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Anti-Assault Wearable Roars to Crazy Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

If there was any doubt that Roar For Good would be a hit, the verdict is in: It’s a smash. The company recently launched its […]

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Philly “Shark Tank” Leads to $550,000 in Startup Funding

It wasn’t quite Shark Tank, but a similarly run contest in Philly led to two startups receiving a combined $550,000 in investment capital. Part of the IMPACT […]

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Philly’s Most Powerful Investors Offer Strong Views on Startup Scene

The opening panel discussion of the IMPACT 2015 Capital Conference featured five heavy hitters in the local venture capital community — and they weren’t shy about pointing […]

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Shark Tank-Style Competition and More to Watch For at the IMPACT Conference

A select group of startup companies will get their chance to pitch to investors live in the “Lion’s Den” — with real money on the […]

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A Mouthpiece that Detects Concussions and More Local Health Care Innovations

Health care is at a crossroads and all players in the market basically want the same three things: Increased access to care, lower costs and […]

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Must See: Entrepreneur Sends F-Bomb Response Letter After Investor Rejection

One of the golden rules of business is not to burn bridges, but an entrepreneur pretty much scorched any connection with Josh Kopelman of FirstRound […]

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The Fastest Growing Companies in Philadelphia Area

The fastest-growing company in the Philadelphia region is one you may have never heard of: Pop! Promos. The company will make custom sunglasses, scarves, car chargers, beanies and […]

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32 Fast and Cheap Marketing Tests Your Company Should Be Running

This is an excerpt from Traction: How Any Startup Can Achieve Explosive Customer Growth, co-authored by Gabriel Weinberg and Justin Mares, published by Penguin Random […]

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Center City Startup Incubator to Close

Seed Philly is closing its doors. Brad Denenberg‘s incubator space at 1650 Arch Street will cease operations at the end of October. After opening in […]

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Six Companies Share $104,000 in Startup PHL Grants

Startup PHL has announced six grants amounting to $104,538. Here’s who got the cash:

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The 25 Best Tweets From the Forbes Under 30 Summit

As the Forbes Under 30 Summit comes to a close and the army of smart young people heads home, we thought it would be fun to take a […]

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ThinkFest Preview: Neil Blumenthal on How Startups Can Thrive

Neil Blumenthal knows a thing or two about launching a successful startup. The co-founder and co-CEO of Warby Parker, Blumenthal has brought hip eyewear to the […]

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Meet the 31 Year Old Revolutionizing Health Care One Blood Test at a Time

Elizabeth Holmes is on a mission to change blood tests forever. Why should it cost $5,000 and take days when test results are extremely critical and […]

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DuckDuckGo Founder’s Sage Advice for Startups

This is the third in a series of blog posts about the Philly Startup Leaders Bootcamp. In the fourth week of PSLU’s bootcamp, Gabriel Weinberg, co-founder and […]

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Startup Gets Two $100,000 Investments in Same Week

Christopher Gray is having the best week ever. On Tuesday, his app Scholly beat out hundreds of other companies to win a $100,000 investment from Steve […]