Today’s early-stage startup funding and acquisitions news:
VoloMetrix, which allows businesses to utilize big data and social intel to increase efficiencies and help employee teams work better together, has raised $3.3 million in Series A funding. The round was led by current investor Shasta Ventures, which previously invested $1.6 million in April, 2012. VoloMetrix is based in Seattle. Here’s more about the funding from the company’s press release (via PEHub).
Social discovery app Fiz has closed a £200,000 Seed funding round to power its growth. The company’s app offers social recommendations on things to do based on ‘leisure interest.’ Investors in the round are husband and wife founders David and Sarah Hughes, former Expedia VP of emerging markets Murad Hajeebhoy, and an unnamed Angel investor, according to TechCrunch.
Prague-based online gaming startup BuddyBet has convinced a yet unnamed group of investors to bet big, to the tune of $3 million, on its social betting site. The company was founded in the summer of 2012. More on the funding round from the company’s press release (via EON.com).
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