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Philadelphia Startup Ecosystem Ranks Among World’s Top 30 And Has A Value Of $68B, Report Finds

June 15, 2023

Philadelphia remains one of the top startup ecosystems in the world, according to new rankings. In its annual report released Thursday, Startup Genome ranks the city at No. 27 out of more than 280 regional ecosystems around the world based on factors...

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TITAN 100 – Recognizing 100 CEOs & C-Level Executives

June 14, 2023

The Titan 100 program recognizes the top 100 CEOs & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that includes demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion. Collectively the 2023 Philadelphia Titan 100 and...

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Ben Franklin’s Spring 2023 TechCelerator Winners Announced!

June 14, 2023

On Tuesday, June 13, 2023, Ben Franklin Technology Partners, in partnership with Invent Penn State, hosted a virtual pitch event for their TechCelerator Startup Boot Camp. Eight entrepreneurial teams presented their business startup ideas to a panel of judges, friends,...

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Here Is The Complete List Of 2023 Best Places To Work In Greater Philadelphia

June 12, 2023

Workplaces continue to evolve. Companies have adopted new work models, enhanced their spaces, and overhauled their benefits and perks in efforts to attract and retain talent. Those decisions are proving fruitful for some, with a new survey finding that employee...

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Winners Announced in PA Wilds $50,000 BIG IDEA Contest!

June 9, 2023

Winners Announced in PA Wilds $50,000 BIG IDEA Contest! In partnership with the PA WILDS Center for Entrepreneurship, and with funding support provided by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC), Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ recent $50,000 BIG IDEA Contest targeted the...

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New PennWest portal helps families stay connected

June 3, 2023

Online platform delivers 24/7 access to important news, deadlines and resources. Pennsylvania Western University has partnered with CampusESP to launch the Parent and Family Portal, a web-based resource designed to enhance the PennWest family experience and promote student success. Introduced...

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VESTECK Continues To Help Patients Around The World

June 1, 2023

VESTECK, Inc. is excited to announce the successful completion of 7 Endovascular Aortic Repair (EVAR) clinical cases with the “SUTURE-TIGHT” device. Professor Dainis Krievins and Dr. Bao Bui, performed the 2 most recent EVAR procedures in Riga, Latvia, suturing EVAR grafts to the aorta...

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LLUNA, Co-Founder & CEO Jess Podgajny | Founding Philly Ep. 20

May 25, 2023

On this episode, I interview Jess Podgajny, Co-Founder & CEO of LLUNA. LLUNA is building the new operating system for hybrid and remote teams. The company’s Team Operating System (TeamOS) is designed to deliver real-time insights through comprehensive Team Boards...

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Ben Franklin Northeast to Invest $925,000 in 11 Regional Companies

May 24, 2023

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (Ben Franklin Northeast) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $925,000 in support of regional economic development. 11 companies, including five technology startups and six established manufacturers, received funding. Ben Franklin Northeast...

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