Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
The enterprise sales space continues to attract investors—further proof of this trend is today’s announcement that San Francisco-based ToutApp, which helps sales teams use email tracking and analytics to get more out of their external communications, has landed $920K in additional Seed funding. Investors include 500 Startups, Founder Collective, Scott Banister, Esther Dyson and additional Angel investors. The company was founded in late 2010. More on the funding, from TechCrunch.
Madison, Wisconsin-based Asthmapolis has raised $5 million Series A funding from the Social+Capital Partnership for its high-tech asthma management system. The Asthmapolis system utilizes a Bluetooth sensor-embedded inhaler that transmits information garnered from the inhaler to the user’s smartphone. The company was founded in 2010 and previously raised a Seed round (amount not disclosed). Here’s more on the funding from the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
MBA & Company has closed on a $1.2 million (£800K) round of new funding for its freelance marketplace for MBAs. Investors include MMC Ventures, Piton Capital, and existing investor Cabiedes. The London–based company, with a New York City office, was founded in 2009. More about the funding, from GrowingBusiness (UK).
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