Daily Deal Activity 05/23/16

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

Australia-based data exchange marketplace operator Data Republic has raised $7.6 million in a round of funding from Qantas Loyalty, NAB Ventures, and Westpac Reinventure Fund. The company will use the funding for expanding headcount.

ecommerce

On-demand tech support company HelloTech has acquired competitor Geekatoo. The acquisition provides HelloTech with an expanded geographic presence as it looks to diversify its service offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Online audiobook streaming service Mofibo has been acquired by competitor Storytel for $14.5 million. The acquisition provides Storytel with an expanded mobile operator partnership network. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

Consignment platform Schoola has raised $3.6 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence domestically while hiring talent.

mobile content/apps

Personal finance coaching app Penny App has raised $1.2 million in a round of funding from Social Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its account transparency functionality.

mobile content/apps

UK-based on-demand hairdresser booking app Rock Pamper Scissors has raised $1.7 million in a round of funding from 500 Startups The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations domestically while building out app functionality.

Digital Advertising

online lead generation

Motorsport reviews platform RideApart has been acquired by motorsports content and news site Motor1.com. The acquisition will provide Motor1.com with and expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Ad targeting startup Metadata has raised $2 million in a round of funding led by Hillsven Capital with participation from Greycroft Partners, 500 Startups, and Right Side Capital Partners. The company will use the funding for product development.

crm

Physician appointment management platform DocBook has been acquired by medical booking platform developer Doctena. The acquisition will provide Doctena with strengthened scheduling functionality. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

market research

Business intelligence solutions company Asset International has acquired market research services provider Market Metrix from FactSet (NYSE:FDS) for $175 million. The acquisition provides Asset International with strengthened insurance data and research capabilities. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Agency & Marketing Services

digital agency

Website design and digital marketing solutions company Cendyn has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Accel-KKR. The company will use the new resources for expanding its presence in the travel and hospitality industry.

Traditional Media

digital place-based media

eyeQ, a provider of in-store digital displays for monitoring consumer purchase behavior, has raised $3.5 million in Series A funding led by Align Capital with participation from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and marketing divisions.

Software

financial

Israel-based food ordering and payment platform 10bis has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from TA Associates. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount while launching new solutions.

healthcare

Telemedicine startup Avizia has raised $14.5 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering, sales, and marketing divisions.

hr

Interview management solutions developer Take the Interview has raised $5 million in Series B funding led by 3TS Capital Partners with participation from StarVest Partners and Rittenhouse Ventures. The company will use the funding for building out integrations with other HR solutions.

virtualization

Mobile network virtualization software solutions developer Saguna Networks has raised $5 million in a round of funding from CE Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

Information

product/price information

General Atlantic has acquired a majority stake in energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus Media. The acquisition provides Argus with the resources for product development while it looks to expand coverage internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Business Services

it consulting/systems integration

Cybersecurity consulting services provider JustASC has been acquired by security solutions developer Falanx Group. The acquisition provides Falanx Group with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting/systems integration

Aspediens, a provider of IT solutions for the service-management sector, has been acquired by IT services and solutions company CSC (NYSE:CSC). The acquisition will see Aspediens integrated into CSC’s ServiceNow Platform Fruition Partners. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting/systems integration

IT solutions and cloud ecosystem services company InterVision Systems has received an undisclosed private equity investment from Huron Capital Partners and RLG Capital. The company will use the funding for building out its infrastructure solutions.

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