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Wharton Venture Award winners announced with a focus on healthcare [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

The Wharton Venture Award, which has seed-funded successful startups like Warby Parker and Invite Media, has announced this year’s award recipients, many of which are focused on healthcare technology.

  • 1 Doc Way: Video conferencing between doctors and patients.
  • Rajiv Mahele won across his two ventures: accessMD.com, which helps patients seek a second opinion from doctors, and Catalogue.com, a marketplace for interior design inspiration. Neither URL currently work for the proposed businesses.
  • Cloudable.me: A social and sharing hub.
  • Grant Round Table: a collaboration and resource platform for doctors.

The Phorum 2012 Demo Pit, which showcased cloud-based startups and services awarded UXFlip as the “Best in Show” winner. Finalists included cWyze and ReadySetWork. We covered the conference last week. The Business Journal has more.

GIVE A GLANCE

Is Storably dead? Well, the company’s Twitter account is, and startup Curalate — a dashboard for social media conversations — launched recently with company leadership that includes Apu Gupta, formerly of Storably.

Adpropo has launched its social entertainment platform to connect brands with consumers, led by Stephanie Rosenlund, formerly a marketing director at StarCite.

Flying Kite writes about Peter Groverman, formerly of DreamIt Ventures startup Tapinko and founder of the Relief Foundation [See our coverage here]. He’s now running Grovara, an international agricultural supply and food distribution company and and a new gamification startup called Points.ly.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

Knowledge@Wharton interviews ElectNext CEO Keya Dannenbaum.

A group of Philly startups, including CloudMine, Lokalty, ElectNext, Curalate and others has been chatting on Twitter about launching an informal startup “therapy” group. Get at them.

Keith Armstrong has an in-depth story about CloudMine’s inception, from Startup Weekend, to DreamIt Ventures and beyond.

Kembrel gets love on Fox29.

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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