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


First Data Acquires Cardless Customer Loyalty Startup Perka (via AllThingsD)

Ingram Micro Buys Shipwire, The Cloud Logistics And Supply Chain Management Platform (via TechCrunch)

IfOnly raises $12M led by NEA to let you hobnob with the rich and famous (for a big fee) (via GigaOm)


Random House acquires Figment, the teen writing site founded by Condé Nast vets (via GigaOm)


Q Factor Communications Launches with $6.5 Million Funding from Sigma Prime Ventures and Venrock (via company press release)

Mobile Video App Snapverse Raises $3.5M And Announces Deals With Universal, Warner Bros, And Sony (via TechCrunch)


Communications Platform For Mobile And Web Apps And TC Disrupt Winner Layer Raises $6 Million (via TechCrunch)


Berg launches AWS for connected devices, raises $1.3M from Index, VCs (via GigaOm)

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