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11 Philly Tech Leaders Shaping the Future

June 18, 2021

Philadelphia continues to build on a legacy of intellectual innovation. Meet the technology thought leaders shaping our city—and the world. Dr. Subha Airan-Javia, Founder and CEO, CareAlign After spending 11 years as a healthcare information technology physician, Dr. Subha Airan-Javia began to notice the gaps and barriers impeding the clinical workflow. One of the biggest […]

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NextUp: Roundtrip Is Removing Transportation Barriers From Healthcare

August 26, 2020

Who: Mark Switaj knows patient transportation well. He spent several years working on an ambulance providing direct patient clinical care. In those years, he noticed a recurring issue: the ride to the hospital was stressing patients out. “I saw people giving up on their healthcare, not because of the care they were going to receive, […]

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NextUp: The Philly Company Improving Rapid Molecular Tests for COVID-19

July 13, 2020

Who: Marc DeJohn, Jesse vanWestrienen and Max Perelman are the co-founders of the Philadelphia-based biotech company, Biomeme, home of the first iPhone add-on capable of performing molecular tests. It all started with an idea, an iPhone and a hairdryer. The trio had a shared interest in personal health and wanted to give individuals access to […]

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NextUp: The Local Company Unlocking the Mysteries of Brain Disease

June 30, 2020

Who: Maria Maccecchini was a young scientist in her early twenties when she first became fascinated with the idea of cell death, the process through which human cells stop functioning. At the time, science students like Maccecchini were taught that while most human cells, like skin cells, can divide or replace themselves many times before […]

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RoseAnn Rosenthal Steps Down as CEO of Ben Franklin Tech Partners

June 24, 2020

For 25 years, RoseAnn Rosenthal has served as the president and chief executive officer of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Ben Franklin), the region’s largest tech investor. Last week, Rosenthal announced she will step down as CEO and transition into an emeritus role by January 2021. Ben Franklin’s former chief investment officer, Scott […]

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This Philly HR Startup Wants to Make Your Workplace More Efficient

November 26, 2019

Employee Cycle’s analytics dashboard helps HR professionals easily track and analyze “people data” — information on diversity, recruitment and turnover. For many workers, the human resources (HR) department only comes to mind when they’re hired, fired, or involved in some workplace quandary. But HR departments are responsible for managing so much more behind the scenes […]

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Bob Moul Named CEO of Cloudamize

February 4, 2016

It’s the third time he’s been CEO of a Philly-area tech company. It’s been a roller-coaster year for Bob Moul. This summer, he was forced to sell Artisan Mobile, his Old City-based startup that helped apps engage and monetize users through personalized marketing solutions. Even with customers like Nike, CVS and the History Channel, the company just wasn’t […]

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