Early Stage Technology Capital

Driven by a commitment to attract and retain innovative businesses in Philadelphia, PIDC has partnered with other organizations to provide funding opportunities for early stage companies.

Startup PHL Seed And Angel Fund

For early stage, technology-focused companies, PIDC has partnered with First Round Capital to create the Startup PHL Seed + Angel Funds to increase the availability of investment capital for Philadelphia-based entrepreneurs.

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DreamIT Ventures

PIDC is and active investment partner in the DreamIt Fund to support follow-on funding rounds of those companies participating in DreamIt Ventures’ highly successful accelerator programs.

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University City Science Center QED

A multi-institutional proof-of-concept program, QED provides business development support for academic researchers developing early-stage life science and healthcare IT technologies with high commercial potential. PIDC supports the Philadelphia-based researchers and institutions.

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Ben Franklin Technology Partners

PIDC co-invests in early stage technology companies with the award winning Ben Franklin Technology Partners.

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