Funding and Acquisitions News: Little Bird nabs $1M in funding to find ‘true’ experts and influencers

By Editor October 6, 2012

This week’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news roundup:

Social Media

Blogger Kirkpatrick scores $1M in the bank for Little Bird, a startup about real influence (via VentureBeat)

Facebook acqui-hires Carsabi, more for the sabi than the car (via VentureBeat)


Flayvr, A Mobile App That Automatically Creates Photo Albums, Raises $450K Seed Round (via TechCrunch)

Web/Content to acquire 1000memories to expand photo digitizing (via gigaom)

MindMeld app maker Expect Labs gets $2.4M from Google, others (via gigaom)

Rent Management Startup Cozy Raises $1.5M From The Social + Capital Partnership, Google Ventures, Others (via TechCrunch)

Book discovery startup Libboo raises $1.1M seed round (via paidContent)


Autodesk Acquires Social Collaboration Company Qontext (via TechCrunch)

‘Big data’ startup Trifacta comes out of stealth with $4.3M in Accel funding (via VentureBeat)

Get Off Of My Cloud — Accounting Software ClearBooks Raises £300K To Battle It Out With Sage (via TechCrunch)

Ngdata raises $2.5M for big data management software (exclusive) (via VentureBeat)


Just Eat Buys Spanish Online Food Ordering/Delivery Rival SinDelantal For A Few Million Euros (via TechCrunch)


DocTrackr Secures $2M From Atlas, Polaris, To Help Secure Your Documents Via The Cloud (via TechCrunch)


3D Printer Form 1 Tops $1.4M On Kickstarter In A Week (via TechCrunch)


Trinity Ventures looking to raise $325 million fund (via VatorNews)