Wiretap’s Tuesday funding roundup

It’s been a busy day here in Silicon Valley:

BabyList, an online baby registry that lets users add items from any store, raised a $620,000 seed round from 500 Startups and others. The company was founded by a former Amazon software developer who, while pregnant for the first time, kept wishing she could register for things like frozen meals, pet sitting and diaper services all in one place. (I watched her pitch during 500 Startups’ demo day and remember thinking, “This could be a big idea.”)

• Another San Francisco startup, Biba, trumpeted a $15M  Series B led by InterWest Partners. Others in the round included Benchmark Capital, ex-Symantec chief Enrique Salem and Aaron Levie, the omnipresent CEO of Box. (Biba, which makes a mobile business app for  conference calls, is not to be confused with Bizo, which on Tuesday said it had raised $12.5 million in venture debt from City National Bank.)

•  San Francisco’s Watchwith – which lets TV networks syndicate their content via Shazam, Twitter and other digital outlets – announced a $5 million financing led by Rogers Venture Partners and Samsung.

•  Corporate health and wellness startup Keas said it had raised $8 million from Ignition Partners and Atlas Venture. It, too, is based in San Francisco. I’m seeing a trend here. The Golden Gate Bridge


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