Startups

Money Moves: Baltimore nanotech firm Pixelligent raised a sparkly new $38M

Nov. 18, 2022 5:45 pm

Money Moves: Baltimore nanotech firm Pixelligent raised a sparkly new $38M

Plus, surgical robotics company Galen Robotics closed a Series A, and EliteGamingLIVE is fundraising.
RoadRunner Recycling speeds ahead with $20M raise

Nov. 17, 2022 5:37 pm

RoadRunner Recycling speeds ahead with $20M raise

The sustainable waste management tech company is ending 2022 on a high note with the Fifth Wall-led Series D extension.
An edtech maker, an AV leader and a TyBOT walk into Discovery Day …

Nov. 17, 2022 3:17 pm

An edtech maker, an AV leader and a TyBOT walk into Discovery Day …

Here's why leaders from BirdBrain Technologies, Aurora and Advanced Construction Robotics said they showed up at the inaugural event to represent the dynamic robotics industry in Pittsburgh.
PA Biotech Center just got $5M from the state for early-stage startups

Nov. 17, 2022 2:33 pm

PA Biotech Center just got $5M from the state for early-stage startups

The one-year grant aims to accelerate life sciences discoveries by young companies, but also support the economic development of the region through new programming.
DonorSee is launching a $1.5M WeFunder campaign

Nov. 17, 2022 12:55 pm

DonorSee is launching a $1.5M WeFunder campaign

The NoVa startup is raising via crowdfunding site WeFunder to expand the team and add new AI and machine learning properties.
Juno Search Partners has been acquired by an NYC-based insurance brokerage

Nov. 17, 2022 9:00 am

Juno Search Partners has been acquired by an NYC-based insurance brokerage

Cofounders Vicki Sack and Mikal Harden will remain at the helm of their 12-year-old talent search firm, and its 85 employees.
Money Moves: Morgan State receives almost $10M in STEM research grants

Nov. 16, 2022 6:57 pm

Money Moves: Morgan State receives almost $10M in STEM research grants

Also, Haystack Oncology raised a $56 million Series A, and Fearless earned a five-year contract with the National Archives and Records Administration.
Amid mass tech layoffs, Philly’s Bob Moore reflects on his own layoff ‘failure’ with RJMetrics

Nov. 16, 2022 5:10 pm

Amid mass tech layoffs, Philly’s Bob Moore reflects on his own layoff ‘failure’ with RJMetrics

A successful company both produces a great product and knows where that product exists in the market, the entrepreneur said at Founder Factory 2022.
Power Moves: Pennovation Works welcomes a new director amid its expansion

Nov. 15, 2022 1:25 pm

Power Moves: Pennovation Works welcomes a new director amid its expansion

Plus, some major moves within city government, and Philly Startup Leaders' head gets a new title.
Georgetown’s JoyLet is helping new parents be more sustainable with a baby gear rental service

Nov. 15, 2022 11:35 am

Georgetown’s JoyLet is helping new parents be more sustainable with a baby gear rental service

The startup, which has roots in Georgetown, offers a rental service for "baby gear" like strollers, bassinets, nursing tools and more.