Daily Deal Activity 12/10/15

Digital Media/Commerce

classifieds/auctions/p-to-p

Secondhand fashion marketplace Vinted has raised $27 million in Series C funding led by Hubert Burda Media with participation from Accel Partners and Insight Venture Partners. The company has raised $61 million to date and will use the funding for expanding outside of the US.

gaming

Social Gaming Network has acquired mobile gaming studios Fat Rascal Games and Kiwi. The acquisitions provide Social Gaming Network with an expanded casual games portfolio. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

niche content

UK-based hyper-local news platform The Tab has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Balderton Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence in North America while building out its platform technology.

Digital Advertising

digital promotion/coupon

Germany-based digital coupon platform Cuponation has raised $10.9 million in Series B funding from Rocket Internet, New Enterprise Associates, and Holtzbink Ventures. The company will use the funding for expanding internationally.

mobile marketing

France-based mobile predictive marketing platform Databerries has raised $1.9 million in a round of funding from Isai and Mosaic Ventures. The company will use the funding for product development initiatives and expanding operations.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

SaaS-based data analytics platform DataScience has raised $22 million in a round led by Whitehart Ventures with participation from Greycroft Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding its data scientist and engineering divisions.

analytics & targeting

SaaS-based predictive marketing platform Tinyclues has raised $5.4 million in a round of funding led by Alven Capital with participation from ISAI and Elaia Partners. The company will use the funding for international expansion.

commerce management

Canada-based commerce solutions platform Orckestra has raised $12 million in Series B funding from W Investments and Fondaction CSN. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence internationally while focusing on sales initiatives.

marketing data

Factual, a provider of mobile location data solutions, has raised $35 million in Series B funding from Altpoint Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Data Collective, Haystack Partners, Heritage Group, Index Ventures, Miramar Ventures, and Upfront Ventures. The company has raised $62 million to date and will use the funding for expanding sales and marketing efforts.

mobile technology

ItsOn, a developer of digital experience solutions for mobile operators, has raised $12.5 million in Series D funding led by Delta Partners Capital with participation from Andreessen Horowitz and Tenaya Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding internationally.

Agency & Marketing Services

digital agency

Australia-based media agency Max & Partners has been acquired by digital agency Brand New Media. The acquisition provides Brand New Media with a video content production and distribution offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

digital agency

Interpublic Group has acquired digital agencies McCann, Mullen Lowe, and FCB from Russia-based advertising services company ADV Global. The acquisitions provide Interpublic with an expanded presence in Russia. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Traditional Media

b-to-b media

Culinary events business Dinner Lab has acquired competitor Dishcrawl. The acquisition provides Dinner Lab with expanded operations as the company looks to expand its restaurant network. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

big data

Big-data integration services platform SnapLogic has raised $37.5 million in a round of funding from Microsoft, Silver Lake Waterman, Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners, and Triangle Peak Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding internationally.

geo-demo

Geospatial software developer Boundless Spatial has raised $5 million in Series B funding led by Motorola Solutions Venture Capital with participation from Vanedge Capital and In-Q-Tel. The company will use the funding for expanding its engineering and sales divisions.

hr

Employee engagement platform TINYpulse has raised $6 million in a round of funding led by Arthur Ventures with participation from High Alpha Capital and Varenne Partners. The company will use the funding for product development and hiring talent.

legal

UK-based legal services platform developer Peppermint Technology has raised $10.9 million in a round of funding from Scottish Equity Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence in the legal and dispute management market.

security

Web identity and access management solutions provider Cafesoft has been acquired by identity management platform developer OneLogin. The acquisition provides OneLogin with an expanded compliance offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Network infrastructure security company Core Security has been acquired by identity management solutions provider Courion Corporation. The acquisition provides Courion with an expanded security portfolio for businesses. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Information

financial information, financial software

Mortgage loan data and information solutions company Blackbox Logic has been acquired by Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO). The acquisition provides Moody’s with enhanced residential mortgage loan data. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Business Services

it consulting/systems integration

Accenture has acquired Cimation, an IT consulting and process automation company. Cimation has 2014 reported revenues $49 million and the acquisition will provide the company with an expanded customer base. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

India-based b-to-b logistics startup BlackBuck has raised $25 million in Series B funding from Accel Partners, Flipkart, Tiger Global Management, and private investors. The company will use the funding for expanding into the express shipments space.

management consulting

Retail design consultancy Big Red Rooster will be acquired by JLL (NYSE:JLL). The acquisition provides JLL with brand strategy, design, and implementation offerings for retailers. 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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