By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor
Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
GiveGab, a social network designed to connect non-profits with volunteers, has raised $1.6 million in Series A funding. Investors include Cayuga Venture Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital and Rand Capital. The Ithaca, New York-based startup purports to focus on connecting volunteers with opportunities that not only match their interests, but their specific skill set as well. It also offers a suite of premium online marketing and volunteer management tools for non-profits and businesses. The company quietly announced the first $1.5 million it had raised back in April, and has now closed the round with $100,000 more.
HQ: Ithaca, New York
Year Founded: 2011
Innovation: Connects volunteers with opportunities that match their interests and specific skill sets.
Total Funding: $1.6 million
More funding and acquisitions news…
Maker Studios Buys Blip, and a Home Outside of YouTube (via All Things D)
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