Jul. 25, 2014 11:44 am
The startups led by Wharton MBAs run the gamut — from offering credit to international students to selling wrinkle-free, women's travel-wear.
Jul. 16, 2014 12:30 pm
Companies participating in DreamIt Health, DreamIt Ventures and the Science Center's Digital Health Accelerator will all call the new center home.
Jul. 15, 2014 9:30 am
It's the fifth class of startups to participate in the incubator, which is backed by a $345,000 Knight Foundation grant. Some of the five startups, which reflect less of the program's previous news media focus, moved in as early as June.
Jul. 3, 2014 12:52 pm
EDSi is hosting nine companies for the six-month program, up from three in its inaugural class. Four of the nine are Philadelphia-based.
Apr. 16, 2014 12:30 pm
The incubator budgeted $600,000 to invest in EDSi's inaugural three startups: Apprennet, Raise Labs and scrible, EDSi CEO Brien Walton said. This number includes the $10,000 that each company received at the beginning of the program, as well as program services.
Feb. 28, 2014 12:30 pm
It builds off the work of Penn's four-year-old UPstart program, which helps faculty and students create businesses, and gives those businesses a physical place to call home. At least one UPstart business is located in the Pennovation Center already: Novapeutics, a diabetes treatment company.
Jan. 13, 2014 11:30 am
The incubator held its first three six-month cycles in 2012 and 2013, backed by a $250,000 Knight Foundation grant. The Knight Foundation re-upped its funding last August, awarding Project Liberty $345,000.
Jan. 7, 2014 9:30 am
Since launching in 2001, the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship has been a hub of Drexel tech startup businesses. It has a new incubator inside the new $92 million LeBow building but the same mission for growing the region's ecosystem.
Sep. 23, 2013 8:30 am
Each startup will receive $10,000 upon entering the incubator when it launches in late September and will be able to raise more funding from the incubator's fund after graduation.
Sep. 20, 2013 12:00 pm
The university is keeping mum about the details until the official opening, scheduled for Oct. 3, including the reason for the move and the number of companies the new space will be able to accommodate.