Daily Deal Activity 08/25/16

Digital Media/Commerce

digital marketplace

Grabr, operator of a peer-to-peer marketplace  for international products, has raised $3.5 million in a round of funding from RBV Capital and N-Trans Group. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its logistics service offering.

ecommerce

On-demand wellness and beauty services provider Zapluk has been acquired by Quickr Services. The acquisition provides Quickr with expanded offerings for its beauty services brand. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

gaming

Mobile games development studio Futureplay Games has raised $2.5 million in a round of funding from Creandum, London Venture Partners, DN Capital, and Sunstone Capital. The company will use the funding for launching new view-to-play titles.

social media/apps

Artist-ticketing and concert discovery platform Songkick has raised an additional $15 million in funding from Access Industries. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding operations and hiring talent.

digital advertising

digital video

eSports virtual reality streaming platform Sliver.tv has raised $6.2 million in a round of funding from DCM Ventures, The Venture Reality Fund, Sierra Ventures, and GREE. The company will use the funding for building out support capabilities for other platforms.

Marketing Technology

commerce management

Symphony Commerce, a developer of eCommerce shipping efficiency solutions, has raised $11 million in Series C funding from Charles River Ventures, Blue Cloud Ventures, Bain Capital Ventures, and FirstMark Capital. The company will use the funding for building out its fulfillment offering.

social technology

Influencer marketing startup Fanbread has been acquired by video ad network RockYou. The acquisition will provide RockYou with expanded influencer advertising automation capabilities. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

agency & Marketing Services

digital agency   

Germany-based lifestyle marketing and brand experience agency Markenloft has been acquired by Dentsu Aegis Network. The acquisition will see Markenloft integrated into Dentsu’s MKTG network. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

tradtional media

b-to-b media

Consumer-focused event’s organizer LeftField Media has been acquired by Clarion Events-owned Urban Expositions. The acquisition provides Urban Expositions with an expanded presence in the area of US-based consumer events. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Software

credit/risk

Appraisal management system Mercury Network has acquired collateral valuation and risk assessment solutions company Platinum Data Solutions. The acquired provides Mercury with expanded quality control capabilities for its platform offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

erp

Product lifecycle management solutions developer Perception Software has been acquired by design software company Altium for $7.9 million. The acquisition provides Altium with expanded capabilities for its product design offering. Perception Software financial information was not disclosed.

healthcare

ClearCare, developer of a platform for home care agencies, has raised $60 million in a round of funding from Battery Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding headcount and operations.

healthcare

Electronic medical records management company digiChart has been acquired by N. Harris Computer Corporation. The acquisition will see digiChart integrated into Harris’ Healthcare group. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

healthcare

Medical dose forecasting software developer DoseMe has raised $2.6 million in a round of funding from private investors. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding sales efforts throughout the US and Europe.

healthcare

Medication verification software developer Mint Solutions has raised $5.7 million in a round of funding from BOM Capital and Seventure Partners. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

security

Big data security solutions company BlueTalon has raised $16 million in Series A funding led by Maverick Ventures with participation from Signia Venture Partners, Arsenal Venture Partners, Data Collective, Divergent Ventures, and Bloomberg Beta. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its sales division.

security

Digital identity platform Auth0 has raised $15 million in Series B funding led by Trinity Ventures with participation from Bessemer Venture Partners and K9 Ventures. The company will use the funding for platform development initiatives.

security

Proofpoint has acquired the email fraud protection division of Return Path for a reported $18 million. The acquisition is complementary to Proofpoint’s business email compromise capabilities. Proofpoint will pay $3.8 million at closing with up to $14.2 million payable after deal closing.

information

redit/risk information

Credit potential analytics company SelfScore has raised $7 million in a round of funding led by Pelion Venture Partners with participation from Accel Partners and Aspect Ventures. The company will use the new round of funding for expanding its presence internationally.

business services

it consulting

Norway-based IT consultancy Ciber has been acquired by staffing and worksource solutions firm ManpowerGroup. The acquisition provides ManpowerGroup with an expanded international presence. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

Digital marketing agency Shaw + Scott has acquired digital consulting and software solutions firm Lift Science. The acquisition provides Shaw + Scott with an expanded technical services offering. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

it consulting

IT advisory firm Savvia has been acquired by managed services provider CompuVision. The acquisition will provide CompuVision with an expanded geographic presence internationally. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Petsky Prunier is one of the leading investment banks in the technology, media, marketing, eCommerce, and healthcare industries. Our firm's mergers and acquisitions and private placements advisory services reflect a unique blend of product specialization and industry expertise. Together with strategic consulting firm Winterberry Group, a Petsky Prunier company, our organization represents one of the largest industry-specific advisors providing strategic and transactional services. In addition, we offer international reach through our partnership with investment bank Altium, which operates from nine offices across Europe. Securities transactions are processed through Petsky Prunier Securities LLC, a member of FINRA and an affiliated entity.

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