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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