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VC Roundup: Robin Hood moves, BrainRewards raises cash

In case you missed it last week, we reviewed all of the 14 companies in DreamIt Ventures. The companies will be showing off their summer's work on August 11th at Demo Day.

Welcome to the VC Round-up, where we’ll parse through venture capital news related to Philadelphia-based private equity firms and the companies they fund. Subscribe to the roundup as an email newsletter. If you have any VC-related news to pass along to us, please drop us a line.
DEFINITE READS
In case you missed it last week, we reviewed all of the 14 companies in DreamIt Ventures. The companies will be showing off their summer’s work on August 11th at Demo Day.
Robin Hood Ventures has moved into the University City Science Center. While the angel investing group has been in the Science Center since May, the group just released the news late last week. In an email to Technically Philly, Executive Director Ellen Weber said that the group made the move to be closer to entrepreneurs. Life Science investor BioAdvance also joined the Science Center.
MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME
Wallingford-based educational gaming company BrainRewards is raising $750,000, according to SEC filings.
Edison Ventures completed its $5 million investment in Blue Cod Technologies, a Massachusetts-based insurance technology company.
Mt. Laurel-based Jumpstart has invested $500,000 in ConnectYard, a company that provides communication tools for students and teachers.
GIVE A GLANCE
Our good friend Joey D. wonders if NuPathe’s IPO will suffer the same fate as other Safeguard Scientifics IPO offerings. In the meantime, Safeguard announced that its earnings are growing.
Cross Atlantic Capital Partners has invested $4 million in Health Market Science, a provider of healthcare data technology.
Venture Capital news site thefunded.com has listed First Round Capital as the fourth-best VC firm in the country.

Companies: BioAdvance / Cross Atlantic Capital Partners / DreamIt Ventures / Robin Hood Ventures / University City Science Center

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