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Nov. 10, 2010 8:30 am

Startup Roundup: Red Tettemer acquires a “+ Partner”, vcopious makes big first moves

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.
Updated, 9:49 a.m.: Clarified number of vcopious virtual attendees.

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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 the Startup Roundup’s dedicated newsletter or RSS feed. If you’ve got news to share, get in touch.

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As the Philadelphia Business Journal reports, advertising agency Red Tettemer has acquired Stick and Move and will be changing its title to Red Tettemer + Partners.

Virtual environment software platform vcopious announced by email Friday that it successfully hosted the SAP TechEd conference last month, allowing 13,000 people to attend virtually.

GIVE A GLANCE

Those pharma companies never fail to offer hope to entrepreneurs—startup Avid Radiopharmaceuticals Inc. was bought this week in a deal valued at $800 million, the Inquirer’s Mike Armstrong reports.

IndyHall‘s Alex Hillman writes about Indy Hall intern Parker Whitney, the changes he brought to the coworking space and how he was able to turn his interest in video games into a budding career. Hllman is writing a series about changes at IndyHall since he took a gig earlier this year, he says.

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WizeHive has introduced a GMail task manager that integrates with the company’s enterprise collaboration tools.

Wilmington’s Archer Group has expanded its operations with an office in Old City, the company reports by email, to serve its growing Philly client base.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

Happy Cog announced that it has won two more Interactive Media Awards on Tuesday, an additional Best in Class award for VisitPhilly.com and for Zappos.com, earning a nearly flawless score. [Full Disclosure: HappyCog is a Technically Media, Inc. partner.]

Azavea‘s Aron Ogle explains why he decided to take the jump to join the Code for America team in San Francisco and the support he received from his employer.

Though they’ve since moved from Philly, we always admired the open source repository OpenHatch, founded here. The company is covered this week at OpenSource.com.

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