By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor
Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
Cloud-based employee management platform Namely has landed $3.35 million in Series A funding. Investors include True Ventures, Lerer Ventures and Bullpen Capital. Angel investors Mike Lazerow and Gary Vaynerchuk also participated. The New York City-based company says its platform includes Cloud-based performance reviews, team performance measurement, messaging and reporting for internal HR functions. It was founded in early 2012 by Matt Straz, also the co-founder of Pictela, which was acquired by AOL in 2010. Namely previously raised $1.75 million in Seed funding.
HQ: New York City
Year Founded: 2012
Founder: Matt Straz
Innovation: A suite of real-time HR and employee performance tools in the Cloud.
Total Funding: $5.1 million (Seed & Series A)
More funding and acquisitions news…
WorldDesk Launches New Version and Announces $1.25m in Funding (via company press release)
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