Daily Deal Activity 05/25/16

Digital Media/Commerce

classifieds/auctions/p-to-p

Peer-to-peer construction equipment marketplace EquipmentShare has raised $5.5 million in a round of funding from Romulus Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations domestically.

ecommerce, mobile content/apps

Israel-based ride hailing company Gett has raised $300 million in a round of funding from Volkswagen Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence in Europe as it looks to compete with ride-sharing competitors.

ecommerce, affinity/partner

Online university and campus living retailer On Campus Marketing has been acquired by Spire Capital Partners from Dominus Capital. The company will use the new resources for strengthening its digital marketing and mobile commerce offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

gaming, social media/apps

Social prediction and fantasy sports app SportsHero has raised $2.4 million in a round of funding from Nevada Iron. The company will use the new round of funding for increasing partner and user acquisition initiatives.

mobile content/apps

Enterprise carpooling app Scoop has raised $5.1 million in a round of funding led by Signia Venture Partners with participation from BMW I Ventures, Index Ventures, and Workday Corporate Ventures. The company will use the funding for expanding its presence domestically.

mobile content/apps

Zubie, developer of a telematics and connected-car app for small businesses, has raised $6 million in a round of funding from Melody Capital Partners, OpenAir Equity Partners, and Nokia Growth Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding operations.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Affectiva, a developer of emotion measurement and recognition solutions for the gaming, advertising, and healthcare industries, has raised $14 million in a round of funding led by Fenox Venture Capital with participation from CAC Holdings, Bandai Namco, and Sega Sammy Holdings. The company will use the funding for hiring talent.

content delivery network, mobile content/apps

Victorious, developer of a mobile application platform for connecting brands with fans, has raised $25 million in a round of funding from Marker LLC, Dentsu Ventures, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Redpoint Ventures. The company will use the funding for international expansion.

content management

Kiosked, a developer of content automation technology for advertisers, has raised $10 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence in Southeast Asia.

content management, sfa/lead management

Sales enablement and content management platform Seismic has raised $40 million in Series C funding led by General Atlantic with participation from JMI Equity and Jackson Square Ventures. The company will use the funding for expanding its sales and marketing divisions.

sfa/lead management, crm

Email marketing and web tracking technology company ClickDimensions has received an undisclosed growth equity investment from Accel-KKR. The company will use the new round of funding for product development initiatives.

teleservices/eservices

Language processing and sales engagement platform developer Nuiku has been acquired by Nortek (Nasdaq:NTK). The acquisition provides Nortek with strengthened offerings in the areas of connected home and personal safety. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Traditional Media

consumer magazine publishing

Time Inc. has acquired the Chinese-language edition publisher of Fortune Magazine CCI Asia-Pacific. The acquisition will provide CCI Asia Pacific with the resources for strengthening its digital offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

healthcare

Patient health startup Wellth has raised $2 million in a round of funding led by AXA Strategic Ventures with participation from B-Fore Capital and I2BF Venture Capital. The company will use the funding for expanding sales channels.

hr

TeacherMatch, a developer of cloud-based recruitment and screening solutions for the schools, has been acquired by teacher talent management software developer PeopleAdmin. The acquisition provides PeopleAdmin with strengthened hiring analytics capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

security

Password and identity management platform Dashlane has raised $22.5 million in Series C funding led by TransUnion with participation from Rho Ventures, FirstMark Capital, and Bessemer Venture Partners. The company will use the funding for expanding service integration capabilities.

security

Cybersecurity platform Demisto has raised $6 million in Series A funding from Accel Partners and private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales and marketing efforts.

security

Email gateway security company Votiro has raised $4 million in a round of funding from Redfield Asset Management. The company will use the funding for expanding headcount while focusing on product development.

Information

financial information

Bregal Sagemount has acquired a majority stake in Discovery Data, a provider of information for the retail financial services industry. The acquisition provides Discovery Data with the resources for product development and domestic expansion. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare information

Medical imaging research platform Zebra Medical Vision has raised $12 million in a round of funding led by Intermountain Healthcare with participation from Khosla Ventures and Dolby Family Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its engineering division.

Business Services

financial consulting

Carson Group Holdings, a provider of wealth management services for financial advisors, has raised a $35 million minority investment from Long Ridge Equity Partners. The company will use the funding for exploring potential strategic acquisitions.

it consulting/systems integration

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (NYSE:HPE) will spin off its IT services unit to Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE:CSC) in a transaction valued at a reported $8.5 billion. The merger will deliver $1 billion in first-year synergies and the will see the newly combined company expect annual revenues of $26 billion.

training

Online K-12 academic programs provider Accelerate Learning has raised $10 million in Series A funding from Owl Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

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