VC Round-Up: Birch For Punktilio, Swisscom For Poken, Samwers For Panfu

Punktilio: Bebo co-founder Michael Birch’s latest investment after cashing out of the social network – an undisclosed sum in Punktilio, a social media agency run by former Bebo music head Hal Stokes. He’s also aboard as an adviser. Via MediaWeek.

Poken: It’s a million investment from Swisscom for this Swiss service, which aims to overhaul the business card. It’s a USB-based, wireless keychain contact swapper. Says the founder: “We’d like to see each other again – pull out your Poken, we touch them together – they glow, we are now connected.” Rude? Release.

Panfu: A kids’ social gaming world where everyone’s a panda, it’s raised a “seven-digit million euro” sum from the Rocket Internet investment firm of Germany’s Samwer brothers plus Holtzbrinck Ventures. Via TechCrunch.

Red Redemption: The independent Oxford games developer has done a $1.2 million rights issue from angels including Tweetmeme backer Jim Monks. Release, via TechCrunch.