Google Boosts LevelUp

Mountain View-based Google, via its Google Ventures arm, has put more capital into BOston's LevelUp, a developer of mobile phone payment products, which is part of SCVNGR. SCVNGR said the funding came from Highland Capital Partners, Google Ventures, Balderton Capital and new investors Continental Investors and Transmedia Capital. LEvelUp's service lets users pay at retail locations by linking their cards to an app, and scanning that phone at checkout. More information »