Funding and Acquisitions Roundup: Cover gets $1.5M in Seed funding so you don’t have to stress about splitting the bill at restaurants

By Editor May 8, 2013

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


New York City-based startup Cover has raised $1.5 million in Seed funding to make it easier to split the cost of meals at restaurants. Investors include O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Lerer Ventures and Angels. The app allows diners to check into a meal and simplify the process of splitting the bill. More on the funding, from TechCrunch.


eFuneral, which is an end-of-life planning and funeral home comparison engine, has landed $250,000 in its second round of funding from nonprofit venture organization JumpStart. The Cleveland, Ohio-based startup was founded in 2012 and previously raised $260,000 in Seed funding. Here’s more on the funding, via company press release.

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Compiled by StartUp Beat editor Brian Kovalesky.