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Mike Armstrong of the Philadelphia Inquirer has a review of the Wharton Business Plan competition where 15 student companies competed for $116,000 in cash and services. The winner Stylitics, is a consumer insights company that targets clothing companies.
TechCocktail has named DreamIt Ventures the 9th best startup incubator in the nation.
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Mark Suster at the Business Insider writes about the origins of First Round Capital, including the big investments that got away.