IT News

Buyside Continues Outstanding Growth and Hiring to Support Broker Clients

June 2, 2020

Buyside™, a provider of homebuyer insights, has amplified their capacity and value for broker relations. Six months after welcoming Ashley Terrell onboard as their new executive vice president of broker partnerships, Buyside welcomes seven new team members with vast experience in both real estate technology and SaaS account management to support the company’s tremendous growth. […]

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Meet the Who’s Who of Local Tech Community Builders: Philly’s 100 RealLIST Connectors

May 28, 2020

What does Philly’s tech community look like and who helps build it? It’s something we pay attention to all year, but we’ve been taking a closer look during Community Building Month, especially as the definition of community has and will change due to the coronavirus pandemic and shift to remote work and virtual events. For […]

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Zuppler Launches Menu Anywhere On-Premise Contactless Ordering Solution for the Food Service Industry

May 27, 2020

Zuppler, a global software and services company focused on empowering solutions for the food services industry, today launched Menu Anywhere On-Premise Contactless Ordering on the Zuppler “Menu Anywhere” Platform, offering an on-premises contactless ordering solution for the $900 billion US food service industry. With applications for restaurants, hotels, hospitals, educational institutions, live events – everywhere […]

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Power Moves: An Entrepreneur Who’s Using Her Company-Building Skills to Become an Investor

May 21, 2020

Lawyer/educator/entrepreneur Emily Foote has found her next job title: investor. Foote went through an exit with her startup Practice, the Center City-based edtech startup, in 2017. While fundraising for the company’s Series A in 2016, she told she got familiar with a handful of folks in the investing world, including those over at Osage […]

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Due Diligence During Covid-19: How Osage Venture Partners Vetted its Latest $3M Investment Remotely

May 18, 2020

After spending 15 years investing in early-stage software companies, Bala Cynwyd-based Osage Venture Partners just recorded a first. Its $3 million investment into contract management software company Malbek, announced Tuesday morning, marked the first time the firm completed its due diligence process during a global pandemic. The shift took hours and hours of Zoom meetings […]

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ISS is Tackling Supply Chain Challenges for Clinical Trials

May 6, 2020

COVID-19 has caused major disruption to clinical trials, particularly when it comes to supply chains (i.e., getting the right drug to the right patient at the right time). Innovative Supply Solutions LLC (ISS) has developed a cloud-based system that enables pharma companies to optimally plan and manage production and supply chains for drugs in clinical […]

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Mental Health Resources Must be ‘Available and Accessible to All at Scale’

April 20, 2020

With the isolation of social distancing and the fear of the unknown due to coronavirus, mental health matters now more than ever. As stay-at-home guidelines stretch indefinitely, many at home are experiencing increased levels of anxiety and depression fueled by a 24-hour news cycle, misinformation on social media platforms, and the worry that they, too, […]

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These Technologists Want to Keep Philly’s Food Scene Alive and Feed Healthcare Workers

April 15, 2020

As Pennsylvania’s stay at home order will continue until at least April 30, Philadelphia restaurants are feeling the hit. While folks can still order takeout or delivery from some of their favorite spots, many restaurants have shut down for the time being and have had to lay off staff. The state’s seen a record-breaking amount […]

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Old City’s Habitat Logistics Wants to Keep Restaurants Open and Employ Delivery People

March 17, 2020

Food delivery startup Habitat Logistics, makers of an app that connects restaurants with delivery service, is ramping up efforts this week as the City of Philadelphia officially banned restaurants and bars from offering dine-in service amid trying to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus. The Old City-based company, which currently employs about 25 people, […]

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Here’s what Amplify Philly, Now a Nonprofit, has Planned for SXSW 2020

February 24, 2020

Amplify Philly, the official local presence at Austin’s massive annual music festival/tech convention/cultural hub South by Southwest, has gone nonprofit and is planning another splashy showing for its next visit this March. The push to formalize an otherwise extremely grassroots effort from a group of passionate Philadelphians came over the past year as their initiative […]

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