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2018 Philadelphia Venture Report

The PACT 2018 Philadelphia Venture Report is now available, powered by PitchBook Data and breaking down all key trends in the Philly MSA from last year.

For the fifth year in a row, the Philadelphia MSA venture ecosystem closed in on nearly 200 transactions. However, 2018 set its own record, seeing nearly $1.4 billion invested—eclipsing the prior high of $1.1 billion handily. Median financing sizes also remained relatively healthy as opposed to inflated, signifying a sustainable financing environment. Although larger rounds are occurring more frequently than in the past, as over 60% of all capital invested in the Philly MSA in 2018 was […]

March 11: CEO Council Recap

Members of the Greater Philadelphia regional Congressional Delegation joined the CEO Council for Growth (CEO Council) at Independence Blue Cross on Monday, March 11 to discuss and identify opportunities for advancing key regional and legislative priorities. In addition to the CEO Council, the meeting convened members of the Chamber’s Executive Committee; Policy, Research, and Legislative Committee; and the Regional College and University Presidents Alliance.

Congressional Members in attendance were:

  • Senator Robert Casey (D–PA);
  • Congressman Dwight Evans (D–PA);
  • Congresswoman Chrissy Houlahan (D–PA);
  • Congressman Donald Norcross (D–NJ);
  • Congresswoman Mary Gay Scanlon (D–PA); and
  • Congressman Lloyd Smucker (R–PA).

Each year, this meeting provides a forum […]

SEPTA Awarded $15 Million Grant for 30th Street Market-Frankford Station

The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) will receive $15 million federal grant to modernize infrastructure and improve passenger access at its 30th Street Market-Frankford Station. The grant, which the CEO Council for Growth enthusiastically supported, will be made through the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development (BUILD) Transportation Discretionary Grants program. The grant will fund approximately 39 percent of the $38 million project, and will leverage more than $23 million in additional state, local and private funds, including a $2 million commitment from Brandywine Realty Trust.

Served by the Market-Frankford Line and five Trolley Lines, SEPTA’s 30th […]

CEO Council for Growth Calls For Release of Appropriated Funds

The CEO Council for Growth is a founding member of the Coalition for the Northeast Corridor (CNEC), a multi-stakeholder coalition advocating for increased infrastructure spending along Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor (NEC). The CEO Council works in collaboration with a spectrum of transportation and business community stakeholders that rely on the corridor to conduct commerce, create jobs, and drive the U.S. economy forward.  The Coalition is a regional and national advocacy effort led by market participants that benefit most from a strong, vibrant, safe, and reliable NEC. The CEO Council is proud to work with our regional congressional […]

CEO Council for Growth Releases Premier Publication on Medical Innovations

Case studies describe advances in medical technology and services happening in Greater Philadelphia

PHILADELPHIA — During the last nine months, the Health Care Innovation Collaborative, an initiative of the CEO Council for Growth, has released a series of case studies highlighting game-changing health care innovations happening in the Philadelphia region. Today, the organization is releasing a premier publication of them titled “The New Philadelphia Casebook: Studies in Health Care Innovation.”

The publication is a compilation of the eight case studies, created with the goal of providing inspiration and serving as a resource for health care entrepreneurs and business school classrooms.

“We want to highlight […]

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