Funding & Acquisitions Newswire: December 12, 2013

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

Mobile

LifeLock buys mobile wallet Lemon for $42.6M (via GigaOm)

Highlight Raises $4 Million From DFJ, Releases Version 2.0 Of Its Location-Based Social Networking App (via TechCrunch)

Commerce

Gift Card Marketplace Raise.com Gives Itself A Raise With $18.1 Million In New Funding (via TechCrunch)

Petsy.mx Raises $1M To Bring U.S.-Style E-Commerce To Mexico’s Pet Lovers (via TechCrunch)

Devices/Gadgets

Quantified car startup Zubie lands $10M Series A (via GigaOm)

Social

TORONTO’S BITSTRIPS RAISES $3 MILLION AFTER USERS CREATED OVER 30 MILLION AVATARS (via BetaKit)

HR/Employment

Spire Raises $8M In Series A To Help Customers Manage Talent, Prevent Employee Fraud (via TechCrunch)

GreenTech

American Efficient launches energy-saving marketplaces with $2.5M in funding (via VentureBeat)

Enterprise/Software

ToutApp receives $3.35M in quest to speed up email for salespeople (via VentureBeat)

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