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Meet The Founders Heading To SXSW With Philly Startup Leaders

February 11, 2020

Proud to see that #PHLPicnic can help companies share Philly innovation with the world – and proud to be in the company of great partners! @PIDCphila @NavyYardPhila @PhillyNewTech @startupleaders @UCScienceCenter @StartupPHL @venture4america — Ben Franklin (@bftp_sep) February 10, 2020 A few weeks ago we mentioned that Philly Startup Leaders has a unique opportunity to […]

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There’s a New Crop of Wellness Brands Bringing Women’s Health Care Into the Digital Space

November 1, 2018

Conversations about health care in 2018 are — for many reasons — quite fraught. On an individual level, between the all-too-common struggles with insurance, far-off appointment dates, excessive wait times, lack of communication and clarity with various providers and access to medications (with fluctuating costs), there’s no denying that there’s a lot of work to […]

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A Pregnancy Test You Can Flush Down the Toilet Is Almost a Reality

July 13, 2018

Picture a pregnancy test, and chances are that some version of the following image will pop up: a clinical plastic stick, possibly with a pink handle and the words “pregnant” and “not pregnant” printed at one end. Now try and imagine a vastly new-and-improved version of the product that’s become so integral to women’s lives, but hasn’t […]

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AlphaPoint Raises $15 Million; Enabling Institutions To Tokenize Assets And Power Digital Asset Exchanges

July 12, 2018

AlphaPoint, the global financial technology company that helps institutions launch trading platforms and tokenize assets with blockchain technology, today announced a Series A funding round of $15 million. The capital raise is from Galaxy Digital Ventures LLC, a venture investment firm founded by Michael Novogratz. Broad Customer Base AlphaPoint’s white label exchange and asset digitization […]

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Local Veteran Helping Mental Health Patients Stay Engaged

July 10, 2018

Getting people to continue their mental health treatment is a challenge. About 70 percent stop treatment before their third session – and often because they don’t feel it’s working. But a Philadelphia start-up says its technology can change that. Christopher Molaro’s mental health misson is personal. He served 5 and a half years in the […]

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Meet the Disruptor: Suzie Welsh

May 18, 2018

When Suzie Welsh was 16, she begged her parents to let her travel to Malawi for a mission trip with GAIA, an organization that creates and implements healthcare programs in areas affected by AIDS. She insisted she’d be fine, and they begrudgingly obliged. She returned several weeks later having observed deep poverty, witnessed woman after […]

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Announcing the 2017 SustainPHL Nominees

June 6, 2017

We’re excited to announce the 2017 nominees for SustainPHL! First and foremost, we can’t believe how awesome the nominations submissions were. Thank you for sharing over 150 organizations and individuals with us. How we determined the below list:  We listened to our 2016 attendees and worked with B Lab to create a list of criteria for […]

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Essential Medical Inc. Announces Successful Live Case at TCT

November 8, 2016

Essential Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company addressing the rapidly growing large bore vascular closure market, announced today the first live MANTA case at the Transcatheter Therapeutics conference (TCT) in Washington DC.  TCT is the largest annual interventional cardiology conference in North America. The case was performed live on Monday October 31st by […]

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Cloudnexa Places Second as the Region’s Fastest-Growing Business

October 31, 2016

Cloudnexa, internationally recognized as a premier cloud service provider, has ranked in second place of the prestigious Philadelphia 100® list for 2016. The Philadelphia 100® has been the hallmark of entrepreneurial achievement in the region since 1988. Each year, the project identifies and honors the 100 fastest-growing, privately held entrepreneurial companies in the Greater Philadelphia […]

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Pennovation Center Poised to Rewire Science, Spirit of Entrepreneurship

October 31, 2016

Every shimmering detail of the University of Pennsylvania’s new business incubator and lab is cutting edge, right down the 3D printed scissors ushered on stage by a robot to cut the ceremonial ribbon. Over the past few months, the futuristic Pennovation Center has quietly gotten to work on a mission that seeks nothing less than […]

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