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Startup Roundup: QlikTech debuts IPO, augmented soccer for iOS4 for World Cup blues

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

Radnor’s QlikTech launched its initial public offering last week, selling 11.2 million shares at $10 each, an initial market capitalization of $940 million, Seeking Alpha reports [h/t/ PhillyTechNews]
We love this. Local Laan Labs has created an augmented reality soccer game that lets you use an iOS4 camera to kick a ball around. Great for soccer wanna-be’s.

MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

Motivas Mobile announced this morning that it has raised $3 million from private investors for beefing up its mobile technology. We reported in March that it was nearly a third of the way through a 2.7 million round of fundraising.
Venmo founders Andrew Kortina and Iqram Magdon Ismail were featured on Inc.com’s 30-under-30 feature. See our coverage of the Rittenhouse-based mobile payment startup.
Local design firm Happy Cog, which wrote the book on web standards, has published a case study on a redesign/refresh of Zappos.com.
Yunno, a DreamIt Ventures company focused on creating social media campaigns built around contests has launched, a blog post says.

GIVE A GLANCE

RedLasso has announced that it is utilizing Adap.tv‘s video ad serving platform for its clipping service.
Monetate announced yesterday that is has appointed Kevin Ertell — Borders.com and Tower Records e-commerce veteran — to its advisory board.
myYearbook‘s Trends blog shows that the majority of teens aren’t aware of Facebook’s privacy issues and don’t care anyway. Insight: We already knew teens were apathetic.
MyDunkTank is featured in the Philadelphis Business Journal earlier in July. Be sure to see our coverage from mid-June.
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: DreamIt Ventures / Happy Cog East / Laan Labs / Monetate / MyDunkTank / MeetMe / QlikTech / RedLasso / Venmo / Yunno

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