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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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Software Update: Exton-Based AGI Sold For $700M, Pa. Probes Unisys Uutage, SAP Shares Down

November 12, 2020

Ansys, a software simulations maker in the Pittsburgh suburb of Canonsburg, will pay $700 million for Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI), an Exton-based maker of “mission simulations” that warn satellite operators when their products might hit burned-out rockets and other debris orbiting Earth. Both companies sell to U.S. military, intelligence, space, and commercial buyers. Ansys, with […]

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Meet The Married Couple Who Just Raised $10 Million To Improve Cancer Treatments For Dogs

October 30, 2020

Four years ago, veterinary oncologist Dr. Mona Rosenberg had a patient with metastatic thyroid cancer. For two years, the dog was treated the way dogs traditionally are—with chemotherapy. But with large thyroid cancers, chemotherapy isn’t always very effective. Even though this course was going well, the cancer spread to one of the dog’s lymph nodes […]

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