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Here’s our roundup of all of the notable funding news of the day:

Druva, using data protection as a starting point for analytics, picks up $25M

Druva, a startup that protects corporate data on employees’ mobile devices, is expanding into Asia and Europe, thanks to some fresh money.

Read more on VentureBeat: Druva, using data protection as a starting point for analytics, picks up $25M

Branson, Venrock bet $21M on Doctor on Demand telemedicine platform

The technology platform enables “video visits” between doctors and patients. The company also announces Comcast as a new customer.

Read more on VentureBeat: Branson, Venrock bet $21M on Doctor on Demand telemedicine platform

Social Tables snags $8M in funding to expand

The D.C. based Social Tables, a web-based hospitality operations management and sales software, just secured $8 million in a first round of funding. Bessemer Venture Partners lead the round.

Read more here.

Retention Science secures $7M to bring in new hires

Retention Science profiles consumer behavior to create marketing campaigns that purport to build consumer loyalty. Upfront Ventures led the round. Other investors include Baroda Ventures, Forerunner Ventures and Mohr Davidow Ventures.

To date, the company has secured $9 million in funding. This round of funding will be used to take on new employees.

Read more here.

Interactive video firm Rapt Media scores another $3.1M as it eyes NY and LA expansion

Rapt Media, a company devoted to interactive video technology, is gearing up to make a bigger splash on both coasts.

Read more on VentureBeat: Interactive video firm Rapt Media scores another $3.1M as it eyes NY and LA expansion

Indie-film fundraiser Seed&Spark takes in $1M

Independent film crowdsourcing platform Seed&Spark raised $1 million in seed funding. The Wadsworth Family investment fund Manitou Ventures, led the round.

Read more here.


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