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Economic Impact of Ben Franklin Technology Partners Report

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Early last week, Ben Franklin Technology Partners released its statewide five-year Economic Impact report, based on its activity in Pennsylvania […]


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

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Piano, the leading content monetization and audience intelligence technology company, today announces it raised a $22M Series B funding round, led by […]


How CEO Mike Maher got a Seven-Figure ‘Yes’ from Investor Ira Lubert — on the Fourth Try

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It took some persistence, but real estate startup Houwzer, a tech-enabled real estate brokerage, just closed a $4.5 million “seed […]


Halo Labs Raises $5.6M in Series B Financing Round

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Halo Labs, a life science instrumentation company developing tools for biologics researchers, today announced it has closed a $5.6M Series […]


Tridiuum Raised $9.5M Series B to Scale its Behavioral Health Platform

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Tridiuum, a venture-backed maker of a software platform that tracks behavioral health indicators, just raised a $9.5 million Series B […]


Lia Diagnostics Adds New Investor and $2.6 Million in Venture Capital

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Center City’s Lia Diagnostics, makers of a flushable pregnancy test, just took on $2.6 million in venture capital as it continues […]


There’s a New Crop of Wellness Brands Bringing Women’s Health Care Into the Digital Space

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Conversations about health care in 2018 are — for many reasons — quite fraught. On an individual level, between the […]


NeuroFlow Will Pilot its Mental Health Platform at Philly’s VA Hospital

Over the next six months, a dozen clinicians at the Corporal Michael J. Crescenz VA Medical Center will have access […]


Startup Kapsul’s Smart AC Unit Lands Offers From Big Retailers Amid Raising $5M

With October’s chill setting in, it’s hard to believe the sweltering, muggy heat of July isn’t that far away. But […]


Oncora Medical Teams Up With Oncologists at N.Y.’s Largest Health System

Oncora Medical, a Philadelphia medical technology company, has entered into a collaboration with radiation oncologists at New York’s largest health […]


With Honor for Terry Hicks (1952-2018)

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  Terry Hicks joined Ben Franklin in 1993 as the Director of Technology and Manufacturing Programs, and in 1998 became […]


Teleflex Acquires Essential Medical

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Teleflex Incorporated (NYSE: TFX) today announced that it has acquired Essential Medical, Inc. Based in Exton, PA, Essential Medical is […]


Program Targets One Missing Link For Founders From Diverse Backgrounds: Friends And Family Money

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Many startups fund their earliest days with money from friends and family, as well as angels. But what if your […]


The MedTech Conference Winners

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Currently in its sixth year, the MedTech Innovator competition awarded over $500K in cash prizes and in-kind awards. Participating companies […]


Carnegie Learning to Deliver Choosito! Through Its EMC School Passport Platform

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Carnegie Learning, a comprehensive, dynamic, and progressive learning technology company, today announced that its EMC School division has signed an […]


Angels To The Rescue? What Phila. Startups Can Learn From Pilot Program

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Five months after a pilot program aimed at preparing companies led by female entrepreneurs and founders of color for investment […]


How I Crossed the Academic Chasm and Entered the Startup Life

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I grew up in Singapore, a tropical island in the Far East. At age 20, I packed up my bags […]


InstaMed’s Stellar Growth Fueled by Surging Patient Payments

InstaMed, a Philadelphia tech company that handles payments for the health-care industry, is expecting to post $58 million in revenues […]


Clean Energy Jobs are Truly ‘Made in Pennsylvania’

When Pennsylvanians think of clean energy jobs, the images that come to mind might include a team of solar installers […]


Meet the Health Care Innovators 2018

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This 2018 Philadelphia Business Journal Health Care Innovators/Extraordinary Doctors awards program was dominated by the University of Pennsylvania Health System. […]