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The Wharton Venture Award, which has seed-funded successful startups like Warby Parker and Invite Media, has announced this year’s award recipients, many of which are focused on healthcare technology.
- 1 Doc Way: Video conferencing between doctors and patients.
- Rajiv Mahele won across his two ventures: accessMD.com, which helps patients seek a second opinion from doctors, and Catalogue.com, a marketplace for interior design inspiration. Neither URL currently work for the proposed businesses.
- Cloudable.me: A social and sharing hub.
- Grant Round Table: a collaboration and resource platform for doctors.
The Phorum 2012 Demo Pit, which showcased cloud-based startups and services awarded UXFlip as the “Best in Show” winner. Finalists included cWyze and ReadySetWork. We covered the conference last week. The Business Journal has more.
GIVE A GLANCE
Is Storably dead? Well, the company’s Twitter account is, and startup Curalate — a dashboard for social media conversations — launched recently with company leadership that includes Apu Gupta, formerly of Storably.
Adpropo has launched its social entertainment platform to connect brands with consumers, led by Stephanie Rosenlund, formerly a marketing director at StarCite.
Flying Kite writes about Peter Groverman, formerly of DreamIt Ventures startup Tapinko and founder of the Relief Foundation [See our coverage here]. He’s now running Grovara, an international agricultural supply and food distribution company and and a new gamification startup called Points.ly.
MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME
A group of Philly startups, including CloudMine, Lokalty, ElectNext, Curalate and others has been chatting on Twitter about launching an informal startup “therapy” group. Get at them.
Keith Armstrong has an in-depth story about CloudMine’s inception, from Startup Weekend, to DreamIt Ventures and beyond.
Kembrel gets love on Fox29.