Daily Deal Activity 06/24/15

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

France-based gardening and home improvement eCommerce company Bricoprive.com has raised $2.8 million in a round of funding from Ardian. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding in European markets.

gaming

Causal gaming website Jenkat Games has been acquired by online social gaming publisher and distributor iWin. The acquisition provides iWin with an increased customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps

Mobile auto claims documentation and management app developer AutoClaim has been acquired by ABT Holdings. The acquisition will provide AutoClaim with the resources for developing customized offerings for individual users. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Digital Advertising

digital promotion/coupon

Celebrity-based charitable fundraising platform Prizeo has been acquired by charity broadcast network Chideo. The acquisition provides Chideo with strengthened fan base mobilization and content offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

local search

Whittl, developer of a platform for paying for local services, has raised $3.3 million in Series A funding led by Origin Ventures with participation from KGC Capital, OCA Ventures, and Amicus Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for product development while expanding into new markets.

online lead generation

Credit score and financial products platform developer Credit Karma has $175 million at a valuation of $3.5 billion from Tiger Global Management, Valinor Management, and Viking Global Investors. The company has raised $368.5 million to date and will use the new round of funding for expanding its platform.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Indix, a provider of analytics and insight solutions for brands, has raised $15 million in a round of funding from Nokia Growth Partners, Nexus Venture Partners, and Avalon Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for growing its team of engineers and data scientists while expanding its sales and marketing efforts.

bi tools

Stadium operations mobile app developer VenueNext has raised $9 million in Series A funding from Causeway Media Partners, Live Nation Entertainment, Twitter Networks, and Aruba Networks. The company will use the new round of funding for building out new features for its product.

mobile technology

Bluestreak Technologies, a developer of media applications for mobile phones and digital televisions, has been acquired by Espial Group. The acquisition provides Espial with increased software development and integration capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mrm/workflow management

Korbitec, a provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, has been acquired by LexisNexis from Naspers Group. Korbitec will integrate with RELX Group, and the acquisition provides LexisNexis with expanded legal information capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Agency & Marketing Services

digital agency, traditional outdoor

Google has acquired out-of-home advertising services company and Titan Outdoor and technology and design consultancy Control Group. The acquisition will see both firms integrated into Google’s city technology incubator Sidewalk Labs as the company undertakes a project of converting old pay phones into free public WiFi hubs. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

general agency, public relations

Advertising and integrated marketing agency HY Connect and public relations firm Dodge Communications have been acquired by healthcare and financial services communications network Myelin Communications. The acquisitions provide Myelin with enhanced brand strategy, social media, and creative services. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Software

cloud computing

Frame, provider of a cloud platform that allows users to run any software in a browser, has raised $10 million in a round of funding from Columbus Nova Technology Partners, Bain Capital Ventures, and SQN Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its technology while growing its engineering and sales teams.

cloud computing

SaaS-based on premise private cloud software developer Replicated has raised $1.5 million in a round of funding led by BOLDStart Ventures with participation from Founder Collective, Mucker Capital, and TenOneTen. The company will use the new round of funding for developing product capabilities.

financial

Cloud-based tax platform Canopy has raised $8 million in Series A funding led by New Enterprise Associates with participation from EPIC Ventures and Deep Fork Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its platform.

financial

Performance management software developer Tagetik has acquired iNovasion, a provider of performance management consulting services. The acquisition will provide Tagetik with regional direct sales and support services. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Universal identity platform developer Auth0 has raised $9.3 million in a round of funding led by Bessemer Venture Partners with participation from K9 Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for supporting subscriber growth while focusing on marketing and customer success initiatives.

security

Endpoint security company Barkly has raised $12.5 million in a round of funding led by New Enterprise Associates with participation from Sigma Prime Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for recruiting talent and driving product development.

security

Vulnerability management systems developer HackerOne has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by New Enterprise Associates with participation from Benchmark and angel investors. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its technology.

Information

healthcare information

Virtual health system developer MDLIVE has raised $50 million in a round of funding from Bedford Funding. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its acquisition strategy while focusing on building out customer reach initiatives.

Business Services

bpo

Bracket, a provider of services and technology for clinical trials, has acquired clinical services and technology company Clintara. The acquisition provides Bracket with an enhanced patient eligibility validation solution. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting/systems intregration

Hilltop Consultants, a provider of IT and professional services to law firms, has acquired law firm IT consulting services provider NSource IT. The acquisition provides NSource IT with improved backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

Tech-enabled logistics solutions provider Catapult International has been acquired by Warburg Pincus-owned logistics provider Mercator. The acquisition provides Catapult International with enhanced cost-efficiency capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

Online logistics marketplace Porter has raised $5.5 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia Capital with participation from Kae Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its geographic footprint while improving its existing products and solutions.

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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