5 Ways Impact Investors and Philanthropists Can Innovate to Solve Philly’s Biggest Problems


Philadelphia needs more cash. Admidst crippling poverty and a proliferation of struggling nonprofits, the city ranks 43rd of the United States’ 50 biggest cities in […]

RoseAnn Rosenthal Presented with American Spirit Award at NVCA Leadership Gala

The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) today presented RoseAnn Rosenthal, President and CEO of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern […]

Ben Franklin Will Oversee StartUp PHL’s Second Seed Fund, with $3.5M to Start

After 18 months searching for the right partner, the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation has tapped Ben Franklin Technology Partners to […]

SXSW Day 1: Philadelphia Doesn’t Want to Be the Silicon Valley of Anything


Philadelphia wants the world to know that it’s not the Silicon Valley of anything, and down in Austin, Philly entrepreneurs […]

A Philly Company Disrupts the Home Pregnancy Test


Housed at the University City Science Center’s Digital Health Accelerator, Lia passed a significant hurdle late last year, earning FDA […]

Assembling an Ecosystem with the Robotics, UAV, & Drone Community

The robotics, unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), and drone industries are growing in the region. Last year the Philadelphia Inquirer announced […]

NeuroFlow Wins $5,000 at Mental-Health Tech Conference


Don’t get Chris Molaro wrong, there’s nothing wrong with winning $5,000. For the founder of NeuroFlow, makers of a biometric-tracking platform for mental health […]

Amino Payments Raises $4.5M Seed Round to Ramp up Hiring


The elusive stealth-mode startup we first knew as Curren-C, is all grown up. Now bearing the banner of Amino Payments, the Center […]

How Ben Franklin Technology Partners Invested $2.6M Last Quarter

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania invested $2.6 million in 13 regional startups last quarter, according to numbers the organization […]

LIA Diagnostics, Perpay and LeagueSide are up for PACT Enterprise Awards


The list of nominees is out for the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies’ 25th annual Enterprise Awards. We spy startups like LIA Diagnostics — […]

Can These Philly Startups Help Bridge the VC Diversity Gap?


In a hypothetical room filled with 100 venture-backed entrepreneurs, only four are women. That’s not only the real-life experience of […]

Margaret Bradley: Turning Philadelphia Institutions into Impact Investors


Margaret Bradley is on a mission to make Philadelphia “the center of the impact investment universe.” Bradley cut her at […]

10 Philly Startups to Watch in 2018


The startup state of mind is alive and well in Philadelphia, and we’ve got ten young companies to prove it. […]

Mapping Investment in Female-Founded Companies Across 10 key US Metros


“When women want change, we get it.” That’s what Shelly Bell, founder and CEO of Washington, DC-based Black Girl Ventures, […]

The Union League’s Angel Fund Pumped $1 Million into 5 Startups


Angel investing group Broad Street Angels, based out of the tony Union League of Philadelphia, came out of stealth mode […]

These are Philly’s top 20 startups: realLIST 2018


The RealList 2018 features our very own LeagueSide, Keriton, and NeuroFlow. Truth be told, when we hit “Publish” on the first […]

VitalTrax gets $150K to Bring app-based Patient Engagement to Clinical Trials


VitalTrax, a Philadelphia-based startup focused on patient engagement in clinical trials, has received a $150,000 seed investment. It is the […]

What it’s Like Joining a Company and Traveling to 10 States in Two Months


Practice Enterprise Account Executive Kyle Larrow knows the conference circuit well. In his first two months with the edtech company, […]

Philly Makes Amazon’s List of Top 20 HQ2 Finalists


The Amazon shortlist is in and Philly made the cut. Congrats, Philly. Amazon has narrowed its list of potential host […]

5 Philly Startups Spotted at CES 2018


It’s at least a little ironic that Wednesday, at what is arguably the biggest and flashiest technology show in the […]