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:  

  • Startup Gumhouse raises $6M+ for a “Social Stream Video Shopping Network” which uses Facebook to personalize your shopping experience
  • Ringadoc, a health company that brings virtual medical visits to any phone or computer on demand, has received $750K seed funding
  • MakieLab, which launched recently with its 3D-printed dolls based on an avatar you create on the site, lands $1.4 million seed funding
  • CareinSync, which offers Carebook, a real-time collaborative software platform for physicians, patients & caregivers, raises $1.6M funding
  • Flutter, which lets you control iTunes, Spotify and Quicktime by simply waving your hand at your computer, lands $1.4 million seed funding
  • Magnetic, the leader in search retargeting, lands a $10 million Series B funding investment led by private equity firm Edison Ventures
  • zuuka group GmbH, publishers of the iTalk entertainment apps, zuuka Comics and iStoryTime, has raised seed financing
  • Camiloo, a UK-based software company which develops technology for online retailers, has secured a £100,000 funding boost
  • Blaze Bioscience, developers of technology that helps surgeons see whether they’re missing any parts of a tumor, raises $5 million funding
  • Planwise, an online tool geared at helping users understand the future impact of their financial decisions, closes $200,000 angel funding
  • Mobile Travel Technologies, a large mobile platform aimed at the travel industry, has raised $5 million Series A funding from DFJ Esprit
  • SumAll, a new tool for e-commerce store owners that lets you use your own data to make more money, receives $1.5 million in seed funding
  • InstaEDU, a new website that offers one-to-one academic instruction to users, has raised $1.1 million in a seed round of funding
  • CellScope, a mobile health startup building systems for at-home diagnosis, has raised $1M in seed funding from Khosla Ventures
  • Roadtrippers, maker of a web app to help travelers find and purchase road trip-related travel and experiences, has closed $250,000 funding
  • Roqbot, a virtual jukebox solution that lets users crowdsource music in bars, cafes and stores, lands $1.2 million seed funding
  • CheckThis, a quick way to create and share web pages, has raised $910,000 in seed money led by Lerer Ventures
  • ValueAppeal, a simple online tool for homeowners to challenge their property tax assessment, lands $1.2 million funding from angel investors
  • Woofound, a startup that matches your personality to things you want to do using a visual personality game, lands $1.2 million angel funding
  • Incitor Inc., an Albuquerque, N.M.-based renewable/biomass energy and chemical company, has received $1.5 million in Series A funding
  • Eventup, an online community marketplace for event space listings and bookings, has secured a $1.8 million seed round led by Lightbank
  • Condition One, a technology company developing next generation immersive video applications, lands $500,000 seed funding led by Mark Cuban
  • Rewind.me, which uses social media to track a user’s personal history, has raised a $800,000 seed round from a long list of investors
  • Bangalore-based neighbourhood services delivery platform Delyver.com has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding

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Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Twitter Roundup

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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:  

  • Virtual Race Bags, which provides an affordable digital marketing platform to organizers of endurance events, wins $900,000 Series A funding
  • Datahero, which allows users can gather information and turn it into pretty, useful graphs and charts, raises $1 million funding
  • Diffbot, a machine learning system that can read any web page and extract useful, structured data from it, has closed $2 million in funding
  • smartDIGITAL, a startup that makes interactive ad displays, has raised $2.7 million in a Series A round of funding
  • Smartphone & tablet-focused studio Rolocule Games (1.5 million downloads across 100 different countries) has closed round of angel funding
  • PostRocket, which gives recommendations to have your Facebook Page perform like a champion, has just raised $610,000 in seed financing
  • Fracture, a firm that developed digital technology to print photos on glass, has received an investment from the Tamiami Angel Fund
  • EyeVerify, a startup focused on bringing mobile biometrics technology to market, closes $1.4 million seed funding led by Think Big Ventures
  • IvyDate, the premier dating network for smart, inspiring singles, has secured a $1.45 million Series A investment
  • innRoad, the leading SaaS cloud solution for hotel property management, bookings, & marketing, raises $5.8 million Series B financing
  • MapMyFitness, a start-up that powers a community of fitness-oriented websites like, has closed $9 million in Series B financing
  • Zola Books, a new social eBooks site to discover, buy and discuss books, has raised $1 million in seed funding from prominent authors
  • ividence, the first stand-alone email ad exchange, has completed a $4 million series B round of funding
  • Threadflip, the leading social marketplace for discovering, buying and selling fashion, has closed $6.5M Series A funding
  • Surf Air, a membership-based flight service offering trips between SoCal and NorCal smaller airports, has closed its Series A funding
  • LockerDome, a social media platform for your sports life, has closed a new $1.04M financing round led by the St. Louis Arch Angels
  • Fisoc, which develops social media tools for financial institutions, has received a $3.4 million financing from a syndicate of investors

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Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Twitter Roundup

Angel Investment News:  

  • The UK government launches StartUp Loans for young entrepreneurs, a scheme proposed by Sir Richard Branson last year: https://ow.ly/bbTRo
  • The BBAA launches a campaign to tease more business angels out of the UK’s high net worth population: https://ow.ly/bbT5H
  • Bloomberg’s Deirdre Bolton reports on which states had the most angel funding applications: https://ow.ly/bbULo

Business Plans & Pitching:

  • Five tips for mastering the art of VC speed dating: https://ow.ly/bgrNG
  • Start-up companies need to consider the value of market research when planning product launches, says Cint: https://ow.ly/bi83Z

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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:  

  • Speaktoit, developer of human-computer interaction technologies based on natural language conversations, grabs Series A funding from Intel
  • SocialToaster, a social marketing platform that helps companies promote content to their social networks, has raised $1.98 million funding
  • RocketFrog, a startup developing casino games on Facebook, has raised $2M angel funding & added MySpace cofounder Tom Anderson as an advisor
  • Firebase, a scalable real-time backend for your web app, has raised additional seed funding, bringing their total investment to $1.4 Million
  • Collaaj, a startup whose technology allows user-specific information to be accessed independent of a desktop, has received angel investment
  • Vend, an award-winning, intuitive, web-based point-of-sale (POS) platform, raises $2 Million funding capital led by Point Nine Capital
  • Meddik, a community-driven content aggregator for health, has raised $750,000 seed funding from a flock of notable angels & early-stage VCs
  • Exec (a start-up from the founder of Justin.tv), which connects users with would-be assistants to get odd jobs done, has raised $3.3 million
  • Rome2Rio, which helps you discover how to get anywhere by searching flights, trains, ferries & driving directions, lands $450k seed funding
  • FlightFox, a travel search service where experts compete to find you the best flight, has just closed an $800,000 round of seed funding
  • PlanGrid, which has created a groundbreaking app for the construction industry, has raised $1.1 million from a notable list of investors
  • AudioCure Pharma, a Berlin-based startup focused on the clinical development of drugs in neurodegenerative diseases, has raised seed funding
  • Junar, the Open Data platform leader for the Data Economy, has raised $1.2 million seed funding from Austral Capital and angel investors
  • DealAngel, a highly visual travel deal search engine, has closed $750,000 funding from Foresight Ventures and Bright Capital
  • Buddy, which enables app developers to focus on building the best cross-platform software they can, lands $1 million seed funding
  • Payumi, a UK-based group-payments startup which aims to cover all the ‘group payment’ bases, has sealed £150,000 seed funding
  • eTax Credit Exchange, the online marketplace for trading tax credits, has closed more than $350,000 in seed funding
  • True&Co, an online bra fitting service & shop that makes it quick to find bras you like that actually fit well, wins $2 million seed funding
  • Grubwithus, the social dining network and 2011 Y Combinator grad, has secured $5 million in new funding to snack on

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