October 19, 2012 | Philadelphia Business Journal by Natalie Kostelni
“When Josh Kopelman of First Round Capital decided to relocate to University City from the office submarket of Conshohocken, Pa., he settled on 4040 Locust St. The space was familiar to him…”
October 18, 2012 | Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA
“Companies and entrepreneurs pursuing innovative products related to the news media, e-commerce, and mobile applications for smart phones and tablets, are encouraged to apply to the program. The deadline for submission of applications is noon on Monday, November 5, 2012…”
September 26, 2012 | Philadelphia Business Journal by Peter Key
“College students have long been good at spending their parents’ money. Now, Josh Kopelman is going to let a few of them try to get good at investing his venture-capital firm’s money.”
September 18, 2012 | Philadelphia Inquirer by Joseph N. Distefano
“Jim Young, raised in Apple Computer’s hometown of Cupertino, Calif., developed the notoriously successful face-and-body comparison-voting site HotOrNot.com back in pre-Facebook days, while he was warming up for his doctoral dissertation at Berkeley.
“Cheyenne Ehrlich, raised in a meditation center, developed ClickTheButton.com, a PayPal predecessor, while he was an undergraduate at Vassar, and went on to help build firms in Silicon Valley and East Asia, from his home on the Hawaiian island of Maui.
“These pioneers are now partners – in Philadelphia, where they’ve started their new company, Perceptual Networks…”
July 02, 2012 | Philadelphia Inquirer by Jane M. Von Bergen and Inquirer Staff Writer
“What a great day it was at Dmg Ctrl Ltd., a tech company in Old City. Cofounder Jason Allum pulled the tap on a new mini-kegerator, a little dorm-size fridge perfectly designed to hold one keg of beer that had been installed that afternoon…”