Liz Gannes

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Zozi Raises $7M for Local Activities Deals

Zozi, one of Facebook Deals’ coupon providers, has raised $7 million in Series B funding from Launch Capital, 500 Startups, ZIG Capital and others, Fortune’s Term Sheet reports. The company focuses on deals for local and vacation activities like kayaking, cooking classes and diving with sharks. It’s not a huge amount of funding, but it’s interesting to see that a smaller deals provider can still bring in backers.

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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus