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Cipher Prime’s ‘Splice’ chosen for major indie game showcase [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 Startup […]

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

Indie game shop Cipher Prime‘s latest, Splice, was chosen to be part of The PAX 10, an indie game showcase at the Penny Arcade Expo, according to the Cipher Prime blog.

Ecommerce optimization firm Monetate recently released its latest EQ report — check out this infographic on its website about how tablet shoppers are changing online sales.

Warby Parker, the buzzy eyeglasses retailer, is opening up its first brick and mortar shop in New York’s SoHo, Racked reports.

GIVE A GLANCE

OnlineMechanix, the startup that’s hoping to be Open Table for car repair, got featured on TechCrunch. The blog points out that users have been slow to adopt the service, though mechanics are registering at an alarming speed. Check out our coverage of the startup here.

Pinterest analytics shop Curalate can barely fit in its office, as per a tweet from the startup’s marketing guru Brendon Lowry. The team’s moving to Benjamin’s Desk next month. Check out our update on the Philly firm here.

ElectNext, the app that matches you with your perfect political candidate, is now on the community funding platform AppStori.

Old City printing startup LTL Prints gets featured on Flying Kite Media. LTL Prints was part of startup Cloudmine’s recent marketing push, the report notes.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

Hire an Esquire co-founder Julia Clair Shapiro gets quoted in another national news piece, this time in U.S. News, on how law school grads are flocking to rural markets. The Philly-based startup hooks up freelance lawyers and potential clients.

Receipt and business card scanner hardware firm The Neat Company has got a blog post on how small businesses can use its services.

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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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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