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Philadelphia Businesses Commit to Invest in Black and Brown-Owned Companies

April 26, 2021

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia announced Tuesday the creation of the Diverse Procurement Collaborative to increase opportunities for small, Black and brown-owned businesses by partnering with buyers to establish procurement goals and strategies. The Diverse Procurement Collaborative is part of the Chamber’s Recharge & Recover PHL initiative, a coalition to devise, present and […]

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These Philadelphia Organizations Are Teaming Up To Build A Pipeline Of BIPOC Tech Founders

April 22, 2021

The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) and Ben Franklin Technology Partners are teaming up with Coded By Kids to make Mentor Connect, a program that matches founders with experts, more diverse. They say it’s the first of its kind in the city. In a city whose tech sector is steeped with racial and […]

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Transparent Health Marketplace Closes $30 Million Series C Funding Round Led by ARTIS Ventures

April 22, 2021

Transparent Health Marketplace, Inc. (THM), a transformative healthcare technology company, today announced it has completed an oversubscribed $30 million Series C Preferred equity funding round led by ARTIS Ventures, a San Francisco-based health and tech focused venture capital firm. THM operates the first marketplace of its kind to connect payors and providers of healthcare services […]

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Roundtrip and ACS Remove the Roadblock to Cancer Care

April 13, 2021

Roundtrip, the leading technology solution for patient transportation, announces the addition of the US’s largest health-focused charity, the American Cancer Society, as a partner. Every day, thousands of cancer patients need a ride to treatment, but some may not have a way to get there. The American Cancer Society Road To Recovery program provides transportation […]

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Temple Spinout ExpressCells Adds New Investors to Meet ‘Rapidly Growing Demand’

April 12, 2021

ExpressCells, a gene editing technology company spun out of Temple University, has raised $590,500 in an equity financing. Founded in 2018, ExpressCells is using its own proprietary genome editing technology in combination with CRISPR to create advanced “knock-in” cell lines to enhance drug discovery and support other types of biological research. The speed of the […]

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