Why a French firm bought Philly’s Invisible Sentinel and what it means for the world’s food safety
February 18, 2019 • Media / Article
Last week could prove to be a key mile-marker for the City of Brotherly Love on its path to being considered on par with Silicon Valley or Boston as an incubator of emerging companies.
After years of admiration from afar and a three-month courtship, France’s BioMérieux decided to acquire West Philly start-up Invisible Sentinel for $75 million. That doesn’t happen often enough in Philadelphia.