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Philly, Vote Now to Bring Back Steve Case’s Rise of the Rest Tour

AOL co-founder Steve Case is bringing his Rise of the Rest tour back, and Philadelphia has another big opportunity to be in the campaign’s spotlight. […]

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Guru Lands $9.3M in Latest Funding Round

Guru is having a great 2017. On Wednesday, the startup — which turned two at the beginning of the month — announced that it secured […]

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Q&A: Yasmine Mustafa on ROAR for Good’s Athena Product Launch

Philly startup ROAR for Good has been snatching headlines and wallets for the past two years, and now the startup’s highly anticipated first product — […]

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Too Busy for Online Dating? New Philly Startup Will Swipe for You

There isn’t a lot that the duo behind Wingman, the dating startup launched this month in Philadelphia, will let their customers know about them. “It plays […]

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Wharton Prof Says VCs Keep Women-Led Startups From Raising More Money

It’s 2017 and the gender gap in venture capital funding is only widening by the minute. Last year, venture capitalists invested $58.2 billion in male-led […]

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These 4 Startups Landed a Spot in the New Sixers Innovation Lab

On Tuesday, the Sixers Innovation Lab officially opened its doors, solidifying the franchise’s new mission to back go-getting entrepreneurs. The 8,000-square foot lab space located […]

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EO Philadelphia Unveils New Accelerator for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Philadelphia — the organization that claims a global network of more than 12,000 business owners in 163 chapters across 52 countries — […]

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Kauffman Index Shows Philly Startup Economy Has Much Room to Grow

According to Kauffman’s 2017 Startup Activity Index, the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area is in a bit of a lull when it comes to new business creation […]

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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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Curalate Launches in London

After five years of rising to the top of Philly’s startup scene, Curalate has now expanded overseas. The company announced this week that it has […]

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These 8 Startups Are in Ben Franklin’s First Fintech Accelerator Class

Ben Franklin Tech Partners just announced the eight startups participating in its inaugural fintech accelerator program and the list of companies gives us a strong […]

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Philadelphia Among the Country’s Top 10 Emerging Startup Hubs

A new report from the nonprofit Progressive Policy Institute and D.C.-based technology network Technet, says it time for policymakers to recognize and support emerging startup […]

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Philly Now Has a Free, Next-Day Online Delivery Service for Used Cars

Philadelphians just got an upgrade on their online car buying experience. Carvana, the startup that bills itself as the “Amazon of cars” — with more […]

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10 Philly Startups to Watch in 2017, According to the Biggest Tech Leaders

As we said farewell to 2016, BizPhilly put a call out to the tech community: Which local startups are you most excited about for 2017? […]

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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 […]