Category: Philadelphia
Feb 27

A Philly company disrupts the home pregnancy test

It's been 40 years since the first home tests hit the market, which means innovation is long overdue. This PA startup has developed a flushable, biodegradable, compostable product that offers the gift of ease and discretion to women everywhere.

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Jan 9

The place to be for Philly's entrepreneurs

A global network for the startup community has a new home in Philadelphia. Housed in the under-construction 3675 Market Street, Venture Café at Quorum will offer a slate of programming and a raft of connections for local innovators.

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Dec 18

Handmade in PA: Stunning ceramics from the state's artisans

While many of the Commonwealth’s large tableware manufacturers have moved production overseas, a vibrant community of craftspeople remain committed to creating functional one-of-a-kind plates, bowls, mugs, vases and more, inspired by everything from Japanese design to traditional German redware. This holiday season, set your table with a piece of Pennsylvania.

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Nov 29

Bone Deep: A Philly company seeks to revolutionize the bone graft

Orthopedic bone graft surgery involves the use of rods, plates, pins, putty, wires, screws and external fixation devices. These procedures (of which over 600,000 are done annually in the U.S.) often require extended hospitalization, immobilization and physical therapy. Regennera Therapeutics has a better idea: They're building a synthetic “scaffold” that regenerates healthy bone, ligaments, muscles, cartilage and blood vessels.

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Nov 27

Dear Amazon, Love Pennsylvania

Seven bids to be home to Amazon's new headquarters came from the Commonwealth. From major cities like Philadelphia to job-hungry regions like Northeastern PA, economic development professionals made their pitches as to why they have the ideal location for one of the world's most dynamic companies. Who will triumph in the race for thousands of jobs and billions in investment?

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