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:  

  • BrandYourself.com, the first do-it-yourself platform to help people control their own Search results, lands $1.2 million Series A funding
  • Cerahelix, who’s developing a DNA-based way to produce advanced nanofiltration membranes for water re-use & recycling, wins $255,000 funding
  • PlayMob, which develops technology allowing charities to fundraise through in-game micropayments, nets £500,000 of expansion capital
  • Spotflux, a free application that lets consumers connect to the Internet with privacy protection, raises $1 million in new funding
  • ContactMonkey, which lets you easily share your contact details via a link in your email signature, lands $800,000 in seed funding
  • Oxtex, an early stage medical device specialist that manufactures anisotropic self-inflating tissue expanders, lands a £150k funding round
  • Drawn to Scale, creators of Spire, which provides a real-time Big Data Platform-as-a-Service, lands $925,000 in seed funding
  • Crowdsourced news platform NewsiT.net (founded by longtime journalist Melinda Wittstock) has raised $500,000 in seed funding
  • eEvent, which honors guests as event ambassadors to share, recommend & invite others to events, wins $250,000 seed funding from TechColumbus
  • Tracky, a social collaboration platform that bridges the gap between your personal & professional circles, receives $1 million seed funding
  • Weddingful has just raised $500,000 from the Business Development Bank of Canada for its online wedding packages startup
  • Adaptive Lighting, a developer of LED lighting systems, has secured a €50,000 equity investment from the AIB Seed Capital Fund
  • Bitbar, a company that provides an Android app testing suite, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding
  • Tap.Me, a startup whose technology platform lets brands advertise within mobile games, has raised $3.2 million in venture capital
  • StayZilla.com, a hotel booking site which offers value-stays in any district across India, raises funding from Indian Angel Network
  • Web radio app startup Aurality Technologies Pvt Ltd has secured $300,000 (~Rs 1.5 crore) in seed funding from a group of angel investors
  • ShoutOmatic, a startup that enables Facebookers & Twitterers to “Shout” to their friends & fans, gets funding from Long Island Angel Network
  • Adelphic Mobile lands $2 million seed funding from Matrix Partners to improve the ability for advertisers to target users on mobile devices
  • NextPrinciples, a cloud-based social CRM company, has received $1M in seed funding from a group of senior executives and angel investors

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