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Philadelphia’s Rainforest of Innovation

BY STEPHEN S. TANG, PH.D., MBA As the University City Science Center enters its 51st year and embarks on a new chapter ofinventing the future, I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the future of Greater Philadelphia’s role as an innovation and entrepreneurship hub. Continue Reading Advertisements

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TechLaunch Graduate Receives Funding from Top European VC

                      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Caktus Now Gearing Up to Launch The Hug to the Public  Montclair, New Jersey – February 19, 2014: One of the most interesting companies to come out of NJ’s TechLaunch accelerator, who actually relocated to the Garden State from Finland to […]

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Science Center Accepting Applications for New Digital Health Accelerator

 PHILADELPHIA – (February 3, 2014) – The University City Science Center is accepting applications for a new Digital Health Accelerator. The application period opens Monday, February 3, 2014 and runs through March 31, 2015. Continue Reading

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TechLaunch’s Open House & Still Taking Applications for 2014 LaunchPad 3

New Jersey’s Tech Accelerator Hosts Open House Visit TechLaunch Friday January 3rd, Apply for 2014 Cohort by January 5th! Montclair, New Jersey – December 18, 2013:  The TechLaunch offices will be open all day on Friday, January 3rd for entrepreneurs and investors who are interested in learning more about the program and, of course, checking […]

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Drexel and the Science Center to Create Innovation Hub

Drexel University, the University City Science Center and  DreamIt Ventures are on a mission to support innovators and entrepreneurs in the Philadelphia region and have formed a strategic partnership that creates a hub for start-ups to test their wings and the capital that will support their continued growth.  Continue Reading

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Science Center Awards $600,000 to Researchers at Three Universities

PHILADELPHIA – (December 3, 2013) – Four promising technologies are one step closer to the marketplace thanks to funding from the University City Science Center’s QED Proof-of-Concept Program. Life science and health IT researchers from Drexel University, Temple University and Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, received a total of $600,000 through the QED […]

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New Jersey’s Tech Accelerator Calling All Startups

TechLaunch Announces Open Applications for 2014 LaunchPad 3 Montclair, New Jersey – November 7, 2013:  It’s time once again for tech entrepreneurs to transform their visions into reality at New Jersey’s premier technology accelerator.  TechLaunch will begin accepting applications on Friday, November 15 for LaunchPad 3, a 16-week bootcamp-style business training program for 10 -12 […]

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New Jersey’s Tech Accelerator Celebrates the Class of 2013

 TechLaunch 2013 Startups Launched  September 24, 2013:  Nine hopeful teams launched their startup dreams last Thursday, September 19 as TechLaunch, NJ’s technology accelerator, held its momentous Demo Day event.  A capacity crowd of more than 225 tech enthusiasts, angel investors, venture capitalists, and mentors packed into the Conference Center at Montclair State University to meet […]

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TechLaunch Graduate Takes Top Prize at CTIA Wireless Show

Montclair, New Jersey – May 23, 2013: A graduate of TechLaunch’s Inaugural Class of 2012, Pervasive Group has announced that their MMGuardian product – a parental control software app – has just won the 1st place prize for Technology Innovation at the mega-watt CTIA Wireless Show in Las Vegas. They were among hundreds of applicants, […]

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NJ’s TechLaunch announces second class of start-up companies

Thursday, May 16, 2013 Last updated: Thursday May 16, 2013, 9:46 AM BY MARY DIDUCH STAFF WRITER The Record An online guide for comic book fans. A smartphone application that allows freelancers to show their work on the go. An electronic water bottle that measures your hydration level. Eight start-up companies from as close as […]

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