Philly ranks twice in top 20 entrepreneurship schools by Princeton Review

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Temple’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute gets rated #11 in Entrepreneur and Princeton Review’s annual review of entrepreneurship programs at undergraduate academic institutions, and Drexel’s Baiada Center lands #13, giving Philly two slots in the magazine’s top 25. In graduate programs, Drexel was rated #15, and Temple at #20.
Connectify, a Center City-based company located on the 2400 block of Market, which can turn a Windows 7 computer into a wireless hotspot for other devices to connect to, announced an undisclosed amount of investment from In-Q-Tel, a firm that helps make strategic investments for U.S. intelligence agencies. The investment will help the company focus on new products that can create, for example, virtual private networks instantly.

Energy software services provider Viridity Energy is moving from Conshy to Philadelphia, the Business Journal reports.
In startup history news, Philly Tech News has a great update on Nokia’s cutting of 300 jobs at its Malvern geoservices branch, which was once a part of the startup, acquired in 2006 by Navteq, which was then acquired by Nokia in 2007.
Marketing and interactive firm Brolik launched a new website last week, according to an email newsletter.
TicketLeap has added the ability for organizers to offer name-your-own-price tickets and its analytics suite can now utilize ad networks’ pixel tracking methods.
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A Neat Company survey found that paper documents slow down businesses. Note the source, which sells an electronic scanning device, but know this: we don’t doubt that paper is still a problem in offices around the world.
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Companies: Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship / Brolik / Connectify / Neat Company / Temple University Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute / Ticketleap / / Viddler / Viridity Energy

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