Daily Deal Activity 06/25/15

Digital Media/Commerce

classifieds/auctions/p-to-p

Mexico-based online classifieds site Anumex has been acquired by Schibsted Media Group. The acquisition bolsters the position and market presence of Schibsted’s Mexico-based classifieds site Segundamano.mx. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Local shopping startup Curbside has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Sutter Hill Ventures with participation from Index Ventures, AME Cloud Ventures, and Qualcomm Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its service to new markets and retailers.

gaming

PC game maker Radiant has raised $4.5 million in a round of funding Andreessen Horowitz, General Catalyst Partners, and London Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for attracting and monetizing users.

niche content

Motorsport.com has acquired Middle Eastern online motorsports news and content site Formulawahad.com. The acquisition expands Motorsport.com’s online news content footprint as the company continues on an acquisition spree. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

niche content

UK-based kids publishing and entertainment startup Lost My Name has raised $9 million in Series A funding from Google Ventures, Greycroft Partners, The Chemin Group, and Allen & Co. The company will use the new round of funding for scaling internationally.

Digital Advertising

email services

Marketing tech startup Yieldify has raised $11.5 million in Series A funding from Google Ventures and SoftBank Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its predictive marketing technology while expanding its global presence and hiring talent.

local search

Apartment rental platform Zumper has raised $6.4 million in a round of funding from Goodwater Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. The company will use the new round of funding for building out the capabilities of its platform.

vertical search

Job search engine AdHunter has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from Crowdcube, Index Ventures, The Accelerator Group, and Passion Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding internationally while investing in technology.

vertical search

Online travel itinerary platform Inspirock has raised $3 million in a round of funding from MakeMyTrip and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its coverage geographically.

Marketing Technology

commerce management

Sweden-based digital content and commerce solutions firm Brightstep has been acquired by Accenture (NYSE:ACN). The acquisition provides Accenture Interactive with expanded experience in digital commerce solutions for hybris software and Adobe. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

content management

Belgium-based online content translation platform TextMaster has raised $5 million in a round of funding led by Serena Capital with participation from Alven Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for investing in research and development.

sfa/lead management

Conga, a developer of document generation and reporting applications for Salesforce, has raised $70 million in a round of funding from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for accelerating product development and customer supports efforts while providing increased certification offerings.

Agency & Marketing Services

public relations, healthcare agency

UK-based healthcare public relations and medical communications agency Just:: has been acquired by Havas. The acquisition will see Just:: combined with Havas Health as Havas looks to expand in the global public relations space. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

big data

Enterprise-grade database startup Redis Labs has raised $15 million in Series B funding from Bain Capital and Carmel Ventures. The company has raised $28 million and will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and marketing operations.

big data

On-demand database capacity management firm Tesora has raised $4.5 million in a round of funding from Rho Canada Ventures with participation from Common Angels and General Catalyst Partners. The company will use the new funding for building out its database service.

cloud computing

Cloud management platform developer Attribo has been acquired by cloud infrastructure analysis firm Cloudability. The acquisition provides Cloudability with enhanced cloud adoption and cloud financial control offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

collaboration

Organization stakeholder engagement platform Brazen has raised $4.7 million in a round of funding led by Osage Venture Partners with participation from Randstad Innovation Fund, Militello Capital, and Kegonsa Capital Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for continuing to build out its collaboration platform.

credit/risk

Security rating platform developer BitSight Technologies has raised $23 million in Series B funding led by Comcast Ventures with participation from Menlo Ventures, Globespan Capital Partners, Commonwealth Capital Ventures, and Flybridge Capital Partners. The company has raised $49 million to date and will use the funding for extending sales and marketing efforts while expanding its engineering and data science teams.

engineering

3D modeling software developer Matterport has raised $30 million in Series C funding led by Qualcomm Ventures with participation from Lux Capital, Greylock Partners, DCM Ventures, Felicis Ventures, and AME Cloud Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its technology.

financial

Redknee Solutions, a provider of real-time monetization and subscriber management software, has acquired Orga Systems, a provider of real-time charging and billing solutions, for $43 million. The acquisition provides Redknee with access to a customer base in non-telecom industries.

security

Israel-based application security software provider Checkmarx has raised $84 million in a round of funding from Insight Venture Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for accelerating product development efforts while focusing on international expansion.

software development tools

Application performance management solutions firm AppDynamics has acquired automated web testing platform developer BugBuster. The acquisition supplements AppDynamics with enhanced testing capabilities for its solutions suite. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Information

product/price information, HR software

SaaS-based hospitality industry solutions firm Fourth Hospitality has been acquired by Insight Venture Partners from ECI Partners. The acquisition provides Fourth with resources for international expansion through acquisitions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Business Services

engineering consulting

Managed services and accountable care organization implementation firm Sage Technologies has been acquired by electronic health record data aggregation firm Arcadia Healthcare Solutions. The acquisition provides Arcadia with enhanced end-to-end managed healthcare service offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare consulting

Healthcare revenue cycle management services provider ROI Companies has been acquired by Bolder Healthcare Solutions. The acquisition provides ROI with resources for expanding its services through acquisitions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

hr consulting

Background screening company SterlingBackcheck has been acquired by Goldman Sachs from Calera Capital. The acquisition provides SterlingBackcheck with resources for expanding its management team. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

Same-day delivery company Deliv has acquired local merchant delivery services provider WeDeliver. The acquisition provides Deliv with strengthened same-day delivery services as the company looks to expand domestically. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Africa-based software training platform Andela has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Spark Capital with participation from Omidyar Networks and LearnCapital. The company will use the new round of funding for growing its partnership network.

training

Online marketing training and certification programs operator Market Motive has been acquired by professional certification training firm Simplilearn for $10 million. The acquisition allows Simplilearn to expand its presence in the US while capitalizing on the new college graduate market. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

training

Technology and business learning platform Safari has acquired Popforms, a creator of courses and tools for supporting technical positions. The acquisition expands Safari’s original content while expanding its course exercise offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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