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Vascular Magnetics, the biotech startup that was spun out of Children’s Hospital raised a $7 million Series A round last week, according to a press release.
The Inquirer’s Mike Armstrong reports that LiftDNA, a young ad inventory startup based in King of Prussia founded by a former myYearbook employee was acquired for undisclosed terms by OpenX Technologies, the well-known ad serving technology.
BusinessInsider has video with myYearBook founders Catherine and Geoff Cook about how their lives have changes since selling the company for $100 million.
GIVE A GLANCE
Flying Kite writes about Leadnomics and its growth since launching in 2007, noting that the company now has 25 employees.
MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME
LevelUp, the spin-off of SCVNGR which has its roots in Philadelphia through the DreamIt Ventures incubation program and which has an office here, ran a marketing campaign at Reading Terminal last week in celebration of the landmark’s 120th anniversary. The campaign was intended to show off the company’s new mobile payment tool.
KinderTown gets covered in Hack Education, a blog about new ed technologies.