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Aug. 29, 2012 9:00 am

I am now focusing my angel investments on Philadelphia startups: DuckDuckGo founder Gabe Weinberg

DuckDuckGo founder Gabe Weinberg looks back on his three years as an angel investor and details how his investment strategy has changed since he started investing, in a recent post on his popular personal blog. One main change, he says, is that he’ll be focusing on Philly, leaving a “location agnostic” stance and looking particularly […]

DuckDuckGo founder Gabe Weinberg looks back on his three years as an angel investor and details how his investment strategy has changed since he started investing, in a recent post on his popular personal blog.

One main change, he says, is that he’ll be focusing on Philly, leaving a “location agnostic” stance and looking particularly in the consumer space. The Valley Forge resident explains the renewed interest in Philly by mentioning First Round Capital’s move to the city and says the tech scene “keeps getting better.”

Among the startups he and his wife have used their initial $250,000 to invest in was DreamIt Ventures graduate Notehall, a marketplace for college notetaking that sold off last summer.

Read more on his blog here.

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Christopher Wink

Christopher Wink is a cofounder and Editorial Director of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Wink worked for a homeless advocacy nonprofit and was a freelance reporter for a variety of publications. He writes regularly about news innovation and best business practices on his personal blog here. The bicycle commuter loves cities, urban politics and squabbling about neighborhood boundaries.

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