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Jan 7th, 2015  ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ gives Philly Tech a boost

  ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ gave this Philly tech company a much-needed boost Lauren Hertzler Staff Writer- Philadelphia Business Journal Center City-based Neat Co. got some airtime on the NBC reality show “Celebrity Apprentice” Monday night. The show’s contestants were assigned a task to create a TV ad boasting Neat’s cloud-based Smart Organization Systems. The winner got $40,000 ($20,000 of which was from Neat) to contribute to the charity of choice. Neat’s Chief Marketing Officer Evan Kramer and Rafi Spero, a co-founder of Neat, appeared in the episode. They announced the celebrity contestants’ tasks and judged them on their execution. The airing created a national buzz around Neat, Kramer said. And it couldn’t have come at a better time. “The show demonstrated our desire and ambition to migrate more […]

Dec 23rd, 2014  EmergenSee a Philly startup that caught our eye

  10 Philly startups that caught our eye in 2014, and where they are now Philadelphia Business Journal    By Staff Writer Lauren Hertzler This year, I was fortunate to learn about and feature numerous area startups in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s elevator pitch series. They’re run by the people creating innovative products, boosting the economy and inspiring us all every day. I caught up with 10 founders recently. Here’s where they are now. • Spor, solar battery maker: Spor started off strong and hasn’t held back. The company, which makes low-cost, pocket-sized solar battery chargers, raised $112,000 during its first crowdfunding campaign. Right after, it nabbed a $200,000 investment from an angel investor. It recently brought on new hires, including engineering […]

Jul 9th, 2014  Philadelphia Business Journal Profiles EmergenSee

EmergenSee Personal Security System was profiled in The Philadelphia Business Journal last week. Below is Staff Writer Lauren Hertzler’s article: EmergenSee is a mobile technology that transforms smartphones or tablets into personal security systems. All it takes is a download of an app. In the event of an emergency, it gives users the ability to stream live video, audio, GPS location and movements while contacting help that can see, hear and respond to the situation in real time. Revenue model: Business to consumer (24/7 professional monitoring — $8.99/month) and business to business (markets include enterprise, education, private security, government, resellers and distributors — $25,000/year minimum price, based on size of organization). Size of market and share it can gain: If EmergenSee gains just […]