Badgeville Raises $2.5 Million Series A Funding

Badgeville is a service where you can check-in to websites. Similar to Foursquare, you can earn badges for checking in to certain websites for a specific amount of time. Badgeville has raised $2.5 million in Series A funding. Investors in this round of funding include Maynard Webb (eBay COO), Joe Lonsdale (Palantir Founder), Pejman Nozad, Zain Khan, Felix Investments, and senior execs from PayPal, Chegg,,, and Warner Music. Badgeville is working with over 1,500 companies to offer them real-time analytics about people visiting their website. Partners that signed up include Comcast Sports,, and The Next Web. [TechCrunch]

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