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Money Moves: Bucks County-Based Astarte Medical Raises $7.6M

September 24, 2021

Bucks County-based Astarte Medical, maker of NICUtrition, a suite of digital tools and diagnostics that supports feeding protocols, practice and decision-making in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs) for premature babies, has raised $7.6 million. The company was first on our 2020 RealLIST Startups list and has previously raised $8.5 million. This $7.6 million is considered […]

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Philly Just Ranked High on a Global List of Startup Ecosystems. These Local Leaders Aren’t Surprised

September 23, 2021

A report assessing the strengths, talent and startup resources of regions around the globe this year named Philadelphia in its top 30 ecosystems. The city moved up 15 spots in the Startup Genome’s Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER) after being named the top “emerging” ecosystem last year. For 2021, it’s No. 28 on the global […]

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Philadelphia’s Startup Ecosystem Climbs 15 Spots Into the Top 30 Worldwide, Report Says

September 22, 2021

Philadelphia’s startup ecosystem ranks among the best in the world, reaching No. 28 globally, according to the latest report from research firm Startup Genome. Startup Genome’s Global Startup Ecosystem Report ranked more than 275 regional ecosystems based on factors like startup growth and activity, innovation and research, capital availability, talent and support for companies. Silicon […]

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Navrogen Enters Into CRADA With USAMRIID To Test Proprietary Small Molecule NK Cell Activators Against SARS-COV-2 Infection

September 16, 2021

Navrogen, Inc., a privately held preclinical biotechnology company, announced today that it has entered into a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with researchers at The United States Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID). The CRADA is focused on testing Navrogen’s small molecule NK cell activating agents on suppressing propagation of SARS-COV-2. Researchers […]

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Morgan Berman is Leaving Milkcrate as CEO to Run a Nonprofit. Here’s Why

September 13, 2021

Since launching locally in December 2019, Life Science Cares Philadelphia (LSC) has become known for connecting life sciences companies to poverty-reducing causes. With its former executive director Pete Wolf retiring, the nonprofit has found a new ED in entrepreneur Morgan Berman. Yes — that’s MilkCrate CEO and outspoken social entrepreneurship advocate Morgan Berman. And yes, […]

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