Philly Startups

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Main Line Woman’s Start-Up Wants to Change the Way You Buy Gifts

If you’re like the average American, you’re probably going to be doing some holiday gift buying in the coming days, which means long lines and […]


This Philly HR Startup Wants to Make Your Workplace More Efficient

For many workers, the human resources (HR) department only comes to mind when they’re hired, fired, or involved in some workplace quandary. But HR departments […]

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Biotech Tour: Inside University City’s BioLabs@CIC

BioLabs@CIC Philadelphia officially opened its doors to the Philadelphia community last fall. The member-based co-working chain joined uCity Square’s growing innovation corridor at 3675 Market Street, […]

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Philadelphia Is Now One of the Nation’s Top 10 Regions for Venture Activity

The Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technologies (PACT) recently released its yearly venture report, which offers a look at investment across the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metropolitan Statistical […]


We’re Looking for 2019’s Startups to Watch

It’s the last day of 2018, and BizPhilly is looking back on what’s been a big year for the startups recognized on our annual Startups […]


We Told You to Watch These 10 Philly Startups—Here’s Where They Are Now

As we close out the year, the ten companies in Philadelphia magazine’s 2018 Startups to Watch cohort look back at the biggest accomplishments they achieved and […]


Philly Startup Leaders Announces New Board Leadership and 2019 Accelerator Cohort

Some big, exciting changes are coming to Philly Startup Leaders next year, and the changes are definitely a reflection of Philly’s growing startup scene and […]


Philadelphia Is One of the Country’s Top 10 Rising Cities for Startups

When AOL cofounder Steve Case visited Philadelphia this year, he observed a lot of growth in the startup community since his last visit in 2015, […]


Tech Founder Bob Moore Launches New Startup Crossbeam

Philly tech entrepreneur Bob Moore is at it again. The RJ Metrics co-founder has officially launched Crossbeam, a new B2B software venture that will build […]


Mid-Year Update: 10 Startups to Watch for 2018

At the start of the year, BizPhilly identified ten of the city’s most promising startups to watch, and in just six months, each company has […]


Is 1 Million Cups Really What Philly’s Startup Community Needs Right Now?

Beginning next Wednesday, Philadelphia’s startup community will (somewhat) be trying something new. The city’s Department of Commerce has signed up for the national 1 Million […]


10 Biz Leaders Share the Biggest Lesson They’ve Learned Growing a Startup in Philly

Starting and sustaining a startup is no easy task, and the Philadelphia region comes with its own benefits and drawbacks. The Philly startup leaders below have […]


Anatomy of an Exit

Philly Tech Week (April 27th to May 5th), that annual celebration of our bustling, burgeoning innovation sector, always gets us thinking about the exit — […]


300 Investors Will Gather, 34 Philly-Area Startups Will Pitch at This Year’s Angel Venture Fair

The Mid-Atlantic region’s largest convening of angel investors will gather next month for the 20th annual Angel Venture Fair at the Union League. This year, […]


AOL Co-Founder Steve Case: For Philly to Rise, the Startup Community Must Hang Together

It had been three years since AOL co-founder Steve Case stepped foot in Philadelphia to tour the city’s startup community. In 2015, the entrepreneur-turned-investor brought […]