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2014-03-31 23:30:10

Twelve funders investing in early-stage tech and life sciences companies will participate in a flash round of presentations on April 3 at the University City Science Center. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Roles have been reversed and it’s now time for investors to pitch to startups as the University City Keystone Innovation Zone presents its first Funder Fair. Twelve funders investing in early-stage tech and life sciences companies will participate in a flash round of...

2009-10-01 06:30:00

WAYNE, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Molecular Detection Inc. (MDI), a company developing Detect-Ready(TM) assays designed to increase the speed and accuracy of infectious disease diagnosis, today announced completion of a $3.3 million Series C financing. MDI is preparing to launch its first product, the Detect-Ready assay for the rapid detection of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a growing worldwide problem that results in serious illness and death while...

2009-02-11 06:50:00

Despite slowing economy, Philadelphia technology start-up Vuzit plans expansion PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Brent Matzelle, CEO & Founder of Vuzit, announced today that the company received funding from a mix of angel investors and economic development organizations, including Robin Hood Ventures, Innovation Philadelphia and Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Vuzit, located at the Science Center in Philadelphia, was part of the inaugural DreamIt...


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