Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Twitter Roundup: News, Business Plans, Pitching, Fund Raising, Social Media, Entrepreneurship

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Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Funding Roundup

Here’s a roundup of some of the recent seed-stage and angel deals from around the world: 

  • Paypal founder Peter Thiel invests $1.25m in the Seasteading Institute to create floating micro-countries free from the laws of any country
  • NY centric, Web only news startup Capital New York plans to double its editorial staff, after raising $1.7 million in Angel funding
  • DrChrono, who is looking to mobilize electronic health records, has raised $650,000 seed funding led by DST’s Yuri Milner & General Catalyst
  • Antic Entertainment, an independent game studio that focuses on developing casual games for hardcore players, lands seed funding from Nexon
  • Bizbrag, a marketing platform where small businesses can broadcast messages through social media, email & news outlets, raises seed funding
  • iGear Financial Services, who provides an online insurance portal called myinsurance.com, has closed an angel round of funding
  • DDC, the cloud-based critical data management solution for companies, boards, & investors, secures seed funding led by Robin Hood Ventures
  • Memes.com receives seed round of funding for their internet meme website to expand the site to reach and interact with its users
  • E-learning math startup TenMarks Inc. has closed on a $1 million debt financing round. There are 21 backers in the new financing.
  • e2e Materials, a clean tech company that produces petroleum-free, biodegradable composites, lands Series A funding from a set of investors
  • Fanrank, developer of a Facebook application that rewards fans for spreading the word, has raised $320,000 in angel financing
  • Tawkon, an Israeli startup that offers mobile apps capable of measuring cellular radiation, has secured $1.5 million in seed funding
  • ZipZoom.com, that allows consumers to anonymously request a personalized quote from local businesses, has raised a seed round of funding
  • InOpen Technologies, a start-up which develops educational content and teacher training solutions, has raised $500,000 in seed funding
  • Valmarc, who provides solutions for brand owners to shut down counterfeiting, increase sales & build brand loyalty, raises seed funding
  • Rentcycle raises a $1.4 million seed round from Collaborative Fund, Andreessen Horowitz and others

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Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Twitter Roundup: News, Business Plans, Pitching, Fund Raising, Social Media, Entrepreneurship

Angel Investment News 

  • Angel investors help develop Britain’s $1bn tech start-ups: http://ow.ly/63gPO
  • Australian government urged to promote, and fund, media diversity: http://ow.ly/65cm2
  • Well known telecom entrepreneur and Dragons’ Den panelist Peter Jones to Salvage Struggling UK Brands: http://ow.ly/66ick
  • Download the Cooley Report, which analyzes Cooley’s venture capital transactions that closed during Q2 of 2011: http://ow.ly/67gwq

Business Plans & Pitching

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  • Top 10 Must Have iPhone Apps for Entrepreneurs: http://ow.ly/65c9D
  • This Week in Startups – An interview with Dave McClure, Angel Investor and Founding Partner at 500 StartUps: http://ow.ly/65iDB

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Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Twitter Roundup

Angel Investment News 

  • This Week in Venture Capital – An interview with Thomas McInerney, angel investor: http://ow.ly/5XSaK
  • Keys to Success as a Foreign Startup Investor in China: http://ow.ly/5XSwe
  • Chart: What’s Happening with Angel Investing: http://ow.ly/5XZk8
  • Entrepreneur Peter Jones talks about schooling, stripy socks and how Dragons’ Den changed his life: http://ow.ly/5Yw0C

Business Plans & Pitching

Fund Raising

Marketing & Social Media

Start-Up & Entrepreneurship

To stay updated, come follow us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/angel__network.

Read anything interesting? Feel free to add links to any articles or resources you’d like to share with the angel community.

Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Funding Roundup

Here’s a roundup of some of the recent seed-stage and angel deals from around the world:  

  • Securus Medical Group, who develop a product that gives real-time temperature mapping in a hollow body cavity, land $750k Series A funding
  • Indian startup SureWaves Media, who provide a digital campaign platform for TV advertisers, lands Rs 10 crore in its first round of funding
  • Rentcycle, a San Francisco-based startup that has been dubbed the “OpenTable for product rentals”, has raised $1.4 million in seed funding.
  • Scour Prevention Systems, who uses tyres to prevent the sea from scouring huge holes around offshore wind turbines, gets £100,000 investment
  • Kinvey, a startup that helps mobile developers streamline the process of building apps, has raised $2 million in seed money.
  • Multi-device social gaming platform Sibblingz has raised $1 million from incubator YouWeb
  • CamStent Limited, a Cambridge, UK-based medtech company, has closed a £350,000 seed funding round
  • EyeEm, a smartphone camera and photo sharing application, has closed a seed round backed by Passion Capital and Wellington Partners
  • EPLA, which provides an innovative ’Intelligent Worming’ service for horse owners, lands a £610,000 investment from a x’nos business angel
  • BigTime Software, a provider of cloud-based productivity tools for growing professional services firms, lands $2 million Series A financing
  • DDC, the cloud-based critical data management solution for companies, boards & investors, has landed seed funding led by Robin Hood Ventures
  • Nanigans, the only real-time bidding platform for Facebook that optimizes advertiser spend, has closed $3 million in Series A financing.
  • iStoryTime, the largest library of mobile children’s book Apps, lands a $2 million Series A investment led by Corporate Finance Partners
  • PodPonics, an innovative technology-driven urban agriculture start-up, raises $725,000 seed funding led by international private investors.
  • GoAct, who has launched a social calendar app, has raised $500K seed funding. Investors include Esther Dyson & 7 Finnish business angels

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