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Ireland-based PropelAd grabs $650K

PropelAd has closed $650,000 in seed funding. Colm Long, former VP of global operations at Facebook, led the round with participation from Tribal.vc and Enterprise Ireland. Based in Ireland, PropelAd is a provider of digital advertising automation solutions for small and medium-sized businesses.

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Boxed picks up $6.5 mln

Boxed said Tuesday that it has received $6.5 million in Series A funding. Greycroft Partners, First Round Capital and Signia Venture Partners led the round with participation from ENIAC Ventures, Social Starts, BoxGroup, former Facebook COO Owen Van Natta and former Zynga COO David Ko. Boxed is a mobile commerce firm that provides discounts for warehouse club shopping.

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In Second Opinion, Alibaba finally files for an IPO, Target’s interim CEO doesn’t want the job permanently and the success of “Frozen” helps Disney fly past quarterly earnings expectations.

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