Temple Spinoff Express Cells Secures First Patent for Gene-Editing Technology

January 21, 2021

A three-year-old Philadelphia genetic engineering company spun out of Temple University has secured its first patent for its core gene-editing technology. ExpressCells was awarded the U.S. patent for its “Fast-HDR” gene editing technology, developed to create advanced cell lines for drug discovery. The inventor on the technology covered by the patent is Dr. Oscar Perez […]

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These are the Top Fintech (Financial Technology) Companies in Pennsylvania (2021)

January 19, 2021

This article showcases our top picks for the best Pennsylvania based Fintech (Financial Technology) companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fintech (Financial Technology) industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow. We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to […]

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The U.S. Air Force is Entering a Robotic Future

January 14, 2021

Over the past five years, robotic dogs have gone viral in captivating online videos showing them opening doors, performing acrobatics, hauling trucks and pulling other stunts. In the pandemic era, they’ve been used to promote social distancing and reduce risks to medical staff hospitals. Massachusetts-based Boston Dynamics was behind most of these examples. But another […]

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Mental Health Tech Company Neuroflow Raised a $20M Series B Amid Pandemic Growth

January 13, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic isn’t just one of public health, but mental health, as well. One Philly company has seen growth as it aims to combat these spikes in depression and anxiety. NeuroFlow, a tech-enabled behavioral health platform has raised a $20 million Series B round of financing to keep up with the growth its seen […]

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15+ Business Development Resources for Black and Latinx Entrepreneurs in Philly

January 11, 2021

Philadelphia promotes itself as a friendly place to do business. But we also hear in our reporting that opportunities for funding, networks and other resources are harder to come by — both locally and nationally — if you’re a person of color. In’s recent series profiling the professional journeys of local Black and Latinx […]

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