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We have several funding stories for you today, including several startups just getting seed funding. If you’re hankering for more details from each deal, click the links in each paragraph. As always, send funding news our way at tips@venturebeat.com

SessionM raises $20M

Advertising and customer engagement company SessionM has raised $20 million in second-round funding to help turn any mobile application into a customer retention game. SessionM provides tools to advertisers and app publishers that let them add gamification to their apps. Charles River Ventures led the funding round, with participation from Highland Capital Partners and Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers.

Mojo Motors fuels up with funding

Used-car shopping site Mojo Motors has raised $3 million. The site helps you find discounts on used cars and sends you alerts for new used-car listings. Atlas Venture led the round, with participation from existing investors RPM Ventures and NextView Ventures.

Ziften grabs $5.5M

Ziften has raised $5.5 million in its second round. The company manages application processes running on remote and local enterprise desktops to keep processing performance high. With its funding, it has released its first product, Behavioral Lightweight Intelligence for Stressed Systems (BLISS). Fayez Sarofim & Co. led the round.

CopperEgg gets funding

Cloud monitoring and analytics company CopperEgg has raised $2.1 million in funding. The company manages server performance whether on-site or in the cloud. Silverton Partners was the lead investor, joined by Webb Investment Network and others.

SportPursuit scores $2.3M

UK flash site for high-end sports brands SportPursuit has raised $2.3 million in funding. The site sells designer outdoor and camping products at a discount so they don’t end up in bargain shops. DFJ Esprit led the round.

Dysonics receives seed funding

Rawah Partners led a $750,000 seed funding round for Dysonics, a mobile audio company. The stealthy company is developing 3-D audio sound technology for headphones, aiming to create a more immersive listening experience.

Lujure announces $500K round

Custom Facebook page builder Lujure has raised $500,000 in funding. The site lets anyone quickly build a flashy Facebook fan page without code. Undisclosed angel investors from Modea, Rackspace, and TechStars participated in the round.

Equals6 gets $250K

Career-development social networking platform for students Equals6 has raised $250,000. Innovacorp led the round.

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