Oct. 12, 2012 10:00 am

HackPR: First Round Capital to launch tool to connect journalists and startups

Startups and journalists need each other. So why not hook ‘em up? That’s the thinking behind First Round Capital‘s new tool, HackPR. It aims to connect journalists to startups and entrepreneurs who might be a good fit for a story they’re writing and, in turn, get startups some exposure. Sign up here. If you’re counting […]

Startups and journalists need each other. So why not hook ‘em up?

That’s the thinking behind First Round Capital‘s new tool, HackPR. It aims to connect journalists to startups and entrepreneurs who might be a good fit for a story they’re writing and, in turn, get startups some exposure.

Sign up here.

If you’re counting at home, that’s the first web product we’ve seen from a Philadelphia investment fund that typically takes equity in such tools.

[Full Disclosure: Technically Philly has office space in First Round's new University City headquarters.]

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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 β€œIt’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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