Penn’s new startup accelerator class is all about health IT (Technically Philly)

Posted on December 23, 2015 — pennadmin

By Juliana Reyes / REPORTER Is the next big health IT startup percolating at Penn? Penn just announced the second class of startups in its National Science Foundation-backed I-Corps accelerator and it heavily skews toward health IT, much like its first class. (We bet that the folks aiming to make Philly a health IT hub are happy…

Penn spinout raises $2M (Philadelphia Business Journal)

Posted on December 3, 2015 — pennadmin

By John George Senior Reporter Philadelphia Business Journal Liquid Biotech USA Inc., a Philadelphia company spun out of the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Center for Innovation, raised $2 million in a private stock sale. The $2 million investment was made by Oncolys Biopharma Inc. of Tokyo, Japan. Continue Reading

Philly biotech firm gets $2M investment from Japan (Philly Voice)

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Liquid Biotech USA privately sold stock to a Tokyo-based biopharma firm BY SHARON LURYE PhillyVoice Staff A Philadelphia biotech company with ties to the University of Pennsylvania raised $2 million through an investment from a Tokyo firm, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported. Continue Reading

President’s Innovation Prize: The Fast Track to Social Entrepreneurism at Penn (Penn News)

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By Christina Cook Equipped with creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for putting their knowledge to work for the greater good, some members of the University of Pennsylvania’s senior class will, after a post-graduation period of planning, design and fundraising, develop commercial projects that both generate a sustainable profit and make a lasting social…