Independent mobile ad network JumpTap raises $25 million

It seems that there’s still room for independent mobile advertising networks. Mobile advertising company JumpTap announced today that it has completed a $25 million financing round. The capital will be used to recruit new employees and for product and technology development. The company recently hired high-level executives to support growth in the future.

Super angel Ron Conway is raising a new fund

Ron Conway, the angel investor who seems to be involved in every significant Web startup funding nowadays, will soon have even more money for his efforts. Conway’s firm SV Angel is raising a new $40 million fund and has already raised around $11.7 million so far, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Commenting startups Disqus celebrates its birthday with $10M more

Disqus, a startup offering a commenting system across a number of sites (including VentureBeat), says it’s turning four years old this week, and it’s using the occasion to reveal some big numbers. Not quite the biggest, but perhaps the most important is the fact that the company has raised $10 million in new funding from North Bridge Venture Partners and Union Square Venture Partners.