By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

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

LittleCast, a direct-to-fan video distribution platform, has closed a $2 million Seed funding round. Investors are undisclosed, with the company saying only that they are ‘a group of technology and entertainment investors.’  The San Francisco-based startup enables video creators to sell content directly on Facebook and through mobile apps. On Facebook, LittleCast also helps producers market their videos though News Feeds and Timelines. It was founded in February of this year.

Vital Info.:

Website: www.littlecast.com

HQ: San Francisco

Founders: Amra Tareen, Pascal Levensohn, Stephen Ackroyd

Year Founded: 2013

Seed Investors: Undisclosed

Innovation: A direct-to-fan video distribution platform that enables video creators to sell content directly on Facebook and through mobile apps.

Total Funding: $2 million

(Sources: LittleCast, CrunchBase)

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