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Glo Station Closes $3 Million

Hyper-reality escape room experiences provider Glo Station closed $3 million in financing. Five investors participated in the round, including Alibaba Group, CRCM, Presence Capital, and MindWorks Ventures. Glo Station can be


Brooklyn-based company FANCHEST closed $4 million in seed financing from investors including GoAhead Ventures and Connected VC. FANCHEST works directly with teams, schools, vendors,

Heartbeat completed $1 million in seed financing, led by Sinai Ventures, with participation from Firebrand Ventures and Right Side Capital Management. Heartbeat’s two-way endorsement platform

Manticore Games completed $15 million in financing, led by Benchmark Capital. SV Angel, Macro Ventures, CrunchFund, Correlation Ventures, and Bitkraft Esports Ventures also participated.

According to Bloomberg reports, Apple Inc. has agreed to purchase music-identification service Shazam. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed, but an unidentified source claims

Pip is a handheld device based on the Raspberry Pi Compute Module that allows users to code, experiment with electronics, and play retro games.

Available in iOS or Android, the Selfissimo! app uses experimental research technology from Google to automatically snap a photo each time users stop moving.

Genies secured $3 million in financing from investors, including New Enterprise Associates, CAA Ventures, Foundation Capital, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, Trinity Ventures, Macro Ventures, TGZ

Mobile golf platform 18Birdies completed a new round of financing from three investors. 18Birdies’ goal is to use gamification to help drive revenue and

Global media lifestyle brand Sanctuary acquired $1.5 million in financing, led by Advancit Capital, with participation from Broadway Video Ventures, Greycroft Partners, KEC Holdings,