Daily Deal Activity 12/30/13

Digital Media/Commerce

gaming

Gaming For Good, a non-profit charity organization offering a platform that allows users to download PC games that can be purchased using points earned from charitable donations, has raised $10 million in funding led by private investors.

Niche Content

Baidu (NasdaqGS:BIDU) has agreed to acquire China-based online literature platform PW Literature from Perfect World (NasdaqGS:PWRD), an online game developer for $32 million.

Niche Content

Ozy Media, an operator of a daily news and information site, has raised $5.4 million in funding led by private investors.

Marketing Technology

bi tools

Tidemark, which offers cloud-based enterprise performance management and analytics applications, has received $1 million in funding led by private investors. The investment brings the company’s total funding to $20.4 million.

mobile technology

ScrollMotion, a company providing software for creating, distributing, and integrating mobile applications, has raised $5 million in funding led by private investors. This brings the company’s total funding to $43 million.

Technology & Communications

cloud computing technology

InterCloud Systems (NasdaqCM:ICLD), provides a single-source end-to end IT and telecom solutions to the service provider and corporate enterprise markets through cloud platforms and professional services, has raised $12 million in funding led by private investors.

financial technology

PeerTransfer, a provider of payment solutions for the education industry, has raised $6.2 million in funding led by Spark Capital, QED Investors, Devonshire Investors, KIBO Ventures, and FIDES. The company has raised $21 million in funding to date.

Information & Business Services

infrastructue software

NeverWare, a company provides solutions that boost the performance of old computers, has raised $4.9 million in funding led by private investors. Neverware’s software centralizes maintenance and security and allows low-performing machines to run more efficiently.

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