Startups

Amid layoffs, Pittsburgh robotics company Seegrid raised $30M

Aug. 5, 2022 4:12 pm

Amid layoffs, Pittsburgh robotics company Seegrid raised $30M

The company developing autonomous mobile robots recently laid off around 90 staffers.
Gopuff is rolling out Instant Cash Out, an immediate payment option for drivers

Aug. 4, 2022 3:01 pm

Gopuff is rolling out Instant Cash Out, an immediate payment option for drivers

The move was one heavily requested by drivers, a spokesperson said. It follows a challenging first few months of 2022 for the Philly-HQ'd company.
Kion is expanding its reach with Booz Allen Hamilton partnership

Aug. 4, 2022 1:25 pm

Kion is expanding its reach with Booz Allen Hamilton partnership

The cloud infrastructure market is booming, looming recession or no.
How this TEDCO program aims to increase access to business resources in Maryland’s most populated areas

Aug. 4, 2022 9:52 am

How this TEDCO program aims to increase access to business resources in Maryland’s most populated areas

The Urban Business Innovation Initiative connects founders with the people and programs needed to help their companies grow.
Meet Ascender’s 2022-2023 incubator startups, from a streaming service to a bike dashcam

Aug. 3, 2022 3:41 pm

Meet Ascender’s 2022-2023 incubator startups, from a streaming service to a bike dashcam

"This year’s cohort is on a mission to change how we consume media, make healthcare more accessible, enjoy quality skincare products, and make our city safer and more inclusive," Director of Innovation Annia Aleman said.
Event tech startup Happied just raised $1.6M to build out its development team

Aug. 3, 2022 3:30 pm

Event tech startup Happied just raised $1.6M to build out its development team

Round participants included HearstLabs, Virginia Venture Partners and High Street Equity. The company will put the funds toward building out a development team.
Plans for fintech company Savana’s $45M Series A? Market penetration and hiring

Aug. 3, 2022 1:01 pm

Plans for fintech company Savana’s $45M Series A? Market penetration and hiring

The Malvern-based, 2009-founded company accelerated its growth in the pandemic, thanks in part to the federal PPP program, CTO Mike Wolfel said.
UMB, in partnership with alumni, wants to commercialize rare disease treatments

Aug. 3, 2022 10:27 am

UMB, in partnership with alumni, wants to commercialize rare disease treatments

GEn1E Lifesciences is emphasizing the “tech” in “biotech” with its goal of bringing new drugs — for treatment of pulmonary, oncological and degenerative muscle conditions — to market in three years or fewer.
After 6 months of change, where are Philly’s 2022 RealLIST Startups now?

Aug. 2, 2022 5:32 pm

After 6 months of change, where are Philly’s 2022 RealLIST Startups now?

Between fundraising, adding team members and users, and pivoting from the original idea, the 10 startups Technical.ly named at the beginning of the year have covered a lot of ground.
This TV reporter-turned-startup founder wants you to share your faves

Aug. 2, 2022 4:46 pm

This TV reporter-turned-startup founder wants you to share your faves

Ali Gorman left her job as a reporter at 6abc to pursue her startup, TruFaves, full time. Here's how she made the transition.