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Inside Mt. Airy’s New Immigrant Entrepreneur Co-Working Space

The following statements have become truisms: Small businesses are the greatest engine of economic growth in America. Immigrants from abroad have played a major role in […]

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RevZilla NOT Acquired by Cycle Gear But…

Late last week, Reuters reported that Philadelphia-based motorcycle parts startup RevZilla was on the cusp of being acquired by Cycle Gear, creating a company worth approximately $400 million to […]

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6 Seriously Cool Health Care Innovations Ready to Prove Their Worth

You can’t help but root for the companies in the latest class of the University City Science Center’s Digital Health Accelerator. A patch that analyzes sweat […]

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Philly Venture Capital Firm Closes $35 Million Fund

Think Philly doesn’t have serious funding sources for startup companies? Think again. MissionOG has closed its first fund and has now has a cool $35 million under […]

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Hey Business Owners, Want $30,000 from Comcast?

Hey business owners: If you had $30,000, how would you use technology improve your business? Give a compelling answer and you could get a serious windfall of […]

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Report: Revzilla to Sell to Cycle Gear

UPDATE: Revzilla was not acquired by Cycle Gear. Instead, it announced that it’s partnering with J.W. Childs (the private equity firm that owns Cycle Gear) to form […]

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7 Startups Are Ready for PSL Accelerator

An Uber for salons, collapsable bike helmets for women and a service that connects home chefs with hungry eaters are just some of the innovations […]

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Bob Moul Named CEO of Cloudamize

It’s been a roller-coaster year for Bob Moul. This summer, he was forced to sell Artisan Mobile, his Old City-based startup that helped apps engage and monetize users […]

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Curalate Raises Mind-Blowing $27.5 Million

Curalate has a bold mission: Reshape the $1.6 trillion e-commerce market by capitalizing on the increased use of photos online. The Philly-based tech company just closed […]

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WeWork in Northern Liberties Won’t Open on Time

The much-anticipated WeWork co-working space in Northern Liberties won’t open on time. WeWork signed a lease for 30,000 square feet at the Piazza at Schmidt’s, […]

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Future of Manufacturing in Philly Isn’t Smoky Factories

The word “manufacturing” probably conjures up images of smoke-filled factories and Depression Era employees working for peanuts. But the reality is much brighter — and tech […]

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New Co-Working Space for Women Now Open

When self-employed Katy O’Gara works from home, there’s always something that can distract her. A mother of four kids 12 and under, O’Gara might see a pile […]

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Shark Tank to Feature Philly-Made SmartPlate

Every startup company is looking for one thing: traction. Maybe they get some momentum after a speaking engagement, news article or crowdfunding campaign, but there’s […]

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Philly Startup Founder Rings Nasdaq Bell

Christopher Gray can knock “ring the Nasdaq bell” off his bucket list. He’s the founder of Scholly, a smartphone app that helps students easily find scholarship funds — […]

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Philly Ranks 5th on Huffington Post List of Top Tech Cities

Philadelphia’s tech scene got some nice recognition in a new Huffington Post article ranking the top 10 cities that techies should consider moving to in […]