Funding and Acquisitions News: 24/7 Techies pulls in $600K from a group that includes 500 Startups for cloud-based tech support

By Editor November 9, 2012

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


Rajan Anandan, Shailesh Rao, Pramod Bhasin, 500 Startups invest $600K in Sri Lanka’s 24/7 Techies (via VC Circle)


Visterra completes $26M round to prevent and treat infectious disease (via Venture Beat)

Qinec, A Medical Practice Platform, Secures $2.5M From Amadeus And Archimedia (via TechCrunch)


Led by former Pixar talent, Toy Talk raises Series A and brings funding to $16 million (via gigaom)

Social Media

Friendster’s founder pulls in $1.7M for social news startup Nuzzel (via VentureBeat)

Web/Content Acquires Kayak For $1.8 Billion, Will Allow Kayak To Continue To Operate Independently (via TechCrunch)

With $1.4M, Qloo finds films, fashion, food and more that match your taste (via gigaom)

Holy Emoticons Batman! — Perion Network Acquires SweetPacks For $41M (via TechCrunch)

VC Runa Capital Invests $2.5M Series A In ‘Pinterest For Video Clips’ Startup ClipClock (via TechCrunch)

Zillow Acquires Mortgage Software Company Mortech For $17 Million (via TechCrunch)


LearnStreet Launches With $1M From Vinod Khosla To Help You Learn How To Build, Test And Push Code (via TechCrunch)


Meals Marketplace Munchery Raises $4 Million For Expansion, Now Delivering High-Quality Meals To All Of Bay Area, L.A. In 2013 (via TechCrunch)

Unsold ticket marketplace Last Second Tickets raises $1.6m from Markco Media (via TheNextWeb)


Execution Labs raises $1.4M to incubate indie mobile game studios in Canada (via VentureBeat)


NodeFly Raises $800K Seed Round For Measuring Performance Of Node.js Apps (via TechCrunch)


Imagination Technologies buys MIPS processor company for $60M (via VentureBeat)


With Competition Looming, Bazaarvoice Snaps Up eCommerce Ad Network Longboard Media For Up To $43M (via TechCrunch)