Ben Franklin’s Venture Capital Network Just Got Bigger

December 21, 2017

Ben Franklin Technology Partners entered into yet another new partnership this week, as the combo economic development organization and early-stage […]

Matchmaker, Matchmaker: Ben Franklin’s New Initiative to Pair up Startup, VCs and Corporate Partners

November 30, 2017

Almost every startup on the road to success can point to one meeting that paved the way. Whether it’s with […]

Biobots Adopts New Name, Launches New Software

November 8, 2017

BioBots has a new name and a new software out in the market, continuing to propel the company on its […]

The Complete 2017 Philadelphia Business Journal POWER 100

November 7, 2017

The Philadelphia Business Journal editorial team, who has about 200 years of combined experience covering business, spent many hours debating […]

A Fix for Fido? Locally Developed Canine Melanoma Vaccine Advances

A suburban Philadelphia animal health company has entered into an exclusive license agreement with the Wistar Institute to further advance […]

How this Philadelphia Startup Plans to Help Companies Win the Ongoing Talent War

November 6, 2017

As employers continue to battle for top talent in a tight employment market, Philadelphia-based startup PeopleJoy is expanding a product, […]

Houwzer Secures $2M in Seed Money

May 18, 2017

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

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

April 19, 2017

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

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

March 24, 2017

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

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

March 21, 2017

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

March 19, 2017

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

Guiding Technologies Launches GAINS to Revamp Autism Therapy with Bancroft

February 17, 2017

Guiding Technologies officially launched its GAINS software system at an ABA conference in California this past weekend. Presently, both executives and educators […]

Local startup MilkCrate Nabs Several New Clients, Including Comcast

January 20, 2017

MilkCrate, a Philadelphia-based startup nearly four years in the making, has announced several major new clients, including Comcast. Founder Morgan Berman announced […]

Local Startup Viridity Energy Announces Acquisition by Ormat Technologies

January 9, 2017

Ormat Technologies has acquired Viridity Energy, a Philadelphia-based energy tech startup and Ben Franklin portfolio company. The Nevada-based geothermal and renewable energy […]

MBF Therapeutics Teams Up With Wistar

December 1, 2016

A Montgomery County company seeking to develop ways to treat cancer in dogs and cats has secured a new partner […]

See Which Companies Made the Final Cut to Pitch Investors at IMPACT 2016

November 17, 2016

The major mid-atlantic capital investment conference IMPACT will kick off in just four weeks in Philadelphia, bringing together more than […]

Why PACT’s new rebranding isn’t really about PACT

October 20, 2016

After six years of working to better position the region’s high-tech ecosystem for success PACT, the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital […]

Bucks County tech firm raises $10M in Series B round

April 11, 2016

LoanLogics, a Trevose provider of mortgage compliance software, hasn’t slowed down in a market defined by consumer protection. The recently […]

Delco food delivery company providing meals for national study

March 30, 2016

A Delaware County healthy meal delivery service company is getting a big boost through its participation in a new national […]

Local tech firm CloudMine gets big break with Jefferson deal

March 23, 2016

Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, unable to find the cloud-based platform it needed on the national market, decided to […]

Brenda Gavin, Founder of Phila.-based VC firm dies at 67

Brenda Gavin, one of the first female venture capitalists who helped guide dozens of local biotechnology firms in their early […]

AWE Ventures funds two more women-run companies

March 15, 2016

The Alliance for Women Entrepreneurs has just invested in two new companies founded by women — Meg 21 Skincare and […]

Oncora Medical could soon change how doctors treat cancer patients

March 14, 2016

Oncora Medical is showing all the signs of a startup about to rattle the marketplace to its core, says the […]

Phenom People raises additional $2.7 million in Series A

March 7, 2016

Phenom People is quietly building some big time support in Philadelphia. A recent $2.7 million tack-on to its Series A […]

4 Plexus companies raise $8 million in tough-to-tackle med-tech market

February 22, 2016

Plexus, the med-tech co-working space next to 30th Street Station, is fuller than it was a few months ago when […]

McKesson teams up with Montco health analytics firm

February 12, 2016

Health care services and information technology giant McKesson Corp. is teaming up with a Montgomery County company to help health […]

Philadelphia startups begin 2016 by raising $21M

January 21, 2016

Many Philadelphia tech companies have raised some considerable capital to kick off 2016, according to several filings with the Securities […]

Twitter changes force local tech company to adapt

January 12, 2016

With Twitter’s announcement last week it will soon raise its character limit per tweet from 140 to 10,000, at least […]

Biotech elbows its way in

December 21, 2015

When Max Perleman and his fellow co-founders at Biomeme were ready to go out and raise money for their Philadelphia-based […]