By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor
Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
‘Makers’ marketplace Maker’s Row has closed a $1 million Seed funding round. Investors include Index Ventures, Comcast Ventures and Angels that include Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian and Joanne Wilson. The New York City-based startup has built a marketplace that connects smaller artisans and product designers with U.S.-based manufacturers for broader production and distribution. It was founded in 2012 by Matthew Burnett, Tanya Menendez and Scott Weiner.
HQ: New York City
Year Founded: 2012
Innovation: A marketplace that connects small artisans and designers with larger manufacturers.
Funding: $1 million (Seed)
More funding and acquisitions news…
Yelp To Acquire SeatMe (via company press release)
Yapert raises $1.2M to simplify stalking celebrities online (exclusive) (via VentureBeat)
Security Startup RiskIQ Raises $10 Million (via AllThingsD)
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