AdYapper Seeded With $1.2M

AdYapper, which provides analytics for display and mobile ads, has raised $1.2 million in a seed funding round led by KGC Capital and including numerous angels. Investors include David Cohen of Techstars, Laurel Touby of mediabistro.com, Paul Sethi, Sameer Jagetia, Ari Newman, Vip Sandhir of Brown Capital and Dave Lerner of Rugged Ventures.

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Smart Apparel Startup OMsignal Gets $1M in Seed Funding

Montréal-based OMsignal Inc., a startup company which develops bio-sensing clothing that connects with mobile devices, has obtained a $1 million seed-stage round of financing. The deal involved Canadian venture capital firms Real Ventures and Golden Venture Partners, as well as TechStars CEO David Cohen. OMsignal said it would open its apparel platform to external parties this summer.

TechStars Program Places Nicole Glaros In NYC, Makes Luke Beatty a Managing Director in Boulder

TechStars, the popular accelerator program, is now accepting applications for its spring 2013 program in New York City; the program will be headed for now by Interim Managing Director Nicole Glaros, who has run five TechStars programs since 2009. In Glaros’s absence, the organization has promoted Luke Beatty, a mentor to its Boulder-based TechStars program, to managing director. Beatty was formerly VP of Communities and Local at Yahoo after his company, Associated Content, was acquired by Yahoo in 2010.

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