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SoftBank Quietly Invested $750 Million in Delivery Startup GoPuff Last Summer

Once upon a time, Philly startup goPuff was a little company that raised $8 million to deliver hot Cheetos and rolling papers to stoned (or […]

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News

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 […]

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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, […]

Business

Q&A: These Local Startup Founders Want You to Never Pack a Suitcase Again

Like all good Philadelphia stories, this one started with an Eagles game. In October, both Ali Moghadam, co-founder and president of the Philly-based travel startup […]

Business

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 […]

Business

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 […]

Business

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, […]

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Business

Philly’s Spark Therapeutics Is Revolutionizing Medicine

The dogs told her it would work, back in 2000. Jean Bennett had been a gene-therapy researcher for two decades at that point, starting with […]

Business

Arlan Hamilton and Alex Banayan to Keynote 2018 PACT Capital Conference

The PACT Capital Conference is back again this September, but the signature event will look and feel very different this year for its 25th anniversary. […]

Business

Philly Startup Community, Here’s Why You Should Take This Diversity and Inclusion Survey

Philadelphia’s startup community has ways to go on the diversity and inclusion front, and following last year’s various community gatherings around the issue, stakeholders have […]

Business

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 […]

Business

Pressbox — the “Redbox of Dry Cleaning” — Just Launched in Philadelphia

Philadelphians who are just too busy to a make a trip to their local dry cleaner can now request on-demand services through an app that […]

Business

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. […]

Business

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 […]

Business

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 — […]