$1M for CardStar Loyalty App


Canton, CT-based CardStar, which makes an application that consolidates consumer reward and loyalty card numbers on mobile phones, announced March 28 that it has raised $1 million in Series A venture funding. The lead funder was Mclean, VA-based Amplifier Ventures, with participation by Acta Wireless and LaunchCapital. CardStar received seed funding from Amplifier Ventures in 2009 as part of its business accelerator program; its app is available now for the Apple iPhone, and the company says versions for Android and BlackBerry devices are “coming soon.”

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