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Phenom CEO Mahe Bayireddi Announced as a 2021 EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 in Greater Philadelphia

August 20, 2021

Phenom, the most widely used talent experience platform, today celebrates the leadership of co-founder and CEO Mahe Bayireddi, who was recently named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 Greater Philadelphia Award winner. The Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards program is one of the most preeminent competitive awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of […]

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Houwzer, Phenom, Piano and more Philly Tech Companies Made 2021’s Inc. 5000 list

August 18, 2021

The 2021 edition of the Inc. 5000 list, a roundup of the country’s fastest-growing private companies, was released Tuesday, and Philadelphia-area companies made a strong showing again. This year’s list comes amid a continuing global pandemic, taking stock of the companies that report three-year revenue growth. Out of the top 5,000 companies, 149 come from […]

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Investment Firms are Set to Acquire Chesterbrook-Based Boomi From Dell in a Deal Valued at $4B

July 12, 2021

Boomi is set to have new owners. The Chesterbrook-based SaaS company, which was first acquired by Dell more than a decade ago, is now the center of an impending deal to be spun out of the computing giant to global investment firms Francisco Partners and TPG Capital. The definitive agreement for the acquisition, announced in […]

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KOP Clinical Payments Company Greenphire Set to be Acquired by Thoma Bravo

May 27, 2021

Private equity firm Thoma Bravo will acquire King of Prussia-based Greenphire via a strategic investment, the companies announced Wednesday. Thoma Bravo is purchasing the clinical trial payment company from The Riverside Company in a deal that is expected to close by the end of this fiscal quarter. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed. […]

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Ambler’s Phenom Raises a $100M Series D After Acquiring 3 Companies in 6 Months

April 8, 2021

Ambler-based HR tech company Phenom just announced a $100 million Series D round of financing shortly after it acquired its third company in six months. The round was lead by B Capital Group with participation from Dragoneer Investment Group, OMERS Growth Equity and GoldenArc Capital. Phenom raised a $30 million Series C at the beginning […]

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HR Tech Company Phenom Just Made its Third Acquisition in 6 Months: Munich’s Talentcube

February 24, 2021

Ambler-based HR tech company Phenom (née Phenom People) has had quite a busy few months: As of Wednesday, the company has scooped up three HR and recruiting companies since September. After announcing its first and second acquisitions in 2020 (of companies My Ally and Endouble, respectively) Phenom said Wednesday that it has also acquired Talentcube, […]

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Inspirational Women Leaders Of Tech: Christina Lopes of FidoCure On The Five Things You Need To Know In Order To Create A Very Successful Tech Company

January 29, 2021

Thank you so much for joining us in this interview series! Before we dive in, our readers would love to learn a bit more about you. Can you tell us a story about what brought you to this specific career path? My career has always been mission-focused. Having grown up between Brazil, the US and […]

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These are the Top Fintech (Financial Technology) Companies in Pennsylvania (2021)

January 19, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Pennsylvania based Fintech (Financial Technology) companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fintech (Financial Technology) industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to […]

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7 Philadelphia-Area Tech Firms to Watch in 2021

January 6, 2021

What pandemic? As Covid-19 threw the region’s business world into uncharted territory in 2020, many of the fastest-growing, venture-backed tech companies continued to grow their teams, bring on new customers and raise fresh funding. Since large rounds often precede even bigger moves, and future fundraising, we’re highlighting seven companies whose fundraising activity stood out last […]

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Phenom Made its Second Acquisition This Year: Amsterdam-Based Endouble

December 14, 2020

About three months after Ambler-based HR tech company Phenom (née Phenom People) announced it had made its first acquisition, the company announced Monday that it had closed a second deal this year. Phenom has acquired Endouble, a tech platform that uses data to optimize recruiting strategies and career sites. The Amsterdam-based company has been working […]

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