Author: technically_repost

The New $28M GO PA Fund Means Collaboration Between All 4 Ben Franklin Tech Partners, Led By Philly

November 10, 2023

The fund comes amid a uniquely innovation-minded moment for Pennsylvania, said Scott Nissenbaum, head of the statewide org’s southeastern arm. Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania is leaning into statewide collaboration with the other Bens and state government with the new Global Opportunity Pennsylvania (GO PA) Fund II. The Philadelphia-area arm of the state-backed investment network announced […]

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Delaware Nabbed Part Of A Regional EDA Tech Hubs Designation

October 25, 2023

Wilmington is part of the Greater Philadelphia Region Precision Medicine Tech Hub, led by Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA. Here’s what comes next. It’s official, Delaware: We’re a tech hub. Part of one, at least. The US Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) Tech Hubs program is an effort by the federal […]

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What The 2023 Nucleus Awards Winners Hope For Philly’s Innovation Future

September 28, 2023

Local leaders Dr. Daniel Skovronsky, Margaret Berger Bradley, Sheila Ireland and Sulaiman Rahman were honored at the Science Center’s annual fête. Philly has the talent to succeed as an innovation hub, but its people and organizations need to believe in themselves more to make it happen. This was one of the themes discussed by leaders […]

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RealLIST Engineers 2023: Meet 15 Of Philly’s Most Impactful Technologists Right Now

September 27, 2023

These Philadelphia tech community members are not only developing cool technology, they’re sharing their skills through volunteering, mentoring, public speaking and more. It’s time again to recognize the people who literally make the tech world function. This is the fifth year that is recognizing influential technologists in our community who show impressive technical aptitude, […]

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Philly Power Moves: Meet The 4 Honorees Of The 2023 Nucleus Awards

September 18, 2023

The University City Science Center announced the honorees of this year’s Nucleus Awards. These awards recognize leaders in the science and technology space in Philadelphia. They are: Dr. Daniel M. Skovronsky, the EVP and chief scientific and medical officer and president of Lilly Research Laboratories at Eli Lilly and Company. Skovronsky won the commercialization award, which recognizes an individual […]

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Tech-Enabled Real Estate Brokerage Houwzer Formed A New Parent Company, Newfound

September 1, 2023

This new company will encompass Houwzer and recently the acquired brand Trelora as well as new brands Dash, HomeRise and Newfound Enterprise. Tech-enabled real estate brokerage Houwzer announced this month the launch of its new parent company, Newfound. Mike Maher, CEO and cofounder of Newfound and Houwzer, said that when Houwzer acquired Trelora last year, the Center City-based, venture-backed company went […]

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What should founders keep in mind when approaching investors?

August 28, 2023

Leaders from Angel Capital Association, Ben Franklin Technology Partners and other funding institutions offered their four top tips. Navigating the funding world as a first-time founder can be overwhelming. Stories abound about all the dos and don’ts of approaching investors. So what practical tips can founders looking to raise some funding follow? Local investors and […]

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For EDA Tech Hubs Designation, Philly’s Life Science Leaders Are Reaching Across State Lines

August 9, 2023

Ben Franklin Tech Partners is leading over 50 partners in applying for the federal program. Here’s why orgs from southeastern Pennsylvania, northern Delaware and southern New Jersey have all joined this consortium. Tech leaders from parts of Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania are working together to apply for federal EDA Tech Hubs designation. The program run by […]

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We Believe Everyone Can Lead’: Why NeuroFlow Launched An Integrated Leadership Development Program

July 17, 2023

The healthtech company’s head of people shares how features like small cohorts, Outward Bound excursions and “accountability buddies” make the retention-minded program effective. As world-changing innovations bubble up from shared workspaces, home offices and huddle rooms around the globe, how can we ensure that employees can see their leadership potential in a modern workplace? A […]

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Call The Navy Yard A Mini Smart City

July 15, 2023

Rekor Systems installed a system of sensors in the Navy Yard to gather data about traffic in the area. This project is now turning the South Philly site into a living lab for Penn State to research AI technology. David Desharnais isn’t a huge fan of the term “smart cities.” Typically, the term refers to using Internet […]

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