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: 

  • Boomwriter, which uses elements of social media and gaming to encourage creative writing among 8-13 year-olds, secures $240,000 funding
  • AdInsight, the leading provider of call tracking and call analytics solutions, has received £1.6 million in venture capital funding
  • DIY Mobile Website Creator bMobilized raises $1.5m Series A funding from two early stage European VC firms, Alliance Venture and Investinor
  • SpeechTails. a company that offers online speech learning for children, has raised $300,000 funding from angel investors
  • The Language Express, a developer of social learning software for children on the autism spectrum, has received $750,000 in seed funding
  • NetPlenish, the new mobile shopping service that delivers everyday essentials at the best price, has secured $1.9 million seed funding
  • Duetto Research, a startup bringing a “big data” approach to the travel industry, has just raised $2.1 million in seed funding
  • Pair, the hot new social network for couples, has raised $4.2m in seed funding from a long list of VC’s and angel investors
  • Psykosoft, an app that allows users to create original images that mirror paintings based off of photographs, raises $500,000 seed funding
  • Zerply, a professional network built around people who love what they do, has raised €600,000 in seed funding
  • Chennai-headquartered OrangeScape, a cross-Cloud PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) provider, has raised $1 million from the Indian Angel Network
  • Archify, which archives internet content on news sites or social media platforms for later viewing, wins seed funding from Balderton Capital
  • Scottish online daily photo journal Blipfoto has secured second stage seed funding, bringing its total investment to £300,000
  • TickPick, an online ticket marketplace with a ranking system and bid platform that benefits the consumer and seller, has raised seed funding
  • TidePool, a startup that is trying to determine consumer personality from photos, has closed $1.5 million in seed funding
  • Work for Pie, which helps software developers build portfolios of their work and gives them a score, secures $300,000 seed funding
  • Scalify raises $2 million funding to create networking technology that enables fast and efficient creation of online games & virtual worlds
  • Priceonomics, “the price guide for everything” who is building a smart, curated catalog of all the products ever made, raises £1.5m funding
  • Sweet Tooth Rewards, a provider of eCommerce customer loyalty software, has secured $2.25 million in seed financing
  • Dysonics, a consumer audio startup whose technology creates three-dimensional sound over headphones, has secured $750,000 in seed funding
  • Chennai-based ProKlean Technologies, which develops clean technology products for various industries, has raised Rs 2.5 crore angel funding
  • Albagaia, developer of technology which it says can slash the time taken to detect deadly Legionnaires’ disease, has raised £500,000 funding
  • Viewbix, developer of an interactive video platform based in Israel, has raised $2 million in a series A funding round
  • SportPursuit.co.uk, which offers discounts on branded sports goods, has raised £1.4 million from VC firm DFJ Esprit and angel investors
  • Mobile Backstage, a social music service & mobile app that lets artists and bands “engage” with their fans, has closed $1.3 million funding
  • eelusion, an innovative “geosocial game”, has received $1.7 million just 3 weeks after the start of their seed funding campaign

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