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Outdoor sports apparel maker POW lands $2.5M

POW Inc., a Seattle-based maker of outdoor sports apparel, today announced $2.5 million in fresh funding from Columbia Pacific Advisors. Read the GeekWire article.

In-App Tools Maker Apptentive Raises $5.3M

Apptentive, which makes tools to help companies communicate with customers within mobile apps, has raised $5.3 million in a Series A funding. Read the Xconomy article.

Venuelabs receives investment from

Venuelabs, a developer of tools to help retailers and restaurants measure in-store experiences by monitoring social media channels, has raised funding from’s new $100M venture fund. Read the Geekwire article.

Limeade announces key partnership with State of Washington

Limeade, a Bellevue-based software company that creates incentive-based wellness plans for businesses, announced a key partnership with the State of Washington. Read the GeekWire article.

Hootsuite buys Brightkit for gamefied social marketing campaigns

Hootsuite has acquired BrightKit, a service that lets people customize social marketing campaigns with gamified elements like sweepstakes and other competitions. Read the TechCrunch article.