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PeopleLinx raises $1.5M [Startup Roundup] business

Jul. 11, 2014 7:46 am

PeopleLinx raises $1.5M [Startup Roundup]

Plus: Edison Ventures eyes its eighth fund of $250 million, First Round Capital gets a new look and Instacart expands its Philly-area footprint. That and more in this week's Startup Roundup.
One VC on why DuckDuckGo had a ‘slam dunk’ Series A [Startup Roundup] business

Jul. 3, 2014 7:14 am

One VC on why DuckDuckGo had a ‘slam dunk’ Series A [Startup Roundup]

Plus: Curalate lands a profile in Wired, Venture for America doubles down in Philly and Drexel startup Spor hits $100K crowdfunding goal. All that, and so much more.
NextFab to open another location in NoLibs this fall [Startup Roundup] business

Jun. 26, 2014 9:08 am

NextFab to open another location in NoLibs this fall [Startup Roundup]

A 3D-viewing company raises $1.2 million, Cultureworks is offering healthcare to its members and Yasmine Mustafa has a new venture. It's the weekly roundup of Philly startup news.
Fresh off raising $53M, LiquidHub CEO named new PACT chairman [Roundup] business

Jun. 11, 2014 1:08 pm

Fresh off raising $53M, LiquidHub CEO named new PACT chairman [Roundup]

Fame House opens a Dutch office, Zuppler's online ordering platform adds 250 hotels and Curalate builds out its design team. It's the Startup Roundup.
Sidecar raises $3.1M; Spark Therapeutics raises $72.8M [Startup Roundup] business

Jun. 4, 2014 9:34 am

Sidecar raises $3.1M; Spark Therapeutics raises $72.8M [Startup Roundup]

Monetate sees major growth in Europe, RJMetrics' Anita Garimella Andrews speaks at a Google Partners conference and a handful of PeopleLinx staff leaves for Curalate and elsewhere.
Two early SnipSnap investors caught in GSI insider trading scandal [Roundup] business

May. 30, 2014 8:30 am

Two early SnipSnap investors caught in GSI insider trading scandal [Roundup]

In this week's Startup Roundup, more background on an SEC investigation into Chris Saridakis, a local tech executive and angel investor, plus in other news, Edison Ventures get a 3x return and Biomeme finds a N3rd Street office
Another Genacast portfolio company exits to Google [Startup Roundup] business

May. 21, 2014 8:30 am

Another Genacast portfolio company exits to Google [Startup Roundup]

DuckDuckGo launches its new look, Osmosis publishes a paper in a medical journal and can one year of free FiOS get three incubators to sign on as customers?
Philly New Tech Meetup launches today [Startup Roundup] business

May. 14, 2014 9:56 am

Philly New Tech Meetup launches today [Startup Roundup]

Edison Ventures get an exit, RJMetrics releases a Pinterest report and Philadelphia investor Paul Martino will be taking your questions at the end of the month.
BFTP invests $975K // RJMetrics CEO gets NYTimes column [Startup Roundup] business

May. 7, 2014 8:30 am

BFTP invests $975K // RJMetrics CEO gets NYTimes column [Startup Roundup]

Three companies have taken on Venture for America fellows so far, OneTwoSee gets a new VP of Business Development and Benjamin Franklin Technology Partners invests in DreamIt Health companies.
PennApps Fellows is looking for startups that need interns [Startup Roundup] business

Apr. 30, 2014 8:30 am

PennApps Fellows is looking for startups that need interns [Startup Roundup]

A Wharton startup raises $100,000, Scholly gets another national news hit and local entrepreneurs host a benefit for Duchenne muscular dystrophy.