Funding roundup - week ending 02/11/11


Financial trends and news by Ronny Kerr
February 11, 2011
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SwipeGood, a for-profit business that enables people to donate to charity with every purchase, raised $500,000 in new funding from Bebo co-founder Michael Birch, Start Fund (the new Yuri Milner and SV Angel partnership) and more.


Online farmer's market Abe's Market secured a $3.4 million Series A round of funding led by Accel Partners, with help from existing investors Index Ventures, as well as several angels.


Bubbli, a new stealth startup with some obscurely massive ambitions to change the way we use photos on mobile devices, has raised around $2 million in a funding round led by August Capital

Docufide, a SaaS solution for helping academic institutions process transcriptions, raised a $4.5 million Series A round of funding led by Matthew L. Pittinsky, Blackboard's co-founder and former CEO and Executive Chairman.

One Kings Lane, a private online shopping site for premium home décor and designers, raised $23 million in Series B financing, co-led by existing investor Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) and new investor Greylock Partners.

Social gaming network Raptr has raised a $15 million Series B round of funding led by DAG Ventures with participation from new investor Tenaya Capital and existing investor Accel Partners.


SocialGO, a service that enables anyone to build an internal social network, raised $2.2 million to launch the second version of its community-building service. The company previously raised $800,000 from Veddis Ventures.

Socialware, a self-described social middleware platform, secured $3 million in additional funding from existing investors, including FLOODGATE, G-51 Capital and Silverton Partners. 

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