Oat Foundry specializes in building old-school split-flap boards. The 6-year-old company, however, is not pinning its hopes on those, learning early on that the ability to pivot is essential to start-ups.
Former Eagles player Jason Avant opened his first franchising trampoline park in Deptford, New Jersey, in March 2017 and is opening his second one in Delran, New Jersey this Saturday and a third one next month in Delaware.
If you think that Facebook and Google pretty much control the Internet, you're right - at least when it comes to advertising. And that can be bad news to some smaller firms, particularly ones that run afoul of Google and Facebook’s oftentimes draconian advertising rules that restrict the promotion.
Two bankrupted Philly retailers, David's Bridal and Advanced Sports/Performance Bicycle (run by new U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean's husband), look to survive bankruptcy reorganization and threats from China-based direct sellers
Manayunk start-up Kognition uses artificial intelligence, facial-recognition software, and smart devices capable of many things, including locking doors (without human intervention) if a shooter is detected in a school.