February 10, 2016 Leave a comment
High-end experiences marketplace IfOnly has raised $10.3 million in Series B funding from Digital Garage, American Express Ventures, Khosla Ventures, and Founders Fund. The company will use the funding for expanding headcount.
Finland-based mobility-as-a-service company MaaS Finland has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from Innovation Takes. The company will use the funding for expanding the presence of its network internationally.
Stash, developer of an investment app for millennials, has raised $3 million in a round of funding led by Goodwater Capital with participation from Valar Ventures and Entrée Capital. The company will use the round of funding for building out new product features.
Social media curation platform Crowdynews has raised $6.7 million in Series A funding from Inkef Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding internationally while focusing on product development efforts.
UK-based dating platform Badoo has acquired mobile dating app developer Lulu. The acquisition is provides Lulu with an expanded user base as Badoo begins expanding internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Zoove, a provider of mobile data technology solutions for brands, will be acquired by Virtual Hold Technology. The acquisition will see Zoove re-launched as StarStar Mobile. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Vast, developer of a consumer marketplace for the auto and real estate verticals, has raised $14 million in Series B funding from Capital One Growth Ventures. The company will use the funding for scaling operations.
Data analysis platform developer Trifacta has raised $35 million in a round of funding from Accel Partners, Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners, and Cathay Innovation. The company will use the funding for product development efforts.
Sales planning software developer OpsPanda has raised $5 million in Series A funding led by TDF Ventures with participation from PivotNorth Capital. The company will use the funding for scaling sales and marketing initiatives.
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UK-based mobile app consultancy and developer Mubaloo has been acquired by IPG Mediabrands. The acquisition provides Mediabrands with expanded mobile programs, app development, and enterprise integration capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Content publishing platform 10X Studios will acquire marketing agencies Twist and Evolutionize. The acquisition will provide 10X Studios with expanded capabilities for its content marketing platform. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.
Consumer retention solutions company Stellar Loyalty has raised $9 million in Series A funding from TDF Ventures and InterWest Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding internationally.
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Rights management company ole has acquired independent production music library 5 Alarm Music. The acquisition provides ole with an expanded production music portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
UK-based consumer information sharing solutions company Cognitive Logic has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Upfront Ventures and IA Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding from expanding the capabilities of its consumer information sharing network.
Voice, video, and collaboration platform Fuze (formerly ThinkingPhones) has raised $112 million in a round of funding led by Summit Partners with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners and Technology Crossover Ventures. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence internationally.
Not-for-profit sector accounting software developer Aplos has raised $4 million in Series A funding from San Joaquin Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanded product development efforts.
Telemedicine platform First Stop Health has raised $2.1 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its physician network while focusing on marketing and sales efforts.
SwervePay, developer of a patient-based payment solution, has raised $10 million in Series B funding from Garland Capital Group. The company will use the funding enhancing its channel partner network while focusing on hiring talent.
Cloud infrastructure services provider Iron.io has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from Sapphire Ventures. The investment brings Iron.io’s Series A total to $11.5 million, and the company will use the funds expanding its enterprise-level product.
Cyber awareness platform developer Digital Shadows has raised $14 million in Series B funding led by Trinity Ventures with participation from Storm Ventures, TenEleven Ventures, Passion Capital, and Paladin Capital Group. The company will use the funding for hiring talent.
Cyber threat intelligence company IID will be acquired by Infoblox (NYSE:BLOX) for $45 million in cash. The acquisition is complimentary to Infoblox’s research division. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.