Eventboard scores $1.5 mln seed

Eventboard has secured $1.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Google Ventures and Zetta Venture Partners. Based in Salt Lake City, Eventboard is a meeting room management and facilities analytics platform.

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Benchmark leads Series B round for Duo Security

Duo Security said Monday that it has received $12 million in Series B funding. Benchmark led the round with participation from other investors that included Google Ventures, True Ventures and Radar Partners. Based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Duo Security is a provider of cloud-based two-factor authentication solutions.

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AltspaceVR raises seed funds

AltspaceVR, a social platform for virtual reality, has raised $5.2 million in seed funding. Investors include Dolby Family Ventures, Formation 8, Google Ventures, Lux Capital, Foundation Capital, Rothenberg Ventures, SV Angel, Haystack Fund, Tencent, Raine Ventures, Promus Ventures, Western Technology Investment and others.

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Cord Project ropes in $1.8 mln seed

New York-based voice startup Cord Project said Thursday that it has closed $1.8 million in seed funding. Metamorphic Ventures and Lerer Hippeau Ventures led the round with participation from other investors that included Google Ventures, Greycroft, Dave Morin of Slow Ventures, Gary Vaynerchuk of Vayner/RSE and Carmelo Anthony and Stuart Goldfarb of Melo7 Tech Partners.

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MobileDay scores over $6 mln Series A

According to an announcement on its site, MobileDay has secured over $6 million in Series A funding. Foundry Group led the round with participation from Innoventure Partners, Drummond Road Capital, SoftBank, Google Ventures, Bullet Time Ventures and SoftTech. Based in Boulder, Colorado, MobileDay provides one-tap mobile dialing into any conference bridge. To read the post, visit here.

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Translation service Unbabel raises funds

Unbabel has raised $1.5 million in funding from venture capital firms and angel investors, including Jared Fliesler of Matrix Partners, Kevin Rose of Google Ventures and others. Unbabel is a Y Combinator company that offers translation services.

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Music app Crossfader racks up VC funding

Music app Crossfader has received an undisclosed amount of funding. The investors included Tapinator, Google Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Index Ventures, and True Ventures.

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Ad tech startup Tell Apart buys VC-backed Freshplum

Ad tech firm Tell Apart has acquired Freshplum, the former confirmed in a blog post on its site. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in San Francisco, Freshplum lets ecommerce sites offer personalized discounts. Its backers included New Enterprise Associates, Greylock Partners, Google Ventures and Charles River Ventures. To read more details about the acquisition, visit here.

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Thrive Capital leads Series A round for Spring

Spring has secured $7.5 million in Series A funding. Thrive Capital led the round with participation from investors that included Founder Collective, Google Ventures, Groupe Arnault, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Novel TMT, Plus Capital, Slow Ventures and SV Angel. Spring is a mobile marketplace set to launch later this summer.

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RelayRides rakes in $25 mln Series B

RelayRides said Tuesday that it has received $25 million in Series B funding. Canaan Partners led the round with participation from return backers August Capital, Google Ventures and Shasta Ventures. In conjunction with the funding, Deepak Kamra, general partner at Canaan Partners, will join RelayRides’ board of directors. RelayRides is a peer-to-peer car rental marketplace.

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