WHO’S GETTING FUNDED?
WHO’S GETTING BUZZ?
The National Law Journal wrote about Drexel professor Karl Okamoto, who cofounded legal education startup Apprennet, and his massive open online courses (MOOCs), describing him as a legal educator who has gotten MOOCs right. (Behind a paywall) Apprennet will offer a series of business law MOOCs this fall, including the Basics of Acquisition Agreements.
WHO’S MAKING MOVES?
DuckDuckGo has hit an average of four million daily searches so far in September, InfoWorld reported. The Paoli-based search engine that promises not to track users saw a huge jump in searches after June’s PRISM scandal. Since June, when it hit 2.5 million daily searches, traffic has steadily been rising. The traditionally small office — it’s at 10 employees right now — is growing its team, said founder Gabe Weinberg.
Old City’s Artisan Mobile raised nearly $2,000 for the School District of Philadelphia, according to a tweet from CEO Bob Moul. Artisan matched donations from its employees, and Moul matched the total, according to another tweet.
VenturePact, the outsourced product development team for Penn startups, is accepting applications for its third class of startups. Read more about VenturePact and its portfolio companies in our feature here.
Meet the second class of the Comcast NBCUniversal LIFT Labs Accelerator
These experienced investors want to prove that funding advances in women’s health is ‘worth it’
Jefferson Health partnered with startup NeuroFlow for this mental health platform
Why Linode sent this manager to Mumbai for 7 months
This Philly-born Slack app helps coworkers find common ground
How do you create a job that doesn’t exist?
Philly’s NorthStar Conference won’t be back in 2019. Here’s what to expect instead
This financial services firm offers global opportunity in the heart of Philly
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