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:  

  • Koding, a developer community & cloud development environment where developers come together and code in the browser, has raised $2m funding
  • InGamer Fantasy, which produces what it calls “real-time second screen gaming” for sports publishers, wins funding from five angel investors
  • OpenTable for hair stylists and other salon professionals StyleSeat grabs $775,000 angel funding from A-Grade and actress Sophia Bush
  • PixyKids, an interactive and immersive social media platform for kids aged 6-12, has raised $3 million from ATA Ventures and angel investors
  • SkillKindle, an online content marketplace for students and teachers, has raised angel funding from i3 Consulting
  • InBed.me, an Airbnb for hostel Hoppers, lands a $1.2m seed round to push social integration and mobile services from VC’s & angel investors
  • Retrofit, who offer data-driven weight-loss programs with one-on-one coaching from fitness experts, raises $2m venture capital funding
  • Richard Branson & Jerry Murdock put $1m into MySocialCloud, a web application that allows you to manage your online life in one simple cloud
  • Stormpath, who is building an identity access control service for cloud and enterprise applications, has raised $1.5 million in seed funding
  • Kaptur, maker of a social discovery platform for photos, has raised $2 million Series A financing from angel investors & Green Hat Partners
  • Slated, a site that connects independent film producers with investors, has raised $2 million in a Series B round of funding
  • ClearStory Data, a startup focused on bringing big data technology to the masses, has raised an undisclosed amount of seed funding
  • Dog Vacay, the online marketplace that matches dog owners with qualified pet caregivers, raises $1 million in seed funding
  • KnowledgeMill, a company that has developed a cloud-based email management software platform, lands £1.5m growth capital investment
  • Edutor, which designs develops & markets technology-based educational products, raises Rs.2 Crore seed funding from Hyderabad Angels
  • Gridtest Systems, developer of measurement tools for the electric vehicle market, wins seed funding from Pasadena Angels & Tech Coast Angels
  • Tripbirds, which lets users pick up travel recommendations from friends via other social networks, lands a seed round of $740,000
  • Grand Cru, a start-up game developer based in Helsinki, secures $2 million in seed funding to develop cross-platform mobile adventure games
  • JobSync, which matches candidates to the jobs that fit them best, lands $1.6M funding from Pasadena Angels, Tech Coast Angels & other angels
  • fruux, a startup that develops a sync and backup solution for contacts, calendars and to-dos through the cloud, has raised seed funding

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