Investors deliver $200K for Jinn’s local on-demand delivery service

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London-based local delivery startup Jinn has raised $200,000 in Seed funding from individual Angel investors, according to reports. The company’s on-demand service is based around a mobile app that allows users to specify what they purchased and where from, and then a professional courier picks up … [Read more...]

Unbabel lands $1.5M for artificial intelligence-based language translation with a touch of human

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Unbabel, a startup that offers a translation app that combines artificial intelligence and crowdsourced reviewers, has announced the raising of $1.5 million in Seed funding. Investors include Jared Fliesler of Matrix Partners, Kevin Rose of Google Ventures, Elad Gil, Raymond Tonsing of Caffeinated … [Read more...]

Jobr raises $2M for its mobile job search and recruitment app

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San Francisco-based mobile job search and recruitment app Jobr has closed a $2 million Seed funding round. Investors include Lerer Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Eniac Ventures, Lowercase Capital, The Hive, Tekton Ventures, Structure Capital, Tim Draper, Fabrice Grinda and additional individual Angel … [Read more...]

Relcy gets $9M for its mobile apps search solution

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Relcy, a San Francisco-based startup which has developed technology that it says allows smartphone users to search all of the apps on their device at the same time, has raised $9 million from prominent VCs Khosla Ventures and Sequoia Capital. Essentially, the platform, which has just launched out of … [Read more...]

Higgle launches out of beta to enable consumers to leverage social media to haggle directly with merchants

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San Francisco-based Higgle, a social commerce marketplace that employs a dynamic pricing model based on real-time negotiations between merchants and consumers, has announced its public launch out of beta. The site allows users to create offers, which are called ‘Higgles,’ share them with others on … [Read more...]

FullStory completes a $1.2M Series A round for its real-time website interaction tracker

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Atlanta-based customer support tool FullStory has raised $1.2 million in Series A funding from Google Ventures and Angel investor Tom Noonan. The company’s technology essentially records real-time customer interactions with websites and web-based applications, enabling customer service … [Read more...]

Upside gets $1.1M for its white label automated investment platform

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Financial tech startup Upside, which offers brokers a white label automated managed account platform solution that they can offer as a value-add to customers, has landed $1.1 million in new funding. Investors include SixThirty and Angel investors. The company targets individual brokers who don’t … [Read more...]

Amplitude lands $1.9M from big-name investors to give mobile app devs deeper insight

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San Francisco-based mobile analytics platform Amplitude has closed a $1.975 million Seed funding round from investors that include SV Angel, Charlie Cheever, Dave Morin, Quest Venture Partners, Data Collective, Merus Capital and BoxGroup. The Y Combinator-backed startup competes in the red-hot … [Read more...]

Cover raises $5.5M in new funding to make ‘dining and dashing’ a good thing

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Payments startup Cover, which offers a mobile app that allows users to pay for meals at restaurants and even split payment among multiple diners, has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding. Investors include Spark Capital,  O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Lerer Ventures and Angel investors. The New … [Read more...]

Bop.fm lands $2M for its cross-platform music sharing service

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According to multiple reports, streaming music aggregator Bop.fm has secured $2 million in Seed funding from Charles River Ventures. The company’s service, which enables users to share music playlists across multiple streaming providers (Spotify, Beats Music, etc.), was featured on StartUp Beat a … [Read more...]