Social Impact

Morgan Berman is Leaving Milkcrate as CEO to Run a Nonprofit. Here’s Why

September 13, 2021

Since launching locally in December 2019, Life Science Cares Philadelphia (LSC) has become known for connecting life sciences companies to poverty-reducing causes. With its former executive director Pete Wolf retiring, the nonprofit has found a new ED in entrepreneur Morgan Berman. Yes — that’s MilkCrate CEO and outspoken social entrepreneurship advocate Morgan Berman. And yes, […]

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Nexteon Technologies Completes First Commercial Aviation Cyberattack Detection Flight Test

August 30, 2021

Nexteon Technologies, Inc., a leader in advanced aviation technologies, announced today that it has completed the first in-flight test simulating a cyberattack on an Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B)-equipped aircraft. During the 30-minute flight, Nexteon’s SecureTrack™ technology was able to successfully detect and characterize the intrusion and generate security alerts. The test was conducted on July […]

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Excision Announces NIH Martin Delaney Grant Awarded to Temple University to Support “CRISPR for Cure” for HIV

August 30, 2021

Excision BioTherapeutics Inc, the developer of CRISPR-based therapies intended to cure viral infectious diseases, today announced that the Temple University team collaborating with Excision on a project, CRISPR for Cure, has received a Martin Delaney Grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of $4.8 million on an annual basis for the next five years […]

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Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic Teams with NeuroFlow to Offer Mental Health App to Workers

August 27, 2021

Independence Blue Cross Foundation is teaming up with Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic and health tech company NeuroFlow to support its workers’ mental health. Through NeuroFlow’s app, nurses and other frontline clinical staff at Trinity Health Mid-Atlantic will be able to journal and log mood scores and sleep patterns, as well as access evidence-based, self-directed resources on […]

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Philly Has a Trash Crisis. Ya Fav Trashman and MilkCrate Have an App That Will Pay You to Clean Your Block

July 23, 2021

Amid another summer of citywide trash pickup delays, two tech-driven cleanup evangelists think they’ve found a solution to hyperlocalize street cleaning by getting Philadelphians compensated for keeping their blocks litter free. Sanitation worker and community advocate Terrill Haigler, aka Ya Fav Trashman, believes that empowering people to make positive change where they live is key […]

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WizeHive Secures Growth Capital Investment From LLR Partners

June 29, 2021

WizeHive, provider of a leading SaaS platform – Zengine – which enables full lifecycle management of grants, scholarships, and fellowships, today announced a growth capital investment from private equity firm LLR Partners. The capital will be used to help drive continued growth at WizeHive, accelerate the advancement of the Zengine platform, and strengthen customer success […]

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11 Philly Tech Leaders Shaping the Future

June 18, 2021

Philadelphia continues to build on a legacy of intellectual innovation. Meet the technology thought leaders shaping our city—and the world. Dr. Subha Airan-Javia, Founder and CEO, CareAlign After spending 11 years as a healthcare information technology physician, Dr. Subha Airan-Javia began to notice the gaps and barriers impeding the clinical workflow. One of the biggest […]

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RealLIST Connectors 2021: Meet 20 People Changing Philadelphia’s Innovation Ecosystem for Good

May 25, 2021

In a time of distance and division, local innovators are working to bring people together for good. Last year, set out to create a comprehensive look at who’s connecting the Philly tech community, especially amid a pandemic and widespread societal inequities. RealLIST Connectors was born. The concept was this: If you’re brand new on […]

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Here’s How Many B Corps are Based in Philly Right Now

May 6, 2021

We live in a society where billionaires like Tesla founder Elon Musk, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates make daily headlines for the wealth they have accrued and the challenges their workers face on the job. If you’re not as plugged into the social entrepreneurship or impact investing movements, it can be […]

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Roundtrip and ACS Remove the Roadblock to Cancer Care

April 13, 2021

Roundtrip, the leading technology solution for patient transportation, announces the addition of the US’s largest health-focused charity, the American Cancer Society, as a partner. Every day, thousands of cancer patients need a ride to treatment, but some may not have a way to get there. The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program provides transportation […]

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