Business Journal announces 2012’s 30 entrepreneurs under 30 list [Startup Roundup]

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The Philadelphia Business Journal has announced its annual 30 entrepreneurs under 30, including PoverUP‘s co-founders Charlie and Elie Javice, Embrace Hearing‘s Sam Tanzer and Ross Porter, At Media‘s Antoinette M. Johnson, Defined Clarity‘s Bruce Marable, and Here’s My Chance‘s David Gloss.

As we reported yesterday, RJMetrics raised $1.2 million from a group of investors spread across angels and venture capitalists. The company said in a blog post yesterday it was important to wait until it launched with a minimum viable product, signed on customers, moved into office space, grew its workforce and became more stable and efficient.

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Coursekit, which moved to New York but still has close ties to Philly according to the company, announced a funding round of $5 million this week. That’s in addition to $1 million raised before it launched in December.

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Philly Startup Leaders will host its first happy hour in the new year January 17 with new President Bob Moul, who was enlisted and announced mid-December, as we reported.

2009 DreamIt Ventures grad Parse.ly, which has been all but silent since graduating the accelerator, will launch its first product Dash in late January, TechCrunch reports. Dash will provide online content publishers with predictive analytics based on analysis of trending topics on their websites and across the web.

PhillyTechNews reports on new business accelerator Novotorium’s first startup Zuppler, which will provide a full suite of restaurant ratings and reservations.

As reported yesterday, Cliq and Async Interview both raised funding for their startups.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

Clothing retailer Kembrel, out of Wharton, gets covered by Forbes Contributor Peter Cohan.

Entrepreneurship blog Wamba covers DreamIt Ventures grad OneAway.

BountyIt, the tasks-based startup is giving away $2,000 to promote the site using social media tools. No, we’re not accepting cash from the company for this write-up.

Happy New Year, folks. What will you have for us in 2012?

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