Aug. 24, 2011 9:07 am

Startup Roundup: Will NuPathe be the next big thing in biotech?

Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup parses out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with a weekly email newsletter by clicking here and selecting the Startup Roundup button or follow Startup […]

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Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup parses out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with a weekly email newsletter by clicking here and selecting the Startup Roundup button or follow Startup Roundup’s RSS feed. If you’ve got news to share, get in touch.

MUST READS

The Street calls migraine patch-maker NuPathe the next big thing in biotech. Analyst Adam Feuerstein gives the company’s August 29 FDA approval date a 50/50 chance.

New e-commerce startup Snapline launched last week to allow online retailers to create a recommendation engine that creates personalized based on users’ Facebook profiles, using demographics, “like” history, interests and more.

GIVE A GLANCE

Former DreamIt grad SeatGeek has a brief blog post about how yesterday’s earthquake affected its Amazon web servers, which are based in Virginia. The company recently announced a partnership with Yahoo to serve up the search engine’s ticket deals.

The Business Journal’s Peter Keys writes about GSI Commerce‘s two subsidiaries, ShopRunner and Rue La La, which were spun off from the eBay acquisition and appear to have ample investment, and their next steps.

Amphetamobile has launched its iOS app AMMO Rack, which allows users to store and organize PDFs and images on iBook-like shelves.

Geekadelphia has news that Kickstarter-funded iOS game A Cloudy Adventure, made by SkyKey Games is now available.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

DuckDuckGo‘s Gabriel Weinberg writes about the experience getting into Time Magazine’s 50 best websites of 2011 list, noting that it’s all about personal (or, rather, social media) relationships.

The Main Line Times covers early August’s White House Entrepreneurship Forum, which Technically Philly partnered on. It was a chance for startups to locate cash, the article posits.

More on former Philly startup LaunchRock and the 500 Startups incubator’s consumer focus, according to Portfolio.

OpenHatch, an open source online community which launched in Philly in 2010, is transitioning to a non-profit with a full-time staff leader, according to a blog post.

Startup Roundup will post weekly on Wednesdays until there’s not a Philly startup story left to link to on the Internet. See others here, or sign-up for its email newsletter.

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Brian James Kirk

Brian James Kirk is a cofounder of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Kirk was Web Editor of PlanPhilly, an independent online news resource covering planning and development issues in Philadelphia, and a freelance writer and designer. He resides in South Philadelphia.

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