Gusto secures $1.3 million in financing for growth of mobile email app

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Mobile email, productivity and organization company Gusto has announced it has secured $1.3 million in financing, in a round led by Elevate Ventures, for the expansion of its Gusto email client app on iPhone. The Gusto app automatically sorts emails, attachments and photos, giving users a better way to browse the emails they’re most interested in, rather than leaving everything in a single, sometimes giant list.

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Drync secures $2.1 million in funding for expansion of social wine discovery platform

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Drync, the mobile social network for wine drinkers, has secured $2.1 million in additional funding to expand its app offering and executive team. This funding is on top of the $900,000 the company secured in August 2013, and sees Drync bringing Brian Carr in as COO of the company. Carr comes from Springpad, an Evernote competitor.

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FunPlus raises $74 million for mobile social game development

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Mobile social game company FunPlus has announced it has raised an additional $74 million in Series B funding from Orchid Asia Group, GSR Ventures and Steamboat Ventures. The company’s offices in Beijing, San Francisco and Vancouver will use the funds to support the company’s growth, as well as develop and launch multiple new titles.

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Localytics raises $16 million in Series C financing for mobile analytics platform

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Mobile analytics and marketing company Localytics has announced it has raised $16 million in Series C financing, in a round led by new investor Foundation Capital. An existing investor, Polaris Partners, also participated. This brings the company’s total financing to $25 million, with Localytics planning to use the funding to accelerate its international expansion efforts, as well as make additional investments into customer service, sales and product development.

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CashBet closes $1.7 million funding round for online gambling platform

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Real-money gambling company CashBet has announced the closure of a $1.7 million Angel Round of funding for its platform, which brings real-money online gambling to social and mobile games. The round was led by Fred Hsu and other private investors, and CashBet is currently preparing to seek additional investments from larger investment partners.

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Boxed announces new funding for expansion of wholesale shopping app

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Mobile commerce company Boxed has announced new funding in its seed round, taking its total funding to $1.5 million. The seed round was led by Greycroft Partners, with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners, ENIAC Ventures and Social Starts.

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QuizUp developer Plain Vanilla Games secures $22 million in funding

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QuizUp developer Plain Vanilla Games has raised $22 million in funding, led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from Tencent Holdings and other existing investors in the app. The QuizUp mobile trivia platform was released in November, and quickly climbed the free iOS app charts.

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Yodo1 raises $11 million in Series B financing for expansion of global publishing efforts

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Mobile games publisher Yodo1 has raised $11 million in Series B financing for the expansion of its global publishing efforts. The round was led by GGV Capital, and was joined by Singtel Innov8, Pavillion Capital and Iris Capital. This round takes Yodo1’s total funding to $18 million since its formation in 2011.

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Sift secures $1.5 million in funding, brings its shopping app to iPhone

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Sift has announced new features for its shopping app on iOS, while also announcing it has secured an additional $1.5 million in funding in a round led by DN Capital. The Sift app sorts through users’ inboxes and organizes shopping emails in a “catalog-like” shopping experience.

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TinyCo secures $20 million financing for development of deeper, larger free-to-play games

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Mobile game developer TinyCo has announced it has secured $20 million in financing from Pinnacle Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz, which will help the developer create larger, deeper and better quality free-to-play mobile games going forward. The financing is in addition to the $18 million TinyCo received in 2011.

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