Funding & Acquisitions Roundup: GiveGab closes a $1.6M funding round for its social network for volunteers

By Editor August 21, 2013

By Brian Kovalesky, StartUp Beat Editor

Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:

GiveGab, a social network designed to connect non-profits with volunteers, has raised $1.6 million in Series A funding. Investors include Cayuga Venture Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital and Rand Capital. The Ithaca, New York-based startup purports to focus on connecting volunteers with opportunities that not only match their interests, but their specific skill set as well. It also offers a suite of premium online marketing and volunteer management tools for non-profits and businesses. The company quietly announced the first $1.5 million it had raised back in April, and has now closed the round with $100,000 more.

Vital Stats:


HQ: Ithaca, New York

Founders: Charlie Mulligan, Aaron Godert

Year Founded: 2011

Investors: Cayuga Venture Capital, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Rand Capital, Excell Partners

Innovation: Connects volunteers with opportunities that match their interests and specific skill sets.

Total Funding: $1.6 million

(Sources: GiveGab, VentureBeat, CrunchBase, LinkedIn)

More funding and acquisitions news…

Maker Studios Buys Blip, and a Home Outside of YouTube (via All Things D)

Unite US Raises $2M In Seed Funding To Help Build A Community And Online Resource For Armed Forces Veterans (via TechCrunch)

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