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April 27, 2012

TicketLeap Launches Self-Service, Reserved Seating Option for Event Organizers

Selling tickets to live events just got easier, as TicketLeap today unveiled its new self-service, reserved seating feature. TicketLeap is the first company to offer this capability, enabling live event organizers to design their venue space, build a seating chart, and set different ticket prices all within its platform. Event-goers can also view seating options and select their ticketing preferences when purchasing tickets to an event.
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April 26, 2012

Look, See: Warby Parker Launches $150 Prescription Shades

While the startup has been offering both prescription glasses and sunglasses for sale online, they haven’t offered eyewear for the visually-impaired who want to look hipster-cool while braving the sun. Today, Warby Parker has come to their aid, launching a line of prescription sunglasses with a reasonable price tag of $150.
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April 25, 2012

MentorTech Sponsors and Judges Wharton and Penn Entrepreneurial Competitions

As part of its ongoing commitment to entrepreneurship within the University of Pennsylvania community, MentorTech recently sponsored and judged both the Wharton Business Plan Competition (WBPC) and PennVention.
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April 16, 2012

Molecular Detection Inc. Completes $1.9 Million Series B Financing

Molecular Detection Inc. (MDI), a company developing Detect-Ready® tests designed to increase the speed and accuracy of infectious disease diagnosis, today announced that it has completed a $1.9 million Series B recapitalization financing. All existing MDI investors, including MentorTech Ventures, Robin Hood Ventures, Elm Spring Holdings and the Mid-Atlantic Angel Group participated. The Series B recapitalization financing is in addition to a $1.5 million funding round announced by MDI earlier this year.
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