Highlights last week on Philly Tech News (7/9/2012 to 7/15/2012): Neat Company, Poptent and Fiberlink
I reported on Philly-based The Neat Company's launch of its new NeatCloud and NeatMobile offerings.
Comcast announced that its partners in A&E Networks, Disney and Hearst, had agreed to buy its 15% stake in the cable networks for slightly more than $3 billion. The possibility of a deal had been reported upon in recent weeks. Comcast continues to move away from partial stakes, seeking either complete ownership of assets or an exit.
I took a look at First Round Capital's job board for its portfolio companies, noting the large number of opportunities and the openings in the Philly area.
Philly Tech News' partner website, NJTechWeekly.com, celebrated its one year anniversary.
Poptent, the crowdsourcing site for video ad production with co-headquarters in Conshohocken and the LA area, raised an additional $5.5 million led by previous investor MK Capital.