Philadelphia Alliance of Capital and Technologies Names MOBiLion Systems as Nominee for Enterprise Award

The Philadelphia Alliance of Capital and Technologies revealed the nominees for this year’s Enterprise Awards, the annual Oscars-esque gala celebrating the top leaders, companies and deals of the region’s venture capital world.

The awards, set for May 12 at the Kimmel Center, are now in their 27th year. The final nominees are picked from a pool of submissions by a panel of 25 judges, top executives in the region’s life sciences, technology and investment industries.

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TopOPPS and Brainshark Form Partnership to Combine Sales Readiness with AI-Driven Sales Pipeline and Forecast Management

Brainshark, Inc., the industry’s only data-driven sales readiness platform, and TopOPPS, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI)-based sales pipeline management and forecast predictability solutions, today announced they have formed a strategic partnership. The partnership – which includes an integration of Brainshark and TopOPPS solutions – will empower sales organizations to deliver “in-the-moment” guidance that improves reps’ skills at key points throughout the sales cycle.

TopOPPS provides rich insight into sales pipeline and forecast metrics, enabling sales leaders to better understand pipeline activity and identify deficiencies before they impact yield. Combining TopOPPS with Brainshark’s best-of-breed solutions for sales training, coaching, content and more, organizations can track individual sales rep activities throughout the entire sales process, and then pinpoint and address skill gaps earlier by prescribing relevant learning content via Brainshark.

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St. Louis VC Firm Cultivation Capital Makes Another Startup Deal

St. Louis-based venture capital firm Cultivation Capital has led a $2.5 million seed funding round for Utah software startup Swell.

The startup, founded in 2017, offers a software platform designed to help small businesses improve their online rankings and stature by generating feedback and reviews. The software includes customer relationship management (CRM) and marketing automation tools as well as a customer communication portal.

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Geneoscopy’s Preventive Screening Test for Colorectal Cancer and Precancerous Adenomas Earns FDA Breakthrough Device Designation

Geneoscopy, Inc., a life sciences company focused on the development of diagnostic tests for gastrointestinal (GI) health, today announced that its preventive screening test for colorectal cancer and precancerous adenomas earned FDA Breakthrough Device Designation. The agency’s Breakthrough Devices program expedites the development and prioritizes the review of certain medical devices that provide for more effective treatment or diagnosis of life-threatening or irreversibly debilitating diseases or conditions to provide patients and health care providers with timely access to these technologies.

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Top Emerging Banking Tech Startups – FinLocker Is a Minicorn

The Banking Tech sector has over 3K+ startups contributing to the advancement of Banking and related Industries. These startups include the ones providing software, innovative hardware solutions & tech enabled services to banking institutions and neo banks! The United States of America, The United Kingdom, India, China and Canada are amongst the top countries leading the Banking Tech sector.

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FinLocker Announces Fourth Patent Furthering Its Digital Financial Assistant

FinLocker, a financial data and analytics company, announced today the approval of its fourth patent, leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) and rules based algorithms. FinLocker’s newest patent identifies content missing from the financial locker, and is further designed to either improve insights provided to the consumer, or help the consumer achieve a specified objective.

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TuneSpeak: Pump Up the Volume

Launching the company in St. Louis was possible, Pernikoff says, because “there was a little bit of a tech buzz happening” thanks to local startup resources like Capital Innovators, Cultivation Capital and T-Rex. The brothers, who are native St. Louisans, had spent several years in Silicon Valley helping to build a tech startup; compared to what they’d encountered there, they’ve found the entrepreneurial support system in St. Louis refreshingly different.

“There were more people [here] interested in investing and working with us because we were, from a music-tech standpoint, helping put St. Louis on the map. Also, it was just a different mentality. People in St. Louis want to prop St. Louis up, right?” Pernikoff says. “Of course, investors are always looking for their return, but there were a lot of people in the investment community here who care about a bigger picture.”

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Sensera Systems Announces Key Partnership with Reconstruct

The integration between Reconstruct™ ( and Sensera Systems allows for the automatic push of captured images from Sensera’s SiteCloud® platform into Reconstruct’s ‘Visual Command Center’— requiring no user involvement. Reconstruct transforms these site images into point clouds, where drawings can then be aligned and overlaid against photos. This helps validate quality and avoid rework. The integration fosters collaboration, progress and safety.

“We are extremely excited about our partnership with Sensera, especially about the synergies that are being created. Our customers can automatically visualize captured images from Sensera cameras within Reconstruct, and that makes quality validation more efficient,” said Zak MacRunnels, CEO of Reconstruct.

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