Posts Tagged ‘series a funding’

QuBit Raises $7.5M in Series A Funding

Ingrid Lunden of TechCrunch reports, “QuBit, a big-data startup whose analytics platform helps e-commerce sites with customer personalization, is today announcing that it has raised a Series A round of funding — $7.5 million led by Balderton Capital with participation from existing angel investors. Read more

Mobiles Republic Raises $3M for Semantic News Apps

Semantic news startup Mobiles Republic has raised $3 million in Series A funding. According to the release, “The company will use the investment to continue the global expansion of its popular news apps, including News Republic, APPY Geek and Glam Life, on the different platforms.” CEO GIlles Raymond commented, “With this investment, we will be able to accelerate our growth, continue to federate more publishers on top of the 300 that have joined us, and continue our expansion capitalizing on our multilingual semantic engine… We are very pleased to have the support of XAnge Private Equity and Creathor Venture, who believe in our mission to be the worldwide leader in personal media apps on the four screens.” Read more

PeerIndex Raises $3M in Funding

Semantic startup PeerIndex has raised $3 million in Series A funding to help build its social influence marketing platform. According to Krystal Peak of VatorNews, “PeerIndex, much like Klout, claims to measure just how influential people are online by using algorithms to see how may people read and re-tweet their Twitter activity or respond to Facebook status updates or connect with them on Foursquare and other services. But consumers around the globe have been critical of just how these influence rates are calculated and whether influence is certain categories is weighed more heavily than others.” Read more

Semantic Startup Kwaga Raises $1.55M

France-based startup Kwaga has raised $1.55 million in Series A funding: “The company, which received seed funding from Seedcamp and Kima Ventures after its founding in 2008, raised the money from unnamed private investors, advised by investment consultancy firm Financière Fonds Privés. Kwaga aims to build semantic software that will make us love email again and turn it into a productivity enhancer rather than killer by analyzing the data contained in messages.” Read more

Semantic Startup TrustYou Raises $5M

Munich-based semantic startup TrustYou has raised $5 million in Series A funding “to fuel its growth in the United States. The company has not wasted any time spending its new cash: TrustYou has already put a significant portion of the funding round toward acquiring ReviewAnalyst, its Dallas-based competitor, in a deal to be announced on Tuesday. The Series A round was led by Credit Agricole Private Equity.” Read more