November 25, 2015 Leave a comment
Real estate marketplace Homie has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Peak Ventures and private investors. The company will use the funding for hiring talent, expanding operations, and focusing on platform development.
UK-based on-demand restaurant delivery service Deliveroo has raised $100 million in Series D funding led by DST Global and Greenoaks Capital with participation from Accel Partners, Hummingbird Ventures, and Index Ventures. The company has raised $200 million to date and will use the funding for international expansion.
Australia-based music streaming company Guvera has raised $100 million in a round of funding from AMMA Private Equity. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence in India.
India-based TV shopping and eCommerce platform Naaptol has raised $51.7 million in a round of funding from Mitsui & Co., New Enterprise Associates, Canaan Partners, and Silicon Valley Bank. The company will use the funding for building out its supply chain.
Spain-based social gaming company Akamon Entertainment Millennium has been acquired by Germany-based social and mobile gaming platform developer Imperus Technologies for $23.9 million. The acquisition provides Imperus with expanded international presence.
Healthcare mobile messaging platform Healthcrowd has raised $2.1 million in a round of funding from Startup Capital Ventures, Herlitz Capital, and Healthy Ventures. The company will use the funding for scaling operations.
Singapore-based beauty information company Vanity Trove has acquired Korea-based mobile beauty information app developer Padang. The acquisition provides Vanity Trove with expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
analytics & targeting
Israel-based customer behavioral analytics company Clarisite has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Lazarus Israel Opportunities. The company will use the funding for expanding headcount and scaling internationally.
Real estate marketing platform Placester has raised $27 million in Series C funding from New Enterprise Associates and Romulus Capital. The company will use the funding for building out its engineering team and expanding the capabilities of its platform.
Agency & Marketing Services
Walter Thompson will acquire a majority stake in digital marketing agency Cleartag. The acquisition provides J Walter Thompson with a strengthened presence in the middle east. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Israel-based creative agency Glickman Shamir Samsonov has been acquired by Publicis. The acquisition will see Glickman integrated into Publicis Israel Group and will provide the company with strengthened digital offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
UK-based marketing agency Once Upon a Time has raised $3.8 million in a round of funding from Calculus Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding headcount while exploring potential acquisitions.
Banksmarts, a developer of risk and performance management solutions for banks, has been acquired by payment gateway platform NumberMall. The acquisition provides NumberMall with and expanded analytics offering and increased customer reach. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Trust Group of Companies, a provider of hotel management solutions, has been acquired by Sabre Corporation (Nasdaq:SABR) for $154 million. The acquisition will provide Sabre with increased capabilities for its reservation system offering. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Legal analytics platform developer Lex Machina has been acquired by LexisNexis. The acquisition will see Lex Machine integrated into LexisNexis Legal & Professional and will provide the company with expanded infrastructure scalability. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Data security company Covata has raised $6.9 million in a round of funding from Fidelity International and Asia Principal Capital. The company will use the funding for product development and marketing efforts.
Fortscale, a developer of analytics solutions for user security, has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from CME Ventures and UST Global. The company has raised $16 million to date and will use the funding for increasing sales and marketing efforts.
Netherlands-based cybersecurity solutions company Fox-IT Group will be acquired by NCC Group for $167 million. The acquisition provides NCC with complimentary services and products. Fox-IT has reported revenues of $27 million.
Web application security company Zenedge has raised $4 million in Series B funding from Telus Ventures. The company has raised $7.5 million to date and will use the funding expanding the range of its distributed denial-of-service mitigation centers.
Spain-based on-demand local delivery startup Glovo has raised $2.1 million in a round of funding from Antai Venture Builder, Cube Investments, and private investors. The company will use the funding for building out its partnership and commissions network.