7 Philadelphia-Area Companies Make Deloitte’s List of 500 Fastest-Growing Tech Firms

November 23, 2020

Seven companies from the Philadelphia region landed on Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500 list, with an Ambler firm leading the way locally. The Deloitte list ranks the top 500 North American tech and life sciences companies based on revenue growth averaged across 2016 to 2019. Specific revenue figures are not listed. Phenom People, which has […]

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RealLIST Engineers 2020: Meet 21 Influential Technologists Building a Better Philadelphia

November 18, 2020

This year has presented plenty of problems for us both as people and as professionals. We’ve watched a global pandemic change so much about how we navigate our personal and work lives, and a social and racial justice movement bring to light the many flaws in our existing systems. It’s upended how and where we […]

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Meet the Tiny Philadelphia Startup Behind Joe Biden’s Victory Drone Show

November 16, 2020

As the world’s eyes were transfixed on Wilmington last weekend for President-elect Joe Biden’s victory celebration, viewers watched as the post-speech fireworks show was upstaged by a high-tech drone light show. Red, white and blue lights moved across the night sky in sync, taking the shape of a map of the United States, the Biden […]

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Software Update: Exton-Based AGI Sold For $700M, Pa. Probes Unisys Uutage, SAP Shares Down

November 12, 2020

Ansys, a software simulations maker in the Pittsburgh suburb of Canonsburg, will pay $700 million for Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI), an Exton-based maker of “mission simulations” that warn satellite operators when their products might hit burned-out rockets and other debris orbiting Earth. Both companies sell to U.S. military, intelligence, space, and commercial buyers. Ansys, with […]

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Healthcare Is Experiencing A Boom In Female Entrepreneurs And Leaders

November 10, 2020

In October, the Nobel Prize for chemistry was awarded to two women, Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for the development of a method for genome editing called CRISPR. This is the first time two women have won this prestigious prize and is a timely signal of the growing role women play in health-related fields. […]

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