Winning a day on a movie set with director M. Night Shyamalan convinced Melissa Davey, an insurance executive from Valley Forge, to take a career leap and pursue a life dream of becoming a filmmaker. "The Beyond Sixty Project," her first feature film, documents women over 60 doing amazing things.
Philadelphia was shut out in June when 12 permits were awarded to cultivate cannabis in Pennsylvania. Now, the congressman, arguably the region's most powerful politician, is demanding to know why medical marijuana won't be grown on his home turf.
The inaugural event sold out and drew effusive reviews. It was a day for giving - and receiving - encouragement.
Based in Berwyn, BrandShare is believed to be the world's first and largest media and e-commerce sampling company, providing 74 million "value-add product inserts" a month and expected to reach between $40 million and $50 million in revenue this year.
Jenni-Lyn Williams landed a $150,000 investment by two Sharks in exchange for 50 percent of her company.
Serial entrepreneur Brian Powell is a welcome "stable pair of sea legs" to millennials at his electric bike start-up, Junto Bicycle Works Ltd.
American Trench started out wanting to produce a coat made in America. Now, it's touting a Made in Philly movement.
A survey of companies with up to $100 million in annual revenue found that 30 percent of those owned by women were able to get bank loans during the previous three months, compared to half of all companies surveyed.
The iconic market is launching a set of 21st century innovations, driven by competition from a new wave of grocers.
The Scrub Daisy line, four years in the making, is expected to become the Delaware County company's flagship product.
Yuval Yarden has stepped down as executive director of Philly Startup Leaders following a controversial panel discussion last week at the Black & Brown Founders Conference.
The Women Raising Capital conference was heralded as a "good start" in bringing gender parity to the male-dominant world of start-up financing.
Chester County's Prowler Bat Co., which makes its wooden bats by hand, must now decide whether to make the investments necessary to produce bats suitable for professional players.