HackPR: First Round Capital to launch tool to connect journalists and startups - Technical.ly Philly

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 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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