Feb. 8, 2012 9:11 am

DailyWorth partners with Mint, Viddler redesigns and sees 30% increase in sign-ups [Startup Roundup]

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 […]

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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

DailyWorth, the Philly-based startup that has raised $2.8 million and is focused on delivering practical financial advice for women, has recently formed a partnership with Mint, home to 8 million users, to provide it with content, TechCrunch reports.

Viddler launched a no-frills, less-is-more redesign last week that is seeing results. If it’s an inspiration for what a redesign of your site could bring, the company has seen a 30 percent increase in sign-ups.

TicketLeap has launched TicketLeap Anywhere for iOS, a new app which allows event organizers to sell, print and scan tickets on-the-spot at events with iPhone and iPad devices.

GIVE A GLANCE

Geekadelphia notes that Indy Hall will host a demo event for the games built during the Global Game Jam with the local chapter of IGDA. The event takes place this weekend.

The Inquirer’s Jeff Gelles covers Cliqsearch, which aims to utilize social media recommendations from trusted friends to curate a better search experience for local results. Only a few weeks ago, the company announced it had raised an angel round of $840,000, as we reported.

LoSo Inc. has launched version 2.0 of its app that aggregates news and social media check-ins at restaurants and bars and allows those locations to control their virtual identify for users. It’s available here.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

Temple University will host an event on Feb. 22 dedicated to launching startups and commercializing.

CloudMine, the buzzed-about startup which started at Startup Weekend Philly, and which is focused on more easily delivering back-end services to other startups, is getting the message out by supporting Startup Weekend as a Global Sponsor. Insert here another sentence using the word ‘start.’

ElectNext, the recommendation engine for political candidates that compares itself to dating algorithms like OKCupid’s will present tomorrow at New York’s Paley Center for Media among a handful of exciting new startups.

You’ve probably seen Lokalty‘s promotions at the checkout of area retailers. Campus Philly is calling the company one of 10 new Philly businesses to watch this year.

The San Francisco Chronicle inks health news article aggregator Docphin in a piece about up-and-coming health startups.

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. Kirk handles business development, marketing and product development, forging new partnerships, building brand identity and coordinating events and projects. He's an avid biker and lives in the Callowhill neighborhood of Philadelphia.

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