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Watch the Webinar: “PRIMA: Why Medical Product Development Starts at Commercialization”

April 2, 2020

Eric Sugalski, CEO of Archimedic, led an interactive, case study based workshop focused on: How to identify the most critical commercial risks facing your medtech business How to turn nascent medtech ideas into comprehensive business focused solutions How to build a product development and commercialization plan that secures the investment needed to advance your medtech […]

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Watch the Webinar – “Talk to Ben: Our Investors Respond to COVID-19”

April 2, 2020

Ben Franklin’s Scott Nissenbaum led a discussion with Ben Franklin board members Mindy Posoff (Golden Seeds), Doc Parghi (SRI Capital), and Nate Lentz (Osage Venture Partners), to hear how these leaders are responding to these ever-changing market conditions, and get their advice on what companies can do to handle this volatile period. This event kicked […]

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Philadelphia Startup ‘Pushed to Capacity’ by Demand as Coronavirus Impacts Mental Health

March 31, 2020

As millions of people abide by stay-at-home orders to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus, another health crisis looms — mental health. More than 40 million adults in the U.S. already suffered from anxiety and depression before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, and experts are concerned the increase in fear of the unknown, social isolation, financial […]

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FAQ: Philadelphia COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund

March 26, 2020

This is a list of frequently asked questions regarding the City’s new COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund, which was created to help provide immediate relief to small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in Philadelphia. See PDF here.

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Governor Wolf Announces Financial Assistance Available to Small Businesses

March 25, 2020

Today, Governor Tom Wolf announced that new funding is available to help small businesses impacted by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, through a new program under the Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority’s (PIDA) Small Business First Fund, the COVID-19 Working Capital Access Program (CWCA). The Commonwealth Financing Authority (CFA) recently authorized the transfer of $40 million to […]

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