Funding & Acquisitions Roundup: Drync raises $900K to instantly transform you into a sommelier…or just help you buy more wine
By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor
Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
Drync, a startup with a refreshingly creative name and a very serious mission to help people research and remember wine using their mobile devices, has raised $900,000 in Angel funding. Investors include Mark Hastings, managing partner of Garvin Hill Capital Fund, Jack Remondi, and Andrew Moss, founder of BuyWithMe. The app allows users to scan labels or search and filter wine lists from restaurants and tastings, and then buy the wine directly from the app. It’s the Boston-based company’s first round of funding.
Founder: Brad Rosen
Year Founded: 2008
Investors: Mark Hastings, Jack Remondi, Andrew Moss
Innovation: Enables users to research, remember and purchase wine using their mobile devices.
Total Funding: $900,000
More funding and acquisitions news…
Apple acquires second screen TV startup Matcha.tv (scoop) (via VentureBeat)
Syntellia Raises $3 Million to Build Better Virtual Keyboards (via AllThingsD)
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