PhillyInc Archive: November, 2010

Two reports for a post-financial crisis economy

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If the health of the economy were measured with a color-coded “threat” level like that used by Department of Homeland Security... Read more

Optimism reigns at Phila.'s venture conference

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No signs of an enthusiasm gap at last week’s Impact 2010 venture-capital conference in Philadelphia. A survey of more than 250 entrepreneurs... Read more

Global Indemnity to shed 25 percent of U.S. workforce

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When I last wrote about Global Indemnity P.L.C., it was one of several companies incorporating in the more tax-friendly climate of Ireland... Read more

Mercer says few businesses likely to drop health plans

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There is little agreement over what the U.S. employer-based health-insurance system will look like 10 years from now. Some have speculated... Read more

Pa. Bio sees collaboration as key to healthy life-sciences sector

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Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. chief executive David P. Holveck was described Monday at a Pennsylvania Bio event as an “icon”... Read more

Lilly to buy Avid Radiopharmaceuticals for $300 million

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Avid Radiopharmaceuticals Inc. will be bought by Eli Lilly & Co. in a deal valued at up to $800 million. Shareholders in the privately... Read more

Cardiokine is fine after Biogen Idec dropped their deal

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It can be disastrous for a small drug developer to have a deep-pocketed partner walk away from a partnership on an experimental therapy. Such... Read more

Checkpoint Systems moves corporate HQ to Philadelphia

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It’s not often a company with more than $800 million in annual sales establishes its headquarters in Philadelphia. Even rarer is one... Read more