Daily Deal Activity 10/13/15

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

Wellness products subscription company FabFitFun has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding led by New Enterprise Associates and Upfront Ventures with participation from 500 Startups, Draft Ventures, and Simon Ventures. The company will use the funding for expanding domestically.

mobile content/apps

Mobile banking and personal finance app developer Moven has raised $12 million in Series B funding from Route 66 Ventures. The company has raised $25 million to date and will use the new round of funding for building out its banking partnerships.

mobile content/apps

Food discovery platform ShopWell has raised $3.4 million in a round of funding led by Finistere Ventures with participation from Fairhaven Capital, S2G Ventures, and ATA Ventures. The company will use the funding for building out partnerships.

Digital Advertising

vertical search

France-based doctor appointment platform Doctolib has raised $20 million in Series B funding from Accel Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding internationally and further developing its platform.

Marketing Technology

ad serving

Spain-based Marfeel, developer of an advertising platform for mobile publishers, has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from Nauta Capital and Elaia Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence in the US.

analytics & targeting

Data analytics platform DataVisor has raised $14.5 million in a round of funding from GSR and New Enterprise Associates. The company will use the funding for expanding its engineering, sales, and marketing teams.

analytics & targeting

SaaS-based b-to-b predictive sales and marketing platform EverString has raised $65 million in Series B funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners with participation from Sequoia Capital, IDG Ventures, and Lakestar. The company will use the funding for expanding operations.

bi tools

Web performance analysis engine Zoompf has been acquired by web and mobile application optimization company Rigor. The acquisition provides Rigor with a root cause analysis offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

content management

Marketing personalization platform Boomtrain has raised $12 million in Series A funding from Sierra Ventures, Cota Capital, and Lerer Ventures. The company has raised $14 million to date and will use the funding for product development and expanding headcount.

content management

Website optimization experience platform Optimizely has raised $58 million in Series C funding led by Index Ventures with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, Bain Capital, Battery Ventures, Benchmark Capital, Citi Ventures, Correlation Ventures, and Salesforce Ventures. The company has raised $146 million to date and will use the funding for product development.

market research, vertical search

Altisource Portfolio Solutions (Nasdaq:ASPS) has acquired home rental data company RentRange and online real estate search platform Investability. The acquisitions expand Altisource’s reach and data capabilities. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

social technology

Social media influence company Boostinsider has raised $1.5 million in a round of funding from Fine Charm Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its user base and platform offerings.

Agency & Marketing Services

database/analytics

Sales data provider Rain King Solutions has raised $67 million in a round of funding from Spectrum Equity. The company will use the funding for building out current services and enhancing its North American database offering.

marketing consulting

Market research consultancy InfoTrends has been acquired by analytical testing information company Buyers Laboratory from Questex. The acquisition provides Buyer Laboratory with expanded market research strategy offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

collaboration

Business-to-employee application development platform Mobilengine has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Valor Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding operations in the construction, manufacturing, and logistics sectors.

financial

Belgium-based expense management software developer Xpenditure has raised $5.7 million in Series A funding from Horizons Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for building out the capabilities of its offering.

hr

Performance review software developer Zugata has raised $3.2 million in a round of funding from General Catalyst, Formation 8, and Redpoint Ventures. The company will use the funding for launching out of stealth.

security

Cybersecurity company Cybereason has raised $59 million in Series C funding led by SoftBank with participation from CRV and Spark Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding the capabilities of its response platform while hiring talent.

security

India-based IT security firm Pawaa has been acquired by Cisco. The acquisition will see Pawaa integrated into Cisco’s Software Platform Group as the company looks to build out its file-sharing software solution. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Endpoint security platform SentinelOne has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Third Point Ventures with participation from Tiger Global Management, Data Collective, Granite Hill Capital Partners, Westly Group, and SineWave Ventures. The company has raised $40 million to date and will use the funding for expanding research and development and customer support operations.

Information

healthcare information

Clinical data and communications platform Health Gorilla has raised $4.4 million in a round of funding led by Data Collective with participation from True Ventures, Orfin Ventures, Venture Investment Associates, and Harris Barton. The company will use the funding for launching its clinical network nationwide.

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