StartupPHL Seed Fund II will launch with $3.5 million - $1.75 million each coming from PIDC and Ben Franklin, with additional investors possible, the groups announced Thursday. Their target is $5 million.
From publicly-traded large corporations to family-held, small enterprises, trends like augmented reality and VR are poised to redefine the business landscape.
Dedicated to creating informed, supportive, self-sustaining online communities for people with chronic, lifelong conditions, Health Union's president and CEO tell us why they get emotional when they see their company's impact.
CardConnect CEO Jeffrey Shanahan knows it's all about location and environment when it comes to attracting smart, motivated millennials to work at his King of Prussia fintech firm.
The 2K League is the latest competitive gaming, or esports, venture to get investment from established Philadelphia-area firms. Driving the interest is a global esports audience that hit 335 million people in 2017 and will hit 380.2 million this year, analytics firm Newzoo predicts.
ActiveProtective Technologies Inc. has raised $10.6 million for research and development, has secured several patents, and plans to have its belt on the market for use in supervised-care communities later this year, and in private homes after that.
The future - at least in the near term - will not only be driverless, but without passenger, as well.
The creator/inventor of the web as we know it has some fatherly advice for the web, starting with: more users, more equality, and perhaps more regulation for tech giants.
It's hard to imagine a movement like #MeToo spreading without the internet, but can technology also play a role in preventing sexual violence?
Some users on Twitter and Reddit say the outbursts have been entirely spontaneous. Others have said that Alexa has laughed after being asked to turn on the lights - and may have misheard the command.
Restaurant guide The Infatuation has announced it was buying the Zagat brand for an undisclosed amount.
The Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant is working on noise-canceling, over-ear headphones that rival headsets from market leaders like Bose and even the company's own Beats by Dre brand, according to people familiar with the product's development.
Kiera Smalls said she will work to ensure that PSL's reach is more encompassing and serves the needs "of all members and supporters" of the city's tech community.