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Penn Medicine Begins “Life-Changing” Uterine Transplant Program

Historically, there’s been no treatment available for women living with nonfunctioning uteruses, but in recent years, physicians have made breakthroughs with uterine transplants. And this […]

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Philly’s Snarky Tea Just Won Big on Shark Tank

Another Philadelphia company is about to experience the ever-welcome Shark Tank bump. On Sunday, Snarky Tea founder Jenni-Lyn Williams struck a $150,000 deal on the […]

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Urban Outfitters Sued Over Wage and Overtime Practices

On Friday, two Urban Outfitters employees filed lawsuits against the Philadelphia-based retailer for allegedly failing to pay them for total hours worked, including overtime. The […]

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Here’s How Much Airbnb Has Blown Up in Philly

While cities like New York are seeing a rebound in its number of Airbnb listings, the company’s expansion has not let up in Philadelphia. According […]

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These Two Startups Won Big at PACT’s Lion’s Den Pitch Competition

The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) hosted its signature Capital Conference this week and capped off the event with the much-anticipated Lion’s Den […]

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Venture Capitalists Made Fewer Bets on Philly in 2017

If you talk to almost any entrepreneur in Philadelphia about what the region’s innovation ecosystem lacks, chances are the word “capital” will be among their […]

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This Coalition Wants to Tackle North Philly’s Biggest Health Disparities

It’s been a year since health and government officials across the city and state came together to form the North Philadelphia Health Enterprise Zone. The […]

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PHOTOS: Still Courting Amazon, Philly Takes Over Seattle With New Ad Campaign

Philadelphia may have submitted its bid for Amazon’s HQ2 over a week ago, but that’s hasn’t stopped the city from shamelessly courting the e-commerce giant. […]

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Thinkfest Preview: Fry, Klasko and Katz on Philly’s Innovation Future

In May, the Brookings Institution released a major report that basically looked at Philadelphia’s innovation scene under a microscope. The study, which was commissioned by […]

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Here’s Where Penn Ranks for Its Number of Alumni Entrepreneurs

International branding company GraphicSprings, released findings this week that show where entrepreneurs got their start in terms of education. The company looked at more than […]

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There’s a Brand New Five Below in Town, Just in Time for Halloween

Five Below, the magical and silly place we’ve called the “tweenage wasteland,” is at it again. The Philly-born retailer opened its 600th store Friday morning, […]

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Why Comcast Recently Lost 125K Cable Customers

Last quarter, 125,000 Comcast TV customers did away with their cable subscriptions. The loss is the company’s largest quarterly decline of cable customers in the […]

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ThinkFest Preview: David Bookspan, Wil Reynolds and Richard Vague on Philly’s Growing Tech Scene

There’s a new report out nearly every week it seems about the state of Philadelphia’s tech industry. This month, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation […]

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WATCH: Philly School Kids Built These Legit Websites

This fall, Coded by Kids is doubling down on its high school coding program, Pathways into Tech. After celebrating its fourth anniversary last month,Coded by […]

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I Love My Job: The Local Professor Who Dug Up a 65-Ton Dinosaur

Paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara, who’s world-renowned for discovering the giant plant-eating dinosaur Dreadnoughtus (it weighed 65 tons when it was alive), has a new book out […]