Daily Deal Activity 07/20/17

Digital Media/Commerce

gaming

Game-based learning platform Kahoot has raised $10 million in a round of funding led by private investors with participation from Microsoft Ventures, Creandum, and Northzone. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding internationally.

mobile content/apps

Mobile shopping keyboard company Chatter Commerce has been acquired by Rakuten-backed messaging app Viber. Chatter Commerce had previously raised $1.3 million in funding from Rakuten. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social media/apps

South Korea-based music streaming company iRiver has acquired social singing and music app Everysing. The acquisition will provide iRiver with an expanded user base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social media/apps

Mobile gamer’s communications app Plexchat has raised $7 million in a round of funding from Raine Ventures, First Round Capital, and Lumia Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

digital advertising

comparison shopping

Internet Brands will acquire discount dental plans and healthcare benefits marketplace Dentalplans.com. The acquisition will see Dentalplans.com integrated into Internet Brands’ Health portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

local search

Healthcare appointments scheduling and search platform DocASAP has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Cohen Private Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Customer experience insights and targeting solutions developer Decooda International has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from TechSophy. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

analytics & targeting

SaaS-based website revenue optimization and solutions company Dynamic Yield has raised $9 million in additional Series C funding from Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners. The new investment brings Dynamic Yield’s total Series C funding to $31 million.

analytics & targeting

Demand orchestration platform Integrate has raised $8 million in Series D funding from Iron Gate Capital, Foundry Group, Forte Ventures, Comcast Ventures, Liberty Global, and Chestnut Street Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

search & discovery

Natural language search technology company Insight Engines has raised $15.8 million in a round of funding led by August Capital with participation from Real Ventures and Data Collective. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

segmentation/data mining, analytics & targeting

Programmatic direct mail solution PebblePost has raised $47 million in equity and debt funding from RRE Ventures and Silicon Valley Bank. The $20 million in new equity capital is additional to the $15 million RRE-led investment previously announced.

teleservices/eservices

Automated customer support chat platform Ada Support has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from Bessemer Venture Partners and Version One Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

teleservices/eservices

Smartphones and IoT devices customer care solution B2X Care Solutions has raised $4.9 million in a round of funding from Seligman Private Equity and Earlybird Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales divisions.

agency & marketing services

digital agency, design agency

Germany-based creative agency thjnk has been acquired by WPP. The acquisition will see thjnk remain an independent brand within WPP, and provide the company with an expanded presence within Western Continental Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

specialty agency, entertainment media

Record label distribution and rights management company Cinq Music has raised $20 million in a round of funding from GoDigital Media Group. The company will use the new round of funding for music rights purchasing initiatives.

specialty agency

Digital marketing services provider Heart+Hammer has acquired sports animation company Stadium Sports Animation. The acquisition will provide Heart+Hammer with an expanded client base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

b-to-b media

Franchise trade shows and conferences operator MFV Expositions has been acquired by France-based Comexposium. The acquisition will provide Comexposium with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

consumer magazine publishing

The Netherlands-based puzzle magazines publisher Keesing Media Group has been acquired by Ergon Capital Partners from Telegraaf Media Group in a transaction valued at $173.6 million.

consumer magazine publishing

Fashion magazine publisher Tartan Publishing has been acquired by fashion and beauty magazine publisher Buro 24/7. The acquisition will be complementary to Buro’s culture and lifestyle portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

Machine intelligence solutions company Graphcore has raised $30 million in Series B funding led by Atomico with participation from Amadeus Capital, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, and Dell Technologies Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

data management

Cross-platform database tools developer AquaFold has been acquired by database test management tools company IDERA. The acquisition will see AquaFold integrated into IDERA’s database development and management portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial

Sweden-based payment solutions company Bambora has been acquired by Ingenico Group from Nordic Capital for $1.7 billion. Bambora has reported LTM revenue for the period ended December 31 2016 of $213 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 8.2x.

financial

Fixed income asset registry and communication platform DealVector has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Tradeweb Markets. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

financial

Lendkey, developer of lending-as-a-service solutions for banks and credit unions, has raised $8 million in a round of funding from North Atlantic Capital, DFJ, and Updata Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding its sales division.

financial

Small business bookkeeping automation platform Receipt Bank has raised $50 million in Series B funding from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

healthcare

Patient records management and health information systems company aXigate has been acquired by Pharmagest Interactive-backed Malta Informatique. The acquisition will provide Malta Informatique with an expanded care activity management solution. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Home healthcare and hospice solutions developer DeVero has been acquired by electronic health records company Netsmart. The acquisition will provide Netsmart with complementary post-acute care offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

information

geo-demo information

Online fiber mapping database operator FiberLocator has been acquired by telecom data solutions company CCMI from NEF. The acquisition will provide CCMI with an expanded carriers and on-net buildings information offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare information

FDAnews, a provider of regulatory information to the clinical research and medical device industries, has been acquired by WIRB-Copernicus Group. The acquisition will complementary to WIRB-Copernicus’ CenterWatch offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business services

it consulting

WestView Capital Partners has acquired a majority stake in managed IT solutions company Abacus Group. The acquisition will provide Abacus with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

IT services provider Performance Data has been acquired by data center services and support company Park Place Technologies. The acquisition will provide Park Place with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Australia-based user experience design and integration services company TigerSpike has been acquired by SYNNEX-backed Concentrix. The acquisition will be complementary to Concentrix’s existing digital and enterprise mobility capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

France-based on-demand logistics startup Cubyn has raised $7 million in Series A funding from DN Capital, BNP Paribas, Partech Ventures, and 360 Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence within France.

staffing

College graduate recruiting firm GradStaff has been acquired by University Ventures. The acquisition will provide GradStaff with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 07/19/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Used car marketplace Shift has raised $38 million in Series C funding led by BMW iVentures with participation from DFJ, Highland Capital Partners, and Goldman Sachs Investment Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

digital marketplace

Appliances and furniture rental marketplace Rentomojo has raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Bain Capital Ventures with participation from Accel Partners and IDG Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

ecommerce

UK-based pay-as-you-go driver’s insurance company Zego has raised $1.6 million in a round of funding from LocalGlobe. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development and expanding its engineering division.

gaming

AppSwarm has acquired sports gamming app Soccers from mobile game development company TGTStudios. The acquisition will provide AppSwarm with an expanded gaming portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps, legal

Estate planning app developer Tomorrow has raised $2.6 million in a round of funding from Maveron, Plug and Play Ventures, and Echelon Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

marketing Technology

content management

Context marketing solutions provider Flybits has raised $6.5 million in a round of funding from Information Venture Partners, Robert Bosch Venture Capital, and Trellis Capital. The company will use then new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

mrm/workflow management, email/messaging solutions

Scheduling assistant solutions developer Clara Labs has raised $7 million in a round of funding from Basis Set Ventures and Slack Fund. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

agency & marketing services

experiential marketing

Experiential marketing agency Impact XM has acquired trade show exhibit and event services firm Atlantic. The acquisition will provide Impact XM with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

public relations

Strategic communications agency Salt Communications has been acquired by digital and direct marketing services firm Mullen Lowe Group. The acquisition will be complementary to Mullen Lowe’s PR capabilities within Asia and Europe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

data management

Unstructured data extraction solutions provider DataRails has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Vertex Ventures and Orzyn Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

erp

Parking technology industry software solutions company ParkingSoft has been acquired by Thoma Bravo. The acquisition will see ParkingSoft integrated into Thoma Bravo’s parking management solutions portfolio company T2 Systems. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial, hr

Financial services compliance automation solution Contego Fraud Solutions has raised $4.6 million in a round of funding from Maven Capital Partners and NVM Private Equity. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

financial

Expense management software company Karmic has raised $17.2 million in a round of funding from Alsop Louie Partners, Arbor Ventures, and Greycroft Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

healthcare

ChiroTouch, a developer of chiropractic software technology solutions, has been acquired by Waud Capital Partners from K1. The acquisition will provide ChiroTouch with the resources for product development. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Health benefits marketplace Gravie has raised $14.1 million in a round of funding led by GE Ventures with participation from FirstMark Capital, Aberdare Ventures, and Split Rock Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

healthcare, security

Patient privacy and health data breaches solution Protenus has raised $3 million in Series A funding from Kaiser Permanente Ventures and F-Prime Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales efforts.

hr

Recruiting software developer Lever has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Adams Street Partners, Matrix Partners, and Scale Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

infrastructure

Digital financial infrastructure solutions company VFinance has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Ant Financial Services Group. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

security

Security orchestration and automation platform Komand has been acquired by Rapid7 (Nasdaq:RPD) for $50 million. The acquisition will be complementary to Rapid7’s security automation offering. Financial information was not disclosed.

security

Device performance optimization solutions company Piriform has been acquired by security software and solutions provider Avast. The acquisition will be complementary to Avast’s mobile cleanup offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Cybersecurity and threat detection solutions company ScaleFT has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Fathom Capital, Fuel Capital, and Spectrum 28. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development initiatives.

security

Container technologies threat protection platform StackRox has raised $14 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales efforts.

software development tools

Internet of Things mobile and web applications development company Particle has raised $20 million in a round of funding from Spark Capital and Qualcomm Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

information

healthcare information

Civic data exploration platform LiveStories has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Ignition Partners and True Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its marketing and sales divisions.

business services

healthcare consulting

Vets First Choice, a provider of tech-enabled healthcare services for veterinary practitioners, has raised $233 million in equity funding from Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Hillhouse Capital Group. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its presence within Europe and Asia.

it consulting

Communications systems integration and design services company Annese & Associates will be acquired by cloud and IT solutions company ConvergeOne. The acquisition will provide ConvergeOne with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Salesforce applications product development consultancy Appiphony has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Salesforce Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the Salesforce developer ecosystem.

it consulting, data management

Thoma Bravo-backed data and analytics software provider Infogix has acquired data strategy consultancy Data Clairvoyance. The acquisition will be complementary to Infogix’s data management platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Coding bootcamp operator Ironhack has raised $3 million in a round of funding from JME Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe and Latin America.

Daily Deal Activity 07/18/17

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce, niche content

Art collection and discovery platform Artsy has raised $50 million in Series D funding led by Avenir Growth Capital with participation from L Catterton, Thrive Capital, and Shumway Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for platform development initiatives.

ecommerce

Parking reservation service SpotHero has raised $30 million in a round of funding from Insight Venture Partners, Global Founders Fund, Autotech Ventures, OCA Ventures, Chicago Ventures, and Pritzker Group Venture Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

digital advertising

ad networks/exchanges

Rocket Fuel (Nasdaq:FUEL) will be acquired by Vector Capital-backed Sizmek. The acquisition of $2.60 per Rocket Fuel share represents an enterprise value of approximately $145 million, and the acquisition will help the combined company compete against the likes of Google and Facebook. The $2.60 per share price is more than 90 percent below Rock Fuel’s September 2013 IPO price of $29.00 per share. Rocket Fuel has reported LTM revenues for the period ended March 31 2017 of $446.7 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 0.3x.

affiliate/cpa network

Online gambling company Gaming Innovation Group has acquired iGaming affiliate network Stk Marketing for a reported $29.3 million. The acquisition will provide GIG with an expanded presence within the Nordic affiliate marketing field. Financial information was not disclosed.

marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Germany-based point-of-sale analytics platform POSpulse has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

commerce management

Mobile retail enablement platform NewStore has raised $50 million in Series B funding from General Catalyst and Activant Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its retailer customer base.

commerce management, analytics & targeting

Shopping apps development and analytics company Poq has raised $4.6 million in a round of funding from Beringea and Barclays. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its retailer customer base.

crm

Providence Strategic Growth has acquired a majority stake in Patron Technology, developer of a customer relationship management for arts and culture organizations. The acquisition will provide Patron with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

email/messaging software, content management

Marketing technology company Boomtrain, a provider of personalized notifications for brands, has been acquired by Zeta Global in a transaction valued between a reported $35 million and $40 million. The acquisition will complementary to Zeta’s Marketing Cloud offering. Financial information was not disclosed.

mrm/workflow management

Application and workflows integration platform Workato has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Storm Ventures with participation from Salesforce Ventures and Workday Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

search & discovery

Speech technology and artificial intelligence platform ObEN has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Tencent and Fengshion Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

search & discovery

Fashion visual search solutions developer Syte.ai has raised $8 million in Series A funding led by NHN Ventures, Magma VC, KDC Ventures, and NBM Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

website creation/hosting

Germany-based managed hosting provider PlusServer will be acquired by BC Partners from GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) in a transaction valued at $459 million. PlusServer has reported LTM revenues for the period ended December 31 2016 of $105.6 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 4.0x.

agency & marketing services

design agency

Digital design firm Maya Design has been acquired by Boston Consulting Group. The acquisition will provide BCG with expanded design and research & development capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare agency

Cambridge BioMarketing, an industry leading advisor for orphan and rare disease drug launches, has been acquired by UDG Healthcare (LON:UDG) from Ziff Davis in a transaction valuing the company at $35 million. The acquisition will permit UDG to grow its healthcare communications business in the US, while expanding the range of services it offers to its global pharmaceutical customer base. Financial information was not disclosed. (A Petsky Prunier-led transaction)

traditional media

entertainment media

Sports and culture focused creative production company BaAM has been acquired by Freeman. The acquisition will provide Freeman with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

entertainment media

Television production and distribution studio Platform One Media has received an undisclosed amount of funding from TPG Capital. In addition TPG’s to the investment, Liberty Media will also take a minority stake in the company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

big data

Decision insights software developer Element Data has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from Flying Fish Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent and product development.

collaboration

Data cataloging collaboration solution Alation has raised $23 million in Series B funding led by Icon Ventures, Harmony Partners, Costanoa Ventures, and Data Collective. The company will use the new round of funding for scaling operations.

erp

Fashion supply chain solutions company Increff has raised $2 million in a round of funding from Sequoia Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its customer base and hiring talent.

financial

EquityZen, developer of a secondary marketplace for transactions in pre-IPO stock, has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Draper Associates and WorldQuant Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

financial

SME accounting solutions company FreshBooks has raised $43 million in a round of funding from Georgian Partners, Accomplice, and Oak Investment Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for product development.

financial

Mobile banking solutions developer iParse has been acquired by white-label digital banking platform Urban FT. The acquisition will provide iParse with the resources for expanding headcount. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

financial, healthcare

Healthcare payment software company Secure Bill Pay has been acquired by ABILITY Network. The acquisition will provide ABILITY Network with expanded patient payment and revenue cycle management capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Germany-based medical imaging and information management software TomTec Imaging Systems will be acquired by Philips Electronics. The acquisition is complementary to Phillips’ clinical and diagnostics portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Network cybersecurity company Corelight has raised $9.2 million in a round of funding led by Accel Partners with participation from Osage University Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

security

UK-based data protection solutions company Privitar has raised $16 million in a round of funding from Partech Ventures, CME Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and IQ Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within the US.

business services

training

KMS Solutions, a provider of workforce development training for federal agencies, has been acquired by Subsystem Technologies. The acquisition will provide Subsystems with an expanded technical assistance offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 07/17/19

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Outdoor advertising space marketplace AdQuick has raised $1.1million in a round of funding from Initialized Capital, Y Combinator, and VTF Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence geographically.

ecommerce

China-based tourism-focused car sharing company Wukong has raised $31million in a round of funding from YMCI Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within China.

gaming

UK-based augmented reality company WaveOptics has raised $15.7 million in a round of funding from Octopus Ventures, Touchstone Innovations, and Gobi Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

digital advertising

ad networks/exchanges

Bid request solutions company nToggle has been acquired by The Rubicon Project (NYSE:RUBI) for $38.5 million in cash. The acquisition will provide Rubicon with expanded bid infrastructure capabilities. Financial information was not disclosed.

digital promotion/coupon

TripAdvisor-backed restaurant reservation application Eatigo has acquired India-based restaurant discounts app Ressy. The acquisition will provide Eatigo with an expanded presence in India. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile marketing

Mobile advertising solutions company Taptica will acquire a majority stake in Japan-based mobile app and ad tracking solutions company Adinnovation in a transaction valuing the company at $8.9 million. Financial information was not disclosed.

mobile marketing

Mobile attribution platform Kochava has acquired mobile app ad personalization company MobileRQ. The acquisition will provide Kochava with an expanded custom-targeted app content offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Retail payment data and insights platform Commerce Signals has raised $12 million in Series B funding from Stage 1 Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic presence.

crm, mrm/workflow management

Partner relationship management company Impartner has raised $15 million in a round of funding from Emergence Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing and sales initiatives.

market research

Stagwell Group will acquire certain TV Pilot Testing Assets from Nielsen. The acquisition marks the Stagwell’s fourth acquisition of a separate, custom research asset from Nielsen. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

digital place-based media

Digital out-of-home marketing company Neo Advertising has been by acquired newspaper and magazines publisher Tamedia. The acquisition will be complementary to Tamedia’s expanded offerings for its outdoor advertising customers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

newspaper publishing

Community newspapers and magazines publisher American Hometown Publishing has acquired local media properties operator West End Holdings. The acquisition provides AHP with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

credit/risk

Credit risk startup James has raised $2.7 million in a round of funding from BiG Start Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations while focusing on product development.

erp

UK-based digital supply chain startup Virtualstock has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Notion Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Europe.

financial

Debt collection software developer Collectly has raised $1.9 million in a round of funding from Lightspeed Venture Partners, Index Ventures, and Granatus Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

financial

Cross-border wealth management solutions company Meixin Global has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Korea Investment Partners, Bertelsmann, Tangzhu Capital, and Liuhe Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Asia.

healthcare

Virtual care solutions provider Bright.md has raised $8 million in a round of funding from B Capital Group and Seven Peaks Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

hr

SaaS-based employee development platform Learnerbly has raised $2.1 million in a round of funding from Frontline Ventures and Playfair Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

hr

Quality management system software developer Sparta Systems has been acquired by New Mountain Capital from Thoma Bravo. The acquisition will provide Sparta Systems with the resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

Thoma Bravo has acquired a minority stake in temporary staffing management solutions provider ZeroChaos from Snow Phipps Group. The company will use the investment proceeds for expanding its engineering division. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Cybersecurity analytics startup Awake Security has raised $31 million in a round of funding from Bain Capital Ventures and Greylock Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for research and development initiatives.

security

Artificial intelligence and fraud prevention software company Brighterion has been acquired by Mastercard. The acquisition will be complementary to Mastercard’s customer experience and security capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

software development tools

QDA Solutions, a developer of databases support solutions communications interfaces, has been acquired by Alpina Partners from ASI DataMyte. The acquisition will provide QDS with the resources for product development initiatives. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

information

financial information

Oildex has acquired the Financial and Accounting Data Exchange assets of PDS Energy Information. The acquisition will be complementary to Oildex’s oil and gas digital data exchange platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare information

Treatment research and physician information network TheMednet has raised $1.3 million in a round of funding from Endure Capital and Lumia Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its physicians network.

business services

hr consulting

Human resources technology consulting company MillsonJames has been acquired by insurance brokerage Hub International. The acquisition will provide Hub with an expanded human resources and benefits technology services offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Healthcare IT services and solutions provider emids has acquired healthcare IT consulting company Encore Health Resources. The acquisition will be complementary to emids’ presence within the payer space. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

China-based logistics platform Yimidida has raised $44 million in a round of funding from CDH Investments, Global Logistic Properties, and Source Code Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

printing services

Digital and large-format printing company CREEL Printing has been acquired by LSC Communications. The acquisition will provide LSC with expanded capabilities for its offset and digital production platform. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Daily Deal Activity 07/14/17

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace, local search

Open Listings, operator of a real estate platform for buyers, has raised $6.5 million in a round of funding from Matrix Partners, Initialized Capital, and Arena Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent.

ecommerce

Picture frame eCommerce company Framebridge has raised $16.7 million in a round of funding from New Enterprise Associates, Revolution Ventures, and SWaN & Legend Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for scaling operations.

ecommerce

China-based industrial parts eCommerce company Haizol.com has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Eastern Bell Venture Capital, Woofoo Capital, and Tsinghua Asset Management. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence within Asia.

ecommerce

E-Wallet platform Paytm has acquired a majority stake in ticketing platform developer OML Entertainment. The acquisition will provide Paytm with an expanded presence in the events ticketing industry. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Online auto retailer Vroom has raised $76 million in a round of funding from T. Rowe Price Associates, L Catterton, PICO Venture Partners, and General Catalyst Partners. The company has raised $295 million to date.

gaming

Educational games developer JumpStart has been acquired by China-based game development company NetDragon Websoft Holdings from Hercules Capital for $25.6 million. The acquisition will provide NetDragon with an expanded presence within the K-12 gaming segment. Financial information was not disclosed.

mobile content/apps

Insurance and benefits requests app Cover has raised $11 million in a round of funding from Social Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations while focusing on product development.

social media/apps

Concert discovery service Songkick will be acquired by Warner Music Group. The acquisition does not include Songkick’s ticketing business or pending litigation against Live Nation and Ticketmaster. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital advertising

ad networks/exchanges

Slovenia-based cross-channel ad network Httpool has been acquired by Sony Pictures Television Networks. The acquisition will see Httpool integrated into IMS Internet Media Services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

marketing Technology

ad serving

Ad engagement startup Insticator has raised $5.2 million in a round of funding from Associated Venture Management and Mintz & Co. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and marketing divisions.

analytics & targeting

Consumer software interaction analytics company Pendo has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Battery Ventures, Meritech Capital Partners, Contour Venture Partners, Core Capital, Spark Capital, and Salesforce Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

agency & Marketing Services

digital agency

Digital media and content production services provider AnswersMedia will be acquired by ST Acquisition Holdings. The acquisition is separate from NT Acquisition’s purchase of the Chicago-Sun Times. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

traditional media

broadcast television

Altice USA will acquire a 94.7 percent majority stake in Portugal-based broadcasting and radio programs company Grupo Media Capital in a transaction valuing the company at $504.2 million. GMC has reported LTM revenues for the period ended March 31 2017 of $181.4 million and LTM EBITDA of $39.9 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 2.6x and an LTM EBITDA multiple of 11.8x.

newspaper publishing

The Chicago-Sun Times will be acquired by an investment group operating under the name ST Acquisition Holdings from Wrapports. The acquisition sees ST Acquisition’s stave off a competing bid from Tronc, the owner of the Chicago Tribune. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

Korea-based cloud IT solutions company Bespin Global has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Legend Capital with participation from Premier Partners and Altos Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for sales and marketing efforts.

data management

Incident response management app Global AlertLink has been acquired by disaster recovery and business continuity solutions company Resolver. The acquisition will provide Resolver with an expanded mobile offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Healthcare data solutions company BloomAPI has raised $2.4 million in a round of funding from Y Combinator, Slow Ventures, and Liquid 2 Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

healthcare, erp

Temasek will acquire a majority stake in healthcare supply chains company Global Healthcare Exchange from Thoma Bravo. The acquisition will see Thoma Bravo retain a minority stake in the company. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Behavioral health and telepsychiatry solutions company Genoa has acquired Medication Management Systems, a developer of medication therapy technology solutions. The acquisition will be complementary to Genoa’s Medication Management Solution offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr

Supply chain compliance and regulation solutions company Assent Compliance has raised $31.4 million in a round of funding led by Greenspring Associates with participation from Volition Capital. The company will use the funding for product development.

hr

Workforce management software developer SwipeClock has been acquired by Inverness Graham from NexPhase Capital. The acquisition will provide SwipeClock with the resources for product development efforts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

business services

staffing

Japan-based recruitment company Persol will acquire Australia-based staffing firm Programmed Maintenance Services in a transaction valuing the company at $775 million. PMS has reported LTM revenues for the period ended March 31 2017 of $2.1 billion and LTM EBITDA of $47.7 million, representing an LTM revenue multiple of 0.4x and an LTM EBITDA multiple of 15.9x.