Funding and Acquisitions: Flipboard acquires Ellerdale, launches media reader app for iPad

Today’s funding and acquisitions roundup:

Flipboard Buys Ellerdale, Launches Social Digital Magazine (via gigaom)

ThisNext raises more cash to focus on women’s shopping (via SocialBeat)

Data Management Virtualization Startup Actifio Raises $8 Million (via TechCruchIT)

With Traffic Surging, SB Nation Buys One Blog And Starts Another (via TechCrunch)

Mobile Technology Company Movitas Raises $3M, Goes After The Travel Industry (via TechCrunchIT)

Google Ventures backs Trada’s crowdsourced approach to search marketing (via MediaBeat)

Zattikka raises $5.5m for its browser and mobile social games (via TechCrunch)

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  1. […] team already has an impressive pedigree and includes CEO Jens Christensen, who also launched Ellerdale (acquired by Flipboard in 2010); CTO Arthur van Hoff, who previously held the same position at Flipboard; and VP of engineering Tom […]

  2. […] team already has an impressive pedigree and includes CEO Jens Christensen, who also launched Ellerdale (acquired by Flipboard in 2010); CTO Arthur van Hoff, who previously held the same position at Flipboard; and VP of engineering Tom […]

  3. […] team already has an impressive pedigree and includes CEO Jens Christensen, who also launched Ellerdale (acquired by Flipboard in 2010); CTO Arthur van Hoff, who previously held the same position at Flipboard; and VP of engineering Tom […]

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