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Rinse snaps up $3.5 mln seed

San Francisco-based dry cleaning and laundry service Rinse has secured $3.5 million in seed funding. The company’s backers include Arena Ventures, ff Venture Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Accelerator Ventures, MESA Ventures, Expansion Venture Capital, Rothenberg Ventures, Base Ventures, Structure Capital and Otter Rock Capital.

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PureWow pulls in $2.5 mln from Pilot Group, Whoopi Goldberg and others

PureWow, a digital media company that specializes in women’s lifestyle content, has secured $2.5 million in seed funding. Pilot Group led the round with participation from other investors that included VaynerRSE, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, Melo7Tech, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Galvanize, Jean Chatzky and Whoopi Goldberg.

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Maven attracts $2.2 mln

Maven, a digital health clinic for women, has raised $2.2 million in funding. The investors included Great Oaks Venture Capital, The Box Group, F Cubed and Thomas Lehrman, founder of Gerson Lehrman Group.

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VC-backed Kairos buys IMRSV

Facial biometrics company Kairos has acquired IMRSV, a provider of audience analytics. No financial terms were disclosed. Kairos’ backers include Kapor Capital, New World Angels, VenVelo, Quotidian Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Eniac Ventures, 500 Startups and TechStars.

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PicnicHealth picks up $1.7 mln

Medical records startup PicnicHealth has raised $1.7 million in funding. PicnicHealth’s backers include Investors include Social+Capital Partnership, Great Oaks Venture Capital and Slow Ventures.

ThinkCERCA nabs $3.2 mln Series A

Chicago-based online educational resource ThinkCERCA has closed $3.2 million in Series A funding. Follett Knowledge Fund led the round with participation from other investors that included Math Venture Partners, Amicus Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital and Chuck Templeton.

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Floral delivery startup UrbanStems scores $1.5 mln

Washington, D.C.-based floral bouquet delivery service UrbanStems has closed $1.5 million in seed funding. The investors included Middleland Capital, Sagamore Ventures, NextGen Angels and Great Oaks Venture Capital.

Choozle nets $4.1 mln Series A

Denver-based Choozle, a digital advertising platform provider, has received $4.1 million in Series A funding. The firm’s investors include Great Oaks Venture Capital.

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Pluto TV nabs $13 mln Series A

Los Angeles-based video platform Pluto TV has secured $13 million in Series A funding. USVP led the round with participation from United Talent Agency, Sky plc, Chicago Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital and Luminari Capital. Pluto TV has hired Scout executive chairman Ross Levinsohn, Spotify Chief Content Officer Ken Parks and King Digital Entertainment COO Stephane Kurgan as advisors.

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Atlas Ventures, KEC Ventures lead $3 mln funding in Wedding Spot

Atlas Ventures and KEC Ventures have led a $3 million funding round in Wedding Spot, an online marketplace for future brides and grooms to search, price and book wedding venues. Other participants in the funding included Great Oaks Venture Capital, Maiden Lane, Canyon Creek Capital, former chief executive officer of Expedia Erik Blachford, Eric Liaw […]

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Predictive Edge acquired by Dropbox

Predictive Edge said it has been acquired by Dropbox, according to a posting on the company’s Website. No financial terms were disclosed. The company said it would no longer support its A/B testing product. Predictive Edge raised a seed round from Great Oaks Venture Capital and angels Nat Turner and Zach Weinberg. It participated in the Startx accelerator affiliated with Stanford University.

ImageBrief attracts $750K

ImageBrief has closed $750,000 in funding from Great Oaks Venture Capital. Headquartered in New York City, ImageBrief is a marketplace that allows commercial buyers to license images from professional photographers.

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Crowdfunding platform SeedInvest nets $2 mln

New York City-based equity crowdfunding platform SeedInvest has raised $2 million in a targeted $3 million Series A round. The investors include Scout Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Avenue A Ventures, Krillion Ventures and Archer Gray. In conjunction with the funding, Bradley Harrison, a managing partner at Scout Ventures, has been added to SeedInvest’s board of directors.

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Spark Capital leads Series A round for Storefront

Storefront said Monday that it has closed $7.3 million in Series A funding. Spark Capital led the round with participation from investors that included Mohr Davidow Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, 500 Startups, Box Group, SV Angel and Vikram Pandit. In addition to the funding, Mo Koyfman has been added to Storefront’s board. Storefront is an online marketplace that helps designers and artists find retail space to sell their products.

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Wine app Drync racks up $2.1 mln

Drync said Wednesday that it has received $2.1 million in funding. Investors included Cross Link Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, KEC Ventures and Foundry Group. Also, the firm has named Brian Carr as its COO. Based in Boston, Drync is a wine app.

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Food ordering platform EatStreet snaps up $6 mln

EatStreet said Tuesday that it has closed $6 million in Series B funding. The investors included Cornerstone Opportunity Partners, Independence Equity, Great Oaks Venture Capital, CSA Partners and Silicon Valley Bank. Based in Madison, Wisc., EatStreet is an online and mobile food ordering service.

Assured Labor Raises $5.5M From Capital Indigo, Great Oaks, Nexus, Others

Assured Labor said it raised $5.5 million in a round led by Capital Indigo and joined by existing investors Great Oaks Venture Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, Kima Ventures, Enzyme Venture Capital, Fabrice Grinda and Jose Marin. The mobile recruitment company said the money will allow it to expand engineering and sales staff to handle emerging markets demand.

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