Seesmic lands $4M more for listening to social enterprise customers

Seesmic, a client for reading status updates across Twitter, Facebook and other services,  today announced it has secured a third round of funding of $4 million from popular customer relationship management service, and a Softbank Group company managed by Softbank Holdings Inc.

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Can Sprout Social survive in crowded social monitoring market?

Sprout Social, a social media management and monitoring tool for businesses, today announced its official unveiling and public availability to all businesses. The company announced in May that it won backing from Groupon founders Eric Lefkofsky and Brad Keywell, through their recently launched investment fund Lightbank.

Attensity picks up Biz360 for enhanced social media monitoring

Attensity, a data analysis company, has agreed to acquire social media monitoring software company Biz360 according to Venturewire. The company has since made an official announcement. Terms of the deal have not been released.