Today’s technology early-stage funding and acquisitions news roundup:

Social Media

Social events marketplace Lifecrowd raises $5M from Lightbank, Bullpen, others (via VentureBeat)

Education

Web Dev Education Startup Treehouse Raises $4.75M From Chamath And Greylock (via TechCrunch)

Advertising/Marketing

Struq Secures $8.5 million From Reed Elsevier, Pentech, Allen & Co (via TechCrunch)