Funding & Acquisitions Newswire: January 28, 2014

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

Content/Publishing

Medium, Evan Williams’s Post-Twitter Media Startup, Raises $25 Million Round (via Re/Code)

Tapastic, an online portal for webcomics, raises $2M (via VatorNews)

Translation

Human-powered translation service Transfluent raises $2M, announces 900pc sales growth (via GigaOm) (See Transfluent’s Pitch on StartUp Beat from last December)

Commerce

Yiftee Raises $2.1M In Funding To Double Down On Local Gifting (via TechCrunch)

Enterprise/Software

Yahoo Is Buying Tomfoolery, An Enterprise App Studio Led By Ex-Yahoos And AOLers (via TechCrunch)

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Comments

  1. Well, I have to say that I’m little bit surprised with Medium, I mean, that’s great that they have raised so much money but I’m wondering if they have a way to monetize their solution? That’s interesting. With my https://colibri.io account I have to say that Medium is just gonna make it.

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