WEBINAR: US Investment Trends and Retail Strategy for Startups

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.

Learn more and register.

Being Bi & Pan in STEM

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.

Learn more and register.

Technically Philly: Penn gene editing spinout iECURE just raised a $50M Series A

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.

Read the full article on Technically Philly.

Technically Philly: Why these teens built a no-code app to tackle climate change, locally

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.

Read the full article on Technically Philly.

Technically Philly: Drexel’s new Center for Law and Transformational Technology will focus on legal issues in emerging tech

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.

Read the full article on Technically Philly.

Technically Philly: Philly life science firms raised more than $777M in the first half of 2021 alone

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.

Read the full article on Technically Philly.

Interested in Becoming a Community Partner?

The Fourth Industrial Revolution may be one of the most important conversations of our time.

Help bring next-generation technologies to the US by becoming a Philadelphia Community partner.