Thinknum lands $1M for better financial analysis

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Thinknum, a startup that has built a financial analysis and research platform, has raised $1 million in Seed funding, led by Pejman Mar Ventures. Other investors include Signature Capital, Green Visor Capital, 645 Angels, HKB Capital and 500 Startups. The New York City-based company’s platform was … [Read more...]

Pogoseat gets $2.3M to enable fans to instantly upgrade seats

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Los Angeles-based Pogoseat, which offers a mobile app that enables attendees of live events to instantly upgrade seats or purchase various event experiences, has raised $2.3 million in Seed funding. Investors include Structure Capital, SK Ventures, Zelkova Ventures, Broad Strategy Fund, Kima … [Read more...]

Sense says Hello to more than $800K raised through Kickstarter

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Hello, a startup which has built a sleep monitor called ‘Sense,’ has passed the $800,000 mark in its Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign. The San Francisco-based company says Sense is designed to measure sleep habits and environmental data about the bedroom, which includes noise, light, humidity, and … [Read more...]

Fixed lands $1.2M to fight parking tickets for you

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Fixed, a Y Combinator Summer 2014 participant that helps people fight parking tickets, has closed a $1.2 million Seed funding round. Investors include Y Combinator, Merus Capital, and Angel investors Scott Banister, John Kobs, Mark Randolph, Matt Humphries, Eric Wu, and David King. The San … [Read more...]

Swipestation secures £300,000 for better marketing at events

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Swipestation, a startup that offers a mobile device-connected scanner and printer for on-premise marketing at events, has raised £300,000 in funding from Angel investors Neil Sikka and Adrian Grumi. The London-based company spun out of digital agency Clock, and claims the device allows marketers to … [Read more...]

WriteLaTeX gets Seed funding for its collaborative editor for academic papers

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WriteLaTeX, a startup that offers a collaborative academic paper editor, has landed a Seed stage investment from Digital Science, a division of Macmillan Science & Education. Its Overleaf tool utilizes a WYSIWYG manuscript editor that enables real-time collaboration among multiple … [Read more...]

Funding news roundup: July 23, 2014

Additional early-stage funding news of note from today: Mobile Action Raises $800K For Its App Discovery And Optimization Service (via TechCrunch) POP Gets $700K To Make Prototyping Apps Easy, Releases Second Version (via TechCrunch) Kumo Is Raising $50 Million To Break The TV Bundle (via … [Read more...]

Braingaze nets €336K for further development of its behavior-predicting eye-tracking software

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Barcelona-based Braingaze, maker of eye-tracking software the company says predicts the behavior of a subject based on small, involuntary eye movements, has completed a €336,000 funding round. It’s the startup’s first outside funding, and its calling it a “pre-Seed” round. The investment is split … [Read more...]

Tracksmith launches with big backing for its premium running apparel brand

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Running apparel startup Tracksmith has launched with the debut of its first five products. The Wellesley, Massachusetts-based company is focused on producing premium clothing and bags for running enthusiasts. Its initial products include running shorts and racing tops, which they sell online. It is … [Read more...]

Dealflicks raises $1.7M to help movie theaters fill empty seats

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Movie theater deals app Dealflicks has raised $1.7 million in new Seed funding from a group that includes Sierra Maya Ventures, Mogility Capital, Be Great Partners, Wefunder and Rubicon Venture Capital. The San Francisco-based startup describes its service as the “Priceline for movie tickets,” … [Read more...]