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News ByteInteraXon, which is making a thought-controlled headband called Muse, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. The company said it expects to release Muse and related brain-fitness applications in early 2014. Its funders include Horizons Ventures, OMERS Ventures, A-Grade Investments, ff Venture Capital, Felicis Ventures and Bridge Builders Collaborative.
News ByteTempo Smart Calendar app for iPhone, has raised $10 million led by Relay Ventures and Sierra Ventures, on top of a previously undisclosed $2.5 million seed round. “Right now, externally it may seem that Tempo’s just a calendar, but we think the calendar is a proxy for an assistant,” said Tempo CEO Raj Singh.
News ByteAny.DO, a to-do-list app maker that tries to be smart about getting people to actually complete what they set out to do, has raised $3.5 million in additional seed funding from Genesis Partners, Innovation Endeavors and others. Initially popular on Android, Any.DO is now the top U.S. iPhone to-do list, according to Onavo Insights.