Philly Enterprisetech Recent Highlights

PE-backed Avantor (Radnor) preps $3B IPO | PitchBook via @PitchBook— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) May 7, 2019

Business starter Ben Franklin says state funding shortfall puts Pennsylvania growth at risk— Allentown Morning Call May 4, 2019

Once-hot new media company Vice had been looking to raise additional capital amid stalling growth via @WSJ— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) May 4, 2019

Local journalism is a civic need. We’ve raised more than $20 million to support @PhillyInquirer and other local outlets.

“There is no reason why other communities can’t follow suit,” @JimFriedlich said. “Indeed, they are.”— Lenfest Institute (@lenfestinst) May 4, 2019

I had thought RedBird Capital, minority investor in Sinclair’s buyout of
Fox Regional Sports, was a play on the Cardinals given it had been heavily involved in some St.Louis deals.
Actually, its named for founder Gerry Cardinale, a Main Line native— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) May 4, 2019

Sungard Availability Services Capital filed for bankruptcy with a plan in place to cut its $1.3 billion debt load and hand control to a group of hedge funds via @markets
— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) May 3, 2019

T-Mobile CEO (kind of) changes his tune about Comcast’s wireless service via @PHLBizJournal— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) May 3, 2019

Sinclair to acquire sports networks from Disney in deal worth more than $10 billion via @WSJ— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) May 3, 2019

Learn which types of #B2B content marketers are focusing on in the year ahead, via @MarketingProfs:— Marketo (@marketo) May 4, 2019

A look at Dara Khosrowshahi’s tenure as Uber prepares to go public; source: CEO decided Travis Kalanick isn’t welcome on the NYSE balcony for next week’s IPO (Mike Isaac/New York Times) #mustreadblogs #feedly— Tom Paine (@phillytechnews) May 3, 2019