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AdStage nabs $6.25 mln Series A

Ad tech startup AdStage has closed $6.25 million in Series A funding. The investors were Verizon Ventures, Digital Garage, Newbury Ventures, Freestyle Capital, Chris Noble and Neal Dempsey of Bay Partners.

MobileRQ bags $1.3 mln

MobileRQ said Wednesday that it has received $1.3 million in funding. The investors were Verizon Ventures, Coremix Capital, Rogue Ventures and TiE Oregon. Based in Portland, Oregon, MobileRQ is a mobile marketing platform provider.

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Glympse raises additional $12 mln in Series C funding

Glympse, a location sharing technology company, has raised an additional $12 million in Series C financing, with participation from new investors UMC Capital, Verizon Ventures and additional unnamed strategic investors. Existing investors Ignition Partners, Menlo Ventures and Naya Ventures also participated in the funding round. The investment brings total capital raised to about $20 million.

Newlans calls on Verizon Ventures for $5 mln

Newlans, a developer of radio frequency solutions for mobile devices, has raised an additional $5 million from Verizon Ventures to complete its Series B round. In February, the Acton, Mass.-based company raised $15 million in a Series B funding round led by Intel Capital and including Paladin Capital Management and Lockheed Martin Corp. The company has now raised $27 million in equity funding, according to Thomson Reuters (publisher of peHUB).

Kiip Gets Backing from Japanese Internet Giant Digital Garage

Mobile rewards network Kiip has secured financing from Japanese Internet business Digital Garage. The strategic investor joins the company’s most recent $11 million round of Series B funding. The company is backed by Relay Ventures, Hummer Winblad, True Ventures, Verizon Ventures, Crosslink Capital and others.

VC-Backed LocalResponse Launches Public Beta

Earlier this week, Nihal Mehta (pictured) announced he launched LocalResponse, a New York-based developer of a Web-based tool that allows local businesses to respond to check-in posts on social media sites with tailored marketing campaigns. Mehta co-founded the company, previously known as Buzzd, as a social city guide for location-based services. The company had raised about […]

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