Today’s funding announcements include services for shopping, managing documents and filing legal papers:
Boticca raises $2.5M for upscale jewelry site: The online marketplace for accessories has raised a first round of funding led by ISAI, a fund of French Internet entrepreneurs, to focus on international growth. The London-based site, which launched in October 2010, connects consumers around the world with independent jewelry and accessories designers. Boticca says 60 percent of transactions today are transcontinental, which enables the site’s designers to reach a global customer base.
First To File brings in $2M for web-based legal service: The IP document management company has raised a second round of funding led by Foundation Capital to help law firms and corporate legal departments eliminate the need for paper storage. The San Mateo, Calif.-based company, creator of the Electronic File Room, also introduced a similar service for managing trademarks today.
Autonomy to acquire Iron Mountain assets for $380M: Autonomy, a Cambridge, UK-based software company, is acquiring digital assets of Iron Mountain, a provider of online backup and data protection services based in Boston, the Wall Street Journal reports. Autonomy, which helps companies manage emails, phone calls and other documents, will buy Iron Mountain’s digital archiving, e-discovery and online backup businesses, allowing Autonomy to expand its cloud computing capabilities.
We R Interactive scores $5M for football-themed online game: The London-based online game publisher has raised a second round of funding to support the development and international expansion of I AM PLAYR, the company’s first football-themed game. The company, which launched in July 2010, publishes the game on Facebook and its own site, and the We R Interactive has plans to expand its games beyond football into other sports, music and fashion.