Funding & Acquisitions Roundup: Collegefeed gets $1.8M in Seed funding for its career networking platform for college students

By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

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

Collegefeed, a social networking service that helps match college students with potential employers that are a good fit, has closed a $1.8 million Seed funding round, led by Accel Partners. The site offers a slate of services that includes tuition help, alumni networks, rich profiles for students to showcase skills, and personalized recommendations on jobs and companies to help students crack the ever-challenging current job market. The Mountain View-based startup was founded in January of this year.

Vital Stats:

Website: www.collegefeed.com

HQ: Mountain View

Founders: Sanjeev Agrawal, Aman Khanna

Year Founded: 2013

Investors: Accel Partners, S-Cubed Capital, Pramati Technologies

Innovation: A social networking service that helps match college students with potential employers that are a good fit.

Total Funding: $1.8 million

(Sources: Collegefeed, TechCrunch, CrunchBase, LinkedIn)

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