Seattle-based Korner has raised $1.5 million to help fuel marketing and production of its home security product. Read the Geekwire article.
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Korner raises $1.5M to keep your home safe with a dongle and smartphone app
Portland mobile transit ticketing startup GlobeSherpa acquired by RideScout
RideScout, an Austin-based startup that bills itself as the “Kayak of ground transportation,” announced the acquisition of GlobeSherpa, a fast-growing Portland-based company that develops mobile ticketing software for public transit agencies in cities like Portland, San Francisco, and Chicago. Read the GeekWire article.
Groupon acquires Venuelabs to help local merchants monitor social media feedback
Groupon is acquiring Venuelabs, a Seattle-based startup that helps local retailers monitor what is being said about them on a variety of social networks. Read the GeekWire article.
UW spin-out Vicis raises $1.6M for high-tech football helmet that reduces brain trauma
Vicis has raised $1.6m to continue developing its innovative helmet designed to mitigate the forces that are thought to cause concussions on the football field and in other contact sports. Read the Geekwire article.