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These $600 Smart Glasses for Helping People Focus Can Track Your Brain Waves and Will Darken the Lenses if They Sense You’re Not Concentrating

November 7, 2019

A Pennsylvania-based wellness technology company called Narbis announced a new pair of smart glasses this week that are meant to change the way kids focus. The glasses are designed to encourage the wearer to concentrate — Narbis envisions them being used in a situation like homework. According to the company, the glasses provide nuerofeedback, penalizing or rewarding […]

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She Came up With a Device to Keep Hotel Workers Safer. Warby Parker’s Co-Founder Weighs In on How to Take the Startup to the Next Level

October 2, 2019

To mark its 40th anniversary, Inc. is matching 40 aspiring founders with 40 experienced mentors in the Founders Project. The most recent mentor-mentee pair each has a mission to improve lives: Neil Blumenthal, co-founder of Warby Parker, and Yasmine Mustafa, founder of ROAR for Good. Neil Blumenthal co-founded Warby Parker in 2010 with a dual […]

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Bainbridge Health Partners with Tabula Rasa HealthCare’s subsidiary DoseMe To Expand Medication Management Capabilities to Health System(s)

August 23, 2019

Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc (TRHC) (TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, today announced a partnership between its precision dosing software subsidiary DoseMe and Bainbridge Health, a Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) spin-off. “Managing medications to prevent patient harm and to reduce waste is an incredibly complex and challenging process for […]

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This Precision Medicine Company Just Raised $5M to Help Save Preemies

May 9, 2019

Astarte Medical, a Yardley, Pa.-based software company in the precision medicine space, announced Tuesday it raised a $5 million Series A round led by Keiretsu Forum MidAtlantic. The company, founded in 2016 by former investors Tracy Warren and Tammi Jantzen, will use the funding to complete the development of its flagship product: NICUtrition, a suite of digital tools and diagnostics […]

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Allevi Made the MedTech FierceMedTech’s 2018 Fierce 15

February 20, 2019

These are the ideas that can move the needle. FierceMedTech’s Fierce 15 class of 2018 is aimed at advancement—whether it’s simply combining new know-how with old methods, making definitive improvements in well-trodden fields, or pushing us to reconsider how far we can reach with the means available today. They are about taking steps over, around or […]

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Piano Raises $22M Series B Round Led by Updata Partners

January 10, 2019

Piano, the leading content monetization and audience intelligence technology company, today announces it raised a $22M Series B funding round, led by Updata Partners. This comes as a result of Piano’s recent successes and corresponding growth, equipping it to build on star products and expand into new markets and sectors. The award-winning Piano platform is comprised of […]

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59 Health Tech Companies Share Their 2017 Revenues to Land on Inc 5000 List

September 8, 2018

It’s become an annual tradition for MobiHealthNews to parse Inc. Magazine’s Inc 5,000 list of fastest growing companies in America, calling out the digital health and health tech companies that made the list. We found more companies than ever on this year’s list, some you’ll recognize and some you may not. While MobiHealthNews doesn’t generally report on awards, we […]

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Philly Start-up Kapsul is Making a Quieter Air Conditioner Thanks to $2.3 Million From Crowdfunding

August 8, 2018

The summer months when air conditioning is considered a necessity are winding down, but a Philadelphia start-up is working to offer improved window units to make it through next year’s scorching heat. Kapsul, a company that designed a smaller and quieter air conditioning window unit, raised $2.3 million on crowdfunding platforms Indiegogo and Kickstarter in […]

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Allevi and Made In Space Partner Up for New Initiative: 3D Bioprinting in Outer Space

August 7, 2018

3D bioprinting company Allevi, formerly known as BioBots, is on a mission to make it easier for scientists and researchers to design and engineer 3D tissues. The company, which was founded four years ago, develops 3D bioprinters, software, and bioinks for the purposes of solving the most difficult biomedical problems that plague our world, such […]

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The Real Estate Disruptor

April 24, 2018

Have you ever watched someone at 30th Street Station pass up a taxi cab for an Uber? In truth, why wouldn’t they? Uber is cheaper, often times quicker and frankly, much more enjoyable than riding in a taxi cab––it reinvented the transportation game. Well, think of Houwzer, the Philadelphia-based start-up brokerage, as the Uber of real estate. […]

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