Startups

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NextHealth PHL

Philly-Based Women’s Health Startup Stix Just Raised $3.5M in Seed Funding

It’s been nearly two years since Philly residents Cynthia Plotch and Jamie Norwood launched Stix, a startup making accessing women’s health products like pregnancy, ovulation, […]

strella biotechnology
NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly Startup Using Biosensors to Combat Food Waste and Improve Supply Chains

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] […]

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NextHealth PHL

A Pair of Penn Grads Created a Biodegradable and Flushable Home Pregnancy Test

When the first at-home pregnancy test arrived on store shelves in the 1970s, women everywhere were promised a “private little revolution.” For the first time, […]

simply good cars CEO jared cannon, who will appear in the new episode of shark tank this friday
City Life

Philly’s Simply Good Jars CEO to Appear on New “Shark Tank” Episode

On Friday, “Shark Tank” returns to ABC with a new episode. Among the handful of entrepreneurs hoping to score a deal with the venture capitalists, […]

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NextHealth PHL

NextUp: The Philly Company Making It Easier to Live With Migraine

“NextUp” is a weekly NextHealth PHL feature that highlights the local leaders, organizations and research shaping the Greater Philadelphia region’s life sciences ecosystem. Email [email protected] with pitches […]

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Business

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 […]

givzie founder amanda olsen with her sons
City Life

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 […]

Business

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 […]

NextHealth PHL

Philly Global Startup Accelerator Opens Enrollment for New Cohort

The Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians and the University City Science Center are seeking entrepreneurs to join the latest cohort of the Global Startup Accelerator […]

Business

Meet the 13-Year-Old CEO Taking Over Philly’s Fashion Scene

What were you doing when you were 13? If you were like me, you were playing Xbox and trying to be the best NFL Madden […]

NextHealth PHL

Q&A: Pa. Biotech Center to Pour $50M Into Local Life Sciences Startups

The Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center (PABC) has been supporting life science startups for 13 years, providing the office space, labs, mentorship, and other resources the young companies […]

Business

Q&A: Meet the Philly Dad Whose Startup Is Shaking Up the Stroller Industry

Ted Iobst, founder of the new stroller startup Colugo, describes becoming a parent in stark terms: “One day you aren’t, the next you are.” You […]

NextHealth PHL

Biotech Tour: Inside University City’s [email protected]

[email protected] 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 […]

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Business

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 […]