Funding Daily: VC helping hands lead to startup happy feet

Good thing we start happy hour late here at VentureBeat, or we would have missed’s big news yesterday afternoon. In other $100+ announcements, Penguin took an independent, self-publishing platform under its wing, and Microsoft and Yammer sealed the deal. If its under $100 million, does it still count as news? Yes! So keep on reading for what happened today, above and below the $100 million threshold. gets $455,000 to transfer your files faster is a browser-based, file transfer service that today announced an investment of €350,000 ($455,000) from Atomico, the venture capital firm of Skype founder Niklas Zennström. The Copenhagen-based startup will use the cash to hire new staff.