Funding and Acquisitions News: Helpshift lands $3.2M for in-app support

By Editor November 2, 2012

This week’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news roundup:


Helpshift gets $3.2M to be mobile customer support (via VatorNews)


Isocket nabs $8M to revolutionize direct ad sales for web publications (via VentureBeat)

LocBox pulls in $5.1M to put the nail in the daily deals coffin (via VentureBeat)

Auto Advertising Startup adverCar Raises $2M From Canaan Partners, 1-800-Flowers, And Others (via TechCrunch)


Zillow acquires NYC-based real estate company Buyfolio (via gigaom)

Pandora Competitor Senzari Acquires Berlin-Based Music Startup (via TechCrunch)

SmartAsset Raises $1.5M To Help You With The Big Financial Decisions (via TechCrunch)

Social Media

Fanatix comes to the U.S., raises $1M in angel funding (via VatorNews)


AutoGrid pulls in $9M to turn ‘big data’ into an energy source (via VentureBeat)


Enterprise Social Network Startup NationalField Raises $1.5M To Take On Yammer And Others (via TechCrunch)

Zapier Raises $1.2M Seed Round From Bessemer Venture Partners, Draper Fisher Jurvetson & Others (via TechCrunch)

iJento Raises $8M From MMC Ventures, Nauta Capital, Oxford Capital Partners For Its Customer Intelligence Platform (via TechCrunch)


QuantiaMD lands $12M for its doctors-only social network (via VentureBeat)

Russian Online Health Startup, VitaPortal, Raises $2M Series A Led By Prostor Capital And Backed By Esther Dyson (via TechCrunch)


Dollar Shave Club raises $9.8 million for international expansion (via gigaom)

Yotpo Closes $1.5M Round Led by Rhodium And Gandyr Group To Scale Social Reviews (via TechCrunch)

Pickie Raises $1 Million to Fuel Expansion, Following Success at TechStars Spring Demo Day

500 Startups Alum Monogram Raises $400K More, Launches iPad App To Aggregate All Your Favorite Fashion Brands (via TechCrunch)


First Round Capital Adds Former LiveOps CEO Bill Trenchard As Partner; Raises Over $20M More (via TechCrunch)