Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Twitter Roundup

Angel Investment News:

  • Global venture capital financing hit $US10.4 billion in the second quarter of 2013: https://ow.ly/mKhZI
  • Mena investments up $200m in 2012 according to the Mena Private Equity Association’s annual report: https://ow.ly/mKkxi Infographic – €5.1 billion market shows European angels on the rise! https://ow.ly/mKCln
  • China’s venture capital market warms: https://ow.ly/mMHf2
  • ‘Super Angels’ in UK having growing influence in investment market: https://ow.ly/mSMzB
  • US Venture Capital Investment Amounts Doubled In Q2. Bay Area Companies Raised More Than NY, LA & Boston Combined: https://ow.ly/mTEDO
  • Renaissance Venture Capital Attracted Nearly $300 Million In 20 Michigan Companies: https://ow.ly/mTCNp

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Infographic – What the SEC Announcement Means for Startups and Entrepreneurs

July 10th 2013 the SEC announced that the ban on general solicitation has been removed for small businesses seeking startup capital, allowing for sweeping changes in the way businesses find funding. With general solicitation now permitted, startups have the opportunity raise money from a wider range of investors – potentially accelerating their funding.  The infographic below details the changes to come with yesterday’s announcement and explores the ways it will affect entrepreneurs as they seek funding.

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:

  • oneflare, an online marketplace for home and local services, has received $500,000 funding from angel investors in Sydney
  • Knimbus, an online community for researchers, has raised more than Rs.3 crore funding from a group of angel investors
  • Tweekaboo, a technology platform for recording and sharing family moments, has raised US$800,000 seed funding
  • Phynd Technology, a Provider Management Platform for healthcare institutions and providers, has raised $2M seed funding
  • Klip.in, a social shopping discovery and curation platform, has raised funding from VentureNursery, an angel-backed startup accelerator
  • BlikBook, a social learning platform aimed at the higher education market, lands $1.3M funding led by Leaf Investments
  • Video platform developer Carambola has completed a $1 million seed round of funding led by venture capital fund Rutledge Vine Capital
  • Seculert, the cloud-based advanced threat protection company, closes $10 million Series B funding
  • Flat.to, a Mumbai-based real estate listings site targeted at students looking for rental accommodation, has raised angel funding
  • Hulafrog, a network of hyperlocal web guides for suburban parents, secures $500K seed financing led by Innovation Garden
  • Rallyhood, a social productivity platform for your group to communicate, coordinate and share, completes $3.2M Series A financing
  • Gram Vaani, a social tech company based at IIT-Delhi, has raised $500,000 from undisclosed investors to expand the team
  • Adore Me, an online lingerie retailer that sends members a matching pair of bras and panties each month, lands $8.5M Series B funding
  • IndusDiva.com, an e-commerce portal for Indian ethnic wear for women and kids, has raised a round of angel funding
  • Riskified, which makes it easier for online merchants to accept high risk credit card transaction, closes $1.65M seed funding
  • The IdeaLists, a startup which operates an online marketplace for creative talent, has raised $1.7M seed funding
  • Sensipass, a digital security start-up that vows to make passwords history, has won a €50,000 investment
  • Giftxoxo, a gifting platform which enables personal and corporate gifting, has received angel investment from Kshatriya Ventures
  • Jukedocs, a cloud-based content management provider, has received an angel investment of $500,000
  • Japanese e-ticketing startup Peatix just closed a Series A round of $3 million, led by Fidelity Japan
  • Life360, an app that uses location-based technology to let family members communicate with each other, raises $10M Series B funding

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Angel Investment Network’s Weekly Twitter Roundup

Angel Investment News:

Business Plans & Pitching:

Fund Raising:

Marketing & Social Media:

Start-Up & Entrepreneurship:

To stay updated, come follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/angel__network or register for our blog at https://www.angelinvestmentnetwork.netwp-login.php?action=register.

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

Or are you looking to raise funding?  Send me a summary of your project at mike@angelinvestmentnetwork.co.uk and we’ll try to help.

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:

  • Combat Gent, a fine menswear etailer that equips men with everything they need to get the job done, has closed $1.84M seed funding
  • NuMedii, the startup looking to convert pages of drug safety data into faster drug-development times, grabs $3.5M Series A funding
  • Ludei, a development platform that helps developers to deliver and monetize HTML5 apps, has received $1.5 million funding
  • Lifecom, a market leader in clinical decision support solutions, has completed a Series A Financing round of over $1 million
  • Inadco, a leader in native digital advertising, has raised an $11 million Series B round led by U.S. Venture Partners
  • Playblazer, which offers a cloud-based SaaS platform for social and multi-player game developers and studios, has secured angel funding
  • PokitDok, a price transparent health and wellness marketplace where consumers shop directly from providers, raised $4MJ Series A funding
  • WhatsNexx, a leading edge provider of cross-channel marketing automation software, lands $2.33M venture capital financing
  • Chupamobile, the leading marketplace for buying and selling App Source Code, has raised new funding from US & European angel investors
  • my6sense, which provides mobile content discovery solutions for consumers, has raised $2 million angel funding
  • Taiwan-based web and mobile game publisher Pubgame has raised a Series A round led by The CID Group and appWorks Ventures
  • Outbox, which digitizes your postal mail then puts it online for access via web, iPhone, Android or iPad, raises $5M Series A funding
  • Ad tech startup Yieldbot, which helps connect publishers and advertisers to better target their display ads, attracts $5M Series A funding
  • rollApp, whose platform enables Windows and Linux apps to run on any device with a web browser, gets $1M Series A funding
  • Cubresa, a medical imaging company building the world’s only hand-held, MR-safe gamma camera, has closed $500,000 angel funding
  • Karnataka-based mobile app developer Robosoft Technologies has secured its first institutional round of funding from Kalaari Capital
  • Pixate, whose mission is to reduce the complexity of creating apps, has closed $3.8M Series A funding from Accel Partners
  • FIGS, a startup offering up fashionable medical scrubs, has raised $2M seed funding
  • Mingyian, a platform that connects Western celebrities to their fans in China, has raised $500,000 seed funding
  • SigFig, a web platform for tracking and analyzing your personal financial investments, has secured $15 million Series B funding
  • Artsly, a video platform providing short lessons in makeup, music, photography, food, painting & crafts, lands $175,000 from Kima Ventures
  • Cashback and coupon website Cashkaro has raised $750,000 seed funding from a group of UK based angel investors
  • ClusterFlunk, a virtual meeting place for college students to collaborate on assignments & prepare for exams, closes $100,000 seed funding
  • Snyppit, an app that allows you to share video moments of your life with friends and family, gets $521,000 seed funding
  • CL3VER, the first professional HTML5 web platform to create engaging 3D for web & mobile (without plugins), lands $800,000 seed funding
  • Engrade, an edtech startup that integrates people, tools, data & curriculum on one user-friendly platform, raises $5M Series B funding
  • Quartzy, an online suite of lab management tools for the academic life science community, has closed $4 million Series A financing

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Have you managed to raise capital for your company?  We always love to hear from entrepreneurs who manage to get funded.

Or are you looking to raise funding?  Send me a summary of your project at mike@angelinvestmentnetwork.co.uk and we’ll try to help.