Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
Business intelligence startup RJ Metrics has raised $6.5 million in its first venture round of funding. Investors include Trinity Ventures and SoftTech, according to TechCrunch. The Philadelphia-based company offers enterprises advanced ecommerce analytics via a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model. The startup was founded in 2008 and previously raised $1.2 million in debt financing in early 2012.
Berlin-based VersusIO has landed $2.8 million in what appears to be Series A funding. The round was led by EarlyBird VC and included investment from Dave McClure of 500Startups. VersusIO is a comparison engine that utilizes natural language processing to cull results from across the web for just about anything. The company previously raised nearly $880,000 in Seed funding in 2012. Here’s more on the funding, from VentureBeat.
Travel news and business information site Skift has closed on $1.1 million in additional Seed funding in a round led by Lerer Ventures and including a number of Angel investors. The site was founded last summer by PaidContent founder Rafat Ali and Jason Clampet. The startup previously raised $400,000 in initial Seed funding. More on the new funding, from Skift.
More funding and acquisitions news…
Auvik, Started By A Sandvine Co-Founder And An Ex-BlackBerry CTO, Gets $6M To Take Enterprise Network Control To The Cloud (via TechCrunch)
Airware, which puts the brains in drones, nets $10.7M in funding led by Andreessen Horowitz (via GigaOm)
Singapore’s SingTel Wants To Pump Another $1.6B Into Startup Investments (via TechCrunch)
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Compiled by StartUp Beat editor Brian Kovalesky.