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Safeguard Scientifics Just Laid Off Half Its Staff

Safeguard Scientifics recently announced major changes in its company that includes laying off almost half of its staff, with an eye toward saving about $6 […]

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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 […]