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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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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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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 […]


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 […]

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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 […]


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 […]

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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, […]


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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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 […]


The Ultimate Guide to Startup Accelerators and Incubators in the Philadelphia Region

New entrepreneurs are constantly making their way into the Philadelphia region’s startup community, with plans to develop their business ideas, launch companies and scale. As a […]


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 […]


Philly Startup Leaders Announces 2018 Diversity Dinner Date

It’s about that time again: Philly Startup Leaders (PSL) just announced the date of its Diversity Dinner, an event that’s now shaping up to be […]