Today’s funding announcements include ways for artists to produce content and engage fans online:
Cloudpic grabs $6M to help artists collaborate from anywhere: The company has raised funding from Gobi Partners and EDBI Investments to bring its cloud-based software for the digital entertainment industry to market in Asia, peHUB reports. Co-founded by an ex-Dreamworks Animation exec, the company, which has offices in the United States and Singapore, allows artists, producers and investors to join forces through virtual studios and produce content from all around the world.
RootMusic scores $2.3M to increase musicians’ online presence: The San Francisco-based startup has raised new equity and debt financing for BandPage, its music and entertainment app on Facebook, according to a filing with the SEC. Founded in late 2009, the company makes it simple for artists to create high-quality Facebook pages to promote their work online.
33Across brings in $9M to help marketers find new customers: The New York-based company has raised a second round of funding led by Flybridge Capital Partners with participation from First Round Capital and QED Investors. The firm, whose name is a reference to crossword puzzles, has developed a social targeting platform to help clients like eBay and Gilt Groupe identify potential new customers using social graph data.
TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals gets $23M to treat diseases: The Malvern, Penn.-based company has closed a second tranche of its third funding round, the company announced today. Backed by Clarus Ventures, Hatteras Venture Partners, Pfizer Ventures and others, the biopharmaceutical company is developing small molecule drugs to destroy cancer cells and treat debilitating diseases.