Babbel has raised $10 million in its second round of funding with a goal to grow globally and help more people speak new languages.
Marketing app Fanzy has raised $550,000 in new seed funding to help brands and companies better market themselves on Facebook.
Today’s Funding Daily brings you nothing small. We’ve got a huge new fund for health tech ideas, a massively ambitious plan to turn cars into something from The Jetsons, and a great, big payout from Nasdaq to early Facebook IPO participants.
GroundCntrl, which lets you delegate tasks to and motivate your mobile workforce, took on $1.01 million in funding today, according to a filing with the SEC.
The app uses location-based technology to make your commute, routine, and life easier and is designed to work collaboratively with your smartphone’s calendar and email, automatically pushing information when you need it.
Concierge medical group One Medical gets $30 million in a round led by Google Ventures.
What’s so special about an ecommerce site for fashion addicts? Ask Earlybird Ventures, who just led a huge Series A for the startup.
PeopleLinx does metrics for LinkedIn — definitely niche, but it’s a niche where there’s a lot of money to be mined, say investors.
Media businesses, especially those based online, count on a variety of sources of revenue to pay the bills, but not a lot of time to deal with the contractual agreements on an individual basis — which is something newswire startup NewsCred is doing pretty well.
MessageMe has been busy since its launch a week and a half ago. The messaging application has been cut off from Facebook’s Open Graph, raised $1.9 million in seed funding, and attracted more than 1 million users
Vasona Networks has raised $12 million in fresh funding to help it continue to fix bandwidth problems plaguing mobile networks and smartphone owners.
Guess who just got $3.14 million dollars?
Brace yourselves for… AIRXP! We don’t know much, but we do know it’s already raised a million-dollar seed round while still in private alpha.
HG Data uses a data-driven approach to help salespeople build lists of potential enterprise customers, and is ready to disrupt the legacy IT market.
A handful of investment firms: “Here’s $11 million!” Oktogo: ”Spasiba!”
This startup uses a semiconductor-based, single-molecule platform for genomic analysis — and that’s worth $20 million to a group of investors.
SwiftStack’s software defined storage solution can run on commodity hardware, and is cheaper than building a storage system from scratch.
Web-performance monitoring startup Catchpoint Systems has raised $3.2 million in new funding that will help it better keep an eye on companies’ web services, APIs, DNS, and more.
It’s a hunka hunka burning money, folks. And it’s all about HTML5 for tablets and smartphones. Still got suspicious minds? Read on.
WayWire, the video startup that counts super-hero Newark, New Jersey mayor Cory Booker among its founders, has confirmed to VentureBeat that LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman is one of its angel investors.
Our regular Funding Daily reporter is off this week, sunning her hard-working carcass in Hawaii. You know what that means: No more witty headlines for you!
New York City-based mobile ad startup Dobleas has emerged out of stealth with a $5.4 million investment from FreakOut, a Japanese digital marketing company.
The white-hot mobile developer company is stirring a $16 million pot with the help of a few major investment firms.
A huge sum of money, two computer-scientist founders with IT backgrounds, top-shelf investors … all we’re missing is WHAT BITGLASS ACTUALLY DOES. Sigh.
Mobile ads get a shot in the arm from Adcade’s HTML5 tech. And Adcade gets a shot in the arm from a group of VC firms and angels.
The robots are looking over your shoulder, and you don’t even recognize it. Enter MyPermissions, flush with a million clams and ready to smack those apps down.
Copy data management startup Actifio has raised $50 million in a new round of funding to help companies reduce the number of extra copies of data they need to operate.
Software for the service industry has proved to be a promising line of work for Southern startup PeopleMatter.
Famo.us is attempting to change the game with a few different technology tools that could redefine how we see the mobile web.
Armor5, a startup launching today, addresses BYOD — “bring your own device,” or workers who use their devices, not the company’s — without requiring software installation on a mobile phone or tablet.
Pinterest has reportedly raised $200 million funding round that values the company at $2.5 billion. In other words, the rumors appear to be true.
Social media startup Celly has closed a $1.4 million round of funding today to enhance communication for smaller groups and organizations.
Bislr wants to help SMBs manage their online marketing activities by creating one platform to rule them all.
Guest Post Venture capital. Angel investors. Personal savings. All of these are common-knowledge ways to get your company the funding it needs to launch. But what about the IRS’s ROBS project?
DataXu pulled in $27 million in funding today, proving that investors continue to see potential in the massively complicated world of ad-tech.
FreedomPop’s dream of offering free wireless broadband to consumers has been a hit with its investors.
The race to own online comments continues.
Urban Airship’s shifting focus to brands is already winning over investors.
The Mountain View Calif. based startup leverages open source computing framework Hadoop and NoSQL to bring “big data” to large companies.