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Today in ‘tech we wish existed,’ we bring you Hoagcoin, Philly’s new cryptocurrency

Feb. 26, 2021 4:35 pm

Today in ‘tech we wish existed,’ we bring you Hoagcoin, Philly’s new cryptocurrency

This video from YouTuber Jawnvesting is … really something.
Gettacar raises $25M, with plans to expand into additional markets

Feb. 24, 2021 2:10 pm

Gettacar raises $25M, with plans to expand into additional markets

The Northeast Philadelphia-founded company announced the new funding Wednesday, bringing its total funding raised to $48 million.
HR tech company Phenom just made its third acquisition in 6 months: Munich’s Talentcube

Feb. 24, 2021 9:04 am

HR tech company Phenom just made its third acquisition in 6 months: Munich’s Talentcube

The integration of Talentcube's platform will allow candidates to create video-based resumes that can replace cover letters and support live and automated video interviews.
Meet PLLAY, a skill-based wagering app for amateur gamers that got backing from an NBA player

Feb. 23, 2021 2:40 pm

Meet PLLAY, a skill-based wagering app for amateur gamers that got backing from an NBA player

Sports betting laws — including esports — have expanded in recent years. This Philly-cofounded app allows players to bet on themselves.
The Philly region ranked 13th on this 2021 list of best cities for women in tech

Feb. 22, 2021 9:12 am

The Philly region ranked 13th on this 2021 list of best cities for women in tech

We dropped three spots from our ninth-place ranking in 2020, and nine spots from our third-place ranking in 2019. But there are income gains to report.
A $500K seed fund and working group will support minority entrepreneurship in Philly

Feb. 19, 2021 2:46 pm

A $500K seed fund and working group will support minority entrepreneurship in Philly

The Raynier Seed Fund will invest in candidates from the University City Science Center’s commercialization programs, Drexel’s Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship and its Office of Research & Innovation.
Dreamit’s YouTube channel grew 550% in 2020. See the top 5 videos

Feb. 19, 2021 12:21 pm

Dreamit’s YouTube channel grew 550% in 2020. See the top 5 videos

The VC firm and startup growth program started posting tip-laden videos for founders in 2019. Managing partner and Dreamit Dose host Steve Barsh shares the best of the series.
Workarea, WebLinc’s open-source ecommerce management product, was just acquired

Feb. 18, 2021 3:16 pm

Workarea, WebLinc’s open-source ecommerce management product, was just acquired

The 24 employees on the product team aren't expected to go anywhere, CEO Darren Hill said, and the team is maintaining its Old City digs.
This startup that wants to prevent mass shootings raised a $5M seed round as it adapts in the pandemic

Feb. 17, 2021 4:59 pm

This startup that wants to prevent mass shootings raised a $5M seed round as it adapts in the pandemic

School shootings haven't been happening since virtual learning started, but gun violence in America still rose last year. Here's how ZeroEyes is responding.
goPuff is partnering with the 76ers to bring game-day stadium items to your door

Feb. 17, 2021 1:33 pm

goPuff is partnering with the 76ers to bring game-day stadium items to your door

Don't fret — you can now get a Federal Pretzel at home. Plus, some possible acquisition news for the venture-backed delivery company.

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