Social Impact

ROAR for Good is Launching Its Wearable Safety Tech in 3 Local Hotels

February 11, 2021

Last spring, ROAR for Good founder Yasmine Mustafa told Technical.ly about her plans for pivoting the company’s personal safety device technology to the hospitality industry. The company had switched its focus from B2C to B2B in 2019, and it was hospitality that ultimately checked the boxes — financially and from a social impact stance — […]

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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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Biden Aide Calls Bucks Firm a Model for Worker-Owners

January 14, 2021

Magellan Health backs Philly medical software firm Magellan Health, the big U.S. provider of drugs and mental-health services, has led a $20 million investment (with others) in NeuroFlow, a Philadelphia company whose software helps doctors, hospitals, governments, and insurers track patient conditions and treatments. NeuroFlow employs 60 workers, some on contract. With the new funding, […]

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Houwzer’s Next Move

December 17, 2020

As a first grader in Cape May Courthouse, New Jersey, Mike Maher launched his earliest small business: selling Blow Pops and construction paper. “Back in the day, colored paper was in high demand and kids always like candy, so I thought it was a great way to subsidize my own love of art and candy,” […]

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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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Philadelphia Tech Startup Lands Contract With U.S. Air Force, Space Force

October 1, 2020

Mental health tech company NeuroFlow has secured a $1.5 million contract with the United States Department of Defense to roll out its technology at 11 Air Force bases and for the new U.S. Space Force. Old City-based NeuroFlow’s platform is designed to help health care providers monitor their patients’ moods and emotions, track their progress […]

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Avisi Technologies Eyes Goal of Human Trials with $1M National Science Foundation Grant

September 21, 2020

RealLIST Startups 2020 honoree Avisi Technologies, maker of an ocular implant to treat glaucoma, is the recent recipient of a $1 million Small Business Innovation Research Phase II grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) — funds cofounder Rui Jing Jiang said will go toward bringing the startup’s research to life in preclinical work. The […]

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QRS is Expanding its Automatic Anatomy Recognition Software to Help Physicians Personalize Treatment Planning and Response Assessment for Cancer Patients.

August 18, 2020

Quantitative Radiology Solutions (QRS) was awarded a second STTR grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) for development of software for automated PET/CT interpretation and reporting. This grant will allow the company to extend the application of its Automatic Anatomy Recognition (AAR) software to automated disease burden estimation and standardized reporting on PET/CT images. “I […]

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Strados Labs Awarded Competitive Small Business Innovation Grant from the National Science Foundation

August 18, 2020

Strados Labs has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Phase I Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $224,470 to conduct research and development (R&D) work on a smart wearable platform for remote respiratory monitoring: building better technologies for telemedicine in the age of COVID-19. This leading-edge technology from Strados Labs is used to […]

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This Tech CEO Raised a $1M Seed Round While Treating Covid-19 patients, and Relying on Her Own Product

July 29, 2020

During the height of the Covid-19 pandemic in Philadelphia, tech entrepreneur Dr. Subha Airan-Javiaspent weeks taking care of recovering Covid-19 patients at a local long-term acute care facility. Not only did she and her fellow clinicians rely on the product she created, in-patient workflow management app TrekIT Health, she was also busy raising a $1 […]

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