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Feb. 5, 2013 8:30 am

TrendKite, Fig Labs: Two Philly-region companies chosen for DreamIt Ventures Austin inaugural class

DreamIt Ventures launched its inaugural Austin, Tex. class last month, and of out of nine participating startups, two are from the region, according to a Business Insider report. The local startups include: TrendKite (Philadelphia): described as a “media dashboard reinventing media monitoring” and founded by Matt Allison, a Penn State grad who cofounded a Reading, Pa. startup […]

DreamIt Ventures launched its inaugural Austin, Tex. class last month, and of out of nine participating startups, two are from the region, according to a Business Insider report.

The local startups include:

  • TrendKite (Philadelphia): described as a “media dashboard reinventing media monitoring” and founded by Matt Allison, a Penn State grad who cofounded a Reading, Pa. startup called Xoobly, AJ Bruno and Patrick Brannen
  • Fig Labs (Haddington, N.J.): described as a “cloud-based mathematical platform for engineers and scientists” and founded by recent Lafayette College graduate and Haddonfield native Brian Peacock

The participating startups will demo at this year’s SXSW.

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Juliana Reyes

Juliana Reyes became Technical.ly's associate editor after reporting on the Philadelphia tech scene for four years. 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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