Funding and Acquisitions Roundup: Vidyard gets $6 million in new funding to help marketers better tap into video and measure results

By Editor March 21, 2013

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


Y Combinator alumnus Vidyard has raised $6 million in Series A funding for its video marketing and analytics platform. Investors include OMERS Ventures, iNovia Capital and SoftTech VC. More about the funding via TechCrunch.


Omada Health, which helps people reduce their risk of developing diabetes, has landed $4.7 million in a Series A round to help expand its platform to prevention of other diseases. The funding was led by U.S. Venture Partners, with participation from The Vertical Group, Founder Collective, NEA, TriplePoint Capital, Kapor Capital, and Angels. Omada previously raised $800K in Seed funding. More on the announcement, from GigaOm.

Big Data

London-based startup, which enables data to be culled from legacy documents on the web, has pulled in €600K in Seed funding. Investors include Wellington Partners, Alta Vista founder Louis Monier, and French technology investor Emmanuel Javal. Here’s the company press release announcing the funding.


Language-learning startup Babbel, which offers web and mobile language courses, has acquired PlaySay, a fellow startup that gamifies language learning. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Berlin-based Babbel was founded in 2007. See Babbel’s announcement of the acquisition.

More funding news today…

Evertrue, a fundraising platform and alumni networking tool for schools, has closed a $5.25 million Series A round. Read more about the funding via TechCrunch.

Clearfit, a Toronto-based HR startup purports to automate the search for top job applicants, has raised $7 million in Series A funding. Here’s the company’s press release announcing the funding.

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