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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.
Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship: new Drexel HQ, same mission business

Jan. 7, 2014 9:30 am

Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship: new Drexel HQ, same mission

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.
Penn’s Graduate School of Education launches $2.1M edtech incubator business

Sep. 23, 2013 8:30 am

Penn’s Graduate School of Education launches $2.1M edtech incubator

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.
Drexel’s business incubator moving to this new $92M building civic

Sep. 20, 2013 12:00 pm

Drexel’s business incubator moving to this new $92M building

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.