Today’s funding announcements include enterprise technology for geolocation apps and social networking:
DoubleDutch grabs funding to create check-in apps: The developer of mobile apps for businesses has raised a seed round of less than $1M from Charles River Ventures and others. The San Francisco-based startup, which announced its official launch at DEMO Fall 2010, is currently focused on building apps for enterprise events and field teams. One current implementation allows field technicians for a swimming pool company to check in to pools.
SpeakerText lands $600K to transcribe online videos: The San Francisco-based startup has raised funding to grow its web-based transcription service. The company’s technology, which uses speech recognition, natural language processing and machine learning algorithms, helps publishers increase site traffic and engagement by making video text searchable.
Socialware raises $3M for safe social networking: The software developer has raised funding from FLOODGATE and others to help businesses remain compliant while using social networks. Based in Austin, Texas, the company helps customers such as insurance companies manage social media while engaging with clients and partners.
Massive Health brings in $1.6M to help people lead healthy lives: The San Francisco-based health startup has raised $1.6M of an expected $2.3M in a first round of funding, according to a filing with the SEC. Founded this year and still in stealth mode, the company says it is focusing on mobile apps to help people manage their health.