Daily Deal Activity 11/22/13

Digital Media/Commerce

mobile content/apps, ecommerce

Sift, a mobile shopping service, has raised $1.5 million in funding led by DN Capital, with participation from FuturePerfect Ventures, Gray Corp, Sandhill Angels, Social Internet Fund, Tandem Capital, and Unity Ventures.

niche content

Simpleshow, a Germany-based company providing animated or hand-crafted videos to explain topics or companies with consumers, has raised $5.4 million in funding led by private investors.

Digital Advertising

mobile marketing

Flamingos Media, an India-based mobile marketing firm, was acquired by UAE-based Kreata Global Digital Media, a company providing digital marketing solutions.

Marketing Technology

bi tools

Alpine Data Labs, a provider of data mining technology, has raised $16 million in funding led by Sierra Ventures, Mission Ventures, with participation from UMC Capital and Robert Bosch Venture Capital. Alpine’s cross-platform in-database solution designed for data exploration, transformation, experimentation, and collaboration. The investment brings the company’s funding to a total of $23 million.

sem/seo tools

Everyday Doctors, a division of Everyday Health and provider of search engine optimization solutions for doctors and healthcare professionals to drive in new patients from the Web, was acquired by digital marketing company for healthcare professionals Advice Media. The acquisition will further strength Advice Media’s placement in the digital marketing industry. Terms were not disclosed.

Technology & Communications

enterprise mobility

Mobility Effect, a provider of enterprise mobility applications, was acquired by Mobiquity, a mobile computing professional services company. The acquisition will allow for Mobiquity’s global expansion. Terms were not disclosed.

Software

Hr software

RoundPegg, a management platform to measure, manage and monitor the hiring process for companies, has raised $2.8 million in funding led by Access Venture Partners, Point B Capital, Dundee Venture Capital. This brings the company’s investments to $4.1 million in funding.

About Petsky Prunier
Petsky Prunier is one of the leading investment banks in the technology, media, marketing, eCommerce, and healthcare industries. Our firm's mergers and acquisitions and private placements advisory services reflect a unique blend of product specialization and industry expertise. Together with strategic consulting firm Winterberry Group, a Petsky Prunier company, our organization represents one of the largest industry-specific advisors providing strategic and transactional services. In addition, we offer international reach through our partnership with investment bank Altium, which operates from nine offices across Europe. Securities transactions are processed through Petsky Prunier Securities LLC, a member of FINRA and an affiliated entity.

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