Funding and Acquisitions Roundup: Tastebuds secures $600K in Seed funding to match people with similar musical preferences

By Editor April 18, 2013

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


Tastebuds, a UK-based social music service that purportedly matches people based on their taste in music, has raised $600K in Seed funding from Black Ocean. The company was founded in 2010, and is a graduate of the Springboard accelerator, which has now become TechStars London. Here’s more on the funding, from TheNextWeb.

Virtual fitting room has closed a €5.5 million Series A funding round. Investors include SmartCap, Conor Venture Partners, Fostergate Holdings Ltd and The Entrepreneurs Fund. The London–based company was founded in 2010. Here’s the funding announcement press release, via PEHub.


Payments startup GoCardless has raised $3.3 million in Series A funding. Investors include Accel Partners and Passion Capital. The London–based company was founded in 2011 and closed a Seed funding round of $1.5 million in early 2012. More on the round, from TechCrunch.

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