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

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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

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


It’s Happening: Benjamin’s Desk Merges With 1776

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Philly-founded co-working network Benjamin’s Desk has announced that it will merge with Washington, D.C.-based public benefit corporation 1776. Both organizations […]


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

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


Meet the New Class of the University City Science Center’s Digital Health Accelerator

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Flushable pregnancy tests, remote patient monitoring systems, augmented reality to prepare for emergency situations – these are among the seven […]


Local Leaders, National Topics: Women’s Health Innovation

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In 2015, Dan Hilferty, CEO of Independence Blue Cross (IBX), told Philadelphia Magazine that Philly could be the, “Silicon Valley of […]


New Faces, New Roles

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It’s been a seriously exciting summer for us at Ben Franklin. Yes, during a time when 50% of your inbox […]


Ben’s Founder Friday: Morgan Berman

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When I met Morgan Berman a few years ago I didn’t know who she was and what she had contributed […]


Oncora Medical Raised $1.3 Million to Hire More Tech Staff

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 […]


The 2017 Stellar StartUps Winners are …

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Congrats to our portfolio companies, LeagueSide Inc., and Asset-Map! A seventh grader sewing since she was 6. Recent college graduates […]


VitalTrax’s Clinical Trial App Has Hit the Market

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VitalTrax — the clinical software platform that connects patients to clinical trials — just hit another major milestone. On Wednesday, the […]


Philly Entrepreneurs Should Tap Into This New Mentorship Network

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It’s no secret that a mentor is one of the most valuable resources an entrepreneur can tap into. That’s why […]


Here’s a List of 45 Women Investors in Philly

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


ImpactPHL is a Year Old. Here’s What it’s Achieved — and What it’s Still Working On

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A lot has changed in the past year. For the sake of saving ourselves a political headache, we’ll stick with […]


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

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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 […]


Five Female Founders you Should Know

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners highlights five female founders from our portfolio company and their growing companies. Meet women from around […]


Wow, NeedsList was Chosen to be Part of Another Global Accelerator

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It’d be an understatement to say that it’s been a busy couple of months for NeedsList, the currently-in-beta online startup that […]


How the Start-up LeagueSide Aims to Fund and Shake up Youth Sports

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Evan Brandoff and Zubin Teherani are living the dream as two single guys in their mid-20s sharing an apartment in […]


Dell Boomi Named a 2017 Best Place to Work by Philadelphia Business Journal

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Dell Boomi (Boomi), the number one integration cloud provider, announced that the Philadelphia Business Journal has named Boomi as a 2017 Best Place to […]