Silicon Valley Advantage (SVA) is a technology and life sciences accelerator in Silicon Valley that specializes in helping foreign startups break into the US market. SVA offers a free 6-month program to selected TTASV startups. Each program is uniquely customized to each startup. SVA’s team of experienced and distinguished advisors provides valuable mentorship and advice on how to succeed in Silicon Valley and the US market.
Pride in STEM is proud to present a virtual discussion on Being Bi & Pan in STEM, discussing barriers, challenges, and solutions related to belonging to such identities while navigating a careering in science, technology, engineering, and maths.
Women’s Health Tech Wednesdays are designed to engage and inspire innovation within the healthcare community. All are welcome to participate in the weekly event, which will consist of a brief interview, followed by a live Q&A. We aim to facilitate connections and inspire change within the women’s healthcare industry.
Join Out in Tech Philadelphia for an in-person, outdoor happy hour at Love City Brewing. Mingle and network with other LGBTQ+ tech professionals based in Philly.
Comcast is spending $15.7 million this year to extend its business internet infrastructure to more areas of Greater Philadelphia and New Jersey. The investment is part of a two-year, $26 million project that began in 2020.
The life sciences have made a strong showing in the Greater Philadelphia region this year, as local companies raked in a record $777 million in venture capital in the first half of 2021 alone. Add it to the tally: A University of Pennsylvania spinout has raised a $50 million Series A to advance its gene editing technology.
Ask a young person what needs fixing, and their answers will range from global to close to home. In Amehja Williams’ case, it was both: The 17-year-old North Philadelphia resident was concerned about seeing the large amount of litter in her neighborhood and the effect it may have on climate change.
Drexel University’s Kline School of Law today announced its new Center for Law and Transformational Technology (CLTT), a group of researchers and resources focused on the legal issues emerging from the tech industry. The center will bring together researchers and industry leaders from law and tech backgrounds to strategize on the legal framework surrounding tech innovation, especially in newer disciplines like blockchain, AI and cryptocurrencies.
In the midst of what’s on track to be the Philadelphia’s regions best year for venture capital deals ever, life sciences are making a strong showing, too. According to a new report from CBRE, raised $777 million in venture capital in just the first half of in 2021, already eclipsed the total of the last two respective years — and the report makes a case for local life sciences activity reaching $1.4 billion this year.