startups Archives - Philly


Jan. 14, 2021 9:29 am

University City Science Center is launching a new program for first-time entrepreneurs

The free OnRamp program will increase accessibility to education and opportunities for a wide cross section of Philly founders.

Jan. 13, 2021 2:12 pm

Digital behavioral intelligence startup ForMotiv raised $1M after big 2020 growth

A big reason ForMotiv is growing so fast: “COVID has definitely served as the digital transformation accelerator for the financial services industry."

Jan. 11, 2021 2:22 pm

Barley Sober app founder Rohan Brown: ‘There’s no way hospitality comes back without adopting tech’

Brown wants to make it easier for customers to order from bars and restaurants, and has his sights set on post-pandemic innovation.

Jan. 8, 2021 1:00 pm

Philly’s getting its own ‘Shark Tank’-like show premiering on Amazon Prime this month

Peep local spots as "Wolf PAC of Philadelphia" will invest in and mentor local startup leaders in this upcoming streaming series.

Jan. 7, 2021 1:34 pm

Born in the pandemic, delivery startup Best By Supply is bringing food wholesale to consumers

South Jersey-based founder and recent college grad Max Levin said he's experimenting with the business model amid the pandemic.

Dec. 23, 2020 10:06 am

Philly’s top 10 tech stories of the year: pandemic pivots, startup shutdowns and goPuff growth

Here's what readers of Philly cared about most in 2020.

Dec. 16, 2020 2:42 pm

LeRoy Jones exited a company. Now, he’s using his biz experience to help new entrepreneurs thrive

In the latest phase of his career, Jones, whose GSI Health was acquired in 2019, is empowering other founders via management consulting firm EREflow.

Dec. 10, 2020 3:06 pm

Backed by local resources and corporate lessons, Emeka Oguh’s PeopleJoy is on a mission to boost financial wellness

The Philly fintech company is helping people better manage student debt during a year upended by the pandemic. Here's how he's grown and pivoted PeopleJoy via homegrown programs, funding and mentorship.

Dec. 7, 2020 1:20 pm

TrekIT Health rebrands to CareAlign, forms a partnership with HealthShare Exchange

The rebrand comes a few months after the health IT startup raised a $1 million seed round.

Dec. 4, 2020 4:32 pm

See where these 11 startups stand after 13 weeks in LIFT Labs’ all-virtual 2020 accelerator

The Comcast NBCUniversal startup launch program's Demo Day brought the entrepreneurs and audience together to talk future of work while showing off their recent growth.

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