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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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NeuroFlow Expands Services and Staff as Need for Mental Health Care Spikes

September 8, 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic drives a spike in demand for mental health services, Old City-based NeuroFlow is expanding the scope of its services to help health care providers handle swelling caseloads. NeuroFlow makes an app that’s designed to help providers monitor their patients’ moods and emotions and track their progress, but it’s also increasingly focused […]

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Soaring 76, Part 2: Meet More of Greater Philadelphia’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

August 28, 2020

That’s why the Philadelphia Business Journal is excited to reveal this year’s Soaring 76, our annual list of the fastest-growing companies in the region. As we announce the names of these thriving companies, we hope it reminds us all that Greater Philadelphia will soon soar again. We’re unveiling our 5th annual list in stages. The […]

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Inside Pennsylvania’s Tech Renaissance

August 26, 2020

Pennsylvania played a starring role in the industrial revolution, which explains why so many people still associate the state with its industrial roots. But the entrepreneurial spirit woven into Pennsylvania’s DNA, as well as a strategic decision in the 1980s to substantially invest in tech-based economic development, has given way to a thriving tech scene […]

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NextUp: Roundtrip Is Removing Transportation Barriers From Healthcare

August 26, 2020

Who: Mark Switaj knows patient transportation well. He spent several years working on an ambulance providing direct patient clinical care. In those years, he noticed a recurring issue: the ride to the hospital was stressing patients out. “I saw people giving up on their healthcare, not because of the care they were going to receive, […]

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