WHO’S GETTING FUNDED?
First Round Capital‘s Philly Dorm Room Fund announced its investment in Glass-U, a sunglasses company founded by Penn student Dan Fine. The company, which spokeswoman Yuval Yarden said is moving toward doing more ecommerce sales, works out of First Round Capital’s University City headquarters.
WHO’S GETTING BUZZ?
Check out what the Curalate team wears to work in this Philly.com feature. Web dev firm P’unk Ave was featured previously. We heard all you have to do is ask if you want to be featured, so go for it (but bring your style game, obviously).
WHO’S MAKING MOVES?
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]
This apprenticeship program is opening the door for candidates with nontraditional backgrounds
Neat Company to be featured on Celebrity Apprentice [Startup Roundup]
See who’s winning Spotlight’s $10K ‘Internet Games’ [Startup Roundup]
‘Netflix for camera lenses’ Bokeh Fire is raising $20K on Kickstarter [Startup Roundup]
How AI can help humans, not replace them
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