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Dasient raises funding for internet security: The developer of anti-malware solutions has raised a new round of funding for an undisclosed amount from Google Ventures and others. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based company, co-founded by former Googlers, monitors web sites and ad networks for web attacks.
GoingOn Networks grabs $6.2M to help colleges go social: The San Francisco company has raised a round of equity funding to help academic institutions build social communities online, according to a filing with the SEC. The company, whose platform is used by the University of Pennsylvania, says it helps clients increase student engagement, strengthen alumni outreach and foster collaboration.
Ipadio secures $1.6M for enterprise phonecasting: The United Kingdom-based company, a subsidiary of digital communication company Nemisys, has secured funding to grow its phone blogging business, TechCrunch reports. Founded in 2009, the company offers organizations the ability to phone in field reports and have the audio accessible via the web. Ipadio is initially getting about $1.1M in funding, and the rest will be available later this year.
LOC-AID brings in $13M to enable location-based services: The developer of a multi-carrier location-based services (LBS) platform has raised a third round of funding led by H.I.G. Ventures. The Boca Raton, Florida-based company, which works with wireless carrier partners like AT&T, Verizon and Sprint, allows developers to enable LBS on any wireless device.
Companies: AT&T, Dasient, GoingOn Networks, Google, Google Ventures, H.I.G. Ventures, ipadio, LOC-AID, Nemisys, spring, Verizon