Round the Clock Acquisitions: Slow Day for Funding and Acquisitions

October 19th, 2007 at 12:00 am


I usually do this first thing in the morning. Usually there would be a couple of funding rounds, some acquisitions and on special days a billion dollar buy out. Today isnn’t one of those days. TechCrunch hasn’t reported anything and PEHub has 2.

vocalocityVocalocity , an Atlanta-based provider of hosted VoIP services to micro enterprises, has raised $8 million in Series A funding. Noro-Moseley Partners led the deal, and was joined by Pittco Capital Partners, Imlay Partners and company management.

MeeVee Inc. , a Burlingame, Calif.-based provider of online video entertainment search solutions, has acquired Top Ten Sources, an Internet aggregator of rich media content from blogs, podcasts, video and mainstream media. No financial terms were disclosed. MeeVee has raised around $27 million in VC funding, from firms like Bay Area Equity Fund, Defta Partners, FCPR Israel Discovery Fund, Labrador Ventures, Rothschild Ventures and WaldenVC.

Well, I’ll append to this post during the day in case there are new developments in the market.

…Like I said, here are the updates.

GameLayers Inc. , a San Francisco-based gaming startup focused on passively-multiplayer online games, has raised $500,000 in preferred stock funding led by O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, according to a regulatory filing. Other shareholders include Joi Ito and Richard Wolpert.

Tumblr Inc. , a New York-based Web 2.0 startup, has raised $750,000 in Series A funding from Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures, according to a regulatory filing. Bijan Sabet of Spark has joined the company’s board of directors. Tumblr describes its technology as enabling online scrapbooks, as opposed to online journals (i.e., blogs). It says: "Blogs are great, but they can be a lot of work. And they’re really built to handle longer-form text posts. Tumblelogs, on the other hand, let you easily and quickly post and share anything you find or create."