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Buddy.com grabs funding to build apps
Buddy.com is a “back-end-as-a-service” startup that provides a place for people to build mobile apps without server-side code. The company announced today it has raised $1.1 million in its seed funding from Transmedia Capital and Crestlight Venture Productions. Read more on VentureBeat: App-building platform Buddy.com grabs funding.
Mindshapes plays nice with new funding
Mindshapes offers several educational kids games for mobile devices. The company announced Wednesday it has raised $4 million in funding. Index Ventures, Richmond Park Partners, and existing investors participated in the round. Read more on VentureBeat: Child-development startup Mindshapes raises $4M for educational gaming.
SmartDigital’s ads want to play with you
Digital billboard and outdoor ad display company SmartDigital has raised $2.7 million in funding. The company makes interactive outdoor digital ad billboards and it has even added Groupon deals to its displays. Advantage Capital Partners led the round and Metropolitan Capital Bank is also participated. Read the press release here: Chicago-Based Startup smartDIGITAL Announces $2.7 Million in Series A Funding, Launches Elevate Digital Product Line.
Wappwolf beefs up its first round of funding
Wappwolf has added an additional $500,000 to its seed round, bringing the total to $1 million so far. The company has built Dropbox and Google Drive automators to create automatic tasks for files added to each cloud storage system.
InstaEDU closed a $1.1 million seed round
InstaEDU announced the close of its seed round for $1.1 million. The company provides video chat tutoring lessons for students at all levels. Led by The Social+Capital Partnership, the round also includes angel investors Bobby Yazdani, Dylan Smith, Todd Bradley, John Johnston and Nirav Tolia. Read the full press release here: Some exciting updates from the InstaEDU team.
Solar Mosaic raises $2.7M
According to an SEC filing, solar investing company Solar Mosaic has raised $2.7 million in funding. The company gets people to invest in rooftop solar power plants and investors get a return based on the energy produced from the solar panel. Read the SEC filing.
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