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:  

  • Henry Blodget’s Business Insider, a business site that aggregates, reports & provides analysis of breaking business news, lands $1.3 million
  • Idevices, which makes apps and app-connected devices, has brought in $700,000 equity financing round from a trio of investors
  • BetterLesson, which let educators find and share the best lesson plans, grabs $1.6 million Series A venture funding from a host of VC firms
  • White label mobile handset manufacturer CyCell Ltd has completed a £600,000 funding round led by London Business Angels
  • Patchwork – the safeguarding app – has raised a £280,000 start up investment
  • RecordSetter, a platform for people to submit unique records and compete against other people’s records, grabs $1 million Series A funding
  • ezCater, who offer a fast, reliable way to order food from local caterers, raises $630K seed funding from Spinnaker Trust & angel investors
  • Italian grocery store comparison shopping site, Risparmio Super, has raised $550K seed funding co-led by Zernike Meta Ventures and LVenture
  • Banyan Branch, a social media agency providing marketing services for the world’s leading brands, lands $1.7m funding from private investors
  • SaferTaxi, which allows taxi customers to choose their driver as to feel comfortable and safe no matter their location, $1m Venture Funding
  • Touch Bionics, a Scottish prosthetic technology group, is set for a major period of expansion after securing £2.5 million in new investment
  • Cloudbot, a startup that pulls social networking feeds onto a single platform, has raised funding from a group of investors led by Lightbank
  • Surfingbird, developing a service of search recommendations, has raised $2.5m from French and Russian business angels
  • Incentive Targeting, developer of a web-based targeted marketing service, has raised $1.63 million funding from 52 undisclosed investors
  • Vtrim, that provides an online weight management program, has raised $650k from Vermont Seed Capital Fund and angel investor Claudia Clark

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