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Sports Sponsorship Company LeagueSide Has Been Acquired By TeamSnap

November 28, 2022

The deal widens both companies’ footprints to 40,000 sports organizations and 11 million families. Sportstech company LeagueSide, which planted its Philly roots when cofounders Evan Brandoff and Zubin Teherani met at training camp for Venture for America, is expanding its reach via an acquisition by sports software company TeamSnap. The 2015-founded, Center City-headquartered company matches youth sports leagues across the country with brands that […]

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Meet The Man Using Social Media To Transform The Way Students Learn

November 3, 2022

Social media has been painted by some as the arch-nemesis of a good education. Teachers and professors have long lamented the fact that 16-24 year-olds spend an average of three hours on social media. Study time is often littered with regular Tik-Tok breaks, and for students, sometimes it can seem like a constant battle between the […]

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GRUBBRR Announces Strategic Acquisition Of Mobile Ordering Platform Noble

October 27, 2022

GRUBBRR announced its acquisition of GetNoble, Inc (Noble), the consumer-centric digital commerce and marketing platform for onsite experiences to transform the guest experience at live events. GRUBBRR, an industry-leading provider of self-ordering technologies that are revolutionizing the way commerce is transacted globally, today announced its acquisition of GetNoble, Inc (Noble), the consumer-centric digital commerce and […]

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HR Tech Startup Employee Cycle Closes $2.5 million Seed Round

September 27, 2022

The startup is planning a partial launch of its Employee Data Platform in November, will a full launch in January 2023. Three-year-old human resources tool Employee Cycle has just closed its seed round with a focus on the development and launch of its Employee Data Platform, the company said Tuesday. The $2.5 million round was led by Impellent […]

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VA Names NeuroFlow A Finalist In $20 Million Mission Daybreak Grand Challenge To Reduce Veteran Suicides

September 23, 2022

Healthcare technology company selected among 1,371 submissions as one of 30 finalists in Phase I The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has named NeuroFlow as a finalist in Mission Daybreak — a $20 million challenge designed to help VA develop new suicide prevention strategies for Veterans. As a finalist, NeuroFlow will receive $250,000 and advance to Phase 2 of […]

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SessionGuardian Raises $3M In Seed Funding To Extend Security Controls To The Individual In A Work-from-Anywhere World

September 12, 2022

SessionGuardian, the leader in identity access control and authentication for hybrid teams working with highly sensitive data, today announced $3 million in seed funding. The round was led by Phase 2 Investments, who was part of the first investor group of financing for Securonix in 2017. Robin Hood Ventures and Ben Franklin Technology Partners also participated. The funds will be used to expand […]

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Collectables App CollX Made its First Acquisition: Denver-Based Card Inventory Software

June 22, 2022

In the early stages of a company acquisition, it can be a little awkward to talk to your competition. You’re both trying to serve the same space, for instance, but maybe one is further along. That was the experience of Ted Mann, the cofounder of Haddonfield, New Jersey-based CollX. The visual search function app scrapes […]

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Philly-Area Tech Firm Aims to Deliver Food More Cheaply Than DoorDash or UberEats

June 14, 2022

Just two companies, DoorDash and UberEats — both based in San Francisco — arrange five out of every six restaurant meal deliveries in the U.S. More than half of Americans have used meal delivery services, with the typical customer spending more than $200, in the first quarter of 2022, according to Bloomberg Second Measure. But […]

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Crossbeam Announces Acquisition of Partnered at Inaugural Conference

May 23, 2022

Quickly growing partnerships SaaS company Crossbeam, which raised a very Philly $76 million last year to accelerate growth, announced during its partnerships conference May 18 that it had acquired account-based networking tool Partnered. The company was hosting the first-ever partnerships conference Supernode, a two-day Philadelphia event gathering roughly 250 partnerships pros from far-reaching SaaS companies, […]

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Why Houwzer Launched This Nonprofit Fund for Low-Income, First-Time Homebuyers

April 28, 2022

Tech-enabled real estate brokerage Houwzer this week launched the RiseUp Fund, a nonprofit to bring grants and resources to low- to moderate-income first-time homebuyers. The Center City company’s new program comes amid a still-hot housing market and the recent re-up of the Philadelphia Housing Development Corp.’s own $10,000 grant program for first-time homebuyers, Philly First […]

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