By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

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

San Francisco-based real-time collaboration and video conferencing service Live Minutes has secured $1.4 million in Seed funding. The round was led by Great Oaks Venture Capital and includes participation by New World Ventures, former Facebook business development head and current Greylock Partners EIR Ali Rosenthal, and OKCupid co-founder Sam Yagan. The startup has developed a web conference service that is bundled with a suite of real-time collaboration tools that includes document sharing, to-do list editing, image collaboration and project management. It was founded in 2011 by Kemal El Moujahid, who previously founded CobraFM and Teacheo.com.

Vital Stats:

Website: www.liveminutes.com

HQ: San Francisco

Founder: Kemal El Moujahid (CEO)

Year Founded: 2012

Investors: Great Oaks Venture Capital, New World Ventures, Ali Rosenthal, Sam Yagan

Innovation: Web conference and collaboration service bundled with tools that include document sharing, to-do list editing, image collaboration and project management.

Funding: $1.4 million

(Sources: Live Minutes, LinkedIn, TechCrunch)

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Hardware Giant Flextronics Is Launching Lab IX, An Accelerator That Gives $500K To Each Hardware Startup (via TechCrunch)

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