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

Social Media

SocialSafe, The Social Media Back-Up Tool, Raises $400K To Out-Archive Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn (via TechCrunch)


Clover picks up $3.3M to send payments out into the field (via VentureBeat)


This $5 lamp is powered by gravity (and just destroyed its funding target on Indiegogo) (via VentureBeat)


Mailman Group establishes venture fund to break startups out of the box (via VentureBeat)


Singaporean Maritime Tech Firm Ascenz Gets $482K In Funding From Red Dot Ventures As It Sails Toward The Chinese Market (via TechCrunch)