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Houwzer Secures $2M in Seed Money

Houwzer, a technology company that is looking to disrupt the traditional residential real estate brokerage business, has secured $2 million […]


Rajant Advances Onboard Intelligence for UAVs, Opening up Commercial Opportunities for Drone Manufacturers

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Rajant announced today advancements in its Kinetic Mesh® Wireless Network technology that will power in-air mesh networks, enabling drone manufacturers to […]


Progenra Receives Second Immune Oncology Patent

Progenra, Inc. announced that it has received the Official Notice of Allowance (dated March 30, 2017) of its patent application […]


Sidecar Just Raised an $11 Million Series C

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In a new round of equity and debt financing, Center City ecommerce marketing company Sidecar just raised an $11 million Series […]


PeopleLinx Just Got Acquired. Here’s a Look Back at its Final Stages

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How about some breaking news to spice up Philly Tech Week 2017 presented by Comcast? Center City social selling company […]


Powerlytics Expands Granular Data Analysis for Online Lending Platform Avant

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How does an online lending platform fueled by machine learning and big data further sharpen its marketing and income verification […]


Dell Boomi and Aspire Systems, Inc. Partner to Accelerate Digital Transformation with Cloud-based Integration Solution

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Aspire Systems, Inc. a global technology services firm providing digital transformation services, today announced that it has formalized a partnership […]


CloudMine and Medical Web Experts Partner to Simplify mHealth Solution-Building for Healthcare Providers

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Medical Web Experts, a web and mobile design and development house specializing in tailored healthcare solutions, has announced a partnership […]


Ben Franklin’s Fintech Accelerator is First of its Kind in the Region. These 8 Startups Made the Cut

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The Ben Franklin Fin Tech Accelerator announced Wednesday the eight startups that will make up its first cohort, the first […]


Optofluidics Announces Name Change to Halo Labs

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Optofluidics today announced that it’s changing its corporate name to Halo Labs. The move comes after the company changed focus […]


Introducing the 50+ Innovation Leaders

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Welcome to the first annual compilation of 50+ Innovation Leaders! AARP and the MedCity News team asked readers to nominate […]


Philly Startup SocialLadder Wins “Best Management Team” From N.J. Tech Council

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SocialLadder, a Philadelphia-based startup that enables live events to promote and sell tickets through its peer-to-peer marketing platform, beat 44 […]


Oncora Medical got the Stamp of Approval from a Major Cancer Center

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Houston-based MD Anderson Cancer Center, a medical institution on a push to eliminate cancer, just announced a Philly-based partner has […]


Philly in Top 10 List of Emerging Tech Hubs

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A growing number of startups are being created across the country — and they’re cropping up outside of the top […]


VitalTrax First Company to Receive Seed Capital from Digital Health Funding Initiative

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The $6 million seed fund for digital health startups launched by Safeguard Scientifics, Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania […]


Keriton wins big at #SXSW: ‘I want to dedicate this award to Philadelphia’

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As we’ve noted, Philly headed to South by Southwest with a significant presence this year, including Mayor Jim Kenney himself. And one […]


Success in Progress Stories: March Edition

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This month’s edition of our Success in Progress stories focuses on a portfolio company in our Physical Sciences sector: EnviroKure. […]


Ben Franklin Technology Partners Hits Biggest Year Yet for Investments Amid Regional Growth

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Lightning struck for Ben Franklin this year. The nonprofit seed fund and economic development organization Ben Franklin Technology Partners of […]


Legacy of Pioneering Venture Capitalist Lives

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One year ago this month, the sudden passing of Brenda Gavin — a pioneer in the venture capital industry — […]


Celebrating International Women’s Day at the PACT Foundation Breakfast

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Friends, today was the PACT Foundation Breakfast. The annual event celebrates and supports women-led enterprises and diversity in Philadelphia’s innovation community. […]