Funding & Acquisitions Newswire: January 22, 2014

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

Mobile

Yahoo buys mobile-marketing company Sparq (via CNET)

Salesforce execs get $1.65M for mobile startup m>PATH (via VentureBeat)

APPTIMIZE BRINGS MOBILE A/B TESTING TO NON-DEVELOPERS WITH $2.1M IN SEEDING FUNDING (via company blog)

HR/Employment

Zenefits snags $15M plus Lars Dalgaard for its board (via GigaOm)

Commerce

Tok Tok Tok, The European Local Delivery Platform Similar To Postmates, Raises $2M To Expand To London (via TechCrunch)

StyleSeat Raises $10.2 Million in Series A Financing Led by Lightspeed Ventures (via company press release)

Financiers/Funds

Charlie O’Donnell’s Brooklyn Bridge Ventures Raises $8.3M To Back NYC Startups (via TechCrunch)

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