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Philly’s life sciences footprint has grown through the pandemic, and firms have already raised $1B in 2021

Sep. 24, 2021 5:28 pm

Philly’s life sciences footprint has grown through the pandemic, and firms have already raised $1B in 2021

In 2020, Philadelphia was home to nearly 20,000 life science professionals, and that number will grow in the next five years. A new JLL report provides plenty of data behind the region's life sciences industry.
Meet Plynth, the platform designed for creators to easily sell artwork and merch

Sep. 24, 2021 9:31 am

Meet Plynth, the platform designed for creators to easily sell artwork and merch

After scanning a QR code, the platform takes fans to unique digital experiences set up by the artists. "The long-term vision of Plynth is to help all creators offer products that bridge the real and the virtual," said founder Jono Matusky.
Money Moves: Bucks County-based Astarte Medical raises $7.6M

Sep. 23, 2021 4:28 pm

Money Moves: Bucks County-based Astarte Medical raises $7.6M

Check out a roundup of this week's funding announcements from Philly companies in medtech, ecommerce and SaaS.
Israeli product discovery platform Syte acquires retail tech and clients of Philly’s Slyce

Sep. 22, 2021 5:27 pm

Israeli product discovery platform Syte acquires retail tech and clients of Philly’s Slyce

"It was a distraction to maintain these customers in this category that wasn't our main focus anymore," Slyce CEO Ted Mann said of the deal.
Philly just ranked high on a global list of startup ecosystems. These local leaders aren’t surprised

Sep. 22, 2021 2:49 pm

Philly just ranked high on a global list of startup ecosystems. These local leaders aren’t surprised

After earning the title of top "emerging" city last year, Philadelphia landed a spot in the overall top 30 of Startup Genome's Global Startup Ecosystem Report. The city scored highest for its market reach and talent.
Seshie cofounder Kofi Frimpong joins Google for Startups’ 2021 Black Founders Fund

Sep. 21, 2021 5:20 pm

Seshie cofounder Kofi Frimpong joins Google for Startups’ 2021 Black Founders Fund

The cohort of 50 founders receive up to $100,000 in non-dilutive capital. "Being a part of the program will absolutely open up the doors for us," said Frimpong of his virtual experiences startup.
These 14 Philly founders made Forbes’ Next 1000 list for 2021

Sep. 21, 2021 3:35 pm

These 14 Philly founders made Forbes’ Next 1000 list for 2021

The fall round of 250 "ambitious" entrepreneurs includes familiar names including Tribaja's Shannon Morales and Moxie Labs' Justin Mathews.
Resource Roundup: Apps are open for first-time founders program OnRamp

Sep. 20, 2021 4:25 pm

Resource Roundup: Apps are open for first-time founders program OnRamp

Plus, check out these new opportunities for Hurricane Ida relief funding, small business skills development, virtual office hours with a local investor and more.
Convenience store delivery startup Lula is partnering with Uber to bring its tech to all 50 states

Sep. 20, 2021 7:36 am

Convenience store delivery startup Lula is partnering with Uber to bring its tech to all 50 states

"They understand the lack of resources currently for these underpowered stores that want delivery," Lula cofounder Adit Gupta said of Uber.
How this Philly founder realized it was time to pivot: Sage Advice has turned to SEO solutions

Sep. 17, 2021 10:33 am

How this Philly founder realized it was time to pivot: Sage Advice has turned to SEO solutions

After learning the finer points of SEO to drive traffic to their site, the founders of Sage decided to offer these services for other small businesses. CEO Peter Yeargin talks about the transition.

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