May 17th, 2013

messageme
Messaging app MessageMe has reportedly raised another $10m in funding, adding to the $1.9m it announced in March. News of the new funding comes from a regulatory filing, The Next Web reports, and suggests...

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May 10th, 2013

dekko-monkey
US company Dekko has raised $3.2m to help create technology that can be a "visual layer for wearable computing devices". But that doesn’t mean augmented reality, OK? "We're really trying to avoid the...

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May 9th, 2013

ouya
Android-powered games console Ouya didn't float venture-capital firms' boats back in 2012, leading the company to raise money on Kickstarter instead – to the tune of $8.6m. Now the VCs are getting...

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May 9th, 2013

chromatik
LA-based startup Chromatik has raised $5.7m of a planned $8.8m Series A funding round, with actor Will Smith among the investors. PandoDaily reports that the round is being led by Rustic Canyon Partners,...

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May 3rd, 2013

piano-mania
Israeli startup JoyTunes has raised $1.5m of seed funding from Genesis Partners and an array of angel investors (including former Steinway CEO Dana Messina) for its music-education apps business. The...

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April 23rd, 2013

Kik
Kik, whose Kik Messenger app recently passed 50m users, has raised $19.5m in Series B funding, which it will use to support its growth. The funding was led by Foundation Capital and also included RRE Ventures,...

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April 19th, 2013

THE football app
THE Football App (their capitals, not ours) has raised €10m in Series A funding, which it will use to fund international expansion. The app, which is the work of Berlin’s Motain, covers more than 60...

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April 18th, 2013

clash
There's no doubt about the main talking point in the apps industry today: new stats on just how much money Finnish developer Supercell is making on the App Store. In short: a lot. The company made $179m...

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April 18th, 2013

Minomonsters
MinoMonsters has raised $2m in funding and signed up with Hollywood agency William Morris to help it move beyond games and into entertainment. TechCrunch reports that the William Morris deal is aimed at...

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