Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
Centzy, a local mobile search startup focused on information like prices, hours, ratings and specials for local service businesses, has raised $1.6 million in new Seed funding. Investors include Cowboy Ventures, Founder Collective, Lightbank and ff Venture Capital. The New York City–based company previously raised $825K back in 2011, according to TechCrunch.
Moovweb has raised $16 million in its first institutional funding round for its platform that optimizes standard web sites for mobile. Investors in the San Francisco-based company include Jafco Ventures, Trinity Ventures and Sun co-founder Andy Bechtolsheim. Here’s the press release announcing the funding, via PEWeb.
SoSocio, which offers a paper-based photo book maker for Facebook photo albums, has landed $600K in second round funding. The investment in the Dutch startup was led by existing investor Brooklyn Ventures, according to TechCrunch.
Simpler, an HR startup that is focused on streamlining the new hire process, has closed a $1.25 million round from Andreessen Horowitz, Kleiner Perkins, Khosla Ventures, SV Angel, Data Collective, AngelPool, Kenny Van Zant, Alex Bard, Gary Benitt, Elad Gil, Sid Henderson and Formation8. The San Francisco-based company is currently in beta. More on the funding, from TechCrunch.
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