Startups

Scholly named one of the ‘coolest college startups in America’ [Startup Roundup]

Delphic Digital wins an award for best mobile solution, Amanda Steinberg is named one the most stylish women in tech and Google looks a little bit more like DuckDuckGo.

WHO’S GETTING BUZZ?

Scholly, the Drexel-founded mobile app for finding scholarships, was named one the coolest college startups in America by Inc. Last year, Penn cobrowsing startup Firefly made the list.

Digital Journal talks about Philly’s growing startup scene in this story, sponsored by Center City tech company Brand.com.

See all the startups in the Philly Startup Leaders Accelerator on this website built by Michael Riley of PSL Accelerator company Simplpost.

Amanda Steinberg, the buzzy CEO of New York City-based women’s finance website DailyWorth, is one of the most stylish women in tech, according to Lucky Magazine. Steinberg lives in Mt. Airy and splits her time between Daily Worth’s NYC office and Chestnut Hill office.

Delphic Digital, the Manayunk web dev agency, won Sitecore‘s award for Best Mobile Solution for their site for Sunrise Senior Living, according to Delphic’s blog.

DreamIt Ventures made a list of top accelerators as ranked by an MIT and Rice University professor, Keystone Edge reported.

WHO’S MAKING MOVES?

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Google‘s redesign looks a lot like its Paoli-based competitor DuckDuckGo, ArsTechnica reported.

Speaking of DuckDuckGo, the startup made its annual donation to Free and Open Source Software (FOSS), it reported on its blog. This year, DuckDuckGo donated $4,000 to projects focused on secure communications.

WHO’S GETTING FUNDED?

Verinvest, a pre-launch Wayne-based company focused on secure certification for investors, raised $219,000, according to an SEC filing.

PHmHealth, a mobile health company in Center City, raised $100,000, according to an SEC filing.

First Round Capital participated in a $33 million round for AltSchool, a “San Francisco-based network of micro-schools that emphasizes personalized learning for children in grades K-8,” Fortune reported. The venture capital firm also invested in New York City social media management company Percolate, Fortune reported, and Seattle-based dogsitter finder site Rover.com, the Wall Street Journal reported.

 

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