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.
If you read the Venture Capital roundup we think you’d really like Switch Philly, the startup pitch event that will be judged by Mayor Michael Nutter, First Round Capital Managing Partner Josh Kopelman and Robin Hood Ventures Executive Director Ellen Weber. Get your tickets for $10 here.
Philly-based LLR Partners has $200 million cash on hand and is looking closely at investing in The Research Triangle region, another name for the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area.
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Check out reporter Yael Borofsky’s recap of the angel investment event at Quorum last week featuring Jonathan Melllinger. The event is part of a series at the space to help better connect entrepreneurs and investors.
Louis Toth of Comcast Ventures will be speaking at the Social TV Summit in San Francisco this week. We interviewed last Summer.
According to this tweet, it looks like DreamIt Ventures is notifying companies that will be in its Summer New York City class.
Newtown-based Vensun Pharmaceuticals has raised $5.7 million according to SEC filings. Another pharma company, King of Prussia-based medInt Holdings, also filed a Form D indicating it will be raising $4 million.
How delivery biz goPuff is managing increased demand amid COVID-19
Azavea volunteers are working on this COVID Care Map showing US health system capacity needs
The first day paycheck protection loans open, Philly biz leaders are searching for clarity
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