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Temple’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute gets rated #11 in Entrepreneur and Princeton Review’s annual review of entrepreneurship programs at undergraduate academic institutions, and Drexel’s Baiada Center lands #13, giving Philly two slots in the magazine’s top 25. In graduate programs, Drexel was rated #15, and Temple at #20.
Connectify, a Center City-based company located on the 2400 block of Market, which can turn a Windows 7 computer into a wireless hotspot for other devices to connect to, announced an undisclosed amount of investment from In-Q-Tel, a firm that helps make strategic investments for U.S. intelligence agencies. The investment will help the company focus on new products that can create, for example, virtual private networks instantly.
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In startup history news, Philly Tech News has a great update on Nokia’s cutting of 300 jobs at its Malvern geoservices branch, which was once a part of the Traffic.com startup, acquired in 2006 by Navteq, which was then acquired by Nokia in 2007.
MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME
A Neat Company survey found that paper documents slow down businesses. Note the source, which sells an electronic scanning device, but know this: we don’t doubt that paper is still a problem in offices around the world.
Ooooh, Tinder’s founder poached some Philly talent: Technical.ly Playbook
DreamIt Ventures launches an internship program with Coded by Kids [Startup Roundup]
Old City carpooling company behind Ride, vRide raises $5M [Startup Roundup]
Traffic.com cofounder raises $1.2M for digital marketing startup [Startup Roundup]
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