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tapCLIQ: mobile advertising platform in Project Liberty Digital Incubator seeks $2M in Knight News Challenge funding

tapCLIQ, the largely-stealth “mobile customer engagement and advertising” startup in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News Project Liberty Digital Incubator, is now in private beta, according to a tweet. The company also applied for the Knight News Challenge in the Mobile category, asking for $1.2 – $2 million to fund its efforts. According to the application, three people are […]

An example of tapCLIQ's product via its website.

tapCLIQ, the largely-stealth “mobile customer engagement and advertising” startup in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News Project Liberty Digital Incubator, is now in private beta, according to a tweet.

The company also applied for the Knight News Challenge in the Mobile category, asking for $1.2 – $2 million to fund its efforts. According to the application, three people are working on tapCLIQ full time with an additional four part-time employees and two advisors.

tapCLIQ’s CEO, Chirantan Bhatt, recently spoke on a Chamber of Commerce panel on emerging industry incubators.

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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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