Daily Deal Activity 06/27/16

Digital Media/Commerce

ecommerce

Vivendi Ticketing has acquired event ticketing and social marketing company Flavorus from SFX Entertainment for $4 million. The acquisition provides Vivendi Ticketing with an expanded presence in North America. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

ecommerce

India-based online ticket booking platform developer Mantis Technology has raised $3 million in a round of funding from GVFL. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding marketing initiatives.

ecommerce

Italy-based artisan and professional workers marketplace ProntoPro has raised $3.3 million in a round of funding from undisclosed investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations.

ecommerce

Online wholesale organic foods marketplace Thrive Market has raised $111 million in a round of funding led by Invus with participation from Greycroft Partners, E-Ventures, and Cross Culture Ventures. The company will use the funding for marketing initiatives.

Digital Advertising

digital video

Video distribution platform Vemba has raised $5 million in a round of funding from Upfront Ventures and Bertelsmann Digital Media Investments. The company will use the funding for product development.

vertical search

Germany-based metasearch travel website tripcombi has been acquired by online travel booking platform Fareportal. The acquisition provides Fareportal with an expanded travel brand network. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Marketing Technology

analytics & targeting

Retail fulfillment analytics solutions developer Orchestro has been acquired by supply chain operating network E2open. The acquisition provides E2open with expanded point-of-sale data offerings. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

sfa/lead management

Gamification marketing platform developer Quikly has raised $3 million in a round of funding led by Plymouth Ventures with participation from PennStro Ventures and BRMR. The company will use the funding for sales and marketing efforts.

sfa/lead management

Sales contract management solutions developer SpringCM has raised $17.5 million in a round of funding from Foundation Capital, North Bridge Venture Partners, and Bluestem Capital. The company will use the funding for releasing new products.

social technology

Enterprise gamification and social loyalty solutions developer Badgeville has been acquired by Callidus Software (Nasdaq:CALD) for $7.5 million. The acquisition provides Callidus with expanded customer engagement offerings. Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

teleservices/eservices

Customer service communication platform Gladly has raised $27 million in a round of funding from Greylock Partners and New Enterprise Associates. The company will use the funding for launching a platform focused on b-to-c brands.

Agency & Marketing Services

general agency

Television and film brand marketing firm Midnight Oil Agency has been acquired by Imagine Print Solutions. The acquisition provides Midnight Oil with the resources for expanding its geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

social agency

Social media agency Your Social has been acquired by marketing data firm Oxyma Group. The acquisition provides Oxyma with strengthened digital performance capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Traditional Media

broadcast television

Broadcaster and cable network production solutions company NEP Group has raised an undisclosed minority investment from The Carlyle Group. The company will use the new resources for expanding operations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

entertainment media

Australia-based outdoor media company Ooh Media has acquired youth-oriented film and television production company Junkee Media in a transaction valued at $11.9 million. The acquisition provides Ooh Media with expanded digital signage capabilities.

Software

engineering

Switzerland-based industrial software developer AutoForm has been acquired by Astorg Partners for a reported $721 million. The acquisition provides AutoForm with the resources for expanding its presence internationally. The transaction values AutoForm at a reported 19x EBITDA.

erp

Business process management software solutions developer PMNsoft has been acquired by Genpact (NYSE:G). The acquisition will see PMNsoft integrated into Genpact’s digital portfolio. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Route management and analytics tools Vagabond Vending has raised $3 million in a round of funding from Middleburg Capital and Blu Venture Investors. The company will use the funding for expanding its communications network.

financial

Digital banking solutions developer D3 Technology has raised $10 million in a round of funding from West Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for building out its research and development efforts.

financial

Germany-based cloud accounting software startup Smacc has raised $3.9 million in Series A funding from Cherry Ventures, Rocket Internet, Holtzbrinck Ventures, and Grazia Equity. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales and marketing divisions.

healthcare

SaaS-based patient engagement solutions developer HealthPrize Technologies has raised an undisclosed amount of Series B funding from Mansa Capital. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount.

Information

geo-demo information

Geospatial big data company Orbital Insight has raised $20 million in Series B funding led by Google Ventures with participation from CME Ventures, Sequoia Capital, Lux Capital, and Blumberg Beta. The company will use the funding for product development efforts.

Business Services

it consulting/systems integrations

IT security services provider Coresec Systems has been acquired by threat prevention solutions company SecureLink Group. The acquisition provides SecureLink with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

logistics

Inventory logistics solutions provider SOURCE has been acquired by managed cloud solutions provider Carousel Industries. The acquisition provides Carousel with an expanded geographic presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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