

The early summer shindig is meant to gather the region’s tech and entrepreneurial communities for celebration and bonding, according to the event’s organizers. So that means lots of games, food, drinks and hopefully sunshine will be on hand.

And meanwhile, proceeds for the event will benefit three local nonprofits: computer science education program Coded by Kids, Camden youth development organization Hopeworks ‘N Camden and the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship program.

Last year, about 900 tech and startup community members made their way down to the Navy Yard and raised more than $10,000 for three nonprofits — iPraxis, Spark and TechGirlz.

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