Daily Deal Activity 12/13/18

Digital Media/Commerce 

e-commerce

Home renovation platform Block has raised $4.5 million in funding from NEA, Lerer Ventures, and Rainfall Ventures. The company will use the funding for marketing efforts. 

e-commerce

Online restaurant food delivery service Bite Squad has been acquired by Waitr for $321 million. The acquisition will give Waitr an expanded share of the online food delivery market. 

e-commerce, niche content

Food and dining marketplace platform Feastly has been acquired by ChefsFeed for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand ChefsFeed’s service offering. 

e-commerce, mobile content/apps

Singapore-based ride hailing app Grab has raised $150 million in funding from Yamaha Motor. The company will use the funding for geographic expansion. 

e-commerce

HouseJoy, an India-based home service booking company, raised $3.2 million in funding from Matrix Partners, Vertex Ventures, RTP Ventures, Qualcomm Ventures, and Sama Capital. The company will use the funding for geographic expansion. 

e-commerce

Minted, which provides a curated marketplace that connects consumers with designers, has raised $208 million in a round of funding from Permira and T. Rowe Price. The company will use the funding to expand into new channels. 

mobile content/apps

Video ringtone app Vyng has raised $3 million in funding from Omidyar Network and March Capital. The company will use the funding for hiring talent. 

digital advertising 

affiliate/cpa network

Affiliate marketing platform VigLink has been acquired by Sovrn  for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give Sovrn an expanded set of services to offer its clients. 

Marketing Technology 

Analytics & Targeting

France-based field and construction predictive analytics app Finalcad has raised $40 million in funding from Draper Esprit, Chathay Innovation, and Salesforce Ventures. The company will use the funding for expansion efforts. 

Analytics & Targeting

Film and TV industry marketing and survey data analytics company Portent.IO has been acquired by YouGov for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will boost the company’s social monitoring and data science offering. 

creative production platform

Graphic media design system Mental Canvas has raised $2 million in funding from M12, EQT, and SVB Financial Group. The company will use the funding for marketing efforts. 

crm

Client tracking and reporting solution KaleidaCare has been acquired by ASG for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand. 

email/messaging software

Email marketing campaign technology company Adestra has been acquired by Upland Software for $56 million. The acquisition will strengthen Upland’s CXM solution suite. Adestra had LTM revenues for the year ended December 31 2017 of $18 million and EBITDA of $8 million, representing a revenue multiple of 3.1x and an EBITDA multiple of 7.0x. 

market research

AI-enabled market and financial research platform Aiera has raised $3.5 million in funding from Flybridge Capital. The company will use the funding for platform expansion. 

search & discovery

Conversational intelligence platform Chorus.ai has raised $33 million in funding from Georgian Partners, Redpoint Ventures, and Emergence Capital. The company will use the funding for customer acquisition efforts. 

agency & Marketing services

media planning/buying

Media planning and measuring platform Adaptly has been acquired by Accenture for an undisclosed amount. Accenture will use the acquisition to strengthen its interactive programmatic services. 

software 

engineering

Procore Technologies, a developer of software solutions for the construction industry, has raised $75 million in funding, valuing the company at $3 billion, from Tiger Global Management. The company will use the funding for hiring talent. 

erp

Retail inventory optimization platform Celect has raised $15 million in funding from NGP Capital, Fung Capital, Activant Capital, and August Capital. The company will use the funding for sales and marketing efforts. 

financial

Enterprise performance management platform Host Analytics has been acquired by Vector Capital for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand operations. 

financial

Saas-based accounting software YayPay has raised $8.4 million in funding from Information Venture Partnersb, Birchmere QED, Fifth Third Capital, Gaingels, and Runway Venture Partners. The company will use the funding for product development. 

healthcare

Pharmacist and patient messaging software Aspen RxHealth has raised $9 million in Series A funding from Flare Capital Partners. The company will use the funding to hire talent and develop its platform.

healthcare

Revenue cycle management software GeBBS Healthcare Solutions has been acquired by ChrysCapital for $140 million. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand operations. 

healthcare

Synthace, provider of a software platform for biology researchers, has raised $25.6 million in Series B funding from Luminous Ventures, SOSV, and private investors. The company will use the funding for product development. 

infrastructure

Canada-based vehicle lifecycle platform Acerta has raised $2 million in funding from M12, EQT Ventures, and SVB Financial Group. The company will use the funding to expand its business reach. 

infrastructure

Smart home control platform Atmos Home has raised $1 million in funding from Luminance Brands. The company will use the proceeds for marketing efforts. 

infrastructure

Germany-based robotic teaching software Wandelbots has raised $6.8 million in funding from Paua Ventures, EQT Ventures, and private investors. The company will use the funding to expand globally. 

security

Fraudulent document detection software Inscribe has raised $3 million in funding from Crosslink Capital, SV Angel, Liquid 2 Ventures, Quiet Capital, and private investors. The company will use the funding for sales and marketing efforts. 

security

Blockchain cybersecurity company NuID has raised $2.5 million in funding from Jamison Investment and 8VC. The company will use the funding for platform development. 

security

Kubernetes platform security software Tigera has raised $30 million in Series B funding from Insight Venture Partners, Madrona, NEA, and Wing. The company will use the funding for sales efforts. 

business services 

IT Consulting

Data management solution implementation company iSolutions has been acquired by Emerson. The acquisition will provide the company with expanded IT and application knowledge. 

IT Consulting

Managed IT services company Ntiva has been acquired by Southfield Capital. Following the acquisition, the company will be merged with Lore Systems. 

IT Consulting

Amazon Web Services consulting partner Turing Group has been acquired by ServerCentral for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will provide the company with extended AWS service capabilities. 

IT Consulting

IT services provider Venture Technologies has been acquired by ConvergeOne for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand the company’s cloud and data services portfolio. 

printing

Commercial printing company United Group Printing has been acquired by SGM Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give SGM expanded print marketing capabilities. 

staffing

Regional staffing firm Cape Fear Staffing has been acquired by BelFlex Staffing Network for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company an expanded geographic reach. 

training

Brazil-based education engagement platform Agenda Edu has received an investment from Bassa Nova Investments. The company will use the funding to scale operations.

Daily Deal Activity 12/12/18

Digital Media/Commerce 

digital marketplace

New Zealand-based auction and classified advertising site Trade Me Group will be acquired by Apax Partners for $1.8 billion. Trade Me had LTM revenues for the period ending June 30, 2018 of $169.7 million, and EBITDA of $96.3 million, representing a revenue multiple of 10.5x and an EBITDA multiple of 18.5x. 

e-commerce

Baby product retailer Happiest Baby has raised $23 million in funding from Greycroft Partners, Sallfort Bank, and GV. The company will use the funding for marketing efforts. 

e-commerce

India-based fresh produce marketing and delivery platform NinjaCart has raised $35 million in Series B funding from Accel and Syngenta. The company will use the funding for geographic expansion. 

e-commerce

Sneaker and streetwear marketplace Stadium Goods has been acquired by Farfetch (NYSE:FTCH) for a reported $250 million. The company will use the acquisition to expand in the luxury sneaker market. 

e-commerce

Indonesia-based eCommerce company Tokopedia has raised $1.1 billion in a round of funding from SoftBank, Alibaba Group, and private investors. The company will use the funding to support its logistics and fulfillment ecosystem. 

gaming

Game publishing company Playa Games has been acquired by Stillfront Group for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will provide the company with a wider game portfolio. 

social media/apps

France-based social reading platform Glose has raised $3.4 million in funding from OneRagTime, Expon Capital, Kima Ventures, BPI France, and private investors. The company will use the funding for platform development.

social media/apps

India-based multilingual video-sharing app Roposo has raised $10 million in funding from Tiger Global and Bertelsmann. The company will use the funding for user acquisition efforts. 

Marketing Technology 

bi tools

Digital initiatives decision platform InnoStreams has been acquired by Braidio for an undisclosed amount. The company will integrate InnoStreams technology onto its platform. 

bi tools

Data warehouse virtualization platform AtScale has raised $50 million in funding from Morgan Stanley, Storm Ventures, Wells Fargo, and Atlantic Bridge. The company will use the funding to enhance its platform. 

commerce management

Short term rental-focused management software and service provider Luckey Homes has been acquired by Airbnb for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its service offering in Europe. 

email/messaging software

Email marketing automation tool Kuvana has been acquired by SFW Capital-backed Swiftpage for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand capabilities on its CRM platform.  

market research

Offline survey app QuickTapSurvey has been acquired by Formstack for an undisclosed amount. Thea acquisition will enhance the company’s offline and mobile capabilities. 

mrm/workflow management

G2 Crowd has acquired software usage tracking software Siftery for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its service offering. 

sfa/lead management

Australia-based Avoka Technologies, a provider of digital customer acquisition software for financial services companies, has been acquired by Temenos for $245 million. The acquisition will be complementary to the software solutions in Temenos’ portfolio. 

sfa/lead management

Guru, a provider of collective knowledge solutions for startups, has raised $25 million in Series B funding from Thrive Capital, FirstMark Capital, Slack Fund, and MSD Capital. The company will use the funding for growth efforts. 

teleservices/eservices

Avoxi, a cloud communication service for contact centers, has raised $10 million in funding from Ballast Point Ventures. The company will use the funding for expansion efforts. 

agency & Marketing services

design Agency

Australia-based design agency Syfte has been acquired by Wipro for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will enhance the company’s digital transformation offerings in the Asia Pacific region. 

traditional media 

b-to-b media, product/price information

MidOcean Partners acquired a majority stake in real estate development b-to-b media and information services provider Meyers Research for an undisclosed amount. Following the acquisition, Meyers Research will be merged with Hanley Wood, a portfolio company of MidOcean Partners. 

software 

collaboration

VR and AR collaboration platform Immersive Wisdom has received an investment of an undisclosed amount from In-Q-Tel. The company will use the investment for expansion efforts. 

data management

Electronic document management solution FileHound has been acquired by Systems Technology for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is complementary to the company’s current operations. 

erp

Dealer Information Systems, a provider of business system software to independent and franchise dealers has been acquired by PBS Systems Group. The company will use the acquisition to expand its client base and product offering. 

erp

SaaS-based transportation optimization platform Optibus has raised $40 million in Series B funding from Insight Venture Partners, Alibaba Group, Verizon Ventures, Pitango Venture Capital, New Era Capital, and private investors. The company will use the funding for geographic expansion. 

financial, crm

Hospitality industry-focused management platform IBC Hospitality Technologies has been acquired by OBASA Hospitality for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to further develop its platform. 

financial

Juniper Square, a developer of software for real estate investment managers, has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Ribbit Capital, Felicis Ventures, Zigg Capital, and private investors. The company will use the funding for platform adoption efforts. 

financial

Canada-based financial software provider Zafin has been acquired by Accenture for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand Accenture’s software integration operations.

healthcare

Pre-diagnosis symptom checker Mediktor has raised $3.4 million in Series A funding from Alta Life Sciences, Castel Capital, Naos, and private investors. The company will use the funding for platform development.

healthcare

Digital therapeutics company Propeller Health has been acquired by ResMed for $255 million. The acquisition will expand the company’s Asthma connected health solutions offering.  

healthcare

Healthcare revenue cycle management software Professional Receivables Network has been acquired by Kemberton for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition is complementary to the company’s current offering. 

hr

Employee experience management platform Nexthink has raised $85 million in funding from Index Ventures, Highland Europe, Forestay Capital, VI Partners, Auriga Partners, and Gaelo Capital. The company will use the funding for sales efforts. 

infrastructure

Factory productivity tool MachineMetrics has raised $11.3 million in Series A funding from Tola Capital, Hyperlane Venture Capital, Long River Ventures, Mass Ventures, Hub Angels, and Firebolt Ventures. The company will use the funding for hiring talent. 

infrastructure

Connected device software solution sensemetrics has raised an undisclosed amount of Series A funding from X2 I Equity, Mooring Ventures, and Three Curve Capital. The company will use the funding for platform development. 

security

Cybersecurity and risk assessment solution RootSecure has been acquired by Arctic Wolf for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its service offering. 

software development tools

Browser testing solution LambdaTest has raised $1 million in funding from Leo Capital. The company will use the funding for platform development. 

information 

credit/risk information

South Africa-based credit information and analytics company Compuscan has been acquired by Experian from Actis for $263 million. The acquisition is complementary to Experian’s current offering. 

business services 

credit/risk consulting

Brazil-based credit risk management consulting firm GoOn has been acquired by Fair Isaac Corporation (NYSE: FICO) for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand the company’s presence in Brazil. 

credit/risk consulting

Property and casualty insurance solution Huckaby & Associates has been acquired by The Hilb Group for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its client base and service offering. 

financial consulting

Global value added tax services company VAT Systems has been acquired by Ryan for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company an expanded presence in Europe. 

hr consulting

Canada-based benefits and compensation consulting firm Accompass has been acquired by Arthur J Gallagher for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will further expand the company’s presence in Canada. 

healthcare consulting, bpo

Clinical trial research and project management outsourcing service Biorasi has received an investment from Riordan, Lewis & Haden of an undisclosed amount. The investment will give Biorasi the resources to expand operations. 

IT Consulting

Latin America IT solutions company CMG-Nicsa has been acquired by Park Place Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand the company’s presence globally.

IT Consulting

Network optimization and network data automation provider PACKETOP has been acquired by MTechnologies for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company an expanded presence in the US. 

management consulting

Godfrey Group, a SaaS company-focused business development and customer success consultancy has been acquired by Winning by Design for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand in Europe. 

printing

Indonesia-based printing outsourcing company Prinzio has been acquired by Gogoprint for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand the company’s geographic reach.

Daily Deal Activity 12/11/18

Digital Media/Commerce 

e-commerce

Online auto retailer Vroom has raised $146 million in funding from AutoNation and private investors. The company will use the funds for hiring talent and marketing efforts. 

e-commerce

Poland-based online ticket retailer eBilet Polska has been acquired by Allegro Group for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give Allegro Group an entry into ticketing operations. 

e-commerce

China-based social e-commerce app Fresh Buddy has raised $100 million in Series B funding from Genesis Capital, SIG China, DCM Ventures, and Vision Plus Capital. The company will use the proceeds for acquiring new users and expanding geographically.

e-commerce

Diet and health products and services provider NutriSystem (Nasdaq:NTRI) has been acquired by Tivity Health (Nasdaq:TVTY) for $1.4 billion.  The acquisition will expand Tivity Health’s share of the diet and health program industry. NutriSystem had LTM Revenues for the period ending September 30, 2018 of $692.7 million, and EBITDA of $88.35 million, representing revenue multiple of 1.9x and an EBITDA multiple of 15.3x. 

mobile content/apps

Ukraine-based photograph manipulation app Teleport has been acquired by Snap for $8 million. Snap will integrate the company’s technology onto its platform. 

niche content

Online car dealer community BacklotCars has raised $8 million in funding from Origin Ventures, Revolution’s Rise of the Seed Fund, Pritzker Group Venture Capital, KCRise Fund, Royal Street Ventures, and Chaifetz Group. The company will use the funding for user acquisition efforts. 

social media/apps

Female-focused digital collaboration and networking platform The Riveter has raised $15 million in Series A funding from Alpha Edison. The company will use the funding for expansion efforts. 

vertical search

UK-based expert search provider techspert.io has raised $1.4 million in funding from Angel CoFund and private investors. The company will use the funding for platform development. 

Marketing Technology 

Analytics & Targeting

Intent targeting marketing company Big Willow has been acquired by Aberdeen for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its intent-targeted digital advertising capabilities. 

branded communications

Brand strategy and communications agency Devise Interactive has been acquired by Vincit Oy for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its geographic presence. 

crm

ECi Software Solutions has acquired new home sales CRM platform Lasso Data Systems for an undisclosed amount. Following the acquisition, the company will be integrated into ECi’s residential home construction division.  

crm

Austria-based customer experience management platform Pimcore has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding from German Actus Capital. The company will use the funding for US expansion. 

database/analytics

Marketing intelligence and systems company Ruf Strategic Solutions has been acquired by Infutor for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to enhance its customer identity management capabilities. 

teleservices/eservices

Israel-based visual customer support solutions company TechSee has raised $16 million in Series B funding from Scale Venture Partners, Planven Investments, OurCrowd, Comdata Group, and Salesforce Ventures. The company will use the funding for expansion efforts. 

agency & Marketing services

digital agency

Creative content agency Mustache has been acquired by Cognizant (Nasdaq:CTSH) for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand Cognizant’s talent base.

dm agency

Print marketing company Vision Integrated Graphics has been acquired by H.I.G. Capital for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to enhance business operations.

experiential marketing

Event marketing and PR firm MDG has been acquired by Freeman for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to enhance its event life cycle management. 

specialty agency

Dubbing and language localization company labibit.it has been acquired by BTI Studios for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company greater geographic presence. 

software 

application management

Log management platform LogDNA has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Emergence Capital, Initialized Capital, Y Combinator, and Providence Equity. The company will use the funding for hiring talent. 

big Data

Data analytics software 7Park Data will be acquired by Vista Equity Partners for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will provide 7Park Data with the resources to expand operations. 

cloud computing

DevOps automation and cloud environment tool Quali has raised $22.5 million in funding from Dell Ventures, Kreos Capital, Evergreen Ventures, Gemini Israel Ventures, and ORR Partners. The company will use the funding for sales and marketing efforts. 

collaboration

Digital product design platform InVision has raised $115 million in funding from Spark Capital, Goldman Sachs, Battery Ventures, Iconiq Capital, Tiger Global Management, FirstMark, and Geodesic Capital. The company will use the funding for sales and marketing efforts. 

data management

Plaid Technologies, a developer of solutions for connecting payment apps with user bank accounts, has raised $250 million in Series C funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Index Ventrues, Goldman Sachs, NEA, and Spark Capital. The company will use the funding for geographic expansion and platform development. 

erp

Manufacturing ERP software solution IQMS has been acquired by Dassault Systems for $425 million. The company will use the acquisition to expand its software offering to manufacturing industries. 

financial

Belgium-based accounting software Accountable has raised $1.9 million in funding from Connect Ventures. The company will use the funding for marketing efforts. 

financial

Entertainment industry payroll software Cast & Crew Payroll has been acquired by EQT from Silverlake for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand operations. 

financial

Motive Partners has acquired a majority stake in private bank financial services software Finantix for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give Finantix the resources to further develop its technology. 

financial

Singapore-based business management solution Osome has raised $2 million in funding from Target Global. The company will use the funding to enhance platform features.

financial, mobile technology

Point-of-sale platform ShopKeep has raised $65 million in debt financing from Tribeca Venture Partners, First Data Corporation, and Salesforce Ventures. The company will use the funding for sales and marketing efforts. 

healthcare

Virtual caregiver and health monitoring company SameDay Security has raised $35 million in Series D funding from private investors. The company will use the proceeds for research and development. 

healthcare

Drug discovery platform Spring Discovery has raised $18 million in funding from General Catalyst and First Round. The company will use the funding for platform development. 

hr

Workforce management software Cincinnati Time Systems has been acquired by Ascentis for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to enhance its platform. 

hr

UK-based recruitment software Trac Systems has been acquired by Civica for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to add further specialist capabilities. 

security

Identity attribution analysis company 4iQ has raised $18 million in Series B funding from C5 Capital, ForgePoint Capital, Adara Ventures, Benhamou Global Ventures and private investors. The company will use the funding for product development. 

software development tools

Application development previewing platform AppOnboard has raised $15 million in Series B funding from Breakaway Growth Fund, Tiller Partners & Rainer Partners, Manta Ray Ventures, Runa Capital, Korea Investment Partners, Mirae Asset Management, MTGx, Troy Capital Partners, ad 500 Startups. The company will use the funding for expansion efforts. 

business services 

IT Consulting

Software development company intive has been acquired by Mid Europa Partners for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand operations. 

IT Consulting

Australia-based Oracle Cloud implementation service provider PrimeQ has been acquired by Accenture for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will make Accenture the largest Oracle Cloud systems integrator in Australia and New Zealand.  

staffing

IT and digital marketing staffing company Mondo has been acquired by Odyssey Investment Partners-backed Addison Group. The acquisition will give Addison Group an expanded geographic presence.

Daily Deal Activity 12/10/18

Digital Media/Commerce 

e-commerce

College-focused travel company Campus Vacations has been acquired by Verve for $7 million. The acquisition will expand Verve’s presence in the college market. 

e-commerce

Medical professional apparel brand Jaanuu has raised $15 million in funding from JMK Consumer Growth Partners, Nordstrom, and private investors. The company will use the funding for product development. 

e-commerce

India-based meat and fish ordering company Licious has raised $25 million in funding from Nichirei Corporation. The company will use the funding for geographic expansion. 

e-commerce, erp

Parking management company ParkJockey has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from SoftBank Group. The company will use the funding for geographic expansion.

e-commerce

UK-based online travel marketplace Travelport Worldwide (NYSE:TVPT) will be acquired by Elliot Management and Siris Capital for $4.4 billion. Travelport Worldwide had LTM revenues for the period ending September 30, 2018 of $2.5 billion and EBITDA of $415.4 million, representing a revenue multiple of 1.6x and an EBITDA multiple of 10.0x.

gaming

Game developer Banana & Co has sold its game portfolio to Maple Media for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give Maple Media expanded presence in the game app industry. 

mobile content/apps

India-based “Where is my train” app developer Sigmoid Labs has been acquired by Google for approximately $40 million. The acquisition will give Google increased access to India’s transit information. 

Marketing Technology 

content management

Education-focused content management platform School Loop has been acquired by Think3 for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand operations. 

mrm/workflow management

JMI Equity has made an investment of an undisclosed amount in workplace management system ARCHIBUS and space optimization platform Serraview. Following the investment, the companies will combine operations. 

agency & Marketing services 

healthcare agency

Medical communications and marketing company Blue Latitude Health has been acquired by Fishawack for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its client and talent base. 

software 

cloud computing

Cloud adoption software Solo.io has raised $11 million in Series A funding from Redpoint Ventures and True Ventures. The company will use the funding for platform development. 

credit/risk software

Risk and compliance software Hiperos has been acquired by Coupa Software (Nasdaq:COUP) for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give Coupa greater capabilities in risk management and compliance. 

credit/risk software

Insurance software Zesty.ai has raised $13 million in Series A financing from Balmar, Plug & Play Ventures, and private investors. The company will use the funding to hire talent. 

erp

China-based fleet management platform G7 has received $320 million in funding from Hopu Investments, China Broadband Capital, Intellegent Fund, Mount Morning Capital, Total Energy Ventures, TH Capital, Tencent, GLP, and Bank of China Investments. The company will use the funding for expansion efforts. 

financial

Digital banking platform Good Money has raised $30 million in Series A funding from Galaxy Digital, Breyer Capital, Blocktower Capital, and private investors. The company will use the funding to expand its userbase. 

financial, mobile content/apps

South Korea-based mobile payment app Toss has raised $80 million in funding, valuing the company at $1.2 billion, from Kleiner Perkins, Ribbit Capital, Altos Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Goodwater Capital, KTB Network, Novel, PayPal, and Qualcomm Ventures. The company will use the funding for international expansion.

healthcare

Healthcare management process solution Netsmart Technologies has raised an undisclosed amount from TA Associates and GI Partners. The company will use the investment to expand platform capabilities. 

hr

SaaS-based field law enforcement reporting platform SceneDoc has been acquired by Tyler Technologies (NYSE:TYL) for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give SceneDoc the resources to expand operations. 

infrastructure

Germany-based spatial intelligence platform NavVis has raised $35.5 million in Series C funding from Digital+ Partners, Kozo Keikaku Engineering, MIG, Target Partners, and BayBG. The company will use the funding to expand product development. 

security

UK-based privacy software provider Privitar has raised an undisclosed amount from Citi. The company will use the funding for international expansion. 

security, Analytics & Targeting

Multi-screen digital tv security service Verimatrix has been acquired by Inside Secure for $143 million. The acquisition will expand the company’s geographic reach. Verimatrix had LTM revenues for the period ending September 30, 2018 of $78.7 million and EBITDA of $14.5 million in EBIDA, representing a revenue multiple of 1.9x and an EBITDA multiple of 9.7x. 

Software development tool

Workflow automation tool Butler has been acquired by Trello for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will enable Trello to automate functions on its platform. 

business services 

IT Consulting

Software and IT consulting firm Ambonare has been acquired by Red River for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to enhance its service offering. 

IT Consulting, security

Security managed services company Firstline Security Integration has been acquired by Convergint Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its security services operations. 

IT Consulting

IT consulting firm Lifecycle Technology has been acquired by Enstoa for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its userbase. 

IT Consulting

Data protection and IT services provider Neverfail has been acquired by Online Tech for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company enhanced service offering. 

training

The Carlyle Group has purchased a majority stake in online K-12 academic programs provider Accelerate Learning from Owl Ventures and Rice Management Co for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand operations.

Daily Deal Activity 12/07/18

Digital Media/Commerce 

e-commerce

India-based online taxi aggregator AHA Taxis has been acquired by Ebix for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to enter the transportation technology industry. 

e-commerce

Online home décor e-tailer Art.com has been acquired by Walmart for an undisclosed amount for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to boost its digital home décor offering. 

e-commerce

Digital grocer Farmstead has raised $2.2 million in funding from Artis Labs, Resolute Ventures, Y Combinator, Red Dog Capital, and private investors. The company will use the funding for geographic expansion. 

e-commerce

Online luxury travel agency Tablet has been acquired by Michelin for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand Michelin’s position in the travel market. 

e-commerce

Germany-based beauty online marketplace The Joy has raised $2 million in funding from undisclosed backers. The company will use the funding to launch their platform. 

vertical search

Germany-based vacation rental search engine HomeToGo has raised $150 million in funding from Insight Venture Partners, Action Capital Partners, DN Capital, Global Founders Capital, Lakestar, and Princeville Global. The company will use the funding for expansion efforts, including the acquisition of Tripping.com. 

Marketing Technology 

crm

Business communications platform Avochato has raised $5 million funding in Series A funding from Amity Ventures, XSeed Capital, and private investors. The company will use the funding to hire sales and marketing professionals. 

crm

Customer experience management platform Weave has raised $37.5 million in funding from Lead Edge Capital, Bessemer Venture Partners, Catalyst Investors, Crosslink Capital, and Pelion Venture Partners. The company will use the funding to hire talent. 

email/messaging software

Email app solution developer CloudMagic has been acquired by Essential for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition for enhancing its product roadmap. 

market research

Insights and market research firm SEEK has been acquired by Directions Research for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its client base and expand into new business verticals. 

product/price software, content management

Digital auto retailing software tool DealerScience has been acquired by TrueCar (Nasdaq:TRUE) for $32 million. The company will use the acquisition to enhance its offering of auto focused software products. 

Agency & Marketing Services 

b-to-b agency

Custom exhibit design and production company KMK Industries has been acquired by Exhibit Systems for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company expanded display production capabilities. 

digital agency

Content marketing and advertising solutions company 495 Communications has been acquired by Good Life Networks for $15 million. 495 Communications had LTM revenues for the period ending August 31, 2018 of $14.4 million and EBITDA of $1.9 million, representing a revenue multiple of 1.0x and an EBITDA multiple of 7.9x.  

promotion agency

Scent-focused business atmosphere agency ScentTech has been acquired by Scentpression for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand the company’s client base. 

traditional Media 

entertainment media

Apple has acquired indie music and writing production company Plantoon for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to bypass record labels and expand its music production capabilities. 

software 

big data

Egypt-based data solutions company Badr has been acquired by Incorta for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its engineering capabilities.

credit/risk software

Claims and policy administration software David Corp has been acquired by Ventiv Technology for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will expand the company’s client base. 

financial

Invoicing software Compello has been acquired by DiCentral for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company a larger set of services to its clients. 

financial

Asset trading technology eRoom Securities will acquired by Dash Financial Technologies for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to expand its technological offering. 

healthcare

DoseMe, a dose measurement software, has been acquired by Tabula Rasa Healthcare for $31.2 million. The company will use the acquisition to expand its technological offerings. 

infrastructure

SaaS-based flight operations software Aircraft Performance Group has been acquired by Liberty Hall Capital for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand geographic operations.

security, virtualization

IBM (NYSE: IBM) will sell eight of its software products to HCL Technologies for $1.8 billion. The acquisition will enhance HCL’s software development capabilities. 

business services 

engineering consulting

Digital design and engineering agency We Are Friday has been acquired by PA Consulting Group for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company expanded services offering. 

IT consulting

IT system consulting company Ambonare has been acquired by Red River for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company expanded geographic presence. 

it consulting

Wireless network and AV system integration provider Broadcast Sports International has been acquired by NEP Group for an undisclosed amount. The company will use the acquisition to bolster its broadcast-focused services offering. 

IT Consulting

Software and IT solutions company Drivve has been acquired by Levi Ray & Shoup for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company a larger talent and client base. 

it consulting

IT managed services company IT Lynk has been acquired by INVOLTA for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company a broader talent and client base. 

IT Consulting

Wealth management-focused software and implementation services company The Athene Group has been acquired by Sagewind Capital for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand operations.

staffing

IT staffing company JDC group has been acquired by Ironwood Capital-backed Consulting Solutions International. The company will use the acquisition to expand its geographic operations.

staffing

France based yacht crew staffing agency YPI Crew has been acquired by The Schulte Group for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will give the company the resources to expand operations.