Daily Deal Activity 05/13/16

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

France-based travel sales site Voyage Prive has acquired Spain-based competitor Splendia. The acquisition provides Voyage Prive with an expanded luxury hotels booking network. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps, ecommerce

China-based taxi booking app and transportation platform Didi Chuxing has raised $1 billion in a round of funding from Apple. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence domestically.

Digital Advertising

vertical search

Online budget hotel aggregator Stayzilla has raised $13 million in Series C funding from Matrix Partners and Nexus Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for product development and marketing initiatives.

vertical search

Tech talent search platform Woo has raised $2 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for marketing, sales, and business development initiatives.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting, database/segmentation

Direct mail analytics dashboard PebblePost has raised $5.2 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts while hiring talent.

content management

Digital content fulfillment solutions provider MediaNet Digital has been acquired by Canada-based music rights monitoring software developer SOCAN. The acquisition is complimentary to SOCAN’s live streaming monitoring offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile technology

Mobile business-to-consumer engagement solutions company mBlox has been acquired by cloud communications group CLX Communications for $117 million. The acquisition provides CLX with an expanded presence in the US and UK. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mrm/workflow management

Innodata (Nasdaq:INOD) has acquired the PR Newswire’s Agility media monitoring and workflow platform for $4.8 million. The acquisition provides Innodata with expanded targeting and media distribution capabilities. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mrm/workflow management

Team productivity and workflow platform Lattice has raised $2.8 million in a round of funding led by Thrive Capital with participation from Khosla Ventures, SV Angel, and Fuel Capital. The company will use the funding for building out platform functionality.

Agency & Marketing Services

digital agency

UK-based agency Company of Huskies has acquired creative studio Brando Advertising Agency. The acquisition will provide Company of Huskies with expanded digital capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

specialty agency, gaming

Wanda Cinema Line has acquired brand placement agency Propaganda GEM and game distribution company Hoolai Games. The acquisitions coincide with Wanda Cinema’s merchandising and sales expansion strategy. Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Traditional Media

consumer magazine publishing

UK-based magazine publisher Blaze Publishing has been acquired by consumer magazine and app publishing company Future. The acquisition is complimentary to Future’s existing media and events brands. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

erp

Cloud event management software etouches has raised $20 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its enterprise-level solution offerings.

financial

Fattmerchant, a provider of credit card processing solutions for merchants, has raised $1.4 million in a round of funding from Wet Paint Ventures and venVelo. The company will use the funding for product development initiatives

healthcare

Healthcare planning solutions provider Healthcare Interactive has raised $3.4 million in a round of funding led by Maryland Venture Fund with participation from Grotech Ventures and Harbert Management Corp. The company will use the funding for expanding its client base.

healthcare

Population health management company i2i Systems has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Healthcare Technology Capital Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding sales and marketing efforts.

healthcare

Medal, operator of a platform for unifying medical records, has raised $3.8 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations and headcount.

security

Security attack detection platform Cyber adAPT has raised $6 million in Series A funding from Black River Investments. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding within the government and commercial sectors.

security

SaaS-based third party risk management software developer Evantix has been acquired by IT strategy and consulting company Optiv Security. The acquisition provides Optiv with expanded cybersecurity offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Business Services

staffing

Nurse staffing services provider Rise Medical Staffing has been acquired by Clearview Capital-owned physical therapy staffing company Advanced Medical Personnel Services. The acquisition provides Advanced Medical with expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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