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Startup Roundup: myYearbook profitable, Viddler talks to Gary V.

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. […]

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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.
MUST READS
The Inquirer reports that MyYearbook has finally turned a profit, netting $2 million a month in revenues. The company has taken in $17 million in investment.
Inc. Magazine has named Philly one of the top 10 metro areas for company growth in the country. Thanks to @stubborndreams for pointing this one out. And hey, it didn’t take a grassroots campaign for this one. The magazine also says that NextDocs, is the area’s fastest growing company.

GIVE A GLANCE
The Wall Street Journal goes gaga over the NY Tech scene citing its universities, its anti-Silicon Valley atmosphere and its supportive government. Hey, Philadelphia, two our of three ain’t bad.
Viddler interviews podcaster and Internet superstar Gary Vaynerchuk. Vaynerchuck uses Viddler exclusively to push out his popular Wine Library podcast about, um, wine.
MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME
Azavea, Happy Cog and other local startups are gunning for SXSW panels. Help them out.
Packlate gets the Mashable treatment. The post details the company’s unique practice of dealing with private property managers, and notes that the last-minute vacation booking company is expanding to different cities.

Companies: Inc Magazine

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