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VitalTrax’s Clinical Trial App Has Hit the Market

VitalTrax — the clinical software platform that connects patients to clinical trials — just hit another major milestone. On Wednesday, the startup announced that its clinical […]

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Scenes From the Inaugural PHL Innovation Picnic

Thursday evening could not have been a more perfect time for Philadelphia’s innovation crowd to descend upon the Navy Yard to bask in the sun […]

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Ben Franklin Tech Partners Pumped $3.7M Into These 21 Philly-Area Startups Last Quarter

Tech investment powerhouse Ben Franklin Technology Partners released their third quarter investment plan this week and 21 early-stage companies got approved for investment. A total […]

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VitalTrax Scores First Cut of $6 Million Philly Digital Health Fund

Clinical trial software platform VitalTrax just became the first startup to dip into the $6 million digital health funding initiative launched by Safeguard Scientifics, Ben […]

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How Hard Is It for Startups to Raise Capital in Philly?

It’s been said many times before that access to capital is still a challenge for Philadelphia’s entrepreneurs, but the process of securing funds for a […]

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Q&A: Healthcare IT to Enter an Intense Period of Innovation in Philly

Last week, three of the Philadelphia region’s biggest players made a major announcement at PSL’s Founder Factory. Philly’s veteran venture firm, Safeguard Scientifics; Independence Health Group, the parent […]

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New Way to Pitch a Startup Investor: In a Chat Room

For many entrepreneurs, the first introduction to an investor can prove valuable in the long run — and they’re typically thrilled to pitch investors in any forum: A conference […]