Every week in our startup funding roundup series, we track top startups that raised funding for expansion, growth or increase in customer base. This week is no exception. Swiss virtual desktop services firm Nivio raised $21 million and that happens to be the biggest funding of the week so far. Last week in startup funding, 12 startups raised over $115 million. A lot more startups will be funded next, most them are currently in closing stages and we will report on the top startup funding news when major announcements about venture deals are made next week.
This week in startup funding
#Mobeam, a developer of technology which overcomes issues of scanning mobile barcodes on point-of-sale laser scanners, added $1.5M in its Series A funding round. The funding came from DFJ Athena, the Korean-focused venture fund affiliated with Draper Fisher Jurvetson.
# Onviva, which provides video quality optimization and analytics tools, raised $15M in a new round of funding. The funding was led by Time Warner Investments.
# Flingo, a developer of smart TV applications, raised $7M in a Series A funding. The round came from August Capital.
# Ignite Game Technologies, the developer of racing games, scored $5M in Series C funding, bringing its total raised to $17.5M. The firm–which debuted its first title, Simraceway, in November–said the funding came from both new and existing investors.
# TastemakerX, a developer of social games, raised $1.8M in funding. The round came from Guggenheim Partners, Baseline Ventures, True Ventures, AOL Ventures, and Tekton Ventures.
# Extole, a developer of social marketing programs and technology, announced today that it has raised $10M in a Series C round. The round was led by Shasta Ventures.
# SchoolFeed, a new startup looking to connect people with their high school classmates via Facebook, raised $1.75M in a seed investment round. The round was led by First Round Capital.
#Swiss virtual desktop services firm Nivio scored $21M in funding, to expand its engineering efforts in Palo Alto and launch in the U.S. The funding came from Videocon.