Weekly funding & acquisitions roundup: March 22, 2014

The week’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news roundup:

Data

Wise.io raises $2.5M for machine learning, simplified (via GigaOm)

Bitvore is funded! Closes Series A round with nearly $1M from crowd funding (via company blog)

Lotame Acquires Mobile Ad Targeting Startup AdMobius (via TechCrunch)

Health

Gravie Health Insurance Marketplace Raises $10.5 Million Series A From Aberdare Ventures (via TechCrunch)

Procured Health gets $4M to find out why an artificial knee can cost $3,500 or $10K (via VentureBeat)

Augmedix nabs $3.2M for a Google Glass app made just for doctors (via VentureBeat)

Medical Education Network Meducation Raises $1M Seed Round (via TechCrunch)

Physicians’ community Doctor At Work secures $3 million (via VentureBeat)

WELVU Visual Patient Engagement Platform Captures Investor Support Closing $1.25M Financing (via company blog)

Devices/Gadgets

U.K. Internet Of Things B2B Startup, 1248, Bags £250K Seed To Help Others Scale Their Infrastructure (via TechCrunch)

Stir, A Kinetic Desk Startup From An Ex-Apple Engineer, Raises $1.5M Led By Tony Hsieh’s Vegas TechFund (via TechCrunch)

Marketing

CLOUD4WI CLOSES $4 MILLION SERIES A FUNDING ROUND TO SUPPORT ITS INTERNATIONAL EXPANSION (via company press release)

Aislelabs Raises Venture Capital to Provide Intelligent Cloud for In-Store Marketing (via company press release)

LeanData Raises $5.1M In Series A From Shasta Ventures To Help Customers Make Sense Of Salesforce Data (via TechCrunch)

Real Estate

Reonomy Lands $3.7M From SoftBank To Tame The Wild West Of Commercial Real Estate Data (via TechCrunch)

Commerce

This startup rents Legos by the month and just scored $6.75M (via VentureBeat)

Autodesk snaps up design marketplace Creative Market; site will live on (via VentureBeat)

Cloud

Upverter Raises $2.3M To Be The Online Collaboration Layer For Hardware Engineering (via CrunchBase)

Messaging

Video messaging app Chatwala snares $625,000 in seed funding (via VentureBeat)

Robotics

Blue River Technology Raises $10 Million from Data Collective Venture Capital, Innovation Endeavors and Khosla Ventures (via company press release)

Development/Design

Nitrous.IO raises $6.65M Series A financing from Bessemer Venture Partners (via company blog)

Testbirds gets $2.9M as its Birdflight ‘crowdtesting’ product takes off (via VentureBeat)

Social Media

WedPics, A Social Weddings Platform For Web & Mobile, Raises $1.5 Million Series A (via TechCrunch)

Crowdfunding

Equity Crowdfunding Platform FundedByMe To Raise ~€315K, Adds Crowd-Lending Option (via TechCrunch)

Education

Elementary school with a startup twist: AltSchool raises $33M (via VentureBeat)

GreenTech

Off Grid Electric gets $7M to ‘light Africa in a decade’ (exclusive) (via VentureBeat)

Enterprise/Productivity

Dropbox Acquires Zulip, A Stealthy Workplace Chat Solution Still In Private Beta (via TechCrunch)

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