Year: 2022





Sports Sponsorship Company LeagueSide Has Been Acquired By TeamSnap

The deal widens both companies’ footprints to 40,000 sports organizations and 11 million families. Sportstech company LeagueSide, which planted its Philly roots when cofounders Evan Brandoff and Zubin Teherani met at training camp for Venture for America, is expanding its reach via an acquisition by sports software company TeamSnap. The 2015-founded, Center City-headquartered company matches youth sports leagues across the country with brands that […]

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Collx, HeyKiddo and ConConnect all scored big investments at PACT’s 2022 Lion’s Den pitch competition

As the lights go down in the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown’s ballroom and a panel of top Philly investors grace the stage, a booming voice makes an announcement: It’s time for the Philadelphia Alliance for Capital and Technology (PACT) annual Lion’s Den. The dramatics are part of the signature style of the event, meant to be a live-action, localized “Shark Tank” […]

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FLX Solutions Wins Ben Franklin Venture Idol

FLX Solutions won the 19th annual Ben Franklin Venture Idol, held at Ben Franklin TechVentures on November 15, 2022. FLX Solutions, a Bethlehem-based startup, created the FLX Bot, a modular, snake-like robotic arm that can be used for visual inspection and 3D mapping in spaces that are inaccessible or difficult to access. The event brought Continue Reading...

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Meet The Man Using Social Media To Transform The Way Students Learn

Social media has been painted by some as the arch-nemesis of a good education. Teachers and professors have long lamented the fact that 16-24 year-olds spend an average of three hours on social media. Study time is often littered with regular Tik-Tok breaks, and for students, sometimes it can seem like a constant battle between the […]

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Neuraptive Therapeutics Raises $19.5M, Expands Management Team

A Philadelphia biotechnology company working on therapeutics and medical products for patients impacted by peripheral nerve injuries has raised $19.5 million from private investors. The equity financing was disclosed in documents Center City-based Neuraptive Therapeutics filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Company officials were not available to comment on the stock sale. Neuraptive is […]

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