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:

  • AppHero, the Canadian developer of social recommendations for mobile applications, just reeled in $1.8 million in seed financing
  • AppHero, the Canadian developer of social recommendations for mobile applications, just reeled in $1.8 million in seed financing
  • Cherishmaternity, an Indfia-based e-shop offering maternity wear & infant products, secures seed funding from Blume and angel investors
  • QThru, a solution for the common shopper that lets you use your mobile phone for self checkout, lands $3.5 million from angel investors
  • vline, which enables developers to add video chat to their applications, have received $1.5 million in seed funding
  • KnowledgeTree, a provider of cloud-based solutions that help companies “rule their documents,” closes $4.75 million Series B funding
  • NewsWhip, which creates a news stream of the most popular stories based on social media activity, lands around $1 million in angel funding
  • Betable, which allows social games to add real money gambling, has raised “one of 2012′s largest seed rounds” from more than 25 investors
  • PredPol, a cloud-based software company that helps police agencies determine when & where crimes will occur, gets $1.3 million angel funding
  • ThriveHive, an innovative marketing platform solution for local small businesses, has closed $1.5 million in seed stage funding
  • Fetch Plus, which aims to be the world leader in SaaS social media marketing technologies for brand franchises, lands S$720,000 seed funding
  • Twist Mobile, which develops entertainment focused games and apps for Nokia and BlackBerry mobile phones, has raised Series A funding
  • Pingup, the consumer-to-business texting service, has landed a $1 million seed financing round, led by Venture Capital firm Avalon Ventures
  • Hireology, a leading technology platform for employee selection management, has closed a $1 million Series A investment
  • Portalarium, a publisher & developer of premium quality games for mobile platforms & social networks, lands $7 million Series A financing
  • Vsnap, a simple platform, web and mobile, for sending 60 second video messages, has closed a $750,000 seed round
  • Israel-based UppSite, which turns websites into mobile apps, raises $2.1 million seed funding from TheTime incubator & Matomy Media Group
  • Mobikon Asia, which offers an innovative integrated digital marketing & customer engagement platform, closes $1.7 Million Series A funding
  • Chicisimo, a social media site for fashionistas to post & vote on pictures of the latest looks (& buy the look), gets $800,000 angel funding

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