By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:

Swiftype, which is in the business of improving a very common pain point for Internet users: individual website search, has landed $1.7 million in Seed funding from a prominent group of investors that includes Andreessen Horowitz Seed, NEA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Ignition, SV Angel and CrunchFund. The San Francisco-based startup offers a feature-packed solution for site owners that includes drag-and-drop customizable result ranking, autocomplete and detailed analytics. It is a Y Combinator grad and was founded in early-2012.

Vital Stats:

Website: www.swiftype.com

HQ: San Francisco

Founders: Quin Hoxie, Matt Riley

Year Founded: 2012

Investors: Andreessen Horowitz Seed, NEA, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, Ignition, Sam Altman, SV Angel, CrunchFund, Alexis Ohanian, Paul Buchheit, DST/StartFund, Garry Tan, Harj Taggar, Jared Kopf, William Morris Endeavor, Data Collective, Jared Friedman, Trip Adler, Tikhon Bernstam

Innovation: Advanced search for individual websites that includes features like drag-and-drop customizable result ranking, autocomplete and detailed analytics.

Total Funding: $1.7 million

(Sources: Swiftype, Vator.tv)

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InterpretOmics Raises 10 Crores In Angel Investment (via SiliconIndia)

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