Daily Deal Activity 09/23/15

Digital Media/Commerce

classifieds/auctions/p-to-p

France-based carsharing platform operator VULOG has raised $9.4 million in a round of funding from Environmental Technologies Fund, Opus Capital, and Bpifrance. The company will use the funding for international expansion while strengthening its position in the carsharing market.

ecommerce

China-based online-to-office community services platform Beequick has raised $70 million in Series C funding from Hillhouse Capital, Tiantu Capital, and Sequoia Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for investing in its logistic infrastructure while focusing on market expansion.

gaming

Gaming and eSports company Unikrn has acquired India-based eSports startup DotaProHub. The acquisition provides Unikrn with an expanded eSports portfolio and enhanced odds making capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps

Productivity app developer Pingpad has raised $1 million in a round of funding from 500 Startups, Floodgate, Crunchfund, and Greylock Partners. The company will use the funding for hiring talent and building out new product features.

mobile content/apps

Digital hospitality app provider Velocity Mobile has raised $4 million in Series A funding from private investors. The company has raised $16 million to date and will use the round of funding for building out mobile payment features.

niche content

Video-driven websites operator Complex has raised $21 million in a round of funding from Hearst. The minority investment provides Complex with a broadened distribution network as Hearst looks to grow the demographic of its audience base.

social media/apps, crm

Online real estate platform Housing.com has acquired online agent network Plat and property management software developer BigBHK. The acquisition strengthen Housing.com’s supply side product portfolio. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Digital Advertising

comparison shopping

Spain-based online package shipping platform Packlink has raised $12.6 million in a round of funding led by Eight Roads Ventures with participation from Accel Partners and Active Venture Partners. The company has raised $24.9 million to date and will use the funding for expanding its presence in Europe.

online lead generation

Spain-based restaurant reservation platform Restaurantes.com has been acquired by online restaurant reservation site Restalo. The acquisition provides Restalo with a strengthened market position. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Big data analytics platform Atigeo has raised $18.4 million in a round of funding from Ascension Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its offerings across the healthcare, energy, and financial services industries.

analytics & targeting

Cross-device retargeting company SilverPush has raised $1.2 million in a round of funding from M&S Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and launching new measurement solutions for brands.

content management

India-based SaaS-based publishing platform Quintype has raised $3.3 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for focusing on product and business development while expanding its engineering and sales teams.

content management

Content marketing platform ScribbleLive has raised $35 million in Series D funding led by OpenText Enterprise with participation from Emerillion Capital, Blue Cloud Ventures, Northleaf Venture Catalyst, Rogers Ventures, Summerhill Venture Partners, and Georgian Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding operations.

Software

collaboration

Video collaboration services provider Blue Jeans Network has raised $76.5 million in a round of funding led by New Enterprise Associates with participation from Accel Ventures, Battery Ventures, Norwest Venture Partners, Glynn Capital, and Quadrille Capital. The company has raised $175 million to date and will use the funding for international expansion.

healthcare

Consumer health technology company CliniCloud has raised $5 million in a round of funding led by Tencent and Ping An Ventures with participation from private investors. The company will use the funding for launching new products and expanding internationally.

infrastructure

SevOne, a provider of infrastructure management solutions, has raised $50 million in Series C funding led by Westfield Capital Management with participation from Bain Capital Partners, HarbourVest, VT Technology Ventures, and Osage Venture Partners. The company will use the funding for developing in new markets.

security

Internet security company Zscaler has raised a $25 million continuation of its Series D round of funding from Google Capital. The additional funding brings the round total to $110 million. The company plans to use the investment for international expansion and growing its customer base.

Business Services

training

Learning software developer Weejee Learnings has been acquired by marketing and learning development services company Principled Technologies. The acquisition provides Principled Technologies with broadened corporate development offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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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