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First Round Capital-backed Single Platform is getting the once-over from Google.
Philly Business Journal’s Peter Key writes about the Philly invasion in the 67th Ward. We’ll link you but you won’t be able to read past the third paragraph, because you need a subscription. In the past 18 months, First Round Capital and DreamIt Ventures have opened up New York branches.
Downington-based ThingWorx has received $5 million from Safeguard Scientifics for its Series B round. The company makes a “connected applications platform.” We’ll have more later this month.
Ben Franklin Technology Ventures has invested $2 million in five biotech companies.
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