Funding and Acquisitions News: Mobiplug raises $2.7M for its home automation mobile app

By Editor September 28, 2012

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


Mobiplug’s stunning home automation lands a $2.7 million Series A and a new CEO (via TheNextWeb)

Evzdrop Raises $500K, Debuts New iPhone App to Let People Listen to Places in Real Time

Ubooly, The Plush Toy With An iPhone Brain, Grabs $1.5M In Seed Funding (via TechCrunch)

Sports Discovery App Thuuz Raises $4.2M From Major TV Partners To Dominate Your Second Screen (via TechCrunch)


MyVR Raises $1.4M From YC, SV Angel, Chris Dixon To Attack The $85B Vacation Rental Industry (via TechCrunch)

Bureau of Trade raises $1.2M in seed funding (via VatorNews)

ShopInterest, The Startup That Lets You Sell From Your Pinterest Boards, Gets 500 Startups Backing (via TechCrunch)


Medallia’s digital suggestion box for businesses locks up $35M (via VentureBeat)

Business Dashboards Get Instant Widgets, And Geckoboard Gets $1.5M From Top Investors (via TechCrunch)

As The Quest For Engagement Heats Up, Canddi Gets A Sweet $600k From Northstar, A Google Angel And More (via TechCrunch)


Pixowl Secures $1.2 Million in Funding to Accelerate IP Development


Fuze Network, A Payments Company Focused On The Under-Banked, Raises $2.5 Million Series A (via TechCrunch)


Education apps maker Duck Duck Moose nabs $7M led by Sequoia, Lightspeed (via gigaom)

Online Tutoring Platform Sofatutor Raises ‘Mid Single-Digit Million Euro’ Round From Acton Capital Partners (via TechCrunch)


Daily Dating Site Coffee Meets Bagel Lands $600K From Lightbank, Co-Founder (via TechCrunch)

Asian TV Conglomerate Astro Signs On To Trapit’s Personalization Platform, Invests $1.9M (via TechCrunch)


CRM startup Capillary raises $15.5M in Series A from Sequoia, Norwest & Qualcomm Ventures (via VC Circle)


Baltics to get a boost from new $250m innovation fund (via gigaom)


Video Ad Startup Genesis Media Raises $3M (via TechCrunch)

Everyday Health Has Bought Social Media Marketers Eqal (Price Up To $25M?) (via TechCrunch)


Wedge Buster raises $2.2 million to be the ultimate social-sports-gaming destination (via VentureBeat)

Social Media

With $3.6M, TreeRing revives the yearbook for the Facebook generation (via gigaom)