By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

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

GuideSpark, a startup that offers turnkey employee communications tools for enterprises, has closed a $5 million Series A funding round. Investors include Storm Ventures and IDG Ventures. The Menlo Park-based company offers a library of on-demand employee communications videos that focus on topics like benefits, new hire orientation and health care reform. It was founded in 2008.

Vital Info.:

Website: www.guidespark.com

HQ: Menlo Park, California

Founder: Keith Kitani

Year Founded: 2008

Series A Investors: Storm Ventures, IDG Ventures

Innovation: Offers a library of on-demand employee communications videos that focus on topics like benefits, new hire orientation and health care reform.

Total Funding: $5 million

(Sources: GuideSpark, LinkedIn)

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