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Jul. 2, 2012 10:00 am

DreamIt Ventures next deadline nears, hires Karen Griffith Gryga as Philly managing director

DreamIt Ventures has just hired Karen Griffith Gryga as a managing director based in Philadelphia, the University City tech startup accelerator announced late last week. As a new addition to the team, Gryga will help managing partner Kerry Rupp run the Philadelphia program and overall DreamIt operations, Rupp said. She is currently mentoring a company […]

DreamIt Ventures has just hired Karen Griffith Gryga as a managing director based in Philadelphia, the University City tech startup accelerator announced late last week.

As a new addition to the team, Gryga will help managing partner Kerry Rupp run the Philadelphia program and overall DreamIt operations, Rupp said. She is currently mentoring a company in the DreamIt New York cycle.

Gryga, who lives in Villanova, was previously the CEO of FashInvest, a business platform dedicated to growing the fashion and retail community. She is also the executive director of the Mid-Atlantic Angel Group, which is based in the Navy Yard and manages two angel funds.

And, while we’re on the subject, a friendly reminder: the deadline to apply for DreamIt’s fall program is this Friday. DreamIt will accept 15 companies, including five led by minoritiesApply HERE.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes began as lead reporter at Technical.ly Philly in July 2012. Previously, she was a city services beat reporter for the Philadelphia Daily News, as part of a project called “It’s Our Money.” She is learning to drive, learning to bike (in the city) but is an expert at taking SEPTA. She grew up in North Jersey and Manila, Philippines but she left the tropics for Bryn Mawr College, where she majored in linguistics. She now lives in West Philly.

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