Communications Platform For Mobile And Web Apps And TC Disrupt Winner Layer Raises $6 Million

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http://techcrunch.com – Just a month after winning TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco, communications platform for mobile and web apps Layer has raised $6 million in seed funding, bringing the company's total seed funding to $7.5 million. In addition to existing seed investors CrunchFund, Data Collective, and SV Angel; the round now includes AME Cloud Ventures (Jerry Yang's investment vehicle) e.Ventures, Ash Patel, Fuel Capital, and Greycroft. The company was founded in March by Tomaž Štolfa, founder of vox.io, and Ron Palmeri, who previously launched a number of companies as managing director of Minor Ventures, inc (IT news)