PhillyInc Archive: February, 2011

Are you ready for some demos?

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Small-business owners with a yen for technology can start their Monday learning about attracting investment and end it by seeing how some local... Read more

Osage raises $100 million venture fund

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Osage Partners, of Bala Cynwyd, has raised $100 million for a venture capital fund that has teamed up with eight universities and is focused... Read more

Interpretting the fear priced into oil prices

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Oil experts this week seem to be tripping over themselves to offer dire predictions of where the price of a barrel of oil is headed. Nomura... Read more

Boards who prefer 3-year 'say on pay' votes get pushback

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Even if they're not binding on boards of directors, the "say on pay" proposals that many shareholders will see for the first time this spring... Read more

Comcast, DuPont CEOs named to Obama competitiveness panel

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Comcast Corp. CEO Brian L. Roberts and DuPont Co. CEO Ellen Kullman were added Wednesday to a business/labor group that the White House wants... Read more

Unisys builds cash as it trims debt

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It’s been a long time since Unisys Corp. could say that it had more cash on its books than it owed. But that was the case as 2010 ended... Read more

Wyeth, vaccine makers prevail in Supreme Court decision

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A ruling released Tuesday by the U.S. Supreme Court gives a victory to Wyeth and other vaccine makers in a lawsuit that sought to determine... Read more

Pre-recession data show rise in black-owned businesses in Phila.

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To put a face on new statistics about the number of black-owned businesses in the Philadelphia area, I called accountant John Milligan. First... Read more