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Deals & More: InsideView gets $12M to drive sales via social media

Today’s funding announcements include one company offering sales data and two companies offering local deals:

InsideView brings in $12M for sales intelligence: The developer of a tool for sales professionals has raised a third round of funding led by Foundation Capital with participation from Emergence Capital Partners, Rembrandt Venture Partners and Greenhouse Capital Partners. Based in San Francisco, the company provides more than 75,000 sales professionals with aggregate data from news, editorial and social media sites. InsideView recently launched the Social Selling University, a program that teaches sales people how to use social media to increase sales.

DealsGoRound grabs angel funding for daily deals exchange: The secondary marketplace for daily deals from sites like Groupon and Living Social has raised an undisclosed amount in angel funding. The company, which is based in Chicago and was founded in early 2010, also launched out of beta today. DealsGoRound currently facilitates resales and exchanges of daily deals in more than 50 U.S. cities.

Offline Labs raises $1M for members-only site: The company, founded by former Slide employees, has raised a round of seed funding from a long list of investors including Sequoia Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Polaris Ventures and General Catalyst Partners. Based in San Francisco, the company is launching Sōsh, its first product, soon. Though details are yet to be released, the company says the product will bring memorable activities to members through events and deals.

SocialVibe lands $20M for digital ads: The Los Angeles-based startup has raised a fourth round of funding led by Norwest Venture Partners with participation from Redpoint Ventures, Jafco Ventures and Pinnacle Ventures. The company, which works with big-name advertisers including Coke, Disney and McDonalds, delivers ads by engaging with consumers through networks like Zynga and rewarding them for their interactions.