Daily Deal Activity 12/07/15

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

Online custom-made furniture retailer CustomFurnish.com has raised $4.5 million in a round of funding from Agnus Capital and o3 Capital. The company will use the funding expanding its presence domestically.

ecommerce

India-based food delivery app developer Faasos has raised $30 million in a round of funding led by ru-Net with participation from Sequoia Capital and Lightbox Ventures. The company will use the funding for launching new services and expanding geographically.

ecommerce

UK-based recipe box delivery company Gousto has raised $13.5 million in a round of funding from BGF Ventures, MMC Ventures, Unilever Ventures, and private investors. The company will use the funding for expanding headcount while focusing on sales and marketing efforts.

ecommerce

Custom shoe ordering platform Shoes of Prey has raised $15.5 million in a round of funding from Greycroft Partners and Nordstrom. The company has raised $24 million to date and will use the funding for developing new product lines.

niche content, entertainment media

Podcast media company Gimlet Media has raised $6 million at a reported valuation of $30 million from Graham Holdings. The company will use the funding for developing new content and increasing its audience base.

niche content

Viral content website Tickld has been acquired by digital media company Gateway Media. The acquisition provides Gateway Media with a strengthened web entertainment portfolio and an expanded user base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Digital Advertising

digital advertising

Video streaming solutions company Streamroot has raised $2.1 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the funding for building out the capabilities of its connected viewers offering.

mobile marketing

France-based Feeligo, a developer of native advertising solutions for mobile conversations, has raised $1.6 million in a round of funding from Iris Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence internationally.

vertical search

Business trip planning platform operator Travo has raised $2.4 million in a round of funding from Great Oaks Ventures, Baroda Ventures, and Valence Ventures. The company will use the funding for launchings its product out of beta.

Marketing Technology

analytics & Targeting

Digital advertising and onsite conversion platform developer Ve Interactive has acquired eBay Enterprise Marketing Solutions’ Display Retargeting business. The acquisition provides Ve interactive with an expanded customer base and geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile technology

UK-based mobile ticketing collection platform Masabi has raised $12 million in a round of funding from Lepe Partners, MasterCard, and MMC Ventures. The company will use the funding for product launch efforts.

social technology

Social marketing company Socialytics will be acquired by Philippines-based digital marketing company AdSpark. The acquisition provides AdSpark with expanded talent and social media marketing capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Agency & Marketing Services

digital agency

Dentsu Aegis Network will acquire a majority stake in digital agency Aspac Creative Communications. The acquisition provides Dentsu with an expanded presence in Southeast Asia. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Perficient (Nasdaq:PRFT) has acquired digital marketing agency Enlighten. The acquisition provides Perficient with expanded digital experience and integration capabilities. Enlighten has reported revenues of $12 million. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Traditional Media

entertainment media

France-based digital media company Webedia has acquired West World Media, a provider of entertainment listings and venue marketing services for cinemas. The acquisition provides Webedia with an expanded presence in the US. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

collaboration

Digital workplace collaboration tools developer ThinkTank has raised $20 million in a round of funding from AP6 and Amadeus Capital Partners. The company will use the funding for research and development efforts while focusing on sales and marketing.

healthcare

Home health platform Lively will be acquired by GreatCall, a developer of mobile health and safety solutions. The acquisition provides GreatCall with expanded offering for its connected health portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Patient engagement platform MD Revolution has raised $23 million in a round of funding Jump Capital. The company has raised $30 million to date and will use the round of funding for expanding the geographic presence of its practice network.

healthcare

SaaS-based health coaching platform Twine Health has raised $6.8 million in Series A funding led by Khosla Ventures, Provenance Venture Forum, and Tower Capital Partners. The company will use the funding for increasing commercialization efforts.

hr

SeamlessDocs, developer of a document automation solution for government agencies, has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Govtech. The company will use the funding for expanding product capabilities.

software development tools

On-demand software development and design solutions provider Gigster has raised $10 million in Series A funding led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from Y Combinator, SV Angel, Sound Ventures, and Launch Fund. The company will use the funding for investing in its technology.

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