Funding & Acquisitions Newswire: March 5, 2014

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

Social Media

Yahoo buys Vizify, firm that visualizes social-media data (via CNET)

Travel

Boxever reveals $6m in funding to accelerate growth (via tnooz.com)

Jack Dorsey-backed Peek raises $5M, plans Latin America launch for 2014 (via VentureBeat)

HomeAway buys customer hospitality co Glad To Have You (via VatorNews)

Mobile

AppsFlyer Just Raised $7.1M Round A (via company blog)

Commerce

Blend Secures $2.7 Million Seed Round (via company press release) (see Blend’s Featured Startup Pitch on StartUp Beat from last November)

Devices/Gadgets

Canary’s Vision Of Affordable Smart Home Security Earns $10M Series A From Khosla Ventures (via company blog)

Design/Development

TrackDuck Secures €200K Seed From Kima And Practica (via TechCrunch)

Marketing

TVSmiles Closes $7M Series A To Take Its Second-Screen TV Ad Loyalty Program Beyond Germany (via TechCrunch)

Gaming

TreSensa receives $2 million in funding (via Pulse 2.0)

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