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November 19, 2018 | Press Releases
Venture Café Philadelphia kicks off with Richard Florida as Featured Speaker
Venture Café Philadelphia will kick off its first Thursday night gathering on November 29 with prominent urban studies theorist, Richard Florida. The inaugural Venture Café Philadelphia Thursday gathering will take place from 3 – 8 p.m. at the newly opened 3675 Market Street where the University City Science Center is headquartered.
Over the last few weeks, you’ve probably heard a lot about our new building, Quorum tripling in size, the launch of Venture Café Philadelphia and an expanded FirstHand Lab. These are all exciting developments that we’re very eager to share with our community. Not quite as visible, but equally important are the Science Center’s commercialization programs that we’ve developed over the last 10+ years.
Meet Lia: At-Home Pregnancy Steps Into The 21st Century
As a professor who teaches entrepreneurship, I’m often asked if it can truly be taught. Unsurprisingly, my answer is yes. To back up that assertion, I’d like to share the story of a terrific company that came about because of a school assignment: Lia Diagnostics, co-founded by Bethany Edwards and Anna Simpson.
uCity Square’s 14-story office tower & innovation hub opens at 3675 Market Street
3675 Market Street is officially open. On Friday, Nov. 9th, building management threw an open-house party at the 14-story office tower, intended to be the new hub of the Science Center’s “uCity Square” planned community.
Backstage Capital's Philadelphia accelerator will open in new Science Center building
Backstage Capital's Philadelphia accelerator chose the Cambridge Innovation Center's space at the University City Science Center's new headquarters as its home base in the city, one of just four the California-based venture capital firm chose to locate an accelerator program in.
Choose Your Own Adventure at the 3675 Market Street Grand Opening Party
Next Friday night we’re celebrating the official opening of 3675 Market Street with a huge party. Together with our partners CIC Philadelphia, BioLabs and Wexford Science + Technology, floors one through six in the building will be activated with live music, special performances, community partner activations, food, drink and more.