Spain-based Oooferton, which offers online daily deals within the consumer electronics sector, has been acquired by Pixmania, an online retailer of electronic goods in Europe. The acquisition strengthens Pixmania’s activity in Spain and allows it to expand into the refurbished goods sector. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
India-based budget hotel room aggregation services provider OYO Rooms has raised $25 million in Series A funding at a valuation of $100 million from Greenoaks Capital with participation from Lightspeed Venture Partners and Sequoia Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for bringing more budget hotels under its platform.
Stamps.com (Nasdaq:STMP) has acquired Endicia, a provider of shipping operations solutions, from Newell Rubbermaid for $215 million, representing 3.6x revenue. The acquisition will provide Stamps.com with enhanced domestic and international shipping growth for customers and partners.
ecommerce India-based online tea-seller Teabox has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Jafco Asia with participation from Keystone Group, Dragoneer Investment Group, and Accel Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for domestic expansion.
Edtech and educational content company Socratic has raised $6 million in Series A funding led by Shasta Ventures with participation from Spark Capital and Omidyar Networks. The company will use the round of funding for growing operations, building a mobile app, and developing content creation and collaborations tools.
France-based motor sport website ToileF1.com has been acquired by motor sport content developer Motorsport.com. The acquisition expands Motorsport’s footprint in European markets while enhancing its motor sports news content. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
analytics & targeting
Social and mobile advertising software developer Nanigans has raised $24 million in Series B funding led by Cheetah Mobile with participation from Avalon Ventures and Wellington Management. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its social and mobile publisher channels while focusing on international expansion.
Machine intelligence solutions developer Ayasdi has raised $55 million in Series C funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers with participation from Institutional Venture Partners, Khosla Ventures, Floodgate, Citi Ventures, Centerview Capital Technology, and Draper Nexus. The company will use the round of funding for growing into new sectors including retail and information services.
Ireland-based print and digital educational content provider CJ Fallon has been acquired by Levine Leichtman Capital Partners. The acquisition marks the PE firm’s first international acquisition and will provide CJ Fallon with resources for increasing content quality. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Address book solutions provider FullContact has raised $10 million in a round of funding led by Foundry Group with participation from Blue Note Ventures and 500 Startups. The company has raised $20 million to date and will use the new round of funding for developing applications of more devices including planned releases for Mac and Android.
WP Engine, developer of a SaaS-based content management platform for website and applications built on WordPress, has raised $23 million in a round of funding from North Bridge Growth Equity. The company has raised $41 million to date and will use the new funding for growing globally and focusing on customer experience initiatives.
Agency & Marketing Services
Brand management BPO and technology provider Smart Source has acquired Data Associates, a provider of marketing communications services to medium and large organizations. The acquisition will allow Smart Source to leverage Data Associates’ existing customer relationships and business model. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Internet marketing agency Trafficado has been acquired by Adduco Media, a lead generation firm for Social Security disability law and VA home loans. The combined entity will operate under the Adduco brand, and the acquisition enhances Adduco’s client services offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Pharmaceutical technology trade show organizer Northeral has been acquired by sales-focused trade show organizer Easyfairs. The acquisition extends Easyfairs geographic reach and sector reach as it branches into the international pharmaceutical industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Outdoor entertainment and action sports company Powdr has acquired active entertainment and event production company Human Movement Management. The acquisition expands Powdr’s portfolio of content production and media offerings as the company looks to develop new proprietary events. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Durable data storage technology developer FoundationDB, which focuses on helping developers create applications, has been acquired by Apple. The acquisition strengthens Apple’s server-side technologies for the App Store and iTunes Connect. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Data loss prevention platform developer Harvest.ai has raised $2.3 million in a round of funding from Trinity Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and securing new clients.
Hedvig, developer of a distributed storage platform, has raised $12.5 million in Series A funding led by True Ventures with participation from Atlantic Bridge. The company will use the new round of funding for developing its enterprise data and management offerings.
Mobile ticketing and reservation solutions provider Outbound Software has been acquired by enterprise management software solutions developer Jonas Software. The acquisition boosts Jonas’ operating brand portfolio as it expands in the North American Attractions market. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
SaaS-based operations management solutions provider Dude Solutions has acquired Canada-based Windmill Software, a developer of senior living operations software. The acquisition expands Dude Solutions’ presence in the senior living market and expands its geographic footprint. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Mobile fraud prevention and mobile application security solutions provider InAuth has raised $20 million in Series A funding led by Bain Capital Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for international expansion while entering into new verticals.
Independent contractor hiring, onboarding, and compliance solutions provider Playbook HR has been acquired by Intuit (Nasdaq:INTU). The acquisition will bolster Intuit’s Quickbooks Online Self-Employed Software as it looks to enhance its personal accounting mobile offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Independent advisory firm Swan Global Investments has raised $23 million in a round of funding from FTV Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its product line and enhancing its research and development, operations, customer support, and distribution capabilities.
Independent contractor compliance and contingent workforce management solutions provider ICon Professional Services has received an investment from Serent Capital. The investment provides ICon with resources for future acquisitions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Driver behavior and fleet performance service provider GreenRoad has raised $26 million in a round of funding led by Israel Growth Partners with participation from Amadeus Capital Partners, Benchmark Capital, and DAG Ventures. The company will use the new funding for expanding its sales and marketing resources while increasing activity in the US.