How SEPTA and 10 other investors forced Mark Zuckerberg to scrap his plan for keeping control of Facebook.
The New Hope-based company that has become profitable as it has expanded from its U.S. social-media also-ran roots to become a collection of multinational mobile dating apps.
"We are extremely enthusiastic about our acquisition of TicketLeap, and the TicketLeap team is continuing on under the leadership of Chrisse Dragon," Patron CEO Eugene Carr told me in an email.
The organization named six immigrant entrepreneurs, past and present, to the third yearly list for its Innovators Walk of Fame.
Its venture program and investment committee have picked five start-up winners for this fall's enlarged September-to-November "RAPID Hardware Accelerator" program class. Prizes include $25,000 in seed funding and access to NextFab machines.
"Talent is the dominant factor" in the retail/tech giant's search for a new headquarters city, says corporate-location adviser John Boyd.
Five of 10 recent investments have been within an hour or two of the Radnor-based headquarters.
The long bull market has lifted many tech-based companies, including these four in suburban Philadelphia.
Among other things, it would tinker with how power is brokered, and how business is done, around here.
The documentary shows how fee-hungry U.S. investment bankers and brokers help promoters who pack overvalued Chinese assets into the carcasses of small, publicly traded U.S. firms to separate retirement investors from their dollars, without effective oversight from either country.
CEO Breen says he'll run 'lean and mean' after another $3 billion in job, factory and supplier cuts.
"Let me put my brain on the table and explain it for you."
He departs Fairmount Partners, whose boss Charlie Robins says is having its best year ever.
The company addresses damage at and around its Crosby, Texas, operation, and safety and disclosure concerns in general.
A higher rating should lead to slightly lower borrowing costs for the district, whose property-tax payers have been paying millions of dollars a year in additional interest.
According to the lawsuit, medical and police responders exposed to the initial fire had trouble breathing, and some had to be assisted to leave the site. Police have said at least 15 medical responders went to hospitals to be checked for smoke inhalation.
Spending on safety and prevention in anticipation of an unexpected event such as Harvey would have ensured a better outcome, critics of the company say.
The company was bought by Rhode Island-based Gilbane Construction Co. and is joining that six-generation family enterprise, which has 30 offices across the U.S.
The Center City business applications software company has raised $9.3 million from investors led by its early-stage backers, FirstMark Capital and Dell Computer founder Michael Dell's MSD Capital.