Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:

Washington, D.C.-based Social Tables has landed $1.6 million in Series A funding for its cloud-based event planning software. Investors include 500 Startups, Fortify Ventures, K Street Capital and Angels. The startup targets caterers, event planners and the hospitality industry with its software that enables more efficient meeting and event planning. It was founded in 2011 by president and CEO Dan Berger. Social Tables previously raised $500,000 in Seed funding in May of 2012.

Vital Stats:

Website: www.socialtables.com

HQ: Washington, D.C.

Founder: Dan Berger

Year Founded: 2011

Series A Investors: 500 Startups, Fortify Ventures, K Street Capital, Militello Capital, Goldin Ventures, Middleland Capital, Philip Dufour

Innovation: Cloud-based event planning software.

Total Funding: $2.1 million

(Sources: Social Tables, TechCrunch)

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Bottlenose Lands $3.6M For Social Media Analytics (via SoCalTech)

Scoop.it Raises $2.6M, Names Vice President of Monetization (via SocialTimes)

VC Firm YL Ventures Raises $27.5M For Second Fund (via TechCrunch)

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