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TwtMob said it raised $2.9 million in seed funding in an oversubscribed round and has changed its name to Speakr. The new round was led by Toba Capital and joined by Allegro Venture Partners and several individuals, including Bazaarvoice co-founder Brett Hurt, Comcast Spectacor Chairman Ed Snider, STRZ Enterprises CEO Nick Gross and others. The funding brings the company’s total financing to $3.8 million.

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