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Downtown in Trenton, New Jersey on a summer afternoon.

August 2015

Downtown in Trenton, New Jersey on a summer afternoon.

Five Reasons Why Philly is Perfect for New Enterprises

Five Reasons Why Philly is Perfect for New Enterprises

Location, location, location. Our strategic position between New York City and Washington, D.C. is one of five reasons Philadelphia is an ideal city to plant a startup. So writes Suchit Bachalli, who brought his global technology company Unilog from India to the U.S. and picked Wayne, Pa. for its headquarters. Other reasons include a close-knit startup community, economic incentives, a huge pool of knowledge workers and an abundance of fast-growing companies.

Read Bachalli's article in Philadelphia Magazine here »

Delaware Home to 14 of INC.'s Fastest Growing Companies

They range from financial services to digital marketing to construction to human resources. Fourteen companies in various industries from the First State have made the INC. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies in America.

To see the list of Delaware companies, visit Delaware Business Daily »

Delaware Home to 14 of INC.'s Fastest Growing Companies

Manufacturing on the Rise

Manufacturing on the Rise

Steady growth in manufacturing has South Jersey companies looking for talent and turning to community colleges to grow their own. Rowan College at Gloucester County and Camden County College both received Opportunity4Jersey grants to train prospective employees. Rowan will develop programs in processed technology and work with local refineries to get students hands-on experience. Camden County College's grant will be used to build a pipeline of prospective employees in manufacturing, transportation, retail, and hospitality/tourism.

Read the full story here »

SBA Supports Digital Health Startups

Here's some good news for female and minority business people who have a great idea for a digital health business: the Small Business Association has awarded $50,000 to the University City Science Center for the second class of its Digital Health Accelerator, which provides entrepreneurs with funding, office space, professional mentorship and connections. The funding will allow the Science Center to focus on recruiting women and minorities for its second class, which begins in early 2016. Seven enterprises in the inaugural DHA class have moved to commercialization, created 53 jobs and raised almost $4 million in investments.

Read more here »

SBA Supports Digital Health Startups

Christiana Care Recognized for Nursing Excellence

Christiana Care Recognized for Nursing Excellence

In 2010, Delaware's leading health system was the first in the state to be designated a Magnet organization for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Now, Christiana Care has earned re-designation, which recognizes the excellent work of its highly accomplished nursing team. Only seven percent of the nation's hospitals hold the Magnet designation.

Read more in the Delaware Business Daily here »

Montgomery County Beats New York for Home of Medical Device Company

When New York-based medical device company MELA acquired laser skin care technology from Montgomery County's PhotoMedex, it also acquired its office space in Horsham, Pa. Rather than relocate PhotoMedex's workers to New York, MELA named Horsham as its new headquarters. “I like to do what I can to keep medical-device manufacturing in this region. Keeping jobs here was a top priority,” said Jeff O'Donnell, chairman of MELA and former co-founder and CEO of PhotoMedex in a recent Philadelphia Business Journal article.

Read the full story here »

Montgomery County Beats New York for Home of Medical Device Company

Temple Health Bolstering Research Infrastructure

Temple Health Bolstering Research Infrastructure

Former GlaxoSmithKline SVP Dr. Ralph Horwitz, who also served as chairman of medicine at Stanford and Yale universities, has been recruited to run Temple Health System's new “Institute for Transformative Medicine.” The institute will merge several of Temple's core areas of evidence-based medical research. It will also collaborate with Temple's Center for Population Health and the University's experts in informatics, data analytics and computational biology.

Read the Philadelphia Business Journal article here »

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