incubators

Philly’s collaborative spirit is its greatest strength: MilkCrate’s Morgan Berman business

Nov. 20, 2014 8:00 am

Philly’s collaborative spirit is its greatest strength: MilkCrate’s Morgan Berman

CEO Morgan Berman explains how MilkCrate is helping bridge four very separate worlds: geeks, designers, sustainability wonks and entrepreneurs.
Benjamin’s Desk cofounder to launch incubator for veteran-led startups business

Nov. 12, 2014 10:29 am

Benjamin’s Desk cofounder to launch incubator for veteran-led startups

It's an idea that's long been in the works for Maher, a veteran himself. He'll lead the The Bunker PHL, a local offshoot of the Chicago-based incubator of the same name.
Venturef0rth acquired by American Certified CEO Marvin Weinberger business

Oct. 14, 2014 3:34 pm

Venturef0rth acquired by American Certified CEO Marvin Weinberger

Venturef0rth's cofounders said that, due to current ventures, they no longer had enough time to run the incubator.
Meet some of the 18 startups working from Wharton’s summer incubator business

Jul. 25, 2014 11:44 am

Meet some of the 18 startups working from Wharton’s summer incubator

The startups led by Wharton MBAs run the gamut — from offering credit to international students to selling wrinkle-free, women's travel-wear.
Tour the Innovation Center @3401: new incubator from Drexel, Science Center business

Jul. 16, 2014 12:30 pm

Tour the Innovation Center @3401: new incubator from Drexel, Science Center

Companies participating in DreamIt Health, DreamIt Ventures and the Science Center's Digital Health Accelerator will all call the new center home.
Amid company turbulence, Project Liberty announces next class of startups business

Jul. 15, 2014 9:30 am

Amid company turbulence, Project Liberty announces next class of startups

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.
For its second class, edtech incubator EDSi triples in size business

Jul. 3, 2014 12:52 pm

For its second class, edtech incubator EDSi triples in size

EDSi is hosting nine companies for the six-month program, up from three in its inaugural class. Four of the nine are Philadelphia-based.
Penn’s edtech incubator EDSi graduates first class of 3 startups business

Apr. 16, 2014 12:30 pm

Penn’s edtech incubator EDSi graduates first class of 3 startups

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.
Pennovation Center: new Grays Ferry Penn campus incubator business

Feb. 28, 2014 12:30 pm

Pennovation Center: new Grays Ferry Penn campus incubator

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.
Meet the 4 Project Liberty startups housed in the Inquirer building business

Jan. 13, 2014 11:30 am

Meet the 4 Project Liberty startups housed in the Inquirer building

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.