Daily Deal Activity 02/15/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Alkemy will acquire a majority stake in Serbia-based online shopping marketplace Tako Lako Shop. The acquisition will provide Alkemy with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

On-demand drone photography services company DroneBase has raised $12 million in a round of funding from Union Square Ventures, Upfront Ventures, Hearst Ventures, and Pritzker Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

ecommerce

Bike-sharing company Limebike has raised an additional $70 million in funding from Fifth Wall. The investment is in addition the company’s October 2017 $50 million Series B round. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence geographically.

ecommerce, printing services

Lumi, a provider of packing and shipping supplies to online brands, has raised $9 million in a round of funding from Spark Capital, Forerunner Ventures, and Homebrew Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

ecommerce

Italy-based food delivery service company Moovenda has raised $1.3 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

ecommerce

Online children’s clothing retailer Primary has raised $20 million in a round of funding form undisclosed investors. The company had previously raised $8 million to date from investors including USVP and Homebrew Ventures.

mobile content/apps, geo-demo inforamtion

Outdoor mapping app onXmaps has raised $20.3 million in a round of funding from Bessemer Venture Partners, Summit Partners, and Millennium Technology Value Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

niche content

UK-based online business publication The Memo has been acquired by Forbes Media. The acquisition will be complementary to Forbes’ European content expansion strategy. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

creative production platform

Vydia, developer of a platform for managing video content, has raised $4.4 million in a round of funding from Vocap Investment Partners and Newark Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

marketing data

B-to-B data marketplace provider Pacific Data Partners has been acquired by Acxiom. The acquisition will be complementary to LiveRamp’s IdentityLink B-to-B data solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

search & Discovery

Localization and translation technology company inWhatLanguage has raised $1.3 million in a round of funding from Enhanced Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

sfa/lead management, online lead generation

Automotive dealer website and sales enablement solutions provider Dealer Inspire and digital automotive marketing services company Launch Digital Marketing will be acquired by Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) for $165 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

teleservices/eservices

Chatbots and virtual assistants company Boost.ai has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Alliance Venture. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its marketing and engineering divisions.

traditional media

entertainment media

Entertainment studio Adaptive Studios has raised $16.5 million in a round of funding from AMC Networks and Atwater Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for content production initiatives.

entertainment media

Virtual reality sports streaming company LiveLike has raised $9.6 million in a round of funding from Greycroft Partners, Lepe Partners, Evolution Media, and Dentsu Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its network of sports broadcasting partnerships.

Software

application management

Cloud application management platform HyperGrid has raised $15 million in a round of funding from Acero Capital and Atlantic Bridge Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

application management

Real-time cloud performance management company Reflektive has raised $60 million in a round of funding from Andreessen Horowitz, TPG Growth, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development initiatives.

collaboration

Classroom collaboration solutions provider Chalkup has been acquired by Microsoft. The acquisition will be complementary to the overall capabilities of Microsoft’s Teams product. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration

File sharing and creative collaboration solutions company Hightail has been acquired by Open Text Corporation (Nasdaq:OTEX) from Firsthand Technology Value Fund. The acquisition will provide Hightail with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration, content management

Content management and field worker task collaboration solutions provider Inkling Systems has been acquired by Marlin Equity Partners. The acquisition will provide Inkling with the resources for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration

Team management solutions provider Workast has raised $1.9 million in a round of funding from Greycroft Partners, Spider Capital, and Mucker Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

data management

Carbonite (Nasdaq:CARB) will acquire cloud backup solutions company Mozy from Dell EMC for $145 million. The acquisition will provide Carbonite with an expanded customer base. Financial information was not disclosed.

financial

Digital currency and transactions platform Algorand has raised $4 million in a round of funding from Pillar and Union Square Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

financial

Lending solutions platform Roostify has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Cota Capital, Point72 Ventures, and Santander Innoventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

healthcare

Practice management reporting and billing solution BMS Practice Solutions has been acquired by WebPT. The acquisition will be complementary to WebPT’s existing physical therapy billing solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Equipment Management & Technology Solutions, a provider of solutions for managing capital equipment and service contract negotiations for hospitals, has been acquired by TractManager. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

DailyPay, provider of a real-time earned wages platform for employers, has raised $9 million in a round of funding from RPM Ventures, Inspiration Ventures, and Draper Frontier. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its customer base.

hr

Talent assessment platform and marketplace Uncommon.co has raised $18 million in a round of funding from Canaan Partners, Spark Capital, and Zeev Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

security

Digital identity solutions company IdentityMind Global has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Benhamou Global Ventures, Eastern Link Capital, Hanna Ventures, Overstock.com, and Zanadu Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for marketing and sales efforts.

business Services

engineering consulting

France-based consulting and engineering services company SOFT Company has been acquired by Computer Task Group for $17 million. SOFT has reported LTM revenues for the period ended December 31 2017 of $30 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple 0.6x.

it consulting

Japan-based systems integration services company Asian Link has been acquired by IT and security services firm LAC. The acquisition will provide LAC with an expanded presence within Asia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Federal government IT services company Mountain State Information Systems has been acquired by TMC Technologies. The acquisition will provide TMC with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

On-demand supply chain network CommonSense Robotics has raised $20 million in a round of funding from Playground Global, Aleph VC, and Innovation Endeavors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

training

Employee benefits and education company Singularity University has raised $32 million in a round of funding from WestRiver Group and TAL Education Group. The company will use new round of funding for new content initiatives.

Daily Deal Activity 02/14/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Canada-based dog sitter marketplace GoFetch has raised $3.4 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its core services offerings.

digital marketplace

Online Interior design marketplace Viyet has been acquired by Sotheby’s. The acquisition will be complementary to Sotheby’s existing suite of auction and private sale services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Mobile ride-sharing platform Luxi Co. has been acquired by South Korea-based transportation services company Kakao T. The acquisition will provide Kakao with an expanded presence within Asia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Mumzworld, operator of an online retail platform for mothers and children, has raised an undisclosed investment from Wamda Capital, Tamer Group, and Precinct Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence internationally.

ecommerce, mobile content/apps

Mobile wine app and online wine marketplace Vivino has raised $20 million in a round of funding from SCP Neptune International, Balderton Capital, and Creandum. The company will use the round of funding for expanding headcount.

gaming

Independent game studio Phoenix Labs has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Sapphire Ventures, GGV, and Next Frontier Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

gaming

Gaming and consulting company Time Stop Interactive has been acquired by Sweden-based game developer Gold Town Games. The acquisition will provide Gold Town with an expanded player-base within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital advertising

search marketing

Search engine optimization and search marketing services company SeoFabryka has been acquired by hosting services company H88. The acquisition will provide SeoFabryka with the resources for expanding its presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

commerce management

Ecommerce and subscription billing platform FastSpring has received a majority equity investment from Accel-KKR. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

crm

Agentjet, provider of a lead management platform for real estate agents, has been acquired by Elm Street Technology. The acquisition will provide Agentjet with the resources for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

product/price software, financial

SaaS-based hotel pricing and reporting software Duetto has raised $80 million in Series D funding from Warburg Pincus. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent and product development efforts.

agency & Marketing services

design agency

Branding and design services company Character SF has been acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network. The acquisition will be complementary to Dentsu Aegis Networks’ presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

design agency

Canada-based experience design agency Fancy Boys has been acquired by McMillan. The acquisition will be complementary to McMillan’s digital design and user experience capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

entertainment media

Poland-based production house and film studio Propeller Film has been acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network. The acquisition will see Propeller Film integrated into Dentsu Aegis Network Poland. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

entertainment media

Germany-based digital entertainment company Koch Media has been acquired by THQ Nordic. The acquisition will provide THQ with an expanded presence within Europe and North America. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

engineering

Engineering services company IAV has acquired high-performance computing and engineering applications company CPU 24/7. The acquisition will provide IAV with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Supply chain technology and logistics startup ePallet has received an undisclosed strategic investment from LA Foods. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

financial

Financial performance management solutions company Global View Analytics has been acquired by business intelligence advisory and managed service company MindStream Analytics. The acquisition will provide MindStream with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Germany-based payment technology company Payworks has raised $14.5 million in a round of funding from TCommerzVenture, Visa, and Speedinvest. The company will use the new round of funding for scaling operations.

financial, hr

Sales performance management and cost accounting solution Obero has been acquired by Vista Equity Partners-backed Xactly Corporation. The acquisition will provide Xactly with expanded incentive management capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial, mobile content/apps

Mobile mortgage company Streamloan has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Acorn Pacific Ventures and Whitespace Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

hr

Software engineering development and services company Catalyte has raised $27 million in a round of funding from Cross Culture Ventures, Expon Capital, and Palm Drive Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence within the US.

hr

Job security prediction solutions company Engage Talent has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Refinery Ventures and Grand Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding research and development efforts.

infrastructure

Enterprise Internet of Things platform Losant has raised $5.2 million in a round of funding from TechNexus and Vine Street Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its customer base.

infrastructure

Software-defined configuration management and automation platform SaltStack has raised $15.5 million in a round of funding from Mercato Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales efforts.

security

Cyber threat intelligence solutions company Blueliv has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Vento, Telefonica, and Kibo Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

security

Authentication solutions company inBay Technologies has raised $1 million in a round of funding from Global Alliance. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

security

SafeChain, a provider of fraud prevention software for title professionals, has raised $3 million in a round of funding from NT Ventures, Aspect Ventures, and Loud Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

security

Cybersecurity solutions company Stealth Security has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Shasta Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and operations.

business Services

healthcare consulting

Contract research company MPI Research will be acquired by Charles River for $800 million. MPI has reported LTM revenue $240 million and LTM EBITDA of $68.4 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 3.3x and an LTM EBITA multiple of 11.7x.

it consulting

IT consulting services company B-Critical has been acquired by IT services provider Avance ICT. The acquisition will provide Avance with an expanded geographic presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

UK-based eCommerce implementation services provider Envoy Digital has been acquired by digital transformation services company KPS. The acquisition will be complementary to KPS’ existing SAP practice. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Project management and cyber security services company Glacier Services has been acquired by Koniag. The acquisition will provide Koniag with an expanded presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Live learning platform Varsity Tutors has raised $50 million in a round of funding from Learn Capital, TCV, and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

Daily Deal Activity 02/13/18

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

Last-mile electric vehicle sharing company Bird has raised $15 million in a round of funding from Craft Ventures, Goldcrest Capital, and Tusk Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

ecommerce

Online clothing and accessories retailer Frank and Oak has raised $16 million in a round of funding from CDPQ, Goodwater Capital, and Investissement Quebec. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within North America.

gaming

China-based game development studio Mu77 has been acquired by A8 New Media Group. The acquisition will be complementary to A8’s portfolio of indie game titles. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital advertising

mobile marketing

France-based mobile marketing platform Adikteev has raised $12 million in a round of funding Ring Capital, ISAI, BNP Developpement, and Ventech. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development initiatives.

mobile marketing

Lock screen advertising solutions company Postr has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from MDI Ventures and Telekom Indonesia. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Southeast Asia.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Location data and retargeting solutions platform Unacast has raised $17.5 million in a round of funding from White Star Capital, Open Ocean Capital, and Telia. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

commerce management

Germany-based commerce technology company Spryker has raised $22 million in a round of funding from One Peak Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

content management

Social customer influencer platform Indi has received a strategic investment from Cambridge Companies SPG. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its reach to consumer brands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

content management

SaaS-based brand governance and template management platform Templafy has raised $17.2 million in a round of funding from Insight Venture Partners, Dawn Capital, and Seed Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

crm

Contract lifecycle management company Apttus has received $75 million in growth financing from Golub Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations and product development initiatives.

crm

Homesnap, a provider of digital marketing tools for real estate agent and brokers, has raised $14 million in a round of funding from Updata Partners and Moderne Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development initiatives.

email/messaging software

Customer communications platform Ujet has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, GV, Citi Ventures, and DCM Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

mrm/workflow management

RFP response solution company Loopio has raised $9 million in a round of funding from OpenView. The company will use the new round of funding for product development and expanding its sales and engineering divisions.

agency & Marketing services

loyalty/retention

Customer retention and predictive marketing platform Windsor Circle has been acquired by Output Services Group. The acquisition will see Windsor Circle integrated into OSG Billing Services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

retail services

Lacertus Branding, a provider of licensing and administration services for CPG brands, has received an undisclosed amount of funding from Decathlon Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for continuing to build out distribution channels.

traditional media

b-to-b media

Bobit Business Media has acquired the auto dealer-related events and media brands of MG Business Media. The acquisition will provide Bobit with an expanded presence within the automotive events vertical. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

entertainment media

Music production company C-Rod has been acquired by secure messaging software developer One Horizon Group. The acquisition will provide C-Rod with the resources for signing new talent. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

application management

Application delivery and traffic management solutions company Cedexis has been acquired by Citrix Systems. The acquisition will be complementary to Citrix’s traffic routing capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

application management

SaaS-based metrics monitoring solution InfluxData has raised $35 million in a round of funding from Battery Ventures, Sapphire Ventures, Harmony Ventures, and Trinity Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

big data

Artificial intelligence bot developer Ditto has raised $5.6 million in a round of funding from IP Group and Parkwalk Advisors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

data management

Computational storage company NGD Systems has raised $12.4 million in a round of funding from Partech Ventures, Orange Digital Ventures, and Behamou Global Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

engineering

SaaS-based building intelligence platform provider Lucid Design Group has been acquired by building management solutions company AcuityBrands. The acquisition will provide AcuityBrands with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Commercial lending solutions company Neptune Financial has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Sands Capital Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

financial

Payables automation solution provider Tipalti has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Zeev Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts and expanding operations.

financial

Kenya-based bitcoin payments startup BitPesa has acquired online money transfer platform TransferZero. The acquisition will provide BitPesa with an expanded presence within Africa. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Press Ganey Associates has acquired the Patient Experience Business of HealthStream. The acquisition will provide Press Ganey with an expanded patient guidance and performance improvement solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Digital health company Provata Health will be acquired by The StayWell Company. The acquisition will be complementary to StayWell’s existing population health programs offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Health coaching platform and workplace health solutions provider Twine Health will be acquired by Fitbit. The acquisition will provide Fitbit with expanded decision and health tracking capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

Enterprise recruiting software gr8 People has raised $ 8million in a round of funding from Ascent Venture Partners and Delancey Street Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

hr

Technical talent evaluation platform HackerRank has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Battery Ventures, JMI Equity, Khosla Ventures, and Chartline Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

hr

Physician distributed workforce solutions company Signallamp Health has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Sopris Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

infrastructure

Workspace automation company IndependenceIT has been acquired by Workplace as a Services platform CloudJumper. The acquisition will provide CloudJumper with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Digital identity authentication network Payfone has raised $23 million in a round of funding from Synchrony Financial and MassMutual Ventures. The company will use the round of funding for expanding into new verticals.

security

Israel-based cybersecurity company Perception Point has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Pitango Venture Capital and State of Mind Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

business Services

it consulting

Government IT services company CSRA will be acquired by General Dynamics. The acquisition will provide CSRA with the resources for expanding its presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Oracle implementation services company Tenzing will merge with SAP Hybris partner Thinkwrap Commerce and Oracle hosting services firm Spark::Red. The acquisition will provide Tenzing with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

training

Kuali, a developer of software solutions for higher education institutions, has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Owl Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales efforts.

Daily Deal Activity 02/12/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

India-based online loans startup Lendingkart Technologies has raised $87 million in a round of funding from Fullerton Financial Holdings. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

digital marketplace

Outdoor recreation marketplace Outdoorsy has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Aviva Ventures and Tandem Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales initiatives.

ecommerce

Fitness class streaming platform BurnAlong has raised $1 million in a round of funding from Machem Capital and Brown Advisory. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations and headcount.

ecommerce

Sam-day grocery delivery service Instacart has raised $200 million in a round of funding from Coatue Management and Glade Brook Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding expanding sales initiatives.

ecommerce, mobile content/apps

Japan-based car sharing services company Japan Taxi has raised $69 million in a round of funding from Toyota. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence internationally.

ecommerce

Onsite Dental, a provider of dental services to the workplace, has raised $20 million in a round of funding from Norwest Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

gaming

China-based online gaming company Shanda Games has raised $474 million in a round of funding from Tencent. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding game development and publishing initiatives.

mobile content/apps

Mobile health and fitness platform HealthifyMe has raised $12 million in a round of funding from Sistema Asia Fund, Samsung NEXT, and Blume Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within India.

mobile content/apps

Mental health application nOCD has raised $1 million in a round of funding from 7wire Ventures and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

niche content

Free content encyclopedia Everipedia has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Galaxy Digital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division and product development.

social media/apps, hr information

Workforce-focused information and social media platform Jobcase has raised $11.5 million in a round of funding from Providence Equity Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

digital advertising

vertical search

Private caregiver marketplace HomeCare.com has raised $11 million in a round of funding from 3TS Capital Partners, Blue Heron Capital, and Maryland Venture Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

Marketing Technology

mrm/workflow management, market research

Mobile surveying and workflow solutions company eTech Solutions has been acquired by property information company CoreLogic. The acquisition will provide CoreLogic with an expanded presence within the UK. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & Marketing services

digital agency

South Korea-based online marketing and advertising services company AdQUA Interactive has been acquired by mobile ad network platform Futurestream Networks from Yello Digital Marketing for $72.9 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

digital agency

India-based digital-focused creative agency The Glitch has been acquired by WPP. The acquisition will see The Glitch integrated into GroupM while expanding the company’s presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

entertainment media

Audiovisual content platform Mediawan has acquired a majority stake in France-based fiction production studio Makever. The acquisition will provide Mediawan with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

application management

Intelligent process automation platform Nintex has received a majority investment from Thoma Bravo. The company will use the investment proceeds for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

application management

Enterprise DevOps and continuous delivery platform XebiaLabs has raised $100 million in a round of funding from Accel Partners, Susquehanna Growth Partners, and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

big data

Artificial intelligence solutions developer AnotherBrain has raised $12.2 million in a round of funding from Alpha Intelligence Group, Global Founders Capital, and Cathay Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development initiatives.

big data

France-based Internet of Things and analytics optimization platform Hxperience has raised $1.7 million in a round of funding from Axeleo Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

collaboration

Corporate governance and collaboration solutions Diligent Corporation has received a strategic minority investment from ClearLake Capital. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding headcount. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration

Crew and production workflow platform We Got POP has raised $2.8 million in a round of funding from Octopus Ventures and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

credit/risk

Adapik, a provider of policy administration and billing solutions for property & casualty insurers, has been acquired by insurance industry software developer Sapiens International Corporation. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

engineering

Manufacturing execution systems developer PhoeniX Software has been acquired by Synopsys. The acquisition will provide Synopsys with expanded photonic chip design solution offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Loan management and calculation platform CreditCalc has been acquired by Integrated Ventures from ITBS. The acquisition will provide CreditCalc with the resources for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

SaaS-based payment and transaction management platform Fraedom has been acquired by Visa. The acquisition will see Fraedom integrated into Visa’s InteliLink Spend Management solutions offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Real estate project management solution Honest Buildings has raised $8 million in a round of funding from Oxford Properties Group and The Durst Organization. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

financial

Financial investments and saving platform Stash has raised $37.5 million in a round of funding from Union Square Ventures, Breyer Capital, and Valar Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

financial

Student association management platform Studeal has raised $1.8 million in a round of funding from Bpifrance. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe and the US.

financial

Global payments solutions company YapStone has raised $70 million in a round of funding from Accel Partners, Premji Invest, and Meritech Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

security

Fraud detection solutions company DataVisor Solutions has raised $40 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital, New Enterprise Associates, and GSR Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

security

Cyber threat hunting company Infocyte has raised $5.2 million in a round of funding from Toba Capital, LiveOak Venture Partners, and Feik Enterprises. The company will use the new round of funding for scaling operations.

security

Internet security products provider Vipre has been acquired by j2 Global (Nasdaq:JCOM). The acquisition will see Vipre integrated into j2’s Fusemail product portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

information

financial information

Competitive Marketing Experience, a provider of event space marketing intelligence for hotels, has been acquired by Serent Capital-backed Knowland. The acquisition will provide Knowland with an expanded presence within the hospitality industry. Terms of the del were not disclosed.

business Services

healthcare consulting

Biomedical research company Data Sciences International has been acquired by Harvard Bioscience (Nasdaq:HBIO) for $70 million. The acquisition will provide Data Sciences with the resources for expanding its presence within North America. Financial information was not disclosed.

hr consulting

Genex Services, a provider of managed care services to workers’ compensation payers, has been acquired by Stone Point Capital. The acquisition will provide Genex with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Customer experience consulting services company Avtex Solutions has been acquired by Norwest Equity Partners. The acquisition will provide Avtex with the resources for expanding headcount. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

NEC has increased its stake in systems integration services company XON Systems from 25 percent to 59.1 percent. The transaction will provide XON with the resources for expanding its presence within Africa. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

staffing

Healthcare staffing solutions company Medical Solutions has acquired nurse staffing services company PPR Travel Nursing. The acquisition will provide Medical Solutions with an expanded geographic presence within the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 02/08/18

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Peer-to-peer insurance platform goBundl has been acquired by insurance applications developer TIA Technology. The acquisition will provide TIA with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

France-based electronic scooter sharing service Cityscoot has raised $49 million in a round of funding from RATP Capital, Inventure Partners, and Caisse des Depots. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

ecommerce

Online sneaker marketplace Goat has raised $60 million in a round of funding from Index Ventures, Accel Partners, Matrix Partners, and Upfront Ventures. The company will use the investment proceeds for acquiring aftermarket sneaker retailer Flight Club. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Online sporting events streaming platform Live Youth Sports Network has been acquired by HPIL Holding. The acquisition will provide LYSN with the resources for expanding its viewer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

India-based online food ordering and delivery platform Swiggy has raised $100 million in a round of funding from Naspers Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence domestically.

niche content

UK-based Proactive Investors, a provider of media services to mid- and small-cap listed companies, has raised $4.6 million in a round of funding from Mobeus Equity Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

digital advertising

ad networks/exchanges

In-text advertising services company Infolinks Development has been acquired by Thrive Plus. Infolinks had raised more than $10 million to date and was reportedly acquired for less than equity raised. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ad networks/exchanges

UK-based healthcare sector-focused advertising exchange Vitality Ad Lab has been acquired by PulsePoint. The acquisition will be complementary to PulsePoint’s presence within the programmatic healthcare technology sector. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

search marketing

Social media and search engine marketing company MadWords has been acquired by Turkey-based digital advertising platform ReklamStore. The acquisition will provide ReklamStore with an expanded presence domestically. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

vertical search

Flight delay refund app Service has acquired hotel price-tracking platform HotelRatePro. The acquisition will provide Service with an expanded presence within the hospitality vertical. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

commerce management

Storetail, a provider of in-store customer experience solutions for eCommerce sites, has raised $6.1 million in a round of funding from Ventech and ISAI. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

creative production platform

Virtual reality livestreaming and broadcast platform Vreal has raised $11.7 million in a round of funding from Axioma Ventures, Intel Capital, Upfront Ventures, and Vulcan Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

email/messaging solutions

Attentive, a provider of mobile messaging solutions for eCommerce and retail companies, has raised $13 million in a round of funding from Bain Capital Ventures, Eniac Ventures, and NextView Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

mrm/worfklow management

Cloud-based contract management solutions company Icertis has raised $50 million in a round of funding from Meritech capital Partners, PSP Growth, Cross Creek Advisors, B Capital Group, Ignition Partners, Greycroft Partners, and Eight Roads Ventures.

agency & Marketing services

public relations

Clean Markets, a provider of outreach and public relations services for utility and government-run sustainable energy programs, has been acquired by CMC Energy Services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

public relations

Technology-focused public relations services company Cutler PR has been acquired by Kite Hill Public Relations. The acquisition will provide Kite Hill with an expanded presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

newspaper publishing

Daily newspaper The Los Angeles Times has been acquired by NantWorks from Tronc in a transaction valuing the paper at $500 million plus $90 million in pension liabilities. Financial information was not disclosed.

Software

collaboration, data management

Enterprise content management solutions company Alfresco Software has been acquired by Thomas H. Lee Partners. The acquisition will provide Alfresco with the resources for product development initiatives. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration

LogMeIn (Nasdaq:LOGM) will acquire enterprise collaboration software company Jive Communications in a transaction valuing the company at $357 million. The acquisition will provide LogMeIn with an expanded customer base. Financial information was not disclosed.

data management

Semantic data solutions company Siren has raised $3.7 million in a round of funding from Atlantic Bridge University Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the law enforcement sector.

data management

Cloud native data management platform Subtree has raised $10 million in a round of funding from DDN Storage. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering and marketing divisions.

financial

Alibaba will take a minority stake in Beijing Shiji Information Technology, a provider of software solutions to the hotel, catering, and retail industries, with a $486 million investment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Outsource point-of-service software company Escher Group has been acquired by Hanover Investors Management. The acquisition will provide Escher with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Plusfactor Group, a provider of accounting and job costing solutions to the construction market, has been acquired by JDM Technology. The acquisition will provide Plusfactor with the resources for expanding its presence within Southeast Asia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Property management solutions company Property Brands has received an investment from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the investment proceeds for scaling operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Dental practice management software company Curve Dental has received a significant investment from Battery Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

Culture management software platform CultureIQ has raised $2.3 million in a round of funding from Pritzker Group Ventures, Lerer Hippeau Ventures, and Founder Collective. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

information

product/price information, comparison shopping

Online product reviews company BestReviews has been acquired by tronc in a transaction valuing the company at $85 million. The acquisition will see BestReviews integrated across tronc’s existing digital properties. Financial information was not disclosed.

business Services

it consulting

Software development and technology consulting firm Koodain Solutions has been acquired by engineering services firm Etteplan. The acquisition will provide Etteplan with an expanded presence within Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Digital transformation and hybrid cloud solutions company Solinea has been acquired by Unitas Global. The acquisition will provide Unitas with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

staffing

IT search services firm Carnegie Affiliates has been acquired by talent acquisition and executive search services provider Resource 1. The acquisition will provide Resource 1 with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.