Funding & Acquisitions Newswire: January 28, 2014

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


Medium, Evan Williams’s Post-Twitter Media Startup, Raises $25 Million Round (via Re/Code)

Tapastic, an online portal for webcomics, raises $2M (via VatorNews)


Human-powered translation service Transfluent raises $2M, announces 900pc sales growth (via GigaOm) (See Transfluent’s Pitch on StartUp Beat from last December)


Yiftee Raises $2.1M In Funding To Double Down On Local Gifting (via TechCrunch)


Yahoo Is Buying Tomfoolery, An Enterprise App Studio Led By Ex-Yahoos And AOLers (via TechCrunch)

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  • Lauren

    Well, I have to say that I’m little bit surprised with Medium, I mean, that’s great that they have raised so much money but I’m wondering if they have a way to monetize their solution? That’s interesting. With my account I have to say that Medium is just gonna make it.

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