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November 14, 2013: 10:24 AM ET

CreativeLive, a San Francisco-based live education platform, has raised $21.5 million in Series B funding. The Social+Capital Partnership led the round, and was joined by return backer Greylock Partners. www.creativelive.com

Kidaptive
, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based developer of early-learning curriculum and assessment framework technologies, has raised $10.1 million in Series B funding. Formation8 led the round, and was joined by Menlo Ventures, Stanford StartX Fund, NewSchools Venture Fund and Prana Studios. www.kidaptive.com

OneSpot
, an Austin, Texas-based provider of "content advertising" solutions, has raised $5.3 million in Series A funding. Mohr Davidow Ventures led the round, and was joined by Capital Factory, Mack Capital, RSL Ventures and Brett Hurt (BazaarVoice co-founder). www.onespot.com

Scoopshot, a Finland-based on-demand mobile photo service, has raised $3.9 million in Series A funding from Conor Venture Partners and Finnish Industry Investmentwww.scoopshot.com

Qloo
, a New York-based recommendation engine, has raised $3 million in seed funding. Backers include Kindler Capital, Danny Masterson, Cedric the Entertainer, Tommy Thompson (Cross Creek Pictures) and Samih Toukan and Hussam Khoury (founders of Maktoob, acquired by Yahoo).www.qloo.com

HDmessaging
, a Burlingame, Colo.-based provider of a white label messaging service to mobile operators, has raised $3 million in new VC funding. GrandBanks Capital led the round, and was joined by IDG Ventures, Nexit Ventures and Lighthouse Capital Partners. www.hdmessaging.com

Jongla
, a London-based free instant messaging app aimed at the youth market, has raised €1.4 million in VC funding from Oy Ingman Finance and individual angels. www.jongla.com

Windsor Circle, a Durham, N.C.–based provider of retention automation software for retail and ecommerce companies, has raised $1.4 million in Series A-1 funding. Backers include Triangle Angel Partners, Idea Fund Partner, and Bruce Boehm (ex-USVP). www.windsorcircle.com

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Dan Primack joined Fortune.com in September 2010 to cover deals and dealmakers, from Wall Street to Sand Hill Road. Previously, Dan was an editor-at-large with Thomson Reuters, where he launched both peHUB.com and the peHUB Wire email service. In a past journalistic life, Dan ran a community paper in Roxbury, Massachusetts. He currently lives just outside of Boston.

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