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Brian James Kirk

Brian James Kirk

Brian James Kirk is a cofounder of Technical.ly, the local technology news network. Previously, Kirk was Web Editor of PlanPhilly, an independent online news resource covering planning and development issues in Philadelphia, and a freelance writer and designer. He resides in South Philadelphia.

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First Round Capital will see 3,500+ pitches this year [VC Roundup] business

Jun. 26, 2012 8:30 am

First Round Capital will see 3,500+ pitches this year [VC Roundup]

Welcome to the VC Roundup, where we’ll parse through venture capital news related to Philadelphia-based private equity firms and the companies they fund. Subscribe to the roundup as an email newsletter. If you have any VC-related news to pass along to us, please drop us a line. MUST READS The Washington Post has a great video featuring […]
Switch Philly 3: wrap-up video and photos of Philly Tech Week 2012 startup demo event business

Jun. 20, 2012 10:30 am

Switch Philly 3: wrap-up video and photos of Philly Tech Week 2012 startup demo event

We’re still excited by the numbers coming back from Philly Tech Week 2012: more than 10,000 attendees at 88 events across 8 days. One of those events, hosted by Technically Philly, was the startup demo presentation event Switch Philly. Watch a recap of Switch below or in full-resolution at Vidder. Peep photos of the event […]
Independence Blue Cross launches $50,000 healthcare venture competition [Startup Roundup] startups category

Jun. 6, 2012 8:30 am

Independence Blue Cross launches $50,000 healthcare venture competition [Startup Roundup]

Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup parses out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with a weekly email newsletter by clicking here and selecting the Startup Roundup button or follow […]
Five Philly-area business tax credits you didn’t know about business

Jun. 5, 2012 11:30 am

Five Philly-area business tax credits you didn’t know about

If your company is less than eight years old, growing and based in the right geographic location, it could be eligible to receive up to $100,000 in state tax credits. So says representatives of MVM Associates, a Fort Washington-based company that specializes in sellable Pennsylvania state tax credits. The organization claims more than $100 million […]
First Round Capital behind early rounds in ThreadFlip, True&Co and Civitas Learning [VC Roundup] business

Jun. 5, 2012 8:35 am

First Round Capital behind early rounds in ThreadFlip, True&Co and Civitas Learning [VC Roundup]

Welcome to the VC Roundup, where we’ll parse through venture capital news related to Philadelphia-based private equity firms and the companies they fund. Subscribe to the roundup as an email newsletter. If you have any VC-related news to pass along to us, please drop us a line. MUST READS A busy week for First Round Capital. The […]
Instamed raises $14 million, plus rounds from Virtual Piggy, konciergeMD, HigherNext and more [Startup Roundup] startups category

May. 30, 2012 8:30 am

Instamed raises $14 million, plus rounds from Virtual Piggy, konciergeMD, HigherNext and more [Startup Roundup]

Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup parses out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with a weekly email newsletter by clicking here and selecting the Startup Roundup button or follow […]
RJMetrics buzz, Quorum marks a year and PitchSwap debuts [Startup Roundup] business

May. 23, 2012 10:01 am

RJMetrics buzz, Quorum marks a year and PitchSwap debuts [Startup Roundup]

Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup parses out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with a weekly email newsletter by clicking here and selecting the Startup Roundup button or follow […]
SnipSnap raises $480,000 angel round after hitting 100,000 devices business

May. 22, 2012 11:46 am

SnipSnap raises $480,000 angel round after hitting 100,000 devices

The new mobile app company raises a round of funding that includes prominent tech business leaders in Philadelphia, like GSI Commerce head Michael Rubin.
DogVacay has Philly roots, Comcast Ventures director joins Adobe’s Board [VC Roundup] business

May. 22, 2012 8:30 am

DogVacay has Philly roots, Comcast Ventures director joins Adobe’s Board [VC Roundup]

Welcome to the VC Roundup, where we’ll parse through venture capital news related to Philadelphia-based private equity firms and the companies they fund. Subscribe to the roundup as an email newsletter. If you have any VC-related news to pass along to us, please drop us a line. MUST READS DogVacay, which announced a $1 million seed round […]
Pinterest analytics platform Curalate raises $750,000 in seed round [Startup Roundup] startups category

May. 16, 2012 8:30 am

Pinterest analytics platform Curalate raises $750,000 in seed round [Startup Roundup]

Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup parses out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with a weekly email newsletter by clicking here and selecting the Startup Roundup button or follow […]