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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 has been covering the Philadelphia tech scene since 2012. She's co-president of the Asian American Journalists Association Philadelphia chapter and a two-time Philadelphia News Award winner for "Community Reporting of the Year." The Bryn Mawr College grad lives in West Philly, likes her food spicy and wears jumpsuits often.

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