At VentureBeat, we come across a lot of funding news every day. In order to bring you the most information possible, we’re rounding up the quick-and-dirty details about the funding deals of the day and serving them up here in our new “Funding daily” column.
Kibits raises $1M for micro social networking
Kibitsemerged from stealth today with a $1 million round of funding from from Google Ventures and Charles River Ventures. The company unveiled an iPhone and iPod touch app for its micro social network service. The service lets people create a social network of a small group of people just for events, such as a wedding or conference.
Famigo snags some seed capital for family-friendly online games
Famigois like Zynga for kids and families. The service provides family-friendly apps and games for iOS, Android, and the web, and parents can choose which games and apps their kids can access. It announced today it has raised a one million dollar seed round from Silverton Partners.
Upclique raises $350,000 to help kids find the right college
College search tool Upcliqueannounced a round of funding from Ancora Group, which brings it total to $350,000. The search tool connects high school students to college counselors and find the “perfect fit” school for them.
InsightsOne raises $4.3M for big-data marketing analytics
InsightOne has raised its first round of funding of $4.3 millionfrom Norwest Venture Partners. The company sells marketing analytics software to small- and medium-sized businesses. Gaurav Garg from Sequoia Capital, former Yahoo chief technical officer Zod Nazem, and Alpha Venturi founder Peter Wagner also participated in the funding.
Hootsuite grabs $20M
Omer Ventures has led a $20 million round in Hootsuite, a social media management service that counts blue chip companies like Pepsi, Fox, and the NBA among its clients.
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