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We’ve got three funding news stories for this Friday afternoon. Check out the quick-and-dirty details of which companies received investments today.

Tidepool judges your personality with $1.5M in funding

Tidepool has raised a $1.5 million seed round to determine personality traits from photos. You take an assessment on the company’s website, which involves rating photos to your liking and indicating what activities interest you. Mike Hirshland of Resolute.vc and Michael Dearing of Harrison Metal Capital led the round of funding, with existing investors Jarl Mohn, Tim Draper, Peggy and Jim Davis, and Jeff Lipp participating.

Archify archives everything, raises funding

Archify saves your social media streams and pretty much anything else you find online to view later. If you want to remember all those things your friends said drunkenly on Facebook at 2 am, Archify is for you. The company raised an undisclosed funding round from Balderton Capital.

Carnegie Speech raises $3.4M

Language learning software Carnegie Speech has raised $3.4 million to compete with Rosetta Stone. The software comes from Carnegie Mellon University and can identify speech problems when learning a new language so you learn faster and better. Golden Seeds investment firm led the round, along with returning investor Osage Venture Partners and new contributions from New York Angels.

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