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Here’s VentureBeat’s round up for all the notable startup investments of the day, which we lovingly call Funding Daily:

Learnvest raises $27M

Sitting somewhere between Mint.com and a financial planning agency, LearnVest launched in 2009 to change the way women specifically handle their finances. Later, the service debuted money management tools on mobile and gradually rolled out a massive network of financial advisors. The startup announced today that it’s closed a new $27 million round of funding. Read more on VentureBeat.

AgilOne raises $25M to help small companies market smarter with big data

arketing platform startup AgilOne has closed a fresh $25 million round of funding, according to an SEC Form D filed today. AgilOne’s marketing platform targets small- and medium-sized businesses that want to use big data to get insights to help grow their business. The platform promises to help clients understand which marketing activities make the most sense and which are just a waste of time and money. Read more on VentureBeat.

AngelList pumps $25M into a new fund for Syndicates

AngelList has never been one to shy away from experimentation, and today, it unveiled its latest creation: A $25 million fund that invests exclusively in AngelList deals through AngelList’s power investors. Read more on VentureBeat.

ItsOn gets $12.5M to work with carriers because one (mobile data plan) does not fit all

When Apple introduced the first iPhone in 2007, many AT&T customers rushed to sign up for the now-defunct unlimited data plan, viewing it as the best way to cover all of their data needs all the time. But ItsOn thinks the answer is actually flexible personalization. Today, the San Mateo, Calif.-based company is officially announcing $12.5 million in new funding to help fuel its expansion plans. Read more on VentureBeat.

The Currency Cloud gets $10M to shuttle your payments across international borders

The elegantly-named company The Currency Cloud, which does precisely that, has just announced a new funding round to the tune of $10 million (£6 million) from Atlas Venture, Anthemis Group, Notion Capital, XAnge Private Equity, and Silicon Valley Bank. Read more on VentureBeat.

The JustFab for dudes startup ‘Greats’ raises $1.5M

Fellas, if you’ve ever been jealous of us ladies for having online retailers supplying us with stylish yet affordable shoes, you may now rejoice: Greats, an online-only retailer of sneakers is now doing the same for you. The company just picked up $1.5 million in seed funding to continue expanding its business. Resolute Ventures led the round, with participation from High Peaks Venture Partners, Mark Gerson of Gerson Lehman Group, the New England Patriots’ Adrian Wilson, and other unnamed investors. Read more on VentureBeat.