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Philadelphia is the Top Emerging Startup Ecosystem in the U.S., Report Says

July 10, 2020

Philadelphia is the top emerging startup ecosystem in the United States, according to a new report from startup research firm Startup Genome. The list of the top 100 emerging startup ecosystems in the world was released as part of Startup Genome’s Global Startup Ecosystem Report released Thursday. Unlike its rankings focused on the top ecosystems […]

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Money Moves: These 8 Philly-Area Companies Raised More Than $118M Total This Spring

July 6, 2020

A handful of Philly-area companies across industries like biosciences and and information sciences have announced some fundraising in the past two months ranging from a few hundred thousands dollars up to $45 million. In late May, Palvella Therapeutics, a Wayne-based biopharmaceutical company focused on genetic diseases, announced that it had raised $45 million in Series […]

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NextUp: The Local Company Unlocking the Mysteries of Brain Disease

June 30, 2020

Who: Maria Maccecchini was a young scientist in her early twenties when she first became fascinated with the idea of cell death, the process through which human cells stop functioning. At the time, science students like Maccecchini were taught that while most human cells, like skin cells, can divide or replace themselves many times before […]

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Wistar Institute Will use 3D-Printed Lung Models Made by Allevi for Coronavirus Research

June 30, 2020

Pennovation-based life sciences technology company Allevi is partnering with University City-based biomedical research center The Wistar Institute to use 3D printing to learn about COVID-19. COVID-19 is an acute respiratory illness and has taken more than 500,000 lives worldwide. Allevi’s patented 3D bioprinting platform will create 3D models of lungs for Wistar scientists to use […]

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Accolade, a Philly-Seattle health IT Company, Announces Terms for IPO

June 26, 2020

Connected healthcare company Accolade, with headquarters in Plymouth Meeting and Seattle, set terms this week for its IPO, GeekWire first reported. Founded in 2007, Accolade could be the first company in both regions to go public in 2020. The process started back in February, when it announced it had filed its S-1 form. Accolade helps […]

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