Philadelphia is home to them all. They're the heartbeat of our thriving entrepreneurial community—generating jobs, pumping up the local economy and having a positive effect on their fellow citizens. Ready to be part of it? StartUp PHL gives you two ways.


This is an open call for proposals that could add fuel to the already hot Philadelphia startup scene. StartUp PHL is granting a total of $500,000 over a 3-year period to groups, companies or individuals that can show us smart ideas that boost Philadelphia’s entrepreneurial potential.
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The Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation has partnered with First Round Capital and Angels, including Josh Kopelman, to create the Startup PHL Funds, $6 million public/private venture, to increase the availability of investment capital for Philadelphia-based startups.
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Application Deadline for DreamIT Health Philadelphia 2015 is May 1
April 13th, 2015 Posted by: phladmin Posted in: Blog Post

DreamIt Health Philadelphia 2015, running June 26th thru Oct 16th, is looking for startup teams who are fanatical about solving significant

Mayor Nutter Announces Startup PHL Angel Fund Investment in Gencore Systems
March 30th, 2015 Posted by: phladmin Posted in: Blog Post, Funding, mayor nutter, Press Release

Philadelphia, March 27, 2015 – Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that the Startup PHL Angel Fund has made a $100,000 investment in Gencore

Penn faculty startup raises $100K from Startup PHL angel fund
March 26th, 2015 Posted by: phladmin Posted in: Funding, News Story

March 26th, 2015 | Philadelphia Business Journal by Lauren Hertzler A startup that spun out of the University of Pennsylvania’s computer science