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

Devices/Gadgets

August raises $8M for its smart lock (via GigaOm)

Commerce

Google Wallet Creators Raise $7M From Eric Schmidt, Khosla To Bring Personalization And Analytics To In-Store Commerce (via TechCrunch)

Less Than A Year Post-Pivot, Payments Platform Spreedly Raises Additional $500K (via TechCrunch)

Kabbee races ahead with £3.8m Series A funding round (via company press release)

Minicab price comparison app, Minicabster receives $2m in funding (via Mobile Entertainment)

Social

Diary.com ‘Growing Like A Weed’ After Switch To Privacy Controls And $1.2M Funding (via TechCrunch)

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