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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Mayor Nutter, Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger Announce New Startup PHL Call for Ideas Awards
May 7th, 2015 Posted by: phladmin Posted in: Blog Post, mayor nutter, Press Release

PRESS RELEASE Mayor visits Coded by Kids after-school program providing tech training to young people in Philadelphia Philadelphia, May 7,

Watch Out Organovo! This “Most Innovative” 3D Bioprinting Startup Has You in its Crosshairs
April 29th, 2015 Posted by: phladmin Posted in: News Story, ReBlog

April 29th, 2015 | The Motley Fool by Beth McKenna Philadelphia-based start-up BioBots is aiming to shake up the human

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