Daily Deal Activity 05/20/16

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

China-based eCommerce platform developer Focus Technology has acquired by online retailer sourcing marketplace Doba.  Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Meal kit delivery startup Sun Basket has raised $11.6 million in Series A funding from Vulcan Capital, PivotNorth Capital, Baseline Ventures, Rembrandt Ventures, Correlation Ventures, Relevance Capital, and Roth Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence geographically.

ecommerce

Germany-based online fashion shops search engine Stylight has been acquired by ProSiebenSat.1 Media in a transaction reportedly valuing the company at $89.6 million. The acquisition will see Stylight operate within ProSiebenSat.1 Media’s eCommerce arm 7Commerce. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps

Hyperlocal offline discovery platform Appie Mobiquity has raised $1 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the funding for customer acquisition efforts and while building out its platform.

mobile content/apps

Personal fitness program and app developer bLife has been acquired by health management software developer Canary Health. The acquisition is complementary to Canary Health’s health insurance solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

mobile content/apps

Credit card management app Tally has raised $15 million in Series A funding led by Shasta Ventures with participation from AiTV and Cowboy Ventures. The company will use the round of funding for expanding headcount.

niche content

India-based digital media startup FactorDaily has raised $1 million in a round of funding from Blume Ventures and Accel Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its reader base.

niche content, digital video

Online video directory and discovery company OVGuide has been acquired by subscription-based television streaming services provider FilmOn. The acquisition will see OVGuide integrated into FilmOn’s over-the-top on-demand internet streaming arm CinemaNow. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Digital Advertising

vertical search

Freelance design and marketing projects search platform ConceptDrop has raised $1.1 million in a round of funding led by Network Ventures with participation from Pritzker Group and 500 Startup. The company will use the funding for building out its technology.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting, media management system

Online media and experience management platform Knetik has been acquired by telecommunications company Cima Group. The acquisition provides Cima with contextual data analytics and reporting capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

commerce management

Online shopping cart solutions developer Awesome Commerce has acquired the Storefront.net, developer of an eCommerce platform for small businesses, from retailer inventory management solutions provider Freestyle Solutions. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

market research

Australia-based sports and entertainment insights consultancy Repucom will be acquired by Nielsen. The acquisition will see Repucom integrated into Nielsen Sports while providing bolstered ad measurement capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

media management system

Cloud-based collaborative media-planning platform developer ColSpace has been acquired by advertising technology software developer Mediaocean. The acquisition provides Mediaocean with expanded planning offerings as the company looks to expand its presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Traditional Media

entertainment media

YouTube music rights management company InDMusic has been acquired by Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV). The acquisition will see Live Nation relaunch its YouTube network Live Nation TV. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

collaboration

Enterprise-level information sharing solutions developer MLstate has been acquired by access management solutions provider Wallix Group. The acquisition provides Wallix with strengthened information governance offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Sports and game film analysis platform developer Krossover Intelligence has raised $20 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for product development efforts.

hr

Employer health analytics platform Springbuk has raised $3.8 million in Series A funding from Lewis & Clark Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for hiring talent while focusing on product development efforts.

security

Security and compliance solutions developer HawkEye has been acquired by Ignite Analytics from Hexis Cyber Solutions for $20 million. The acquisition provides Ignite Analytics with strengthened regulatory compliance and fraud detection capabilities.

Business Services

it consulting/systems integration

Enterprise-level Docker support solutions company Kismatic has been acquired by application delivery platform Apprenda. The acquisition is complimentary to Apprenda’s Kubernetes capabilities and offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

printing services

Printing services company Oliver Printing has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Pfingsten Partners. The company will use the new resources for expanding headcount while building out its geographic presence.

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