Wireless Industry VC Synopsis September 1 - September 30: Private companies in mobile raised $555 million in 98 venture capital deals during the month. The largest investments included Flipboard's $50 million financing, MobileIron's $47.5 million financing, and HotelTonight's $45 million financing. New ideas included Sproutling's wearable baby monitor and Snaps' photo messaging app with celebrity and brand images. Investment themes included anonymity and impermanence, mobile front-end for physical services, and mobile CRM applications. Thus far, private companies in mobile have raised $6.1 billion in 814 deals in 2013.