Practice got Acquired by Instructure. Here are the Details

November 29, 2017

If you had scoured the room at PSL’s recent Diversity Dinner in search of Practice cofounder Emily Foote, you may have found her off to the […]

How a Quick Text to a Lawyer Helped this Startup Nab $800K

November 6, 2017

Here are two quick lessons for your next pitch competition: Don’t pitch first. Tell your lawyer to keep their phone […]

This Temple Scholar Launched a Tech Aid for Autism Therapy

October 30, 2017

For the past decade, Temple University professor John Nosek has been working to find a way technology can help people with autism. This year, […]

Mayor Kenney on Philly’s Amazon HQ2 bid: We’re going to win this

October 20, 2017

Before a jam-packed auditorium at the Barnes Foundation, Mayor Jim Kenney — after a 42-day sprint to put together a […]

NeuroFlow Nabs $1.25 Million to Grow its Mental Health Platform

October 19, 2017

Here’s some news from that digital health fund put forth by Ben Franklin Technology Partners, Safeguard Scientifics and IBX’s parent […]

Whose Your Landlord raises $250K, Sets up Shop at Saxbys HQ

October 15, 2017

Whose Your Landlord, the millennial-focused apartment listing and renter’s information site, closed a $250,000 seed round led by Maryland-based CorLyst […]

Oncora Medical Raised $1.3 Million to Hire More Tech Staff

September 18, 2017

Center City health IT company Oncora Medical just announced it raised some follow-on capital to the tune of $1.3 million […]

Whoa: Ticketleap Sold to NYC Holding Company, CEO Raybould to Lead Spinout Startup

Long-time Philly tech scene staple Ticketleap has been sold to Patron Technology, a brand-new holding company based out of NYC, in an acquisition/spinout […]

Here’s a List of 45 Women Investors in Philly

August 28, 2017

Earlier this year, as the annual Angel Venture Fair was wrapping up, MilkCrate CEO Morgan Berman dropped some truth to […]

ROAR for Good’s Athena Devices are Coming to a Real Estate Agent Near You

When the Google manifesto grabbed headlines last week, several women in Philly tech went in on the doc and Google’s accountability. Yasmine Mustafa, cofounder of ROAR […]

Meet the Philly technologists up for 2017 Philly Geek Awards

July 21, 2017

At last year’s Philly Geek Awards, the evening was a whirlwind of Philly’s most passionate people. From technologists to impact […]

KickUp Raised $730,000 to Launch a New Suite of Edtech Products

July 18, 2017

It’s not too often edtech companies get funding outside of a pitch competition, so when Center City startup KickUp raised some money for the […]

At the PHL Innovation Picnic, we got a sneak peek at Philly’s fintech bullpen

July 7, 2017

As if school was letting out, the eight startups in Ben Franklin Technology Partners and Village Capital’s fintech accelerator broke […]

There’s a ‘PHL Innovation Picnic’ happening at The Navy Yard this summer

June 1, 2017

It’s almost summertime, so you know what that means: time to check out what outdoors-y tech events are on the calendar. […]

Broad Street Angels dropped six-figures on IoT startup Fischer Block

May 31, 2017

Fischer Block, founded by electrical engineer Greg Wolfe, secured $300,000 in seed cash at PACT’s IMPACT 2016 conference and its […]

Osage Ventures Just Closed its Fourth Fund at $90 million

May 24, 2017

Bala Cynwyd-based venture firm Osage Ventures announced Tuesday it had closed the lid on its OVP IV fund (aka fund […]

Here’s Who Took Home Enterprise Awards

May 23, 2017

What if everyone took the time to share one Philly success story? During the Enterprise Awards, that was the main prompt […]

Sidecar Just Raised an $11 Million Series C

May 12, 2017

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

May 4, 2017

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

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

April 12, 2017

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

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

March 23, 2017

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

Keriton Raised $1M to Make Sure Babies Keep Breastfeeding

February 25, 2017

Keriton, a member of the 2016 Dreamit Health Cohort, has raised $1 million to produce its Pumped Breast Milk Management […]

Ben Franklin Portfolio Companies Are Headed to SXSW 2017

February 11, 2017

It’s all coming together for Philly’s second-annual presence at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2017. Led by the effort called Amplify Philly, […]

Attention Startups: Project Liberty is Back! Apply Now.

January 27, 2017

Project Liberty is back! The incubator that once housed companies like VUID, ROAR and SocialLadder is now accepting applicants. The deadline to apply is […]

Clutch Raised $5.25 million and Acquired Chicago Company, Persio

January 17, 2017

Ambler-based marketing company Clutch has announced its acquisition of Chicago-based company Persio for an undisclosed amount. It also announced a $5.25 million round of […]

Upcoming Event: Chime in on the Future of Health IT Growth in Philly

January 12, 2017

Last December, Philly’s potential for health IT growth got a boost. Alongside Safeguard Scientifics and Independence Blue Cross, we announced a $6 million […]

Biomeme Says its New Office is a Longterm Commitment to Philly

December 6, 2016

Biomeme cofounder Max Perelman is pumped about the two meeting rooms at the company’s new Center City office. “Our old meeting room […]

BBC’s ‘100 Women 2016’ List Features ROAR for Good’s Yasmine Mustafa

November 23, 2016

As ROAR for Good keeps working on its flagship Athena product (slated to ship early 2017, last time we checked), […]

MilkCrate for Communities comes to Philadelphia University

A week from Thanksgiving, MilkCrate CEO Morgan Berman published an article titled “A bevy of thank yous and news” in […]

It’s More Than a Rebrand: Why Autism Expressed is Now Called Digitability

November 15, 2016

Autism Expressed, the digital education platform Michele McKeone built to help students with autism develop digital skills, quietly rebranded as […]

ZSX Medical wins $100K at angel group Keiretsu Forum’s annual expo

October 28, 2016

ZSX Medical, a medical device company based out of a life sciences coworking space on Drexel’s campus, won the top […]

12 Philly fintech players worth keeping an eye on

October 20, 2016

Guess what? We’re in there, as are a few of our companies and partners. From Rob Torres @ Technically: Philly, […]

These 6 startups are graduating from the Science Center’s Digital Health Accelerator

October 13, 2016

When the University City Science Center put out a call for the second iteration of its Digital Health Accelerator (DHA) […]

This CloudMine-Jefferson collabo will give you faith in Philly’s health IT aspirations

April 11, 2016

The venture-backed company recently announced that it would double down on healthcare customers. They’re doing it with the help of […]

Ted Mann is now president of Slyce, the public company that acquired SnipSnap

April 5, 2016

Mann runs Slyce’s 14-person consumer shop in Center City. The rest of the team is in Toronto, but he says […]

See photos of OneTwoSee’s office

March 29, 2016

The sports media company is right across the street from its new owner: Comcast. If the team at OneTwoSee ever […]

A new startup investment program is coming to Philadelphia

March 25, 2016

Ben Franklin Technology Partners is working with D.C.-based Village Capital to drum up attention for Philly’s tech community. Interestingly, the […]

Companies on N3rd Street can now apply for state tax credits

March 23, 2016

The Keystone Innovation Zone tax credit program is back, and bigger than ever. Mayor Kenney will make the announcement at […]

How My MilkCrate scored a sweet deal for ads on 50 Philly taxis

March 11, 2016

The advice: find partners that believe in your mission. My MilkCrate (née MilkCrate) raised $255,000 from Investors’ Circle, Ben Franklin Technology […]

Here’s the branding that Philly is taking to SXSW

The message: You should fall in love with Philadelphia. It is high time to drop that tired old Rocky, cheesesteak, […]

Comcast acquires hometown partner OneTwoSee

Backed by local investors and founded by two alumni, OneTwoSee could be the perfect Philly tech story. Will others […]

How a video game company from Drexel is helping kids with cerebral palsy

Cofounded by a pair of professors, Enable Games uses video games for physical therapy. For Drexel physical therapist Margaret O’Neil, […]

How Philadelphia’s tech scene helped Oncora Medical raise $1.2 million

March 10, 2016

No early-stage capital in Philly? This digital health company will make you rethink that. Oncora Medical just closed a seed […]

Phenom People raises additional $1.6M from Boston investors

February 2, 2016

That brings the recruitment startup’s total Series A to $7.6 million. Phenom People, the Horsham-based recruitment startup, just raised an […]

This startup’s $1.5 million raise is a good sign for the region’s health IT aspirations

January 12, 2016 (née Lifevest Health) raised a round from a slate of local investors, something we’ve seen more and more from […]

CloudMine raises additional $2.25 million

January 8, 2016

It adds on to CloudMine’s $7 million Series A led by Safeguard Scientifics. CloudMine just tacked on another $2.25 million […]

Can this new health IT effort help brand Philly as a tech hub?

December 16, 2015

A radio wake-up call from Safeguard Scientifics CEO Steve Zarrilli got us thinking about the importance of marketing. We were […]

Former Pet360 CEO Brock Weatherup is the new president of Philly Startup Leaders

December 11, 2015

The angel investor will take over for Guru CEO Rick Nucci. Say hello to the next Philly Startup Leaders president: […]