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It’s a slow news week in VC-land:
Comcast Ventures has invested $11 million in Integrate, an ad-spending software company headed by former Olympic skier and Philadelphia Eagle kick returner Jeremy Bloom. The Denver-based company will open up offices in the 67th Ward and San Francisco.
According to an SEC filing, Tersa Therapeutics has raised $28 million.
The Next Web has the behind-the-scenes story of the Sqoot controversy. You may remember, the former DreamIt Ventures company was widely criticized for sexist language on a hackathon signup page.
First Round Capital is among the firms to invest in Yummly. The recipe search site raised $6 million in a Series A round.
Pete Musser, CEO of Safeguard Scientifics, was awarded the Schoemaker Leadership Award by PA BIO.
Months after funding pledges for underrepresented founders, Philly startups start to see results
How Ariell Johnson’s Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse keeps flying and fighting through the pandemic
City gov is pumping half a million dollars into diversifying Philly’s tech talent
Hacking naloxone: These graphs show effectiveness in saving PA lives from opioid overdoses
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