EPIC! $1.4 million to Palo Alto, CA-based Epic! in a seed round from Menlo Ventures, Webb Investment Network, Innovation Endeavors, Maven Ventures, Morado Venturs and others, reports VentureBeat. Founded in January 2013, Epic! (yes, the exclamation is part of its name) offers kids an all-you-can-read subscription to over 2,000 digital books designated for ages two to 12. Currently available as an iPad app, Epic! offers features such as badges, reading logs and personalized recommendations.