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Here’s a list of today’s tech funding stories, updated as the day unfolds. Tip us here if you have a deal to share.

Pluto TV takes $13M for its free linear TV streaming service

Today Los Angeles-based streaming video platform Pluto TV announced that it has closed a fresh $13 million round of funding. The series A round was led by USVP, with participation from United Talent Agency, Sky, Chicago Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, and Luminari Capital. Pluto TV said it plans to use the new capital to increase its video content and add support for the streaming TV service on more platforms.

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Taxi-hailing app Flywheel raises $12M, adds new management

At the end of Uber’s first full day of PR wreckage on Tuesday, one of my bosses announced she was downloading taxi-hailing app Flywheel and deleting Uber’s app — like many have tweeted they have done.

But while ride-sharing competitor Lyft has likely received a publicity bump from Uber’s massive fumble, no one’s probably benefiting more from this right now than Flywheel. Today, the company is announcing a new round of funding from TCW/Craton, Rockport Capital, and Shasta Ventures, to the tune of $12 million, which it will undoubtedly use to maximize on this opportunity Uber has given it.

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Didja raises $10M

Didja, a company whose new mobile app, Clippit, lets users clip and share a 30-second segment of live television, announced that it has raised $10 million in new funding. The company also named Jim Long as its new chief executive.

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The Marcus Buckingham Company raises $5M

The Marcus Buckingham Company (TMBC), which provides a variety of tools and services related to human resources and leadership skills, announced it has raised $5 million in funding from SurveyMonkey.

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Design-minded retailer Kaufmann Mercantile raises $3.2M

Today boutique-ish ecommerce brand Kaufmann Mercantile announced a $3.2 million round from 14W and Path founder Dave Morin. The New York-based company says its new capital “will be used to bring on key new hires, marketing initiatives and towards the company’s first foray into its own in-house produced label.”

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Youbetme grabs $2.7M to help you keep track of all your bets

Youbetme is betting it can make your casual bets with friends more fun — even when it comes to a high stakes game of beer pong. And today the social betting startup announced it has secured a fresh $2.7 million round of funding. The series A round comes from SierraMaya360, DVG, Abingdon Capital, and others.

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This list will be updated with breaking funding news all day. Check back for more.


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