Today’s technology early-stage funding and acquisitions news roundup:
Application performance management SaaS provider Tracelytics has raised $5.2 million in Series A funding. The round was led Bain Capital Ventures.
Bloomfire, which offers businesses a social, real-time employee learning/training app, has announced the closing of a $10 million Series A round. Primary investors are Austin Ventures and Redpoint Ventures.
Baby-products etailer The Honest Company has secured a big $27 million in Series A funding. The company was co-founded by actress Jessica Alba and investors include General Catalyst Partners, Lightspeed Venture Partners and Institutional Venture Partners. (full story via Mashable)
UK-based mobile banking platform provider Monitise has acquired U.S.-based competitor Clairmail for $173 million. (full story via TechCrunch)