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Startup Roundup: The Neat Company completes $2.5 million round of funding

Introducing Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup. Here, we’ll parse out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with the Startup Roundup’s dedicated RSS feed. If you’ve got news to share, […]

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Introducing Technically Philly’s Startup Roundup. Here, we’ll parse out the small pieces that make our greater Startup ecosystem thrive. We want to keep you in touch with the innovations that we can’t quite get to covering, but that deserve highlight. Follow along with the Startup Roundup’s dedicated RSS feed. If you’ve got news to share, get in touch.

DEFINITE READS

Receipt and business card scanner hardware firm The Neat Company has completed a $2.5 million follow-up round of funding that includes Edison Venture Fund and MentorTech Ventures to expand sales, marketing and product development, according to a press release.
As we reported in our VC Roundup Tuesday, Yardley-based digital security company LifeShield announced that it closed a second round of funding, having now raised $11 million since December.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

Motorocycle e-commerce startup RevZilla has been named as one of Always On’s Top 100 Companies on the East Coast in the Consumer Internet category, with big players like Groupon and drop.io. Locally, NearVerse and Document Depository Corp. also took honors.
WizeHive 2.0 has been launched, featuring a streamlined interface that looks a lot like social media platforms you’re famaliar with. Think LinkedIn for productivity management. Google Docs integration was a nice touch, for sure.

GIVE A GLANCE

ProtonMedia has announced a partnership with tech consulting firm LiquidHub and has video with the latter’s COO Rob Kelley explaning how the two will work together, along with Microsoft SharePoint 2010, to innovate in the Life Sciences space. In related news, Proton was one of the awardees of Microsoft’s 2010 Life Sciences Innovation Awards.
Open Hatch‘s new intern John Stumpo is implementing a “training mission” feature which will help users who want to contribute to open source projects with some basic training.
Startup Roundup will post weekly on Wednesdays until there’s not a Philly startup story left to link to on the Internet. See others here.

Companies: Edison Partners / LifeShield / NearVerse / OpenHatch / Proton Media / RevZilla

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